Gainesville Fishing Guides
We have several Gainesville fishing guides to choose from, the list updates are done continuously. If you have previously fished with us and your guide is not listed, look around they quite frequently get moved to different pages. Please call the office for details and contact information. If you’re looking for specific things, non-smoking, live-bait specialist, artificial only, etc. give us a call or check the guides profile page. We have the right guide for you. Read the complete content!
Captain Peter T
Captain Peter T hailing from St Augustine, Fl., Peter Thliveros, better known as “Peter T”, has been fishing bass tournaments for more than 32 years. Thliveros started [Read More]
1 to 4 people
Capt David Lang
Capt David Lang was raised in North Florida and has fished and enjoyed bow hunting for most of his life. His focus has been fishing on the St. Johns River, Crescent Lake [Read More]
1 to 3 people
Capt Alex Peterson
1 to 4 people
Capt Chris Davy
Capt Chris Davy is dedicated to providing great fishing trips with a slice of the famous Southern hospitality. He has 30 years fishing experience all over Florida and was the President [Read More]
1 to 4 people
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Frequent-Asked Questions of Gainesville Fishing Guides
What part of North Florida has the best fishing?
North Florida’s most appreciated fishing grounds, and one of the best areas in Florida. Nestled between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach is World Renowned St Johns River, and just east of St Augustine is a famed Rodman Reservoir. If you are more inland then look no farther then the Harris Chain of Lakes or a bit closer to Gainesville is Orange lake. All have the perfect mix of trophy bass and crappie fishing, and boy is it amazing what North Florida offers!
What is the best month to fish in North Florida?
North Florida is unique as it has the warm summer months, but also the very cool winters. This is because summer months bass seems to go deeper and be less active. In the spring and fall, you will find the most activity. The winter months are known for the big spawning bass, but also cold, windy seasonal days. More specifically, the best months are from late February to June (and, some years, even November) are when the weather cools off for an early winter.
What fish are biting in North Florida?
- Largemouth bass. Sometimes called the “Black Bass,” the bass is highly prized for its fighting ability but not valued as a great food source.
- Crappie…Sometimes called the “Speck,” the Crappie is highly prized for its taste and highly valued as a great food source.
- Bluegill & Redread Panfish…Known as the original fish-eating table food. Simply called “Panfish,” the panfish is also highly prized for its taste and highly valued as a great food source.
How much is a 3 day fishing license in Florida?
The freshwater fishing license is available to Florida residents and Nonresidents alike. Anglers must purchase a regular resident or nonresident freshwater fishing license at $17 for three days, $30 for seven days, or $47 for one year, regardless of whether they fish from shore or a vessel.
Do senior citizens need a fishing license in Florida?
Florida residents age 65 or older only need a Florida Driver License or Identification Card to prove residency and age. They are not required to purchase the following recreational licenses and permits: Saltwater fishing, freshwater fishing, and hunting licenses.
Florida NonResidents are required to have a license, exceptions are only for full-time Florida residents.
How do people dress for fishing charter?
In layers is best, but fishing is casual. A sundress for ladies with bikini underneath is not uncommon. Khaki shorts for guys is as dressed up as anyone ever gets, long pants work if you’re not using to the sun. In the same vein, there are no “styles.” Get comfortable with whatever dress code is the norm. But always try to wear light colors as they are cooler.
Why Our North Florida Guides?
Why else, you ask?
Secondly, we want you to get the complete experience by being with someone that specializes in what you want to do and catch. Thirdly, we have captains that work with experienced bass anglers, who are looking for prime waters and new techniques, also novice bass anglers who are out for a true fun learning experience.
In conclusion, what we enjoy the most is getting those first-timers “hooked” on fishing. Rest assured we provide everything you need for your fishing trip and that we don’t take being ranked #1 lightly please read our reviews and fishing reports. So take a look below and get to know the TEAM and what separates us from all the look-a-likes.
Florida Fishing Guide Locations
Need more Gainesville fishing guides choices? Search the regions where our guides are located using the map below. Click on map regions or any of the hyperlinked names. The database enables you to select a fishing area or by Species. Refine your guide search by reading the guide profiles, which display their particular specialty, locations, and species they target. If you wish to target a specific species, like Crappie, for example, you may just click on that particular species link and see a listing of all fishing guides in FL that target that species.
Refine your search with Daytona Beach Fishing Guides, Lake George fishing guides, Rodman Reservoir fishing guides, Fishing Guide Ocala Fl, St Johns River fishing guides. All bass fishing guides in that service lakes in North Florida like “Rodman Reservoir, Lake Talquin, the St Johns River, Lake Santa Fe, and Lake Seminole. You have come to the right place, Florida’s largest and #1 rated Guide Service on the planet.
We are continuously adding new Gainesville Fishing Guides to this page. If you have gone with a Florida bass fishing guide before and he is not listed, please call the office for details; they have most likely got moved to a different page. If you are a bass fishing guide in the Northern Region of Florida, tired of struggling, wanting to work with a team please contact us by using this guide contact form!