Shane Ellis Fishing Service

Shane Ellis Fishing Service
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Guntersville, AL 35976, US

About Shane Ellis Fishing Service

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Things you can expect when you
book a trip with Captain Shane Ellis!

How to target cover
Learn what baits are the best choice
Learn what the bass do during certain conditions
Learn how tournaments are won on the Lake
How to navigate the lake
How to utilize sonar and GPS electronics
Witness beautiful Alabama scenery
We practice Catch and Release
We also offer guided fishing trips on nearby Weiss Lake, Neely Henry Lake and Logan Martin Lake
All anglers pre-fishing for tournaments are welcome!

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Guntersville FIshing Charter Understanding eddies and current seams are critical at Guntersville
What is an eddy? It is an area inwhich the natural flow of current is disrupted by an object creating a back flow or swirling of water. This effect creates an optimal feeding zone for all species of bass. At guntersville this effect occurs around bridges,islands,boathouses and other natural hard structure. By targeting these areas with the proper cast you can often catch several bass in a short period of time and often the largest bass in the lake will feed in these areas. What is a current seam? This is a linear formed path of current that is slower than the surrounding current. Like an eddy it is caused by hard structure deflecting and changing the flow of current. This effect can often be found near dams and is especially attractive to smallmouth and spotted bass. This week we have had immense current flow on the tennesee river and these current breaks have yielded outstanding catches. Last Thursday my client and I landed around 30 fish and several were over 4lbs. If you are inter
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By Guntersville FIshing Charter on 5/21/2022 • Views (146)
SPECTACULAR. This week at guntersville has been simply spectacular. I guided everyday and we caught them basically every cast everyday. We landed over 200 this week and caught tons of fish in the 3-5lb class. The best pattern has been river channel...

By Guntersville FIshing Charter on 5/14/2022 • Views (264)
Guntersville is absolutely spectacular right now. Day 1 of the MLF pro series 95th place was 14lbs and over 25lbs was leading. Common sentiment from the tournament anglers is Guntersville is the best largemouth bass fishery in the world only r...

By Guntersville FIshing Charter on 5/5/2022 • Views (169)
Wow what a lake. We landed 50 today and got bit on every stop. At daylight there is a major shad spawn and we had fish blowing up all around us. We caught them on a spook,spinnerbait and jerkbait. Then when the sun got bright we were able...

By Guntersville FIshing Charter on 4/28/2022 • Views (447)
This is one of my favorite times of the year. A big group of fish spawned on the full moon and they are migrating towards their post spawn staging areas and some are moving into their summer areas. Bream are on bed and shad are spawning. This makes...

By Guntersville FIshing Charter on 4/21/2022 • Views (492)
Now it's getting fun out there. The fish are in all 3 phases and can be found in 18 inches out to 18 feet. You can catch them on any bait in your box as long as you find the right group of fish and present the bait to them at the correct time o...

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