/ Thursday, May 13th, 2010

There’s more to explore in Walt Disney World, as guests of all ages can enjoy catch-and-release fishing led by expert guides in the waters in front of the Magic Kingdom. Join Lou Mongello from WDW Radio as he spends a day on the water for some magic outside the theme parks

Fishing Excursions
Cast out your line and reel in the fun on a 2-hour fishing excursion on the lakes of Walt Disney World Resort. Embark on a guided bass fishing excursion—available year-round—with up to 4 friends aboard a 21-foot Tracker pontoon boat.

All Walt Disney World Resort Guided Fishing Excursions include:

  • An experienced guide
  • Rod and reel
  • Tackle
  • Artificial and live bait
  • Beverages (Guests may not bring beverages, food or coolers aboard)
  • One year BASS (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society) membership, which includes 11 issues of Bassmaster Magazine (One membership per excursion)

Fishing Excursion times and prices (subject to change):

  • 7:00 a.m. – $270 USD
  • 10:00 a.m. – $270 USD
  • 1:30 p.m. – $235 USD (for solo fishers)

Extended excursions are also available (additional fees apply).

Fishing Excursions take place along the following Walt Disney World Resort waterways:

  • Bay Lake
  • Seven Seas Lagoon
  • Village Lake
  • Crescent Lake
  • World Showcase Lagoon

Guided Fishing Excursions are available at the following marinas:

Call (407) 939-BASS or (407) 939-2277 to make a reservation or simply book Your Fishing Excursion online now and a Fishing Coordinator will contact you in 12 – 24 hours.

Dockside Fishing
For a more casual fishing environment, Dockside Fishing at Walt Disney World Resort is also available—without advance reservations—at the following Resort locations:



8 thoughts on “Bass Fishing Excursion at Walt Disney World”

  1. mike says:

    great video lou. heads up that the prices you quote in the video don’t match the prices listed in the text below it.

  2. Curt says:

    Our (then seven year old) daughter did the kids fishing excursion at Old Key West. It was not well known at the time and there were only two kids on the boat for two hours with two cast members. My daughter caught about 40 (yes, forty) fish during the trip, but it’s all catch and release. She had a great time!

  3. jenlar says:

    I am so happy to see your report on the fishing excursions at WDW! We did one a couple of years ago and it was an absolute blast. I do a lot of bass fishing so I didn’t need a lot of “attention” from the guide, but my husband and kids were fairly new at the sport. Our guide told us that she would do as little as drive the boat, or so much that all we had to do was “hold the pole”. It was great not to have to spend my time helping the kids (then about 6 & 8) and really get to enjoy *watching* them fish, while fishing myself.

    Something that you didn’t mention about the fishing trips… you can fish in World Showcase Lagoon before Epcot opens. It was incredible to watch my favorite park wake up!

  4. mike says:

    looks like you fixed. when my boys are old enough, we are DEFINITELY doing this.

  5. Mark says:

    We love to do the excursions! We’ve done one ever year on our January trip for the past 4 years. We have fished in both the Seven Seas Lagoon/Bay Lake and the Epcot waters. I have to say, the view of the MK is amazing, but the fishing inside Epcot and around the Boardwalk is MUCH better! On the last trip, I believe we boated a total of 40+ fish with the smallest being about 2lbs, and the largest being about 7lbs! Lots of fun for the whole family!

    I’d highly recommend it!

  6. D.J. says:

    That has to be one of the sweetest jobs at WDW!!

    Who wouldn’t want to go fishing under the Monorail!!

    Thanks Lou for another great report!

  7. Ricky Kirkland says:

    Hey Lou !!

    Great video !!! Love the theme music in the background !!! Hilarious !!

    Keep up the great work with the website and show!!!

    God Bless

  8. Jack says:

    FIshing was fun. Guide was very helpful and pleasant. Best fishing was in the Epcot World Showcase Lagoon. One negative…they give you a one year complimentary membership to bass magizine and then you start getting tons of junk mail from everyone selling outdoor gear etc. The fishing was great though.