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Where You Should Fish In Oregon




When it comes to fishing, Oregon is a very underrated place. All you have to do is either ask the locals or any official from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The state even has opportunities for year-round fishing, with options for catching trout, salmon, steelhead, and plenty of warm water as well. Moreover, it doesn’t matter whether you select a local pond or a premier destination, you really can’t go wrong with some of the fishing selections in this state. Of course, if you a true sportsman and don’t want to pick just any spot, here are some of the options that have the best reputations: 

  • Necancium River 
  • Deschutes River 
  • Diamond Lake 
  • John Day River 
  • Nestucca River 
  • McKenzie River
  • Multnomah River
  • Umpqua River
  • Williamson River
photo by Andrew Bains

Necancium River 

The Necancium River is the first option on our list, and it is located near the town of Seaside on the lovely Oregon coast. The Necancium River has become well-known for its steady supply of the winter steelhead breed. 

They are often available in the Thanksgiving months, as that is usually the time when the hatcheries first start gearing up. The stream starts to brim with this breed because the hatchery will get truly beefed-up with the battlers at this time. If you are able to catch a steelhead during this time, you should not only consider yourself lucky, but you also should ensure that your camera has a solid timestamp as well; the steelheads are usually not plentiful until around December to February. Usually, Christmas time and the first couple weeks of January are prime steelhead fishing season on the Necancium. 

The supply of winter steelhead on the Necancium will usually number between 500 to 700, but there are some years where the population will even reach upwards of 1,000. Summer steelhead isn’t quite the best on this river, but every now and then an angler might land one; just don’t try to target them on purpose or you might be disappointed. 

The Necancium is also a good river for trout fishing, especially of the Chinook variety. As a matter of fact, most seasons will see a harvest of at least a few hundred or more. These will usually be present in the waters from October or early November when the stream is flowing well. 

Of course, the biggest problem with fishing for Chinook Salmon on the Necancium is that they do not have a solid spring Chinook run. However, most of the locals agree that there are some good spots along the river to fish for this breed. One of the most notable spots would be the Big Spruce Hole located at Klootchie Creek Park. As far as general salmon go, they have a solid trout stream when the season is in session. You can expect to catch a decent amount of salmon from late May until October. Not only that, but the native cutthroat trout can be found all year long! 

Besides trout and salmon, the Necancium River also has many opportunities to catch ocean species such as perch and flounder. This fishing spot is easily accessible from Highway 26 and 101, and there are many public fishing spots available. However, do be aware that some of the better spots are on private property, so you will have to ask permission first before going into these areas. 

Deschutes River 

The Deschutes River is truly one of the best-kept secrets for fly fishers who are focused on the Pacific Northwest. This is because it is over 250 of pure fishing goodness, with a wide variety of great fly fishing spots. You can truly spend your whole entire life just doing fishing on this one river. 

First of all, because the Deschutes River is so long, it can be divided into at least three different sections. It is comprised of the Upper, Middle, and Lower portions of the river. The Upper Deschutes definitely has some solid draws, simply because this component of the river system winds through snow-capped peaks, unique forests of pine trees, and grassy meadows. This part of the river is home to many unique populations, including loads of rainbow trout, brook trout, and even a decent amount of mountain whitefish as well. Once you make it to the Crane Prairie Reservoir, you will encounter an extremely healthy amount of Brown Trout. However, do keep in mind that the season for Brown Trout is quite short. Consult the authorities for more information. 

Of course, that is just the first part of the Deschutes River. The middle part of it is available through the city of Bend, you will see an immense amount of water available for fishing in this portion. You will also quickly notice that the Middle Deschutes is good for attracting species that you wouldn’t normally come across. Be aware that the best times to fish within the middle part of this river would be April, May, or June. 

The lower part of this river is appealing as well. It features an immense amount of both Wild Trout and Steelhead. The Lower Deschutes is also rock-solid when it comes to trout because they feature a population of over 3500 trout for each mile, making the lower portion of this river one of the best trout fishing opportunities within the entire state of Oregon. The yearly return of the summer Steelhead makes this portion of the river not stand out within Oregon, but within the entire western portion of the United States as well. 

Diamond Lake 

Diamond Lake is one of those Oregon fishing spots that do well with one particular fish species, and that would be the Rainbow Trout. Diamond Lake has even established a reputation for being one of the crown jewels of Oregon’s family trout lakes. Diamond Lake also has a famous insect population that continues to regain steam even though they were recently severely grazed down by the chubs. 

Diamond Lake actually makes its home in the North Umpqua River drainage area just east of the town of Roseburg. The game wardens continue to stock this lake with fingerling trout that will pack at least an immense inch or more during their fishing season. Diamond Lake is truly rainbow trout fishing at its finest. One of the main reasons why Rainbows are so popular is because they are a very hardy trout species. They often will survive a winter very well, and they often will grow to an immense size. Moreover, part of the reason why Roseburg’s Diamond Lake is so popular is that anglers will often be able to catch Rainbows of at least 12 pounds or more. 

If you decide to give Diamond Lake a try, you should be aware that it is highly illegal to fish with live minnows at this lake. Part of the reason for that is because live minnows have a tendency to aid in the population explosion of chubs, which are a fish species that is invasive to the Rainbow trout population. They game and wildlife department has been attempting to remedy this situation by stocking a sterile “tiger trout” breed since 2016. During this same time span, they have also engaged in electro-fishing and netting in order to keep the Rainbow population healthy. 

Other factors to consider when going to Diamond Lake would be the tiger trout and brown trout within these waters. Oregon’s wildlife department released these tiger trout and brown trout in the hopes that they would do an aggressive feeding on the invasive small fish such as golden shiner minnows and chubs. So far, the plan is working, but for a sportsman, there is obviously one dominant question: can you catch these tiger and brown trout? The answer to that question is yes, but state officials have mandated that you must release them if they are caught. 

You also should be aware that Diamond Lake has become an increasingly popular area for Oregon ice fishing since state officials designated it as a year-round fishing spot in 2013. However, you should be careful if you elect to do ice fishing. Be sure that the ice is thick enough to support you before you venture out on it. Additionally, you also can take your motorboat out on the lake as well, but be aware that there is a 10 mile-per-hour speed limit on this lake. 

John Day River 

John Day is a river that is situated just east of the small town of Rufus, and it is on the Interstate 84 corridor between the larger communities of the Dalles and Arlington. If you are looking for Smallmouth Bass fishing within the state of Oregon, then this is one of the places that you should go. John Day is located on the sunny side of the state, and that means that the smallmouth bass has everything they need in order to flourish. 

Indeed, if you ask any local outfitter, they will recommend John Day River for catching smallmouth. Some will even tell you that it can even be easy to catch this type of bass during the colder months between March and mid-May. One particular magazine reports that up to 85% of the larger smallmouth bass caught in this river is done during this period. 

Indeed, even year-round there have been reports of individuals having the ability to catch bass as large as 20 inches, and there are even some sportspersons who were able to catch a hundred or more bass in a single day. Occasionally, one lucky individual will even be able to catch as many as 200. Thus, it goes without saying that this location is probably the best in the state if you are looking to catch smallmouth bass. 

Of course, there are plenty of good areas where you can fish on this river. Some individuals recommend going to the mouth section, which is conveniently backed up by the Columbia dam to form the John Day Arm. However, there are others who will recommend the more free-flowing area of the river, which is roughly about a four-hour drive from Portland. It’s well worth it though; many have reported tremendous success in these areas further away from the City of Roses. Game officials work very hard to keep the John Day River as thoroughly stocked as possible. That is one of the main reasons why they continually encourage all fishing enthusiasts to observe a strict catch-and-release policy. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you cannot keep some of the bass that you catch in the John Day River. One of the best ways to do this would be through simply only keeping the smallmouth bass that are smaller than 10 pounds. Not to mention the fact that the smaller examples of bass usually taste better anyway. 

Nestucca River 

The Nestucca River is definitely an Oregon location that has a unique charm all its own. Located at the base of Tillamook County, this river flows into the Pacific Ocean in the town of Pacific City. You can easily reach this river from either Portland or Salem by taking either Highway 101 or Highway 22. Now on to the fishing… 

If there is one thing that the Nestucca River is known for, it would be some great Steelhead fishing. They have runs from both the early winter and the late winter. They have a plentiful and wide assortment of steelhead throughout the winter season, unlike other rivers where you will have to carefully plan your trip for the challenge of catching a steelhead. 

When you consider that even on a slow year you will see a steelhead population approaching up to 1,000, you can see why this river is so popular among steelhead fishermen. Moreover, some of the returning strains of steelhead will reach their peak in the latter part of December and the first half of January. 

Of course, if salmon fishing is your thing, then you will also be in luck at the Nestucca River. Generally, most of the salmon is of the Chinook variety, and they are usually found at many of the downriver locations. Additionally, you will find that you have better chances for steelhead in September and October simply because most anglers have switched their attention to the Chinook instead. 

Honorable Mentions

Besides the above five, there are many other great fishing spots within the state of Oregon. The McKenzie River, the Multnomah River, the Umpqua River and the Williamson River are all great options for the sportsman to try. There is no doubt about it; you will enjoy your fishing excursions in Oregon! 

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Fishing Willow Beach – Catch Fish Near Las Vegas




Can You Fish at Willow Beach?

Willow Beach is a long-time classic fishing destination. It’s a part of Lake Mohave on the Colorado River. The black rock canyons are just below Hoover dam and are part of Lake Mead National Park. Its Cold waters are on the north of Lake Mohave.

I’m going to share stuff here that you won’t find anywhere else.

Back in the day, they used to catch huge
rainbow trout out of that little beach. I remember when I was a kid they had a café in by where the
store is. Other Species we caught were Carp, Catfish, and Bass.

Inside the café, we used to go there to eat breakfast in the mornings before we went
fishing or we would go fishing early and come to the café after a couple of hours of fishing.
Inside the café.

The walls were lined with hundreds of pictures of anglers with their catch. These
were all rainbow trout at the time and you had to have a trout over 5 pounds to get on the wall.

There were also taxidermy trout on the walls along with other wildlife that you can find in the
area. If I remember right there was a bighorn ram mount at the front entrance.

Later on, as I grew up in the 80s and 90s the decor changed a little bit. The trout pictures were still on the wall
but the trophy at the front of the store was in a case and it changed to a striped bass.

Around this time striped bass got out of Lake Mead into the river system. They had a heyday eating up

Because of that, they grew to enormous sizes. I can’t remember exactly but I seem to
recall a striped bass in the display case that was over 60 pounds if I remember right.

This place is the iconic big fish travel destination. There have been people coming here for decades to
catch big fish whether they be trout or striped bass.

I took a 100 person survey on facebook if people like bass fishing best or trout fishing best. Here’s the results.


Can You Swim at willow beach?

There is no swimming allowed at the marina but if you go outside the buoys you can swim. You should be warned that the water is ice cold year around though.

Do I need an Arizona fishing license to fish at Willow Beach?

There is a lot of confusion unless you already know about whether you need a license to fish at
Willow Beach or not.

First of all yes you do need a license to fish at Willow Beach. However, if
you have a Nevada license that will work as well.

It doesn’t matter if you are on a boat or on
the shore as long as you have a Nevada or an Arizona license you are good to go.

Do I need a stamp for Arizona or Nevada at Willow Beach?

The answer is
no. Some time ago they did away with the stamps. Now when you buy the license it is included
with the license if you get it in Nevada or Arizona does not matter.

Do I need a trout stamp at Willow Beach?

Again the answer is no. Back in the day you
used to have to buy a trout stamp but nowadays that is included with the license as well no
matter which state you come from Arizona or Nevada.

Photo Angler Place Date More Info
alt Darren Enns Willow Beach 04/10/2021 More Info
alt Victor Jr. Lake Mead 06/21/2021 More Info
alt Earl Rohn Willow Beach 06/15/2021 More Info
alt Martin McElroy Echo Bay 06/17/2021 More Info

Do I need a stamp for a second pole at Willow Beach?

Once again the answer to that is no. It is
included with the license and you can have up to two poles but a maximum number of three hooks
between the two poles.

So I usually fish one pole with one hook in the other pole with two
At the end of this article, I will give you a willow beach fishing Report for 2021

Can I catch striped bass at Willow Beach?

The answer is absolutely yes you can.

What are the
recommendations for catching striped bass?

Well you can do it similar to the way you do it in
Lake Mead- bait fishing with anchovies that are frozen.

Cut them in thirds and put them
on a standard worm hook. Use about 1 ounce of weight and toss them out there about as far as
you can get them.

If you are on a boat you can do the same thing or you can go upstream a ways and float down slowly with an anchovy on the hook slightly above the bottom.

recommended way to catch striped bass is using baits that mimic baitfish. Either a lure that
mimics a shad or one that mimics a trout or even bluegill.

These are terrific to use because
the bass and the striped bass love to eat these smaller fish, especially trout.

In case you did not know trout are stocked at Willow Beach every Friday. When this happens it’s like buffet time for
the striped bass. This would be a good time to throw out a swim bait that looks like a trout.

last but not least you can use live bait which you can get from my buddy mike

Can I catch trout at Willow Beach?

Again the answer to this is an astounding yes.

How do you catch trout at Willow Beach? I would suggest the old standby Berkeley power bait and fish
somewhere around the picnic area by the store or the fishing pier over by the hatchery.

Probably the best place to catch trout. Anywhere in between that is able to be official legally is
good as well. If you have a boat or kayak you can go up or downstream and fish The coves. The
trout like to hang out in there as well and you can catch some real big trout at Willow Beach.

Both of my sons have caught 5-pound trout there. In case you were wondering yes this was
recently it was 2020.

My son Lorin at Willow Beach – This Rainbow Trout was caught on a Berkley Mousetail

I know the best do you eat the trout but the hatchery also put out some
very large ones for the anglers to catch. You can also use lures like spinners for trout and even
jerk baits that are semi-small.

Another popular soft bait or mouse tails made by Berkley. Also,
regular old nightcrawlers are a great option. You can get them from my friend mike

Marshmallows are a good bait for trout as well. Some people use the garlic-flavored ones made
specifically for fishing but the little colorful marshmallows that you put in your hot cocoa do a
nice job too. (the garlic flavored ones give me bad breath)

Lastly, a super very good option is wax worms or mealworms that you can get at
the store at Willow Beach. Keep in mind Arizona time is different than Nevada time most of the
year and the store closes fairly early.

My Son Jerren. His Beautiful Rainbow trout was Caught on a nightcrawler available in LasVegas Here

What are some Willow Beach fishing tips?

The first tip I would give you is to try to fish in the off
hours to beat the crowds.

A lot of people go down to Willow Beach If you try to go during a holiday weekend you are
going to fight for elbow room. I would say if you go in the morning during the week that would be
a terrific time.

Ethan Enns fishing on the pier at Willow Beach during an off time when there are not too many crowds

It doesn’t matter if you are going just to kayak or if you are fishing, the middle of
the week is a good time.

Late in the evening is also a good time. Only the most diehard
fisherman are out there after about 10 PM so getting a spot is not so hard except maybe on the
weekends. They do have a very nice fishing pier at Willow Beach and it’s quite large but in the
late summer, there’s a lot of grass around the pier so it’s kind of difficult to fish.

If you are going to fish the pier in the late summer you are going to want some sort of gear that you can cast out
very far. This will get you out past the grass and give you a better chance of getting a striper.

Mouse tails and wax worms seem to do the best on trout if you can see them. Plop one of these
baits in front of them and you can usually get their attention with it especially the wax worms
and regular worms.

The best piece of advice I can give you if you want to catch trout is to go
there on Friday morning. Prepare for heavy traffic along the shore because a lot of people know
that the department of wildlife stocks Willow Beach at the ramp on Friday mornings at about eight.

Watch out for the no fishing signs. You need to stay in the designated fishing areas which are a
little ways away from the docs. If you are fishing for striped bass this is a good time too.
Because the stripers come in to eat the trout. Putting something out there that looks like a trout
is a good bet during this time.

A Colorado River Rainbow Trout caught off the fishing pier at Willow Beach south of Hoover Dam. Caught on Berkley Power Bait. Orange

Willow Beach trout stocking schedule 2021

All I can tell you is that they stock Willow Beach at about 8:00 AM every Friday morning. There
are occasions when that schedule is changed for example during Covid lockdowns they did not
stock for quite a long time.

There may be other reasons why they don’t stock for example if it is
a holiday. Other than that they are pretty regular about it.

Willow Beach Fishing Guides

There are fishing guides that will take you fishing at Willow Beach. The one I recommend is
Travis Pitt Bass Experience.

Tell him Darren from FishinMoney sent you.

Willow Beach Fishing Report 2021

It’s willow beach. itseveryones favorite place to go get skunked. However if you follow the tips I give in this article you can also hit one out of the park. Oh and if you land-a big one, make sure to stop at the Willow Beach General Store and put your name on the board! and Tell em FishinMoney sent Ya!

That’s my boy at the bottom Hey Who else shows you this stuff? That’s Right FishinMoney got your 6.

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The Top 5 Bass Fishing Guides for Lake Kissimmee



The Best

Florida Bass Charter–407-821-6101 Captain Tim and his fantastic team specializes in live bait and artificial bait trips. They know every technique that will catch you largemouth bass in Florida. This is not just a job for Captain Tim; this is his life and his passion. He is the best bass Fishing Guide for Lake Kissimmee. He lives to fish, and he enjoys taking vacationers out and sharing his expertise. The crew at Florida Bass Charter are United States Coast Guard certified. They follow all safety measures, and they are ready and willing to teach you all the techniques you need to know to catch largemouth bass in Florida. Give him a call and book your trip now. 

Florida Bass Charter Gettin-er Done

If you are looking to catch trophy bass, you need to visit Kissimmee, Florida. Kissimmee Lake is the third-largest in Florida, offering 35,000+ acres of fantastic angling and stunning scenery. Lake Kissimmee is the largest with the Kissimmee chain of lakes, located 15 miles away from Lake Wales and approximately 40 miles from Orlando, Florida. Forget the amusement parks, museums, and other attractions and book a fishing guide for a day. Go out and have an adventure. Explore the beautiful Florida waters, learn how to fish for the first time, or try to catch a huge trophy bass. 

Lake Kissimmee has slightly warmer water temperatures than some other lakes in this area. Because of this, you can see many largemouth basses. There are many anglers in this area that will fish Kissimmee during summer. With a combination of heat and warmer water temperature, you will find an abundance of largemouth bass. If you can schedule your vacation/fishing trip during the complete moon phase, you can catch bass closer to the shore.  

Fishing on Lake Kissimmee

If you are an experienced angler, a pro, or use a guide, make sure you take advantage of the thick vegetation. All the guides will know this and know where the hot spots are going to be. Kissimmee doesn’t become as crowded as some of the more transparent lakes in Florida because of the heavier vegetation. An ideal hiding place for the Bass in this area; eelgrass, bulrush, and knotgrass. These vegetation types help protect bass, allowing them to grow to Lake Kissimmee’s large sizes. 

One of many highlights for fishing on Lake Kissimmee is catching Bass between 5-8 pounds. Now and then, some anglers can wrangle in a 10+ pound largemouth bass. While out on Lake Kissimmee, keep your eye out for large sections of reed or eelgrass. This is where you can find larger schools hiding out. 

Tips for Fishing on Lake Kissimmee

Fishing on the upper area of the chain of Kissimmee lakes can be a little more challenging. This area is more acidic and has tannin-stained waters. The lower Kissimmee chain has more shallow water and is sensitive to changing weather fronts during colder months. A lot of anglers choose to wade fish. Many boat ramps and fishing camps will grant access to wade fishing. In the Florida lakes, watch out for hydrilla. Hydrilla can make navigating these waters complex, so it is recommended to use a fishing guide if you have never been on Florida’s water.

When fishing on Lake Kissimmee during spring and winter, for best results, use flipping plastic baits or a slow-trolling golden shiner. If you search for largemouth bass during the fall or summer months, your go-to lures will be plastic worms, rattling crankbaits, and jerk baits. You will want to have a good arsenal of lures and other equipment no matter what time of year you go out fishing for largemouth bass. 

Popular lures for Lake Kissimmee 

The type of lure you use will depend on the area you are planning to fish and the kind of fish you plan to catch. I am providing a shortlist below some of the most popular lures for catching Largemouth Bass in Florida, specifically Lake Kissimmee and the surrounding area. 


This type of bait is perfect when fishing around hydrilla or eelgrass that are abundant in Florida lakes. Using your rod tip, you need to perform a complex jerking motion to get through the thick vegetation. Using jerk baits, you want to mimic shad and shiner colors, as this is the type of prey that bass is attracted to. 

jerk bait

Speed Worm

Speed worms are the most popular and most versatile lure that you can use to catch Bass in Florida. You can use the speed worm; use it along with a heavyweight in cover, choose to worm it on the bottom of the lake, swim it back to you, or use it as a top-water lure. 

Swim Bait

This type of bit works exceptionally well around grass and lily pads on Lake Kissimmee. It is effortless to use; rig it up on a lightly weighted swimbait hook, throw it out, & reel it in slow and steady. The fish will go crazy! Make sure you are in or around some vegetation. 


With spinnerbait, you can catch trophy-sized bass. All you need to do is find an abundance of baitfish swimming around and toss in a white spinnerbait. Spinnerbait may not catch you the most fish, but it could snag you the biggest Bass of The trip if used correctly on Lake Kissimmee.


This style of bait is best in the same areas and situations as your jerk bait. The thickness of vegetation will determine how you use a rattletrap; if hydrilla is thick, then you want to throw your rattletrap out and steadily reel it back in. If you are in sparse vegetation, you can do the Yo-Yo technique; bounce your line up and down. 

Lakes in The Kissimmee Chain

The lakes within the Kissimmee chain of lakes range in size from about 200 acres to 44,000 acres. The smaller lakes will, of course, have more limited fishing opportunities. I have included three of the most popular Bass Fishing lakes in the Kissimmee chain below. 

Lake Tohopekaliga

Twenty-two thousand seven hundred acres make up the most famous lake in Florida and the entire country. It is well known for producing more trophy Bass consistently than any other lake. According to Florida Wildlife Commissions’ biologist, for every 10-acres of land, there is one Bass over 10-pounds. Bassmaster Magazine has named Lake Toho “the most consistent lake for both numbers and trophy-sized bass.”

Lake Hatchineha

A top-class bass area, Lake Hatchineha offers gorgeous scenery. This lake is smaller and less known than other lakes in the Kissimmee chain. At only approximately seven thousand acres, Lake Hatchineha is a favorite spot for local anglers. The average depth is only 3-feet, and the deepest area comes in at 8-feet, making it one of the shallowest. Fishing on Lake Hatchineha is best done during the early mornings, evenings, late at night during summer, or in winter months.

Cypress Lake

At Cypress, you cannot only catch your share of largemouth bass, but you also see a variety of wildlife. Alligators, Osprey, and Eagles, among many others. All are living in their natural habitat. Cypress Lake has a record of 18-pound largemouth bass. This part of lake Kissimmee is best fished during the fall months but produces largemouth bass all year round. The locals prefer to slow-troll small jigs, which helps them locate the schools of baitfish. 

Top 5 Fishing Guides

I’ve given you information about the fishing on Lake Kissimmee and the surrounding areas. Now, I will provide you the names of the top 5 best fishing guides in this area. They will all make sure that you have all the information that I didn’t include. Your guides will also make sure that you have an incredible time on your Florida fishing adventure. 

1. Florida Bass Charter–407-821-6101                                                        

Captain Tim and his crew use top-of-the-line equipment and fishing gear at all times. He also guarantees that you will get your money back if you do not catch a fish with a wild shiner. No matter how many people want to go out fishing with Captain Tim, he can accommodate. If you need one boat, he has it; 5 boats are doable, and even 15 boats work just fine. Captain Tim not only owns Bass Fishing Charter, but he also has a bait and tackle shop that other fishing guides in the area use; Get Hooked Magic Baits. During the off-season, Captain Tim fishes the Florida lakes at the pro level.                                     

2. Super Bass Fishing Guide Service                             

Captain Joe Ventrello will provide his clients with conclusive guidance and instruction to ensure they have a successful Florida fishing experience. Captain Joe welcomes people of all skill levels and all ages to use his guide service. He also has extensive knowledge of tackle and other products to help make your trip a fun success. You can choose to go out on the lake with Captain Joe for a full day or ½ day of angling fun. Super Bass Fishing Guide Service is family-friendly (they welcome and enjoy children) and has everything that you could need for your fishing experience; Bring yourself.    

3. Central Florida Bass Fishing                                           

They have recognized captain John Leech on ESPN, Field & Stream, Outdoor Channel, and more. Captain John is well known in this area and will take you out Bass Fishing on Florida’s best lakes. He will consider the weather, water level, and time of year and then decide where the best place to go fishing for the day. After you guys meet up, first thing in the morning, you will make a stop for needed bait, food, drinks, and whatever else you will need for your adventure. You have package options that include 2, 4, 6, or 8-hour options. Captain John will make sure that you have an exciting, memorable trip and that you finish your day toting many basses to shore.

4. Orlando Fishing Guide                                          

Captain Randy Dumars specializes in artificial and live bait; The Orlando Fishing Guide team is here to help you accomplish your dream; catching a trophy-sized bass. They use state-of-the-art bass fishing boats or bay boats, and each guide is professional and exceptionally knowledgeable on Kissimmee and the surrounding lakes. Call them or visit their website today and book your Bass Fishing trip. They are ready and excited about taking you out on the waters of Florida, providing you with an exceptional experience of a lifetime. 

5. Horizon Fishing Charters                                          

Captain Brent Kirkendall is located in Lake Toho Fishing Camp. Horizon offers ½ day, ¾ day, and full-day options. They are only available for Lake Toho and Lake Tarpon, but they know all the secret “hot spots” in those areas that will produce large Bass numbers. All of your gear is tournament grade, from the boat to rods, reels, fishing lines, and more. They will instruct you on different techniques using a variety of lures. They use bass boats that can navigate shallow areas where larger vessels can not go. 


If you are looking to snag that trophy bass or go bass fishing, Kissimmee Lake and surrounding areas are the most productive areas. There are a large variety of places along Lake Kissimmee that the bass fishing guides can take you. They know all of the best places to fish at each particular time of the year. They can look at the weather and the fishing report and know exactly where to go for the day. All the fishing charters in the Kissimmee area are very knowledgeable and have been
taking visitors out fishing for many years. You can be confident that whichever fishing guide you choose from the list above, you are going to have the time of your life. I will guarantee you that you will catch an abundance of largemouth bass when you fish on Kissimmee Lake.
Remember to purchase your Florida fishing license and call in advance to book your Florida Guide/Charter, they get booked up in a hurry just before the summer season.                                                                                                        

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Best bait shop in Orlando (live Bait / Custom Plastics)




If you are taking a trip to Orlando, Florida for a huge fishing trip, then I am going to offer you some spectacular information. This will help you in catching a lot of fish, having a superb time, and going home with a ton of stories to tell. I have found the best bait and tackle shop in the Orlando, Florida area. They offer hundreds of hand-made, custom baits for catching fish on all of the Florida lakes. The owner of this particular bait and tackle store is also a United States Coast Guard certified fishing guide. Captain Tim Bagwell knows all there is to know about the lakes and fishing in Florida.


Where can I buy bait in Orlando?

Get Hooked Magic Baits is the premier place to get all of the bait and tackle that you will need to be successful while fishing in Florida. Tim’s website ( offers any kind of bait and tackle that you can imagine. All the baits are custom-made and used all over the United States for outstanding fishing. Whether you are a beginner, a pro, young, or old Get Hooked Magic Baits has everything you need for a fantastic fishing trip, no matter where you are. (Captain Bagwell says It’s not about the baits it’s about the magic.)

Let’s take a gander at the website and give you all of the best information possible, including all of the contact information that you need, in case you have any questions or concerns. Get Hooked Bait & Tackle is the go-to bait and tackle shop in the Orlando area.

Best Bait Shop in Orlando – Get Hooked Bait & Tackle

If you are in the Orlando area and you are looking for the best tackle possible for fishing the Florida waters, please stop in at 358 Story Road Suite A in Ocoee, Florida. The staff atGet Hooked Bait & Tackle will help you find everything that you need to make your fishing trip successful. Whether you live in Florida or you are there on vacation, stop in and see Captain Tim and his extremely knowledgeable staff.

Best Bass Baitshop Website

If you are wanting to take a look at everything they have to offer, before you get to Florida or to use in your own lakes then take a look at their spectacular website It is extremely user friendly and organized. They have thousands of items to choose from in a vast array of shapes, sizes, and colors. You can do a ‘search for a particular product or you can browse one of their many categories; flukes, worms, frogs, jerk baits, and trick worms just to name a few. They also have rods, reels, combos (in-store), and everything else you need for a spectacular fishing trip

If you can not find something that you are looking for, feel free to email [email protected] or give them a call at 1-407-347-3072. Tim and his amazing staff will be more than happy to help you with any questions that you have. Also available on their website is Get Hooked merchandise and terminal tackle. You can also visit their other website Not only do they have all the fishing equipment that you need for your fishing trip in Florida, they also offer Bass Fishing Guide Trips. Check it out and book your trip today.

Where can I buy live bait in Orlando?

Tim and his crew offer live bait all year round at Get Hooked Bait & Tackle. It is actually some of the best live bait in the state of Florida. Choose from crickets, minnows, shiners, wild shiners, and worms. At Get Hooked Magic Baits they have all of your must-have fishing supplies. They also have buckets and aerators for the live bait. They have forgotten not a single thing that you will need for an amazing fishing trip in Florida.

Get Hooked Magic Baits has every type of bait you will need to catch every type of fish that roams the waters in Florida. They can provide advice on the best spots to fish, the best times of day to go fishing, and they can answer any other questions that you may have. You can follow Tim and his crew on Facebook or


Check out their blog from either website or You can also see photos and videos of their catches … using the Get Hooked Magic Baits very own custom baits. Everything you need and everything you need to know about fishing in Florida can be purchased and answered by Captain Tim and his staff. Browse their website and you will see for yourself. Their baits are popular all over the United States, no matter where you are going to be fishing their baits will get you what you want.


Captain Tim Bagwell and his team are extremely knowledgeable about all things fishing in the Orlando, Florida area. His bait and tackle shop Get Hooked Bait & Tackle has thousands of options to choose from. They sell and ship all over the United States. Check out the website and see for yourself, all of the ‘magic’ that Tim has to offer, whether you are fishing in Florida or fishing ‘in your own backyard.’

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