Boat Ramps, Launch Facilities, and Marina's at "The Big O" Lake Okeechobee - Florida
Lake Okeechobee - The Big "O"
Lake Okeechobee known as, The Big "O", is a world famous bass fishery located in Florida on the largest freshwater lake in the state and the 2nd largest freshwater lake in the continental United States. Lake Okeechobee is a destination that can be enjoyed throughout the year and provides some of the best wintertime fishing in the country despite having cold nighttime temperatures big fish can be caught from these waters in months that other lakes around the country are still frozen over. This lake is just massive it is around 730 square miles of shallow water. Due to this fact it makes the lake an amazing environment for large mouth bass that like to bury in heavy grasses and other types of shallow vegetation that the lake is known for. Check out the resources below the launch ramp map in order to connect with locals about the current hot baits, areas of the lake, and the techniques that will help you catch the fish you are after. If you are traveling to the lake for fishing your first time make sure to bring your bait casting rod with heavy line and get ready to hook a monster.
Lake Okeechobee Boat Marinas and Ramps
2730 Us Highway 441 SE,Okeechobee,FL 34974 863-763-4417
10430 State Road 78 W, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 863-946-0208
jollyrogermarina.com 1095 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440, USA 863-983-7402
3091 County Road 721 Loop, Moore Haven, FL 33471-5136 (863) 946-1441
190 N Lake Ave, Pahokee, FL 33476-1860 (561) 924-7832
Big Lake Lodge 8680 Hwy 441 SE Okeechobee, FL 34974 Toll Free: (866) 256-5566 Telephone: (863) 763-4638 http://www.biglakelodge.org/
920 E. Del Monte Ave Clewiston, Florida 33440 http://www.rolandmartinmarina.com/
Lake Okeechobee Resources
Florida Bass Fishing Habitat
Lake Okeechobee Local Professionals
Reach out to these local Lake Okeechobee experts for information and tips about the hot bats, areas that are producing and the techniques that need to be used to catch the fish that you are after. Use a guide service and buy from local tackle shops in the areas that you travel to in order to maximize your trip by getting dialed into the fish from the first day. A guided trip on your first day of a week long vacation can be the difference in good times of catching versus a long time searching for the fish. This lake is huge and the fish are temperamental due to the various factors that impact this lake and so getting some instructions about the time of year and techniques working now will get you on the right track.
Here are some local professionals that can help make sure that you enjoy your next trip to Lake Okeechobee
Okeechobee Fishing Headquarters
They operate a tackle shop and guide services. Koby Kreiger botha FLW and BASS professional angler with his wife Lisa own the shop. They have guides that are on the fish and can make sure you catch fish and are ready to have fun during your time at Lake Okeechobee.
A professional bass fisherman that specializes in fishing the floida everglades. Lake Okeechobee and the Flordia Keys. Mark is based out of the Roland Martins Marina and Resort an excellent destination for your trip to Lake Okeechobee.
Crappy Jacks Bait And Tackle
Family owned and operated this tackle shop also provides guide services and airboat and pontoons. If you are also interested in gator, duck, or hog hunts then check out crappy jacks for your outdoor everglades experience.
Great Bass Fishing Destinations in the US
- Lake Amistad - Del Rio, Texas
Lake Amistad is a vacation and sporting destination for people that enjoy boating and fishing. The fishing in Lake Amistad is nationally known and bass fisherman launch there boats across the lake in pursuit of finding giant fish. If you are planning
- Clear Lake California
There are many great locations to launch your boat at Clear Lake if you are going to Lake County for boating or fishing, it is free to launch, but you will need an inspection permit from the county to use your boat on the lake.
- California Delta
California Delta Boat Launching Locations of the best boat ramps for fisherman, wake boarders, and others that just enjoy to go cruising in their boat on the California Delta.
Upcoming Bass & FLW Tournament on the Big "O"
Bassmaster 2012 Elite Series Season will stop at Lake Okeechobee on March 22 - 25th for the 3rd tournament of the season.
The FLW Tour event at Lake Okeechobee will be on February 9 - 12 launching from Roland & Mary Ann Martin's Marina & Resort.
The FLW Everstart Series Southeast tournament on Lake Okeechobee this year was in January and won by Brandon Medlock.