October Lake Toho Fishing Report

It’s the Fall and we’re in a transition period here in Orlando Florida. The day’s are getting cooler and as always at this time of year the FWC (Florida Wildlife Commision) has begun to spray and kill off the hydrilla in Lake Toho. Now you may be wondering why would they do this? Well it’s not without good reason. Hydrilla in Lake Toho during the summer here in Florida grows extremely fast. Up to 2 inches a day in some cases. While it is great for the fishing it tends to overrun portions of the lake, like bass spawning flats […]

Texas rigged worm

5 Best baits for fishing Florida right now

This is one of my favorite times for fishing Florida. The day’s are becoming cooler and the fish are fatter than ever! While some fish have begun to spawn in their hidey holes. The majority of the bass are still on pre-spawn grass edges gorging themselves to get ready for the winter and their time to spawn. In the last article I went over how to find these pre-spawn areas. You can find that article here. In this article we’re going to go over how to catch these fish! Worm/Senko – I put these two together because I essentially use […]

Spawning bass

Let the spawn begin

December in Central Florida, is a special time of year for the bass. The water temperatures are slowly falling, the day’s are at their shortest, and it’s making all the bass friskier than ever. Yes, that’s right. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the start of the spawn. While northern bass are hunkering down for the winter, Florida bass are getting it on. And as a bass angler it’s time to take advantage of natures most wonderful event. While the spawn down in South Florida and Okeechobee is already underway. Central Florida’s bass (being a little farther […]

Giant Lake Toho bass

Lake Toho Winter News Flash!

Thanksgiving is the beginning of our peak season for catching trophy sized bass here in Kissimmee Florida on West Lake Toho. This is the time of year where we catch more bass in the 10-pound plus range than any other time of year, and to make it even better Hurricane Irma was a big benefit to the bass fishing on Lake Toho. Water levels rose three to four feet after the hurricane and it flushed out the lake and cleaned up the grass fields and water. Which has already made for some fantastic fall fishing and will make this winter […]

Lake Toho rainbow

Fall Fishing Report

Our fall season on West Lake Toho here in Kissimmee Florida has started with a bang. Hurricane Irma came through early September and raised the water level on Lake Toho nearly 4 feet. Because of this the water has been flowing from one leg to another which has made for some of the best fall Florida bass fishing that we’ve seen in years. Lake Toho bass have been bunching up in groups on the outside edges of hydrilla where the water has been moving down the lake. Wild shiners have been the best way to get big numbers of bass […]

Hurricane Irma’s affects on the future of Orlando’s Lake Toho

This is Captain Jackson owner and operator of AJ’s Freelancer Bass Guide service with a short update post hurricane Irma. If you haven’t seen our first update the Orlando fishing has become very active since the hurricane. It was actually a benefit to the lake and the Corp of engineers in the state of Florida have opened the locks up dumping water out of all the lakes which has created fast moving water down by the locks at the South end of the lake. The Orlando bass fishing has become extremely active in these areas of moving water with great […]

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Feeding frenzy! Lake Toho News Flash!

Bass fishing on Lake Toho post hurricane Irma has been unbelievably productive. The hurricane did nothing but help the bass fishing become as active as I’ve seen it in over a decade. The key to this fast action is the high water levels. The state of Florida and the department of engineers are dumping water from one lake to the next. So even though they have the locks wide-open on Lake Toho the water level is staying up higher than we’ve seen in years. East Lake Toho is being dumped into West Lake Toho and West Lake Toho is being […]

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Lake Toho’s finally back after Irma

Thankfully the Central Florida/ Orlando area didn’t get hit as bad as some other parts of Florida. But it did still affect Lake Toho’s fishing. Lake Toho initially only rose about a foot after the storm. But with all the nearby creeks continuously draining into West Lake Toho over the following week, the water quickly rose another 3 feet. While many docks were flooded no houses lucky were affected by the high water. But this sudden rise quickly scattered the fish, and the extreme amounts of new, oxygen low water, made the fish sluggish. Luckily though the states locking system […]

How hurricane Irma will affect Florida’s bass fishing

With hurricane Irma on the way I’m sure many people are wondering how it will affect the bass fishing and if you’re a fishing freak like me you’re not going to let the storm stop you from fishing the week after. The two main problems that every hurricane brings are it’s extreme winds combined with extreme amounts of rain. Numerous amounts of debris will be blown into the lakes. Along with the debris, the water will be stirred heavily from the winds and will become extremely muddy.  This will be at its worse on the wind blown sides (areas where […]

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Orlando Fishing, Orlando’s True Main Attraction

While Disney, Universal, and Orlando’s many other attractions are the main focus for most people who make the trip to Central Florida. Orlando’s natural attractions, specifically Orlando’s fishing is often overlooked. But for those who step onto a boat with an Orlando fishing guide the event quickly becomes the highlight of there trip. While Disney and Universal are fun some have realized that Orlando’s fishing is its true main attraction. While Orlando houses many lakes, Lake Tohopekaliga, or Lake Toho for short is the creme of the crop. Lake Toho is home to some of the best bass fishing in […]