The Insanity Has Begun on Lake Toho

Spawning flats, spawning flats, spawning flats, this is the time of year on Lake Toho where if you’re not fishing on one you’re simply not catching fish. With the warm winter this year the fishing has been even better than usual! It’s some of the best fishing we’ve ever seen here on Lake Toho! We’ve been bringing in boat loads of big Lake Toho bass daily on our charters and we haven’t even gotten to the late February-early March crunch time for big bass! Figuring out what stage of the spawn these fish are in on a daily basis is […]

Lake Toho hydrilla

A little secret for winter bass in the south

While the lakes in the north may be frozen over at this time of year, the fishing in the south is in full throttle. There’s a little secret that may not be exploitable on all lakes but on the ones that do have it, you can find yourself a honey hole. That secret is hydrilla, alive and green hydrilla to be exact. Live vegetation at this time of year can be very hard to find and many anglers ignore searching for it. Most anglers will be looking for deep drop-offs or searching for spawning fish if they’re in Florida. But […]

Doubled up on Lake Toho Bass guide bass

The start of what could be a historic year for Lake Toho bass fishing

The weathermen are calling it! They’re saying it’s going to be a warm winter here in Florida. While I’m sure the weathermen are disappointed, all of the fishermen are excited. Because warm weather in the winter means good fishing, and especially good bass fishing. While bass fishing here in Florida is still amazing during the cold parts of winter, it can be exceptional during the warm parts. Because that is when massive waves of Florida pot bellys move up to the spawning flats, where there locations are very predictable and they become easier to catch. Due to the warm weather […]

How Weather Affects Fishing

Old timers usually have a few choice things to say about the best times to fish. Weather plays a big role in whether the fishing will be good on a given day. Weather Conditions While some weather patterns spell good fortune, other are bad omens for anglers. Fronts As cold fronts move in, they bring higher atmospheric pressure. With high pressure comes sluggish fish who’ll be disinterested in biting. Generally, fish will be sluggish for a few days after a storm moves out. Conversely, warm fronts bring lower pressure and storms, and that means good fishing. Low-pressure fronts will cause […]

Good Fishing Even After a Cold Front

On today’s Lake Toho bass fishing adventure the fishing was hot and heavy. We had a cold front pass thru the area the night before and even though we were fishing right after this cold front we still caught the heck out of fish for the first hour and a half! We couldn’t keep more than 2 rods in the water! The area that we were fishing is a spawning flat and the fish are beginning to load up in these areas. The bass fishing on Toho should get better and better as we move further into the spawning period. […]

The Truth Behind Cold Front Bass

  Why do cold fronts affect bass? Cold fronts are probably one of the most misunderstood weather conditions that face bass fisherman. We are going to break it down in a way so that it can be used as a tool to help you become a more consistent fisherman. There are several different things that happen in the water environment that cause bass to change how they feed. As a cold front approaches the bio-metric pressure begins to fall. A falling barometer does a few different things that has a positive effect on the fishing and it’s all about the […]

Big Florida bass on Lake Toho with artificial lures

West Lake Toho located in the small town of Kissimmee, just minutes from Disney world here in Central Florida is typically the top trophy bass lake in the state, and big wild Shiners are always the best way to catch these giant Florida bass. The fall season is a unique and special time for largemouth bass on Toho, there is a big increase of activity and the reason behind this is water temperatures are dropping to prime levels for Florida bass along with there instincts telling them to feed up for winter. Also during the summer months the U.S Corps […]