News & Reports

Big Bass Coming In On Lake Okeechobee

Posted by tom on December 13, 2013

20131201_131028.jpgOkay, fishing is finally getting good on Lake Okeechobee. Here’s what has gone on this summer, it started raining in June and did not stop until August. It raised the lake level 2 feet. The good thing that happened is the high water killed a lot of grass and opened up a lot of water. The result is going to make a great winter on the lake. Some big fish are already in the grass flats and I think the December moon will bring the first big females into spawn. Lately I have been catching most of the fish on Senkos and Yamamoto Dshads. The shiner bite has been very good with many big fish. Make your reservations now. I am booking up fast. Come fish the best big bass lake in the country…Lake Okeechobee.

Early October Fishing on Lake Okeechobee

Posted by tom on October 8, 2013

Tom_Mann_Jr_103a_225x375.jpgFishing on Lake Okeechobee has been somewhat slow but there have been some good days. The shiner bite remains pretty good with some big fish. The lure bite has been day to day depending on the wind, the one thing you don’t want to have on this lake is no wind, fishing will be no good. Fishing has been better north in the past 2 weeks, flipping the hydrilla has been best. You will want to use the big stuff for this... flippin’ stick like the 7.6 Lew's and a punch bait like the Yamamoto PsychoDad in black and blue. East wall and west wall have been ok casting a Texas rig worm. The water level is still very high 1575 as of this report 2 to3 feet higher than normal and it has the fish scattered all over the place. The good news is the water temps are coming down and that means it want be long before fishing will be great.

Late July on Lake Okeechobee

Posted by tom on July 29, 2013

20130719_073749_225x375.jpgHot, hot,  hot… man is it hot. The artificial bite remains just ok, it did take 25 pounds to win the Bass Busters tournament Saturday. Some schooling action in the morning with topwater  lipless crankbaits working the best. Most of this is taking place on the offshore reefs. With the lake being so high, 15.74 as I do this report, this is the highest I have seen it in July. I think a lot of fish have come back in to the outside grass lines. Flippin and texas- rigged Senkos and worms have been best on the outside. The live bait bite has been really good and still a lot of big fish being caught.

I have added a new feature on my website.  When you go to the fishing report, just one click and you can get the current Lake Okeechobee water level. If anyone is thinking of booking a trip this winter, do not wait too long. I will be booked solid from Christmas thru May. Calling soon will insure getting the dates you want. Come and fish the best bass fishing lake in the country…Lake Okeechobee.