Kissimmee Chain Fishing Forecast

I was born and raised right here in Lake Panasoffkee. I grew up and was raise right here on the Pana Vista Lodge property. I graduated high school at South Sumter High in Bushnell. I did go to Jr. College for a year then decided to to pursue a carrer in the marine and fishing industry. I went to my first Evinrude school in 1976 and have been a certified service tech since. I grew up working at the fish camp but have been fully employed for over 40 years now. I became partner/part owner in the business in 1990 and took full ownership in the business in 2011.

Bites Are Mighty Hard

Rising water levels on the Kissimmee Chain has improved the Bass fishing some what. Bigger Bass are beginning to move … Sep 1st, 2018

Kissimmee Chain Capt. Dave Ochs 8/17

Bass fishing has been very good from sunrise until mid morning. Scattered isolated pad areas that have four to six … Aug 3rd, 2017

Kissimmee Chain Capt. Dave Ochs 7/17

Recent rainfalls have raised the Kissimmee Chain almost a foot but we still have a long way to go to … Jul 3rd, 2017

Kissimmee Chain

Water levels on the Kissimmee Chain are at a ten year low. Boaters and anglers should exercise extreme caution when … Jun 1st, 2017

Kissimmee Chain

Bass fishing in the Kissimmee Chain is slowly improving. But the Bass are still on the move daily. Anywhere from … May 1st, 2017

Local Fishing Reports

Interesting Facts

For the past three months, Angler’s have had plenty of time preparing for the opening of snook season. Just in …

Water Quality Issues

Unfortunately not much to report from Charlotte Harbor due to the water quality issues. My colleagues that are still fishing …