Wow Factor Artificial Fishing on Lake Okeechobee in Florida

Wow Factor Artificial Fishing

Lake Okeechobee is a magical place with outdoor adventures waiting for you to experience. Big bass can be caught all year long on Lake Okeechobee. If you want the best chance to catch a trophy-sized fish, the upcoming months are the best time to come. Right now, we are experiencing wow factor artificial fishing that will keep you active all trip long.

Artificial bait fishing is a great way to catch big numbers of fish. As we are approaching the spawning season, which means the males are the first to show up. When this happens, you can have a blast putting fish after fish in the boat. A local expert is essential to having success on the water. Years of experience will allow you to get on the fish much faster.

Check out this Lake Okeechobee Bass Fishing Update with our Local Experts and Travelers:

Wow Factor Artificial Fishing 1Brad and his son Garrick were traveling from Indiana looking to cash in on some bass fishing here in Florida. They spent 3 days on the water throwing strictly artificial baits. Captain Mark Shepard had the pleasure of fishing with them out of Clewiston, FL. He got to show them the magic of wow factor artificial fishing with his Mark Shepard 2.0 Crankbaits.

The first day of fishing was all about dialing in on the action and bite. When you are throwing artificial baits, you have to make mistakes before putting fish in the boat. Getting your hook set down is essential as fish can easily get off when not properly hooked. You would not want to lose that big fish you are after!

Wow factor crankbaits, swim jigs, and soft-plastic worms were the best methods to landing several nice fish. After the first day was over, Brad and Garrick started to have some fun catching fish. They landed over 40 bass in two days of fishing with fish up to 4 pounds. The last day of fishing was left to live bait where they also had a blast catching bass.

Captain Mark noticed that most of the fish caught were clean males that are making their way to the shallow waters. This is a good sign for the upcoming months as the temperature begins to cool. Focus on cattail heads and submerged grass, which will be the best areas to land some beautiful fish.

Wow Factor Artificial Fishing 2Brad and Garrick had a fantastic time fishing on Lake Okeechobee. Captain Mark is looking forward to getting back out on the water with him again soon!

Just shortly after this fishing trip, Brian and his son Ethan were traveling to Lake Okeechobee to explore what it had to offer. Additionally, Brian and Ethan were traveling from Indiana looking to cash in on some beautiful largemouth bass. Captain Brian Brown had the pleasure of fishing with this father-son duo out of Okeechobee City, FL.

The early morning hours called for artificial baits. After several hours of fishing them, live bait came out during the midmorning hours. Brian and Ethan did have several bites on artificial baits but the best bite came on live bait. They caught right around 15 largemouth bass in their quick 4-hour fishing trip. No big fish made it to the boat but everyone had a blast catching fish.

Brian and Ethan had a great time catching the quality of fish they did. Sunny and breezy weather kept things cool. Captain Brian is looking forward to getting them back out on the water again in the near future! 

Catch Yours TODAY!

The bass are biting on Lake Okeechobee. Conditions are looking clear and the water is getting ready for the upcoming spawn. Once the cooler weather comes, the big bass are going to start to make their way to the shallows. This is when you can get the chance of landing that trophy largemouth bass you are after. We hope to get the chance to see you on the water next time with one of our experienced local experts!


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