Keeping Bass Alive: Don’t be fooled by ‘springtime’ in Florida

For most of the nation when one mentions springtime one thinks of warming temperatures, cold streams fed by recently melted snows and fish breaking out of their lethargic winter state. But here in Florida, it’s only mid-March and the air temperature has already climbed to over 90°F.Apr 8th, 2020

Winter Time Fishing On The Big ‘O’

We are always looking for excuses for why we didn’t catch fish and this time of year the cold water … Jan 27th, 2017

Florida Speckled Perch Season

The start of the 2017 calendar year is still fresh and already the 2017 Speckled Perch Season is making headlines. Two weeks into the New Year and reports are coming in from Lake Okeechobee and Highlands County of large 2 to 2.5 lb slabs being boated on a regular basis. Jan 27th, 2017

Hard Baits vs Soft Baits

This is a question I get all the time, “which is better, hard baits or soft baits”. Well they are … Dec 22nd, 2016

Bassmaster Elite Series Comes to Okeechobee

For fans of professional bass fishing, the return of the Bassmaster Elite Series to Lake Okeechobee on February 23 – 26 provides an opportunity to meet and greet some of the best professional fishermen the sport has to offer. The Bassmaster Elite Series is the sport’s highest level in professional bass fishing tournaments...Dec 20th, 2016

Hey Joe, where are they bittin? They’re in the Grass!

How many times have you heard that phrase before? Right off the top of my head I can recall about … Dec 5th, 2016

My Favorite Lakes

by Steve Daniel When I was a full time bass pro fishing the Bassmasters Elite and FLW tours, I had … Oct 30th, 2016

Bass Fly Fishing in Florida

My father loved to fly-fish for bluegill. Growing up in Ohio, he kept a small boat on Mogadore Reservoir and … Sep 30th, 2016

Low Water or High Water, What Difference Does It Make

If you own a business around Lake Okeechobee, water levels make a big difference. During the years when the water … Sep 30th, 2016

Fishing Wind and Wind-induced Current in Shallow Water Lakes

How many times have you said or heard the words ‘this wind sucks,’ probably more than you want to remember. … Aug 26th, 2016