Dr. Crappie

Capt. Loel Johnson Lake Wales, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Central Florida is lucky to have great access to saltwater fishing and freshwater fishing alike. Dr. Crappie of Lake Wales, Florida will show you some of the best freshwater fishing Florida has to offer.

Captain Loel Johnson, Dr. Crappie, is an award-winning tournament angler. He is a Florida native who has been fishing the waters of Central Florida for many years. Captain Loel is one of the area’s top Crappie hunters. He enjoys sharing his passion and love of fishing with anyone who’s lucky enough to go fishing with him. Grab your friends or family and come experience fishing with one of the best in the business!

Captain Loel commands a 24’ custom pontoon boat with a 200HP Suzuki engine. His striking vessel is outfitted with a live well for fresh bait and modern electronics to aid in the search of fish like a fish finder, GPS, and a radar. All of the safety gear on board has been approved by the USCG. Captain Loel’s boat also has a cooler on board to store your drinks and snacks as well as a shade to shield you from the sun. A toilet is on board for your comfort and convenience.

When you schedule a trip with Dr. Crappie you and your guests will be supplied with all of the necessary equipment for a successful day on the water. Top of the line rods, reels, lures, and tackle are provided as well as fresh bait and the fishing license for you and your guests. Captain Loel offers fishing trips for up to 4 guests. He welcomes children and anglers of all skill level to join in on the fun.

The lakes Captain Loel fishes are famous for their Crappie fishing and Bluegill. You may also have a chance to catch a Redfish or 2 when you hit the freshwaters of Central Florida with Dr. Crappie. After an incredible day of catching fish, ask Captain Loel about his amazing night trip that he offers.

Book your trip today with Dr. Crappie and award winning Captain Loel Johnson of Lake Wales, Florida for a cooler full of fish and memories that last a lifetime!

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  Launch Location

1400 Grape Hammock Road, Lake Wales

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Trips start at $200

2 Trips

1-4 guests

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2017 24' Pontoon Boat

200 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Adults Only
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • Crew Keeps Catch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Smoking
  • No Hard Liquor. Beer Allowed.
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

Select an Available Trip

private

HALF DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip runs 4.5 hours. We'll target Panfish Bluegill, Shell Cracker, Sunfish, and more on this trip

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private

3/4 DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 4:00pm to 10:00pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

On this 6.5 hour we'll target Black Crappie.

Close details

Fish Species

Bluegill
Crappie
Redfish

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Life Raft
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • EPIRB
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Facilities

  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • Livewell

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Handline
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Adults Only
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • Crew Keeps Catch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Smoking
  • No Hard Liquor. Beer Allowed.
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Inshore
  • Lake
  • River

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Loel Johnson

Boat Type

Pontoon Boat

Boat Length

24

Year Built

2017

Engine Manufacturer

Suzuki

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

200 HP