The bite is hot on Captain Robbie Ward’s boat! To some he is known as the king of ‘Pan-fishing’, but to us he is a jack-of-all-trades! Captain Robbie Ward is commonly known for his ability to slay the Crappie. In fact, on March 16th Captain Robbie Ward put his party-of-3 on a mess of Speckled…Details
How did he do it? That is the question everyone is dying to know the answer to. Fast Break Bait & Tackle caught up with Mike Jones to find out the secret behind his back-to-back victories on Lake Okeechobee. This past Saturday, February 18th, Mike Jones weighed in an impressive 20.80 lbs to take the…Details
Girls just want to have fun and what better way to do it? Captain Allen Duke put this mother-daughter duo on the fish this morning. They boated 15 bass in their four hour live-bait trip on the north end of Lake Okeechobee. The mother’s bass weighed in at 4.67 lbs and the daughter’s fish was…Details
Congratulations to Ron Veale on winning the fire fighter tournament on 7/6/16 with a little over 20lbs. The tournament was held on Lake Okeechobee as part of the Florida Fire/Rescue Bass Tour. Participating in an upcoming fishing tournament? Increase your chances of winning by visitng Fast Break Bait & Tackle for all your fishing needs. Be sure…Details
Capt. Ryan Hathaway is slaying big bass during the morning bite. If flipping and pitching for big girls interests you, then now is the time to go! He boated 30+ fish in four hours with 15 of them being 3-6lbs. His flipping rig of choice was a 3/4oz tungsten, a black/blue Medlock punch skirt and Gambler…Details
Big bass are thick on the lake. Capt. Kyle Monti, boated 23 bass on artificial bait. Most of his catches were 3lbs and up, with 3-5lbs being the average. Bass up to 8lbs are being caught daily on Lake Okeechobee. The early morning bite is hot with the shad spawn still going strong, therefore, white spinnerbaits and…Details
The Bluegill are hot, hot, hot! This year the Shellcracker have been ghost-like and the Bluegill have taken over. The Bluegill bite has been on fire for Captain Allen Duke. He is fishing one of the largest set of Bluegill beds ever seen. The daily limit is 50 fish per person and reaching it is…Details
I had the great pleasure of taking out John and his son from PA on a great trip. We caught 40+ fish that ranged from 2 lbs to 7 + lbs with the average fish being 3 lbs.
All the fish were caught on wild shiners.
Check out some great pictures from the trip below.
Lake Okeechobee is known for Big Bass and this time of year always produces some big fish. Lately trips have ranged from 25 – 40 fish with several trips catching fish over the 7lb mark. Big bluegill moving up to spawn create a great opportunity to catch those big bass feeding on them. Bass and…Details