Lake Okeechobee Bass Fishing Report

Be prepared for your next Florida fishing trip – read the latest Bass Fishing reports from professional bass guides on Lake Okeechobee and get the latest fishing reports from professional Peacock Bass Guides in South Florida. Fishing Reports from the Florida Everglades are available as well.

2017-02-20 21:09:24

February Fishing Report

Last week has been full of fun and excitement. The Uncle Joe’s area of the lake has produced good numbers of bass ranging 1-3 pounds. Gambler Fat Ace in Black/Blue Flake or Junebug or a Gambler Burner Worm in those same colors seem to be the bait of choice. For the flippers and pitchers a Gambler Why Not in Black /Blue / Blue Tip has worked as well. Other areas to look at have been from Cochrans Pass and Blue Hole toward Clewiston. Early in the morning look for eel grass or pepper grass and use a 3/8 swim jig in white or black/blue color with a easy swimmer trailer. This time of year you can never count out a big fish to be roaming around looking for shad or shiners early in the mornings. The Speck bite or Crappie bite has been great as well. Minnows or Chartruse/Whits Jigs around cattail clumps have been the way to catch limits of slabs. East Wall and toward the outside of Ritta Island seem to be the better bets right now. The rim canal has also produced good numbers of crappie when the wind is blowing. Its protected for the most part and you can still catch fish using minnows in 4-6′ of water around lily pads. Hope this helps and Tight Lines.

2017-02-14 21:10:15

Lake Okeechobee Trophy Bass Fishing

Roland Martin Trophy Bass Guided FishingWanting a Trophy Bass? Now is the time of the year. Fishing has been excellent especially with Live Bait (wild shiners). Last few weeks have been producing quality bass and many qualifying for Florida’s Trophy Catch program like Lori from Texas with her personal best of 9.10lbs.

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