ANGLERS & FRIENDS BASS BUSTERS had a great weekend on Lake Okeechobee. Here are the latest results as of 6 hours ago. Saturday 9-19-09 was the Silver Division. With 22 teams fishing and a great day on the lake, First Place Overall went to the team of Jeff Justice and Danny Shelton with 22.01 Pounds. […]

BASSonline Staff, I just wanted to say thank you for such a wonderful trip. My father and I just completed a 2 day bass fishing trip on the Sept 12-13 and we had a blast. Capt. Brett Isackson was our guide and he was outstanding. Brett had a great personality and was a joy to […]

First Place overall went to the team of Danny Williams and Malcolm McCollum with a total weight of 35.19 pounds for the two days. First Place Big Bass went to the team of Jeff and Jared McMillan with a 6.53 pound Big Bass. Second Place overall went to the team of John Burke and Bill […]

Source: Copyright 2009, National Public Radio Date: June 23, 2009 Byline: Greg Allen Original URL:Audio Residents of the towns that line the southern rim of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee know about the benefits and risks of living next to one of the nation’s largest freshwater lakes. Many have relatives who survived the massive flood of 1926 […]

Silver Division, Saturday Feb 21, 2009. Cold and windy was the forecast and it came true. Rim Ditch running hot in the morning but by afternoon the lake was the ticket back to the dock. First Place went to the team of Turner and Locke with a total weight of 21.52 lbs. and Frist palce […]

Lake Okeechobee‘s water level is at 12.52 feet above sea level on Friday. That is over one foot higher than it was before Tropical Storm Fay crossed the lake. The South Florida Water Management District said at least 6 inches fell on the lake. And it will continue to rise as stormwater run-off from the […]

BY ED KILLER edward.killer@scripps.com Tuesday, August 12, 2008 OKEECHOBEE — This small lakeside community and its even tighter-knit fishing community was shaken Sunday by news that one of its well-known anglers and business owners was suddenly gone. Paul “Bubba” Helton, 57, of Okeechobee fell from his bass boat Saturday afternoon while returning to Okeechobee from […]

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ New islands, rising from Lake Okeechobee like a bass fisherman’s version of Atlantis, could become a tourist-attracting, economic alternative for the Florida city of Pahokee’s life after U.S. Sugar. The state’s proposed $1.75 billion buyout of U.S. Sugar to further Everglades restoration threatens to leave Pahokee and other Glades cities without […]

Freshwater anglers fishing in Lake Okeechobee are reminded that new size rules are now in effect for bass and crappie. Black or largemouth bass must now be a minimum size of 18 inches total length to be kept. There is still a 5-bass bag limit and only one larger than 22 inches may be kept. […]

By STACEY SINGER Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Saturday, June 28, 2008 Standing on his skiff, hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II grew more confident with each cast into the salty shallows of Florida Bay – snook or no snook.His goal was more ambitious than catching a few fish. He hoped to persuade Florida’s […]