Captain
Jim Leary

Member since November 2015

Guntersville, United States

Background
Captain Jim Leary has over 23 years of experience on the water. He grew up in a small town in Ohio, fishing the ponds with his father and grandfather. Having extensively fished the big waters of Lake Erie and the smaller inland lakes in Ohio, Jim started participating in various tournaments. His passion for Bass fishing began when his friend Steve took him around a local lake, so he decided to start his own charter business and share the knowledge with his guests. And even now, being an owner of a successful company, Jim enjoys taking part in fishing tournaments.
Techniques
When it comes to Guntersville we have many options of fishing either from deep rock to shallow grass. We love fishing.

Hey, I'm Captain Jim Leary

Guntersville, United States
Background
Captain Jim Leary has over 23 years of experience on the water. He grew up in a small town in Ohio, fishing the ponds with his father and grandfather. Having extensively fished the big waters of Lake Erie and the smaller inland lakes in Ohio, Jim started participating in various tournaments. His passion for Bass fishing began when his friend Steve took him around a local lake, so he decided to start his own charter business and share the knowledge with his guests. And even now, being an owner of a successful company, Jim enjoys taking part in fishing tournaments.
Techniques
When it comes to Guntersville we have many options of fishing either from deep rock to shallow grass. We love fishing.

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Fishing Reports

Fall Is Fun On Guntersville

October 25, 2018

October is coming to an end and the big girls are still a little funky..But Guntersville has a bright future we have had a week of incredible numbers. And on the last trip we noticed some are growing up.… Read Full Report →


Guntersville Is Fishing Awesome

October 09, 2018

Heres an update for Lake Guntersville : Water temp was 77 degrees in the mornings and the Most recent is 82 at the beginning of the day, TVA keeps fluctuating the water .. And that is hurting the frog bite.… Read Full Report →


Gone Fishing

July 09, 2018

Fishing Continues To Be Awesome! Guntersville Is Still Producing. And Its July. Whats going on out here? The bass keep biting, but its not all easy, we just keep adjusting and its producing. Water Temp 83 Clarity 2-3 feet… Read Full Report →


Best June That I Can Remember

June 23, 2018

Summer Time Is Knocking On The Door... But that doesn't mean the fishing stops. Just means you need to slow down just a little.. Water temps are creeping up to 84 by mid morning .. We've been busy and… Read Full Report →


Guntersville Is A Fun Place To Be

May 20, 2018

The last couple weeks have been absolutely a blast and will continue to get better, big fish and bigger fish continue to show up on post spawn spots by the day.. and they are hungry. Read Full Report →


Lake Guntersville Bass Fishing Report 2/

February 12, 2018

Guntersville is getting a makeover this week. Mother Nature has dumped a lot of rain on Lake Guntersville and with the rain we have current with a average outflow of 123,000 cubic feet per second and raising water 595.5… Read Full Report →


Lake Guntersville Bass Guides Fishing Re

January 13, 2018

Lake Guntersville was a fun place to be this week after the ice off, the largemouth was fired up and hungry and you didn't have to guess if you had a bite or not you just about lost your… Read Full Report →


2018 Might Be The Year We All Remember

January 04, 2018

Here we are, its 2018 and Lake Guntersville is still producing big bass. Mother Nature greeted Gville with a massive cold front on New Years Day, on Saturday we had our annual New Years Day Tournament and we seen… Read Full Report →


Lake Guntersville Producing Big Bass

November 13, 2017

Lake Guntersville is still showing why she's a beast when it comes to Lakes especially on the Tennessee River.  Producing bass and big ones at that.  I had to leave her as the big ones started to bite to… Read Full Report →


GBG WINS JAKKED BAITS AND SPRO FROG OPEN

October 19, 2017

Lake Guntersville's Frog Bite is happening and we was able to win two major tournaments, the Jakked Baits Open 19.23lbs and SPRO Frog Open 20.81lbs And if your not in to throwing a frog then your in luck I… Read Full Report →


September was a Blast

October 02, 2017

Lake Guntersville really showed out this September. I witnessed some of the best fishing this year so far. Plenty of fish and some really nice ones and plenty.. Seen many bass chasing the hooked one to the boat. Well… Read Full Report →


August is Hot And So Is The Fishing We H

August 17, 2017

Lake Guntersville has giants and this week has proved it once again. I don't know if they are coming out of hiding or if I am just on something special.  Fishing random areas has been paying off this past… Read Full Report →


Young Anglers Caught EM

August 07, 2017

Lake Guntersville is not disappointing at all and matter of fact id have to say that the fishing is above normal for this time of year.. And we are having a blast. With some cooler nights the water temp… Read Full Report →


Lake Guntersville June 7th

June 07, 2017

Its been a busy 12 days for me, finished up the week before Memorial Day weekend with some good trips on the Big G then left for Kentucky Lake early Saturday morning for the Triton Owners Tournament. Guntersville Bass… Read Full Report →


Warm Temps have the bass eating

January 17, 2017

After the cold last week the Big G has not missed a lick, with having the best day of fishing in a long time with some real Donkeys and 70 degree days this place is about to pop off… Read Full Report →

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Darren P.
Tuscaloosa, AL
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VERIFIED   April 21, 2018
Today had probably the worst fishing conditions you could ask for.It was raining,the wind was blowing 30mph and we still caught...
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Steve O.
Birmingham, AL
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 11, 2018
Great day of fishing, Captain Jim put us on fish from the start, and we caught fish all day. He was great with the boys and...
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Don Z.
Sugar Grove, Illinois
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Fishing with Jim

VERIFIED   September 26, 2017
Jim was very informative, teaching multiple techniques and locations specific for Lake Guntersville.  The next day caught...
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Charlotte C.
Pelham, Alabama
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Half day trip with Jim Leary

VERIFIED   July 21, 2017
We really enjoyed our fishing trip with Captain Jim Leary. He is knowledgeable and friendly. His boat and equipment are excellent....
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