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Boat Ramps, Launch Facilities, and Marina's at "The Big O" Lake Okeechobee - Florida

Updated on February 7, 2012

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

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A markerTaylor Creek Lodge -
2730 Us Highway 441 SE, Okeechobee, FL 34974, USA
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2730 Us Highway 441 SE,Okeechobee,FL 34974 863-763-4417

B markerOkee-Tantie Campground & Marina -
10430 State Road 78 W, Okeechobee, FL, 34974
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10430 State Road 78 W, Okeechobee, FL, 34974 863-946-0208

C markerJolly Roger Marina -
1095 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440, USA
get directions‎ 1095 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL 33440, USA 863-983-7402

D markerRoland Martins Marina & Resort -
920 E Del Monte Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, USA
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920 E. Del Monte Ave Clewiston, Florida 33440

E markerLittle Big Man's Marina -
3091 County Road 721 Loop, Moore Haven, FL 33471, USA
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3091 County Road 721 Loop, Moore Haven, FL 33471-5136 (863) 946-1441 ‎

F markerLake Okeechobee Outpost -
190 N Lake Ave, Pahokee, FL 33476, USA
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190 N Lake Ave, Pahokee, FL 33476-1860 (561) 924-7832 ‎

G markerBig Lake Lodge - RV Park Facility -
8680 Us Highway 441 SE, Okeechobee, FL 34974, USA
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Big Lake Lodge 8680 Hwy 441 SE Okeechobee, FL 34974 Toll Free: (866) 256-5566 Telephone: (863) 763-4638

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.

Mark King
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.

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.


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