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Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide


My name is Captain Mark Shepard and thanks for choosing Lake Okeechobee Guide Service for your Lake Okeechobee fishing trip.

If you are looking to go on an exciting guided fishing trip with a professional angler that lives on the lake, then I am your guide.

Spend a day with one of the most versatile anglers on the circuit, pro bass angler Mark Shepard.

If learning something new is on your agenda, then you’re in the right place! Swim baits, Chatterbaits, Senkos, Crankbaits, Spinnerbait, Punching mats, Buzzbaits, Top Water, Flippin / Pitching, Drop Shot, Frogging and target big trophy Florida bass we have something in common!

Mark provides guided largemouth bass trips on world famous Lake Okeechobee, learn how the Florida vegetation affects these fish and how they relate to structure during the different times of the year. See how to navigate this mammoth lake. Gain confidence in a new technique or just go catch some fish it’s your day..

My experience bass fishing on the pro circuits like the FLW and BASS Masters Trails for many years, as well as guiding on Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades for most of my life, has provided me with the skills and knowledge to keep you on the best bass fishing on Okeechobee.

Lake Okeechobee fishing with Captain Mark Shepard I have always pride myself on providing not only a good bass fishing experience, but also a fun and informative day on the lake. You will learn all of my techniques that I have learned over the years and tips on how to catch more fish and bigger fish to improve your fishing skills for when you get back home. My goal with every trip is to have you keep coming back for more.

I specialize in bass fishing in South Florida on Lake Okeechobee, where the grass is thick and so are the fish. You also can experience the Florida Everglades, where the numbers of fish are unbelievable at times and most of the fish are caught on artificial baits. Lake Okeechobee is known for it’s world famous trophy largemouth bass fishing as well as being one of the greatest site seeing lakes in the country.

Lake Okeechobee has continued to produce large numbers of bass every year with that number steadily on the rise. Going bass fishing on the Big “O” is one of the most desired fishing trips in the United States..

As a Captain and fishing guide on Lake Okeechobee, I know it can be very confusing while surfing the web trying to decide on which Florida fishing guide service to choose for your next fishing trip, as most every other fishing guide service you may come across will claim. I truly know I am one of the best guides fishing Okeechobee.

My bass fishing trips are designed for all anglers from first timers to the most advanced angler. I also enjoy teaching young anglers the art of fishing.

I have always specialized in bass fishing and fish two different techniques on Okeechobee. Whether you like artificial lures or livebait we can go after Lake Okeechobee trophy bass, matter fact we can do a little of both if you would prefer.

Fishing with artificial lures is a fun and exciting way to spend the day fishing because there are so many techniques to use. Top-water fishing in the grass with weed-less frogs and swim-baits, flipping heavy cover, casting big worms, or even throwing my custom built shallow crank-baits I hand make. All can be done on Lake Okeechobee all year long.

Bass fishing with wild shiners on Lake Okeechobee is one of the most popular, exciting and relaxing ways to catch big bass on Lake Okeechobee. People come from all over the world to shiner fish on Lake Okeechobee. Shiner fishing is great for kids and fun for the whole family. Visit our customer Lake Okeechobee photos page and our Okeechobee map page to help with directions.

I really hope this information helped and I look forward to fishing with you!

Lake Okeechobee Guide, 808 Ponce De Leon Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440