Captain Mark Shepard here with your March 4th, 2015 Lake Okeechobee fishing report.

Out in the water half day yesterday evening and half day this morning with Ken Schlagem, his 13 year old son John and 15 year old son Paul. Really special deal when you take kids out on the water here in South Florida, Okeechobee is the best lake to take them to. If you have never seen it… it is an incredible place, great numbers of fish and really pretty ones too. Kids learn a lot of stuff here…a little bit of live-bait fishing and just basic fishing in general. It has been a fantastic deal all the way around!  It is starting to calm down a little bit. If you have your own boat, start being careful with navigation. Specially with the trails, people do not realize but there are a lot of rocks in this place so you have to know where you are going.

This is Captain Mark Shepard, when you get a chance take a kid fishing.