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Licensed Okeechobee Fishing GuidesTrue Professional Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guides, here’s additional information about our Lake Okeechobee fishing guides, and what they bring to our service to make sure you get your best opportunity to have the fishing adventure of a lifetime when fishing on Lake Okeechobee.

Unlike the many guide services on Lake Okeechobee, we DO NOT rent out our guides to others or hire second-hand guides off the street. This is simply to lure you in by using “deception” to attract your business without a concern for quality. Because we demand the best, we hand pick each guide. We only use the guides listed on this page, and on our other network websites with your approval. When you call for a reservation with us, and we are “sold out” we will tell you the truth and not sell it to some guide we would not use ourselves. We require our guides to have credentials, credibility, captain licenses and be insured. We gain clients every month from other misleading guide services, so don’t become a victim. We truly value our relationships and our integrity, you are more than customers. “You most likely will become life long friends in most cases.” When you book your trip with us, you can do it with complete confidence that we will have YOUR best interest at heart!

“Our Team of expert Okeechobee fishing guides are specialist on Lake Okeechobee, all first class boats, equipment and sponsors. Like Abu Garcia, Stern, Berkley Fishing, Raplala, G-Loomis and Columbia Sportswear all organized and supplied for your day on the water. Benefit from the skills and techniques that got our Okeechobee fishing guides to the Bass Masters Classic and FLW Championships, which will all help make your next fishing trip a big success.”

Please give us a call (888) 321-0202 or e-mail us any time…we look forward to talking and fishing with all of you!

Ft Lauderdale Fishing - Capt Mark ShepardCaptain Mark Shepard is a full-time guide and touring professional. Experience includes BASS Master, FLW Tours, Everstart, BFL tournaments and many others. Mark has a list of accomplishments in the fishing industry a mile long including a Everstart WIN on Lake Eufaula, AL.

Mark originally from Florida moved to Ohio to sharpen him northern skills and moved back from Ohio years ago to master guiding on world-famous Lake Okeechobee Mark is sponsored by:Jolly Roger Marina, Zoom, Shimano, Cabin Creek Baits, Mercury Marine, Power Pole and BassOnLine.com. Mark’s our lead guide on the “Big O” Lake Okeechobee, he has also become a master of the Everglades.

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Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Mark RogersCapt Mark Rogers BASS Masters Elite Pro Angler
Okeechobee Fishing Guides, considered the west coast of Florida Specialist
Home Town – Naples, Florida 15 years of Guiding Saltwater & Freshwater Over 25 years experience fishing in South Florida and on Lake Okeechobee.

Sponsors – Gambler boats, Mercury, BassOnline.com, Colmic Rods, Pure fishing, Columbia Sportswear, Hummingbird, Gambler lures Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee and Florida Everglades.

Fishes Live bait and Artificial lures, also specializes in light tackle fishing.

Has one of the biggest boats in the fleet, at over 22′ it can accommodate up to 4 or 5 anglers if needed.

He’s fantastic with kids, as he has two wonderful kids of his own. To fish with Mark, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Brett IsacksonCaptain Brett Isackson Bass Online Pro Team
Home Town – Davie, Florida full time guide since 2000
11 years of Guiding Freshwater in South Florida
Over 30 years experience bass fishing in Florida.

Sponsors – BassOnline.com, Abu Garcia Fishing, Bass Assassin Lures, Columbia Sportswear, Berkley Rods, Berkley Fishing

Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee, Florida Everglades and Peacock Bass Fishing

Brett is one the most sought after and busiest South fishing guides, his high repeat business is a testament to how well he treats his customers and catches trophy bass, they just keep coming back to him! Fishes Live bait and Artificial lures, specializes being the most versatile guide. You want peacock bass, panfish, snakehead, he can catch’em anywhere!

To fish with Brett, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Dave LauerCapt Dave Lauer Full-time on Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guides in Florida. With a long list of tournament experiences, including the FLW, Everstart, BFL and many other local and state tournaments. When David not fishing famous Lake Okeechobee, he guides on Lake Osborne also.

Home: Loxahatchee, FL
Career tournament earnings: $ 172,027
Number of Top-10 tournament finishes: 17
Largest bass weighed to win Big Bass award: 8 lbs, 5 oz, (1/28/2009, FLW Series, Eastern, Lake Okeechobee, FL)
Weight of largest day’s catch: 20 lbs, 1 oz, (1999, EverStart Series, Southeast , LAKE SANTEE COOPER), Number of events fished: 184 since 1995

David is slowly becoming one of Lake Okeechobee’s top rated fishing guides, has been written up in FLW Outdoors Magazine among others. Looking for a hard worker, with good techniques? A guide that you will surely leave the lake becoming smarter bass fishing angler, David your guy!

Capt David sponsored by: FLW Outdoors, Bass Assassin Lures, Colmic Rods and Bass Online.com. To fish with David, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Kelby WaldripCapt Kelby Waldrip Some of his accomplishment are below;

2 time USA BASSIN Divisional Champion, 2007 USA BASSIN National Points Champion, Multiple top 40 FLW/BASS finishes, Participate in the Warriors on the Water Events “3 times”, Participate in State youth federation programs as a guide/boat driver, Fished competitively since age 14, Competed in events from Indiana to Texas to Florida to Washington DC, Hoosier Bassmaster’s angler of the year, MBA from American University in Washington DC.

If you’re looking for a fishing guide that lives the outdoors, hunting, fishing, etc…Kelby your guy!
In the summer months, owns and operates his own Deer processing shop, KW Custom Deer Processing.

Sponsors – BassOnline.com, Pure Fishing, Bass Assassin Lures, Columbia Sportswear, Colmic Rods

Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee, fishes out of the Okeechobee City, Clewiston and Belle Glade areas. Kelby is one of those fishing guides that will treat you as a customer and a friend all at the same time and he catches trophy bass, so people just keep coming back!

To fish with Kelby, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Roger GonzalezCapt Roger Gonzalez Lake Okeechobee Bass Fishing Guide”

Experience includes FLW Stern Series, BFL tournaments and many other local tournaments including two-time top 5 finishes on the FLW Tour.

He has several accomplishments in the fishing industry, including being one of the best Peacock bass guides in South Florida and conveniently speaks Spanish for all of our South American visitors.

Capt Roger is a Lake Okeechobee bass fishing guides and is well versed all types and styles of fishing, one of his favorites is the Die Dapper by Bass Assassin. Ask him about it, you would never guess there could be so many options. Roger guides on Lake Okeechobee full-time as well in the Everglades, but really excels at Peacock bass in the Miami area.

To fish with Capt Roger click here!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Larry CrossmanCapt Larry Crossman is a full-time bass fishing guides, is part of our Bass Online Pro Team and considered a top anglers around Lake Okeechobee.
Full-time Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide
As a Fishing Guide he’s mainly fishes out of City of Okeechobee, Fl
Home Town – Okeechobee, FL
Has a long list of tournament experiences, including the BFL tournaments wins. Larry has two boats available and can handle 4 or 5 people.
Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee and fishes Live bait and Artificial lures, specializes in working with kids and small groups.

To fish with Capt Larry, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Bob Miley Capt Bob Miley He started bass fishing in 1969, in the Everglades. The very first trip out he caught a 10lb 0/8 o/z largemouth bass, and has been fishing for bass ever since. His largest bass to date is 15 lbs. He caught it in the Everglades on a musky jitterbug.

Fishing the Florida Everglades and Lake Okeechobee is Robert Miley’s passion, although the urban South Florida Peacock bass have become one of his main target species. South Florida is a sportsman’s paradise with year round beautiful weather and access to the best bass fishing waters in the United States. A morning sunrise will take the stress out of anyone’s life. This is nature at its finest and Robert works very hard in trying to preserve this environment and way of life.

Robert Miley has been fishing professionally on the B.A.S.S. Eastern Division, for the past 7 years. He also has been working with several Rep Groups over the past 6 years, and travels to almost all of the Bass Pro Shops on East Coast working with rep groups and sponsors and their product lines.

To fish with Bob, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Brian BrownCapt Brian Brown is a full-time bass fishing guide, he is also your go to Crappie fishing guide on Lake Okeechobee. With over 20yrs of experience Brian can help you understand the movements of fish, understand how to read your electronics. As well as helping you choose the proper tackle to use for your next fishing trip. So if you are ready for a fun day on the water with great fishing tips thrown in, Capt Brian could be the guy for you. I know he would love the opportunity to share the boat with you all while experiencing a few good laughs, new fishing strategies and maybe even catch some trophies bass or crappie along the way.

Captain Brian is a Coast Guard licensed Captain with First Aid and CPR credentials required by ALL guides. To book a trip with Capt Brian on Lake Okeechobee fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide - Capt Mike GroshonCaptain Mike Groshon was raised in Northern Virginia, he grew up fishing lakes and rivers in Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia then like most headed south for warmer weather and bigger fish!

Among playing music and racing cars, Mike always had a love for fishing. Mike is married with two children and real all-round nice guy. He and his family moved to Florida to follow Mike’s dream of becoming a fishing guide on Lake Okeechobee.

Mike is sponsored by Columbia, Bass Assassin Lures, Abu Garica, Fitzgerald Rods.

To go fishing with Capt Mike click here!

Ft Lauderdale Fishing - Capt Mark ShepardCaptain Rob Alfano has fished the South Florida waterways for 20+ years and has notable accomplishments including 2005 Anglers Choice Angler of the year South Central Division. Served and retired from local law enforcement with many awards, 2010 Police and Fire Olympic Games Gold Medal winner of the 2 day Bass Tourny. Other numerous local tournament wins. Featured in October Florida Sportsman Magazine 4 consecutive wins with big bass in each.

Over 40 years experience fishing Florida Lakes. Rob is sponsored by Columbia, Bass Assassin Lures, Abu Garica.

To go fishing with Capt Rob click here!

Okeechobee fishing guide Galen Fugh Captain Galen Fugh came to Lake Okeechobee for an Everstart tournament several years ago and finished 4th and fell in love with the lake.

He’s a family oriented man, loves showing kids and adults how to fish. He has a long list of tournament experiences including BFL and Everstart tournament with top 10 finishes on Lake Guntersville, Wheeler lake and Lake Okeechobee.

When not professionally fishing our being a fishing guide he’s a Special Victims Unit Investigator for the Chattanooga Tennessee Police Dept.

Sponsored by: Columbia, Bass Assassin Lures, Abu Garica, Ruby Falls, JJ Magic, Bassonline.com, Chattanooga Fish and Fun and Lake Okeechobee.

To go fishing with Capt Galen click here!

Capt Mark Rose - Okeechobee Fishing GuideCapt. Mark Rose hometown is Pittsburgh PA. Mark has been fishing Lake Erie and Lake Okeechobee since 1999. He fishes Lake Erie in the spring for small mouth. He runs a detail shop in his hometown during the summer, spring and fall and heads to Florida during the winter months to do what he loves, guide on Lake Okeechobee. Mark has had a passion for fishing since he was 11 and his passion and love for the sport has grown over the years. He can make a bad day of fishing still be an awesome day out on the boat!

Mark guides out of Clewiston FL, Belle Glade, Fl and Okeechobee City FL. Mark’s biggest bass was 12 lbs 11 oz. it was caught on Okeechobee in Feb of 2012. Mark does artificial and live bait trips. Whichever you choose, he will get the job done for you.
When not guiding, Mark fishes FLW, RAYOVAC series, BFL, Presque isle Bassmasters. He also participates in fishes Fishers Of men.

Mark is sponsored by the following- McEllwains Motors, Ranger Boats, Bass Online, Bass Assassin lures, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Spiderwire, Columbia sportswear, Minnkota and Hummingbird.
Captain Mark is 30 years old and is married to a wonderfully supportive wife. The two have a baby on the way and have a loving and strong willed beautiful black lab!

Want a great day on the lake? Mark Rose is your guy!
To fish with Capt Mark Rose, fill out the request form!, book online here or call (888) 629-2277 and request him!

Capt Wayne Fellows - Okeechobee Fishing GuideCapt Wayne Fellows was born and raised in South Florida. Started fishing at the age of 4 years old and catching my first fish at 5 (a 10 lb grouper). Like most people I’ve had some real ups and downs in my life but my love for fishing and being on the water has always played a major role in my life. Whether it’s trolling miles offshore or bottom fishing on the reef I enjoy sharing my knowledge, my passion and the experience of fishing with others. We will do everything in our power to make this the best adventure your and your party will ever experience.

To fish with Capt Wayne Fellows, fill out the request form!, book online or call (888) 629-2277 and request him!

Capt George Mrozinski - Okeechobee Fishing GuideCapt Capt George Mrozinski For most of my life fishing has been a passion. Over the years I have fished bass tournaments across Pennsylvania and on lakes and rivers up and down the East Coast. I have participated in B.A.S.S., FLW Stren Series, Walmart BFL’s and ABA tournaments along with finishing 2nd in the 2012 Keystone Bass Classic on Lake Erie, to name a few.
I made my first trip to Lake Okeechobee in the winter of 1978 with a friend . I have loved the lake and of course the GIANT bass ever since. These days I live on the Big ‘O in the winter months pursuing my passion of fishing and guiding . For 35 years I operated a successful masonry construction business near Pittsburgh ,Pa. but now I chase big bass and guide full time, on Lake Okeechobee in the winter from December thru April and on Lake Erie in the summer months.
The goal is to make the fishing trip about you. I will structure the trip to your needs whether that is learning how to catch fish on artificial baits, tossing wild shiners or just a laid back day on the lake. I welcome all experience levels , whether you are a tournament fisherman or a first time bass fisherman I will work to make your day on the water a great one. Fishing is my second passion , family is my first. I have taught my wife, daughter ,sons and granddaughters all how to fish. I would enjoy helping to teach yours. Give me a call for a great time on the water with Capt George on Lake Erie or Lake Okeechobee.

To fish with Capt George Mrozinski, fill out the request form!, book online or call (888) 629-2277 and request him!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Boo WoodsCapt Boo Woods is a professional angler, fishing guide and serving Jesus Christ are all his passion. Boo’s main goal is to spread the gospel and help the weekend angler or outdoors-man with the basic fishing information needed to take his family on a self deserving vacation to Lake Okeechobee one of the best bass lakes in the country. As a professional angler I know how tough and overwhelming it is when you get to a lake and don’t know what or where to begin.
Accomplishments:
Two FLW Tour Top Tens, Top 20 in points in the Everstart, High school basketball coach in Kentucky, Top 20 in career 3 pointers made in Kentucky High school, Types of fishing; Sight fishing is my favorite, throwing top water and punching grass mats!

He was born in Clermont Florida. Moved to Kentucky when he was 7 years old. Grew up fishing small farm ponds and backwater lakes.
If you’re looking for a guide that lives the outdoors, hunting, fishing, etc…Boo could be that guy for you!

Sponsors – BassOnline.com, Pure Fishing, Bass Assassin Lures, Columbia Sportswear, Colmic Rods.

Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee, fishes out of the Okeechobee City, but fishes the entire lake along with Stick Marsh, Walk on Water and Lake Istokpoka. Boo is one of those guides that will become your friend all at the same time and he catches trophy bass, so people just keep coming back!

To fish with Boo, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Doug JansenCaptain Doug Jansen Captain Doug Jansen joins BassOnline after relocating to Florida from Louisville, Kentucky. As a native Kentuckian, Doug owned a successful family business for over 35 years and was lucky enough to retire early and fish full time.

Captain Doug’s passion for fishing began at an early age fishing Lakes Barkley, Kentucky, Barren and Taylorsville and competing in tournaments statewide. Captain Doug began fishing Lake Okeechobee in the early 1990s and hasn’t missed a season since.

Although Captain Doug customarily spent most of his time on Lake Okeechobee, he has recently expanded his guiding to include Lake Ida for Peacock Bass, and the Everglades for Largemouth Bass.

In addition to a passion for fishing, Captain Doug really enjoys meeting new customers of all skill levels. He is always excited to share his techniques and his love of the lakes and fish. His clientele ranges from 6 years old to our more “long in the tooth” customers.

Lastly, Captain Doug volunteers his time, his boat and his expertise to various charitable organizations, especially those dedicated to our service men and women as they readjust to civilian life after suffering injuries in combat.
To fish with Capt Doug, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Ray MalafarinaCapt Ray Malafarina is a Okeechobee Fishing Guides for City of Okeechobee, considered a west side of the lake specialist and Bass Online Pro Team

Home Town – Sarasota, FL, 20 years of Freshwater fishing experience, Over 10 years experience bass fishing Sponsors – Colmic, BassOnline.com, Gary Yamamoto, Pure Fishing, Columbia Sportswear, Mercury, Nitro Boats, Idroflat Crankbaits and Vastar Braid.

Specializes on: Lake Okeechobee, Florida Everglades and West Coast Lakes. Fishes Live bait and Artificial lures, specializes in working with kids and artificial baits.

*Have a language barrier, not with Capt Ray. He speaks four languages for your convenience.

To fish with Capt Ray, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Todd KerseyCapt Todd Kersey He has been a full-time fishing guide for over 12 years in South Florida. With a long list of tournament experiences, including the FLW, Everstart, BFL and many other local and state tournaments. With over 10 top ten finishes by his clients he has become a commodity on the big lakes during FLW/BASS tournament season for his fishing knowledge.

Becoming one of Florida’s top rated Okeechobee fishing guides over the years, written up in FLW Outdoors Magazine, Private Clubs Magazine and twice in Forbes. He also was featured in Field and Stream, pronounced as the “The Bass Artist.” Captain Todd competes and runs several celebrity tournaments for NASCAR, NFL, MLB and others.

Todd’s the founder of BASSonline and is very well versed in all of the bodies of water in Florida. His conviction for freshwater recreational fishing has led him to be very involved in many aspects of conservation and law making procedures throughout Florida.

Todd sponsored by: Columbia Sportswear, Pure Fishing, Burkley, Rapala, Colmic Fishing Rods, Jolly Roger Marina, JDC Baits and Bass Online.com

To fish with Todd, fill out the request form!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Jason YoungCapt Jason Young was raised in rural West Michigan, grew up fishing small inland lakes, farm ponds and the northern giant Lake Michigan.

Owned and operated a landscape company for 13 years until he discovered his dream was to fish! Also was a paid on call-firefighter for 7 years, so anyone concerned with the boat catching on fire…Jason your guy!
Jason is Married with one child. A Member of the FLW Wounded Hero Fishing Program, Tournament experience consists of FLW events and regional (zero wins: (But swinging for the fence)
Will be participating in the Northern FLW Everstart near his home waters this coming summer.
2011 WFN (World Fishing Network)/NBAA (National Bass Anglers Association) one on one national championship 3rd place
2011 NBAA fall classic 8th place
Capt Jason is a Lake Okeechobee bass fishing guide and is well versed on all types, and styles of fishing, one of his favorites wacky rigging with a Bass Assassin Tapout worm. Ask him about it, you would never guess there could be so many options to fishing and rigging it. Jason guides on Lake Okeechobee full-time as well in the famed Stick Marsh, Lake Blue Cypress and Lake Kissimmee.

To fish with Capt Jason click here!

Lake Okeechobee Fishing - Capt Mark GonosCapt Mark Gonos A a full-time professional Lake Okeechobee fishing guides on Lake Okeechobee and in the summer in Ketchikan, Alaska. In the winter Mark resides at Lake Okeechobee

near Pahokee, Fl., where he is located right on the waters of Lake Okeechobee.

Mark specializes in taking family’s and groups fishing. From his experience in Alaska he realized that families and friends like to fish together. With this in mind when he started his guiding career on Lake Okeechobee he bought a 24 ft. Carolina Skiff complete with Bimini top to keep everyone comfortable in the sun. Mark says, “bring the wife, kids, grand kids and grandpaw too!”

He can fish up to six people comfortably at a time. Just show up and we have all of the equipment and knowledge of Lake Okeechobee waiting for you.

Capt. Mark is a U.S. Coast Guard licensed 100 ton Master Captain with a lifetime of fishing knowledge. Mark specializes in artificial baits, but is also proficient with wild shiners if that is your preference. Even though Mark specializes in family trips with a highlight on fun, safety, comfort, customer service and catching a bunch of fish, even the most accomplished bass fisherman will be impressed with his knowledge of the lake and fish locating ability.

To fish with Mark, fill out the request form!

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My son and I just spent three great days on Okeechobee! Our guide was Brian Brown and I have to say when we go back soon we want Brian! Only! He is the man who loves his job and proves it. We caught a lot of Bass! Can’t wait to go again! Thanks Brian! Your the man!

Excellent Clewiston bass fishing

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Captain Mark Rogers is the absolute best captain. Put us on fish all day long with some quality ones as well. Will do it again for sure.”

Capt Dave Lauer

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“Best fishing EVER! Capt Dave knew all the hot spots. We reeled them in one after another. Had so much fun, we booked an additional day of fishing and extended our stay! Fishing with Capt. Dave will be an annual event for us!”

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