Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide
Captain Michael Shellen is a full time resident of Okeechobee Florida and has been fishing Lake Okeechobee since 1979. Michael is President of the Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide Association and is licensed by the United States Coast Guard. Captain Mike fishes from a Ranger 521VX equipped with a 225 hp Mercury Optimax motor. Mike’s boat is equipped with all the latest technology including: + a Minn-Kota 101 Trolling Motor that is whisper quiet to move you silently into position to catch a big bass, + a Lowrance GPS in the dash and a Lowrance Sonar unit on the bow, + ample storage to keep all your gear below deck + and a built-in cooler to keep your lunch and beverages cold. Captain Mike is also an outdoor writer with weekly columns featured in Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers and the “Penny Saver Magazine”. Mike also writes a monthly column for “Outdoor Florida Magazine”, “Woods ‘N’ Water Magazine”, “Coastal Angler Magazine” and “Okeechobee Magazine”. And, Captain Mikes fishing reports are features on Fishin.com and Okeechobee360.com. Be sure to check out my regular fishing reports on the “Big O”. I update them regularly! Click HERE or click on “Fishing Reports” on the menu above.
Captain Nathan Shellen is a second generation Lake Okeechobee Fishing Guide, and has fished Lake Okeechobee since he was a young boy. This valuable experience and time on the water has enabled Nate to develop valuable knowledge. He has studied for years the seasonal patterns of the bass and how to best catch them. Nathan is the future of Shellen Guide Service and has quickly developed a loyal clientele. His innate ability to find fish for his clients to catch, has earned him the title of Okeechobee’s top young guide.He has received Certificate of Excellence 3 years running from TripAdvisor. Aside from fishing Nathan is a Christian and a family man. Spending his spare time with his wife Kristi and his children Emma and Ethan.