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trip description for Bass Fishing the Kissimmee in Kissimmee

Hop on board with Captain Randy for an exciting day on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, headwaters to the Florida Everglades! On this trip, Captain Randy will help you catch a plethora of Florida Largemouth Bass that call this lake home. No matter if you're a beginner trying to land your first bass or an expert angler looking to set a new personal record, this trip is for you. The Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is one of the top lakes in the country for trophy bass fishing. Captain Randy also loves teaching beginners the tips and tricks of bass fishing. On this trip, Captain Randy will take you out on his 18' airboat equipped with a 500 HP engine and an array of generator-powered lights to show where the fish are swimming. Captain Randy can accommodate up to 3 people on this 2-hour adventure. You’ll want to bring food and drinks of your choice (no glass), an ice chest for your day’s catch, and, of course, some great company! Enjoy your day on the water with Captain Randy! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Kissimmee

Bass Fishing The Kissimmee

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trip description for Night Bowfishing (4 Hours) in Kissimmee

Get ready for four hours of action-packed nighttime bowfishing with Randy! Randy will take you to some of his favorite fishing spots on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, where you’ll be targeting Alligator Gar, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, and Tilapia. Bowfishing provides an exhilarating approach to fishing that is unlike any other. On this trip, Randy will take you out on his 18' airboat equipped with a 500 HP engine and an array of generator-powered lights to show where the fish are swimming. Glide through the water with your compound bow and spear some fish from a distance! No need to worry if you're new to bowfishing; you will head out an hour before dark so that Randy can explain the basics and walk you through how to use the equipment. Randy can accommodate 2 people on this 4-hour adventure. Randy will provide all the equipment you need and some drinks to keep you hydrated. You’ll want to bring a Florida fishing license and any snacks you might need! Enjoy your unique experience on the water with Randy! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Kissimmee

Night Bowfishing (4 Hours)

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Fishing in Kissimmee
Fishing in Kissimmee
Fishing in Kissimmee
trip description for Sunset Bass & Night Gator Eco-Tour in Kissimmee

Hop on board with Captain Randy for an exciting sunset cruise on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, headwaters to the Florida Everglades! On this trip, Captain Randy will help you catch a plethora of Florida Largemouth Bass and take you to some incredible wildlife views along the way. No matter if you're a beginner trying to land your first bass or an expert angler looking to set a new personal record, this trip is for you. The Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is one of the top lakes in the country for trophy bass fishing. Captain Randy also loves teaching beginners the tips and tricks of bass fishing. On the night tours, you will see a variety of reptiles, insects, fish and amphibians. Alligators are very active at night. Captain Randy is a highly seasoned gator hunter and is very skilled at finding alligators in the darkness of night. Using lights to see the eyes of the alligator glowing at night, Captain Randy will get you up close to some of these prehistoric monsters. It’s not uncommon to see one to 100 gators on a tour! The temperatures are much cooler at night, a good way to beat the summer heat, and not bake in the sun. On this trip, Captain Randy will take you out on his 18' airboat equipped with a 500 HP engine and an array of generator-powered lights to show where the fish are swimming. Captain Randy can accommodate up to 3 people on this 2-hour adventure. You’ll want to bring food and drinks of your choice (no glass), an ice chest for your day’s catch, and, of course, some great company! Enjoy your day on the water with Captain Randy! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Kissimmee

Sunset Bass & Night Gator Eco-Tour

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in Lake Kissimmee

What are the best fishing trips in Lake Kissimmee?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 trips in Lake Kissimmee, and the most popular trips in the area are Night Bowfishing (4 Hours) guided by Randy, Sunset Bass & Night Gator Eco-Tour guided by Randy, and Bass Fishing the Kissimmee guided by Randy.

Our guides in Lake Kissimmee are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2708 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a charter in are Kissimmee and Lake Wales.

Looking for kid friendly guides / fishing lessons in Lake Kissimmee? Check out our beginner and family friendly guides in Lake Kissimmee.

What types of fishing trips are common in Lake Kissimmee?

Lake fishing is the most popular in Lake Kissimmee.

The most commonly sought after species in Lake Kissimmee are: 1. largemouth bass, 2. alligator gar, 3. blue catfish, and 4. channel catfish.

The most common fishing techniques in Lake Kissimmee are light tackle fishing, bowfishing, and gigging.

How much does a Lake Kissimmee fishing trip cost?

in Lake Kissimmee prices can range anywhere from about $245 to $505, but the average price for a half day trip in Lake Kissimmee is $283. The average price for a full day trip in Lake Kissimmee is $475.

What month is best for fishing in Lake Kissimmee?

The most popular season for fishing in Lake Kissimmee is spring, and most anglers book their trips 12 days in advance.

Do I need a Lake Kissimmee fishing license and what are the bag limits in Lake Kissimmee?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Lake Kissimmee, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Lake Kissimmee. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Lake Kissimmee.

What is fishing in Lake Kissimmee all about?

Fishing in Lake Kissimmee, located in central Florida, offers an exceptional experience for anglers due to its vast size and diverse fish population. This lake, part of the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, is renowned for its abundant largemouth bass, making it a top destination for bass fishing enthusiasts. Anglers flock to Lake Kissimmee for the chance to catch trophy-sized bass, particularly during the cooler months from late fall to early spring when the fish are most active. With its expansive waters and numerous vegetation-rich areas, the lake provides ideal habitats for bass to thrive, offering ample opportunities for a successful fishing trip.

In addition to largemouth bass, Lake Kissimmee is also home to other popular species, such as crappie, bluegill, and catfish. Crappie fishing is particularly productive during the winter and early spring months when these fish congregate in deeper waters and around submerged structures. Anglers can enjoy catching crappie using small jigs or live minnows, often achieving impressive catches. Bluegill and other panfish are plentiful year-round, providing a fun and accessible fishing experience for anglers of all ages. These species are commonly found near the lake’s shorelines and around aquatic vegetation, making them easy targets for those fishing from a boat or the shore.

The natural beauty and tranquility of Lake Kissimmee enhance the fishing experience, making it a favorite spot for those looking to enjoy a day on the water. The lake’s vast expanse is dotted with scenic coves, marshes, and islands, offering picturesque settings for a relaxing fishing trip. Boating is a popular way to explore the lake’s many fishing spots, and several boat ramps and fishing piers are available for convenient access. Whether you’re an experienced angler seeking trophy bass or a casual fisherman enjoying a peaceful day by the water, Lake Kissimmee provides a rewarding and memorable fishing experience.

What are the most popular months to fish in Lake Kissimmee?

Lake Kissimmee, located in central Florida, offers anglers a diverse fishing experience throughout the year, with different seasons bringing their own unique opportunities. Spring is considered one of the best times to fish in Lake Kissimmee, as the warming temperatures trigger increased activity among various species. During this season, largemouth bass become more active as they move into shallow waters to spawn. Anglers can target bass using a variety of techniques, including topwater lures, soft plastics, and crankbaits, to capitalize on their aggressive feeding behavior.

Summer brings warmer temperatures and longer days to Lake Kissimmee, providing anglers with ample opportunities to target a variety of fish species. While bass fishing can slow down during the heat of the day, early mornings and late afternoons often yield productive results. Summer is also a great time for anglers to target panfish such as bluegill and crappie, which can be found in abundance around submerged structure and weed beds. Additionally, catfish become more active during the summer months, providing anglers with the chance to catch these bottom-dwelling fish using live bait or cut bait.

Fall heralds the arrival of cooler temperatures and changing conditions in Lake Kissimmee, signaling the beginning of prime fishing season. As water temperatures cool, largemouth bass become more active, feeding voraciously in preparation for the upcoming winter months. Fall is considered one of the best times to fish for bass in Lake Kissimmee, as they move into shallower waters to feed on baitfish and other forage. Anglers targeting bass in the fall can expect exciting fishing opportunities and the chance to hook into trophy-sized fish. Additionally, fall is a great time to target panfish and catfish, providing anglers with a variety of fishing options to explore in Lake Kissimmee.

What types of fishing are popular in Lake Kissimmee?

Fishing in Lake Kissimmee offers a variety of techniques suited to the diverse habitats and abundant fish populations in this expansive body of water. One of the most popular methods is bass fishing, which often involves using artificial lures and live bait to target the lake's trophy-sized largemouth bass. Anglers frequently employ techniques such as flipping and pitching into the dense vegetation, or casting topwater lures and plastic worms along the edges of lily pads and hydrilla beds. These methods take advantage of the bass's natural hiding spots and feeding patterns, providing exciting and often successful fishing opportunities.

Another effective approach for fishing in Lake Kissimmee is crappie fishing, which is particularly popular during the cooler months when crappie are more active. Anglers typically use small jigs or live minnows, either drifting in open water or targeting submerged structures such as brush piles and drop-offs. During the spawning season in late winter and early spring, crappie can be found in shallower waters near the shore, making them accessible to anglers fishing from both boats and the shoreline. This type of fishing requires patience and precision but can result in plentiful catches of these tasty fish.

For those who enjoy a more leisurely fishing experience, panfishing for species like bluegill and shellcracker is a great option on Lake Kissimmee. These fish are abundant and can be caught year-round, particularly in areas with abundant vegetation and shallow waters. Anglers often use simple setups, such as a light spinning rod with live worms or crickets, to catch these panfish. This method is perfect for families and novice anglers, as it offers a fun and straightforward way to enjoy fishing on the lake. Whether you're targeting largemouth bass, crappie, or panfish, Lake Kissimmee provides diverse fishing opportunities that cater to all skill levels and preferences.

What species are popular in Lake Kissimmee?

Lake Kissimmee, nestled in central Florida, is renowned for its diverse fish population, offering anglers a variety of species to target throughout the year. Largemouth bass reign supreme in Lake Kissimmee, attracting anglers from far and wide seeking trophy-sized catches. With its extensive shallow grass beds, submerged vegetation, and abundant structure, Lake Kissimmee provides an ideal habitat for bass to thrive. Anglers can employ various techniques such as flipping and pitching soft plastics, casting topwater lures, and working crankbaits along drop-offs and weed edges to entice these prized game fish.

In addition to largemouth bass, Lake Kissimmee boasts healthy populations of panfish, including bluegill and crappie, which provide anglers with plenty of action. Bluegill, with their voracious appetites and willingness to bite, can be found in abundance around submerged vegetation and structure, particularly during the warmer months. Anglers targeting bluegill in Lake Kissimmee can use small jigs, live bait such as worms or crickets, or even fly fishing techniques to hook into these feisty fish. Crappie, known for their delicious flesh and schooling behavior, can be found around submerged trees, docks, and brush piles, particularly during their spawning season in the spring.

Catfish are another popular species targeted by anglers in Lake Kissimmee, providing excellent fishing opportunities year-round. Channel catfish, blue catfish, and flathead catfish can all be found in the lake's waters, with each species offering its own unique challenge to anglers. Catfish can be caught using a variety of baits, including live bait such as worms, cut bait, and prepared stink baits. Whether fishing from shore, a boat, or kayak, Lake Kissimmee offers anglers of all skill levels a wealth of fishing opportunities and memorable experiences.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    We were able to schedule a bow fishing trip with captain Bobby. We had an absolutely amazing experience with him. Ended up shooting a ton of fish and saw them constantly. Bobby was knowledgeable and very personable. I would recommend booking with Bobby, we will next time we’re in the area.

    Taylor A. with Randy D. of Kissimmee, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    5star fishing with Randy. My daughter & I had a wonderful time.

    Judith J. with Randy D. of Kissimmee, Florida

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