Capt Bill Goudy Jr

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Capt Bill Goudy Jr

20' Ranger
1 to 3 people

Lake Wales, FL

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Hello, I am Captain Bill Goudy Jr. and I am 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 to have 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, and 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 baits can be a fun way to bring fish to the boat. I can educate clients and anglers on how to use some of the best lures to catch bass all 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

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20+ solid bass in 4 hours. Two over 4 lbs. My son and I made some memories of a lifetime. I highly recommend Bill Goudy Jr. and plan to use his services again. One of the best mornings of fishing I’ve ever had.
- Marcus Hyde

Florida Bigs!

Bill Goudy
Bill put us on big bass 3 days in a row. He’s a great guy and knows his stuff! Can’t wait to come down again and catch that biggun I lost!
- Lance


Bill Goudy
Flew down to Florida to fish with Capt Bill a few times. Like fishing with an old friend. Great Guy.... Great fishing. can't go wrong. Highly recommend.
- Don Hammond Jr

Rippin' lips

Bill Goudy
Just finished my first Florida bass fishing trip out with captain bill n we couldn't stop catchin em all morning definitely not my last trip out with this guy
- Michael S Pranulis


Bill Goudy
Captain Bill fishing trip was awesome.Had so much fun,caught plenty of fish.Thanks Captain Bill for the experience of a life time
- O

Can't wait!!

Bill Goudy
This was Christine's and my third trip with Capt. Bill. It was another great day out on Headwaters Lake. Our top five weighed 26 lbs!! We beat that total in the trip before when Christine landed a 9 lb 13 oz lunker. Capt. Bill is super at putting you in the right places. We've already signed up for Dec. 8th. Can't wait!! Jim
- Foiled Again Jim
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