I went to Lake Okeechobee last week with Jess, on a beautiful Tuesday morning. We went with a guide from Roland Martin's Marina named Mike Balon. He was a great guide, and very knowledgeable, learned quite a bit from him especially regarding summer time bass habits/techniques. We started fishing at around 6 am, and by 10 am we had caught a little over 20 fish between the 3 of us (which he mentioned was a slow day) - can only imagine what a good day looks like on the Big O' . We didn't catch any famous South FL 8-10 pounders, but I didn't care in the least, it was a ton of fun hooking up every 5-10 minutes. Biggest fish we caught, I'd have to guestimate to around 3 pounds. Was still a great experience, and I'd definitely do it again. Here's a video link to some of the Go Pro footage I managed to record.
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