Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Average Catch: During the summer, the number of bass caught on 4-hour trips generally ranges from 10 to 15. When bass are more aggressive and active, a catch of 20 to 30 can be expected. Even on the worst of days, you can look to catch 5 to 8. The average size bass is about 3 pounds. However, 5 pounders are caught almost everyday. Catching a 7 to 8 pound bass is fairly common, but it is not everyday you land one. As for 10+ pound trophy bass, we catch at Toho all year round – just not as many during the summer as in the cool winter months, when the bass feed throughout the day. But, you never know what will happen – an 8 to 10 pound lunker may be your very next fish.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Lake Conditions: Water temperatures range from the mid-80s to the upper 80s. Over the winter and spring months, the lake levels are gradually lowered about 2 ½ feet to prevent possible flooding conditions during our summer rainy season. As the water level is lowered, the bass move out to open water hydrilla fields, where large numbers of bass congregate in groups. When the bass relocate to this deeper water, we relocate, too. No need now to catch one fish here and another over there. We anchor our boat in or near the hydrilla beds and catch good numbers of fish at each location before moving on – a more efficient use of our time.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Bait: As always, we recommend wild shiners for numbers of bass—and especially trophy-size bass. Artificial lures also can be very productive, provided you have the right conditions. Top-water baits are favored for early morning fishing. Plastic worms, flukes, sinkos, rattletraps, and spinner baits are the most productive lures used on Lake Toho and the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes. So whether you prefer wild shiners or artificial lures, give us a call and we'll set you up with a great fishing adventure on beautiful West Lake Tohopecaliga – the Number #1 Trophy Bass Lake in USA!
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Water Levels: The lake level is lowered 2 ½ feet to prepare for the typical afternoon rains. When the level is lowered, the bass move out to open water hydrilla fields. Large numbers of bass congregate in groups over the hydrilla beds. Then we can anchor our boat in special spots and catch good numbers of fish before moving on.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Lake Conditions: Water temperatures are in the mid-80s. Air temperatures, however, vary during the day. They are usually in the mid 70s at daybreak, in the mid 80s by 10 AM, and in the low to mid 90s in the afternoon. During the months of July, August, and September, we recommend our clients book their trophy bass fishing trips for no more than 4, 5, or possibly 6 hours, beginning at first light. No matter how hot it gets as the day wears on, the first 3 1//2 hours of daylight can be some of the fastest fishing of the year.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Spring is one of the most enjoyable times to be out on Lake Toho for a little freshwater fishing. The weather in Central Florida at this time of the year is almost always incredibly nice -- sunny and clear. Lake Toho Fishing Report: We offer four, five, six, and eight hour trips up until the middle of June. However, when the afternoons become too hot, the bass stop feeding, and we discourage guide trips longer than six hours. As always, the most productive time to fish for trophy bass is during the early hours of the day. A light rain or thunderstorm may occur before the day is over, but it likely will be too late in the day to interrupt your fishing.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Lake Toho trophy bass are being caught at a rate like never before.
Bass fishing on Lake Toho doesn't get any better than it has been this year in 2015. The weather
this winter has been very mild. With temperatures averaging in the upper 70's to lower 80's which
has made the bass fishing fast and furious. All of our bass guides that work for us at A.J.'s Freelancer
Bass Guides Service have been catching record numbers of 10 pound plus trophy Florida Bass. We
are half way through Lake Toho's peak trophy bass season. The peak season runs through the middle
of May so, there's still time to catch your trophy bass of a life time in Lake Toho's grassy waters.The 2015
has also been a banner year for Freelancer Bass Guide Service. Get your Lake Toho Bass Fishing
Charter reservation in while we still have dates available. Our goal is to send you home with a photo
of a catch worth bragging about and a BIG, ear-to-ear grin on your face. Looking forward to fishing with
you ya'l. Bass wishes, Capt. James Jackson