Florida Trophy Largemouth Bass Fishing
When I think about catching trophy largemouth bass, there is only one place I love to fish: Florida. Florida is home to the BEST freshwater bass fishing in the nation. It holds the strain of largemouth bass that grows the biggest and you can most certainly experience catching one in multiple locations. Florida Fishing is a never ending battle and fight with fish of a lifetime. Don’t miss out on a Florida trophy largemouth bass fishing trip next time visiting!
Enjoy while we take an adventure through the top lakes in the state to catch trophy largemouth bass. Each location will bring you a different story with a different captain that has recently experienced catching the fish you dream of. Many spend a lifetime in search for the elusive double digit or 8 plus pound largemouth bass but that is why we continue to fish.
Florida Trophy Largemouth Bass Fishing is a true art and you have to master it in order to connect with the fish you are after. You have to not only have patience but present the bait whether live or artificial in the right manner in order to entice that bite. In order to have the best opportunity to catch a trophy in your given amount of time out on the water, live bait is the most effective method. Live bait fishing has been around for centuries for good reason.
Our first adventure comes from the legendary largemouth bass fishing destination known as the Rodman Reservoir. Captain Ken Walker is a knowledgeable professional and expert at fishing this incredible place. The Rodman Reservoir is located in North Florida near Gainesville. A quite but very active lake has various obstacles that only the locals and professionals are aware about. Get with someone that knows the fishery very well before adventuring out.
Captain Ken had the pleasure to fish with Hal Harris, his son-in-law Greg and his grandson Farris for three days. Florida Bass Fishing Conditions are subjected to change throughout the trip or in general. Fishing can get tough especially during the early months of the year as wind and cold fronts pose a threat. Even though this can be the case, you have no need to worry as you can still land quality bass. On the first day, Farris landed a 6 pound largemouth bass. Day two consisted of heavy winds up to 20 mph. Greg landed 2 bass that were over 7 pounds in protected waters within the first hour. Farris followed up with a nice 6 plus pounder.
The Trophy Catch
As the weather began to get worse, we tried to find more protected area. Unfortunately, no matter where we went, the wind still blew. The wind did not stop the bass from continuing to bite. This allows you to remain patience as you are after that one BIG bite. Farris was fishing with a giant 12 inch wild caught live shiner waiting patiently at a new spot. All of a sudden, a 11.75 pound largemouth bass eats the huge bait. Skillfully, Farris brings this Trophy Largemouth Bass to the net with excitement and big smiles. It is always an honor to be part of catching a fish of a lifetime! Captain Ken looks forward to fishing with them again in the future.
Laker Toho Bass Fishing
Our next adventure takes us to Central Florida, where bass fishing reigns supreme. When the action is hot, which is all year round, you can expect to catch large numbers of quality bass. Kissimmee is home to Lake Toho which is closely located to all the major theme parks and attractions. It is also one of the BEST locations in Central Florida to catch a trophy largemouth bass.
Captain Brent Nelson had the pleasure of fishing with Rich and Susie Prezioso. They went out on a 6 hour fishing trip out of Big Toho Marina. Lake Toho Bass Fishing has been incredible this season and the action was jammed packed. Once we stopped at our first spot, it was on. Rich and Susie threw both live and artificial baits. They were excited to catch largemouth bass throughout their whole trip on the water.
Rich and Susie landed over 30 largemouth bass on both live wild caught shiners and artificial baits. Many of their fish were in the 4 to 5 pound range which are true quality bass to experience. In the mix, on live bait, they also caught an absolute trophy Florida largemouth bass weighing 10 pounds. When you explore Florida Trophy Largemouth Bass Fishing, you can’t beat catching a double digit!
Artificial Baits on Lake Toho
Artificial baits are also starting to pick up here on Lake Toho. Zoom speed worms, super flukes and swim jigs in watermelon red or white have been producing an excellent bite. Don’t miss out on this incredible bite that we have been experiencing here in Central Florida. Big bass can be caught all year round! Captain Brent looks forward to getting Rich and Susie hooked up again in the future!
Kenansville Lake- Florida Trophy Largemouth Bass Fishing
Our final Florida Trophy Bass Fishing Destination takes us to Kenansville Lake with Captain Steve Niemoeller. Kenansville has been the most productive and consistent big bass fishery this season. Each trip you have the potential to catch one of those giant bass you have been searching for.
Captain Steve had the pleasure of fishing with Mark and Patrick. Mark is a repeat client that loves to catch big bass here in Florida. He was traveling from Indiana and brought along his friend Patrick from New York. They went out for three days of live wild caught shiner fishing. Mark caught several trophy bass on this fishing trip. He landed a 9.12 and an 8.12 pound largemouth bass. Patrick also landed a 6.12 pound bass to top off the trip. When you experience Florida Trophy Largemouth Bass Fishing, you have great odds to catch a bass that you will never forget. Captain Steve is looking forward to fishing with these gentlemen again in the future.
Florida Fishing Experience
Florida is known for its excellent bass fishing and we want you to come experience it for yourself. Every day and every trip will provide you with something new. Getting out in the nature, enjoying the wildlife along with catching GIANT largemouth bass is a must experience for all those that never have. You will never regret your decision. It truly is the best way to get hooked on fishing and more specifically trophy largemouth bass fishing. Bring your loved ones on a fishing adventure of a lifetime wherever your travel destination is!
Come Catch Yours Today with Capt Steve Niemeoller on the Rodman Reservoir.
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Captain Steve Niemoeller is a full-time Professional fishing guide and Licensed Master Captain. Primarily servicing the fresh water lakes of the St Johns River, Lake George, and Lake Monroe. He also guides on Harris Chain and Lake Toho. He also has great success on Ponce Inlet and Mosquito Lagoon in saltwater catching red fish and other species.