Central Florida Bucketmouths

7th Street Southwest
Winter Haven FL, United States

Central Florida Bucketmouths is owned and operated by Captain Monte Goodman. He is a professional Bass fishing guide and a successful tournament angler who has been guiding for over 20 years. Captain Monte’s mission is to provide a safe, enjoyable, educational, and successful experience for all his guests.

Polk County is adorned by hundreds of lakes and spectacular natural resources which make this region a thriving fishery. The lakes of Central Florida you will fish include the Kissimmee Chain, Lake Toho, Walk in Water, Istokpoga, and the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes, as well as a few highly sought after private lakes and pits.

This area is perhaps the most famous for Largemouth Bass, which has countless fishing tournaments dedicated to it. The other fish species you can target include Catfish, Crappie, Sunfish, and other small Panfish.

Fishing is done aboard a 21’ Triton Bass boat originally built in 2010 with a capacity for up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Powered by a 250 HP Mercury Optimax Pro XS engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots. The fast and steady Bass boat is equipped with a GPS and a fishfinder which help locate the fish, and a livewell that holds the live well.

Central Florida includes rods, reels, tackle, and lures for fishing, as well as water and soft drinks. You are welcome to bring along snacks and lunch, as well as sunglasses, sunscreen, and an insect repellant. All passenger who are 16 years of age or older, must have a freshwater fishing license.

Captain Monte prides himself not only on the success of catch but also by providing outstanding customer service and helping his guests become better anglers.

Central Florida Bucketmouths is owned and operated by Captain Monte Goodman. He is a professional Bass fishing guide and a successful tournament angler who has been guiding for over 20 years. Captain Monte’s mission is to provide a safe, enjoyable,


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Boat Specs

Triton (Bass boat) originally built in 2010. Powered by a 250HP Mercury Optimax ProXS engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
3 persons
Types of Fishing
River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Kissimmee, Toho, Walk in Water, Istokpoga
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Bass (Largemouth)
 
Catfish

 
Crappie
 
Sunfish
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Adult and Child
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Adult and Child
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Abu Garcia and Penn
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
Up to 2 kids aged 5-10
 
You Keep Catch
Except Bass
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Bass are catch and release only
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard.

About the Captain

Monte Goodman
Winter Haven, Florida, United States
Member since May 2017
I've fished Central Florida waterways for over 30 years. Thanks to my father who is a fisherman and who got me started very early, I have managed to amass a vast experience. I have been a long time tournament fisherman and enjoy the thrill of competing.