Capt John Larsen

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Capt John Larsen

22' Sterling
1 to 4 people

Palm Beach, FL

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Capt John Larsen is a full-time fishing guide in South Florida. Nothing compares to relaxing urban lake fishing in Southeast Florida. To get your slice of paradise, take a trip with Capt John. Join Capt. John on Lake Osborn, Lake Ida, Lake Okeechobee, or saltwater inshore fishing for a few hours and enjoy what these waters have to offer.

In freshwater, you will be spending your day out on a lake battling huge largemouth bass, peacock bass, or clown knife fish. This area is known for having some of the greatest bass fishing scenes in the state, so it’s a perfect opportunity to polish your fishing technique.

Hop aboard a 22’ Sterling boat that’s been newly built in 2020. She features the latest Garmin navigational electronics and she’s powered by a 250 HP Mercury 4-stroke engine. The boat has plenty of fishing space for 4 guests and also features a live bait tank, a cooler, and several fishing chairs.

Capt John Larsen will supply you with professional tournament equipment, including rods, reels, and lures. This equipment is great for light tackle fishing, but if you’re planning to catch fish on a fly, please bring your own.

Capt John also grew up in the Jupiter area and is very, very proficient in the area inshore fishing, especially the local snook.

You only need to purchase your fishing license and prepare some snacks and drinks of your choice. Don’t forget your sun protection to avoid getting sunburned.

Capt John offers incredible trips for trophy bass and summer trips for big snook, with a Captain who’s always ready to take you to your next catch. Welcome aboard!

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Species Capt John catches
largemouth bass

Largemouth Bass

peacock bass

Peacock Bass

Florida Snakehead


Florida Snook





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

About this Tour:

  • Boat Specs: 22+ ft
  • Boat Capacity: 4 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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Lake Okeechobee Belle Glade Fl




John Larsen

John Larsen
Fished Lake Osborne with Captain Larsen in April of 23. He certainly knows his stuff. Had a great time and caught plenty of fish. I added 5 new species to my personnel list of fish caught on this trip.
- Peter P Bau

Best Peacock Bass Guide hands down

John Larsen
I booked an 8 hour peacock bass fishing trip with bass online. They were very informative about the different places they fish. Because we were staying in Pompano beach they recommended I fish Lake Ida. They hooked me up with Capt. John Larsen for my trip. Capt. John reached out to me to finalize things the day before the trip. He asked questions to see what kind of fish I wanted to target. Once I told him that I wanted to mostly catch peacock bass he let me know the fishing style and what we would be doing. He made recommendations for how much live bait we needed and let me know he would have a cooler full of ice and water. We could bring other drinks and food. I showed up at the ramp and Capt. John was all ready to go. We headed to our first place. I am a bass fisherman so he only needed to explain that we needed to skip the bait under the docks and watch the line. My second cast the line jumped and started to move. I reeled down on the fish and set the hook. The fish did not move and it was like setting the hook on a rock. Then the fish just started to dig. Capt. John let me know to keep him away from the pylons and get him into open water. After a brief solid fight Capt. John netted my fish. A 2 1/2 pound peacock bass. We caught over 30 fish that day and I had the best time. Capt. John used my camera and took some shots of me and then I had him fish and took some shots of him. You need to book a trip with Capt. John Larsen he knows his stuff and puts you on the fish!!!
- bobs861

Reliable and fun!

John Larsen
John was an amazing host! He made our boat ride very fun and his boat was very well kept.. He suggested we meet in the morning instead of in the afternoon because of how hot it can get out for us and the fish. We caught a good amount of fish too! John was also prompt and reliable. If you're looking for a world class top notch service, this is the real deal!
- Angela A

Great day fishing!

John Larsen
Boat, Captain and fishing was first class! My son, best friend and I recently did a trip with Captain John. Caught over 100 fish and 90 were Peacock Bass! Very enjoyable day had by all. Not only was John knowledgeable, he was a great guy to spend a day fishing with.
- Tucker Reeder

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John Larsen
Captain Larsen was outstanding, he put us on fish all day. He was patient with us and explained what we were trying to do. Once we took his advice we began putting fish in the boat. I highly recommend Captain Larsen for your south Florida fishing adventure.
- Joseph Groves

His passion, knowledge

John Larsen
I Had a great experience fishing with Captain John Larsen. His passion, knowledge, and enthusiasm for fishing was contagious. I am an experienced angler, but he offered me tips and taught me new techniques that I will definitely use/apply. I would definitely recommend Captain John Larsen to anyone looking for a great fishing experience.
- Steve Johnson
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