Capt Bill Goudy Jr

Bill Goudy ★★★★★ 5 184 reviews
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Hello, I am Captain Bill Goudy Jr., a licensed master captain. I was born in Southeast Iowa and raised on the Mississippi River. I’ve been fishing ever since I was a little kid. I caught the bass fishing bug early in life. When I was younger, I found an old Johnson spoon in my father’s tackle box, tied it on, and caught a Bass. Instantly hooked on fishing, my pursuit of having a career in it was inevitable. Living on the river where his family owned a campground and bait shop, he has been putting people on fish for years.
He has been married for 21 years and is a father of 4 and grandfather of 1. He moved to Florida to pursue his dream of being a full-time fishing guide.  Captain Bill will help get you on some beautiful trophy largemouth bass on your trip. The Winter Haven Chain of Lakes, Lake Toho, Lake Kissimmee, the NEW Fellsmere lake, and other surrounding Central Florida bass fisheries are his kingdom, and he’s ready to show you around.

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My preferred style of fishing for Largemouth Bass here in Central Florida is with live bait. It is the most successful method to land quality largemouth bass all trip long. Every month of the year, you can utilize this bait to help land fish. Also, it is perfect for anglers of all ages to get addicted to the action. Additionally, I love to catch bass with artificial baits. Artificial bait can be a fun way to bring fish to the boat. I can educate clients and anglers on using some of the best lures to catch bass across the United States.
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Species Capt Bill catches

Largemouth Bass




  • Fishing Chairs
  • GPS & Fishfinder
  • Life Jackets
  • Catch and Release Allowed
  • Cooler, Ice, Bottled Water

About this Tour:

  • Boat Specs: 20+ ft
  • Boat Capacity: 3 People
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Photos

Fishing Techniques:

  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Livebait
  • Fly Fishing
  • Artificial Lures

Fishing Equipment:

  • Spinning Rods
  • Baitcasting Rods
  • Left & Right Handed
  • Fly Rods (request only)
  • Braid & Mono Line


Let’s Goooooo!!!

Bill Goudy
Been out with Capt. Bill twice and both trips we landed so many Bass that I lost count. Done Headwaters and Winter Haven. Both locations were great. Can’t. Bill is the coolest guide you could ever hire for your trip!! Don’t hesitate to book with him!! We will be back again soon.
- Glenn

Excellent Bass Fishing Adventure

Bill Goudy
Wanted a father and son bass fishing experience at Headwaters Lake & Fellsmere Reservoir which we both could remember. I asked several bait shops and locals who they would recommend and Captain Bill Goudy Jr’s name kept coming up so I booked a 6 hour trip with Captain Bill. All I can say is Captain Bill is an experienced fisherman as well as a true professional! He brought us to the best places and we kept catching bass after bass! It was an experience that both my son and I will remember for a lifetime! Captain Bill provided excellent instruction, service and support throughout the trip ensuring that the bait was fresh and that we were casting in the right places. The boat we were on was a beautiful Ranger with a powerful Suzuki 150 horsepower outboard motor accompanied with the latest fish finding electronics and powerful trolling motor. The trip from start to finish was outstanding and I plan to book Captain Bill again in the near future. If you are looking for an excellent fishing adventure with a pleasant, experienced Captain, Bill Goudy Jr. Is your man!
- Tom M.

A Perfect Morning-Perfect Guide

Bill Goudy
Capt. Bill Goudy was Phenomenal. 42 bass on a morning trip, most over 3lbs. Bill put us on fish immediately and my brother landed one on first cast, less than 5min in. Recommend him highly. Knowledgeable, personable, attentive and just a wonderful guide. Save us some room in late Sept, Bill. Lol
- Dr. Gregory Byers
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