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Welcome to the online home of Lonnie Cochran’s Alabama Bass Fishing Guide Service. Lonnie Cochran is a professional guide specializing in bass fishing on Lake Guntersville, Chickamauga Lake, Smith Lake, and Logan Martin Lake. When you come bass fish with us you can expect to learn different techniques ranging from shallow to deep water presentations. While we are happy to fish whatever technique you would like, we also like to let the fish tell us what to do. When you fish with Lonnie Cochran’s Alabama Bass Fishing Guide Service, you can rest assured that we will work hard to ensure you have the best day possible on the water. Come fish with us, and let us make your experience on one of Alabama's premier lakes one to remember for a lifetime!

Tournament Prefishing

We fish multiple tournaments every year, and have a solid understanding of prefishing techniques. We’d be happy to provide you with a prefishing guide trip to get you ready for your next tournament.


We have multiple guides to accomodate larger trips


January 26, 2018

Well I went out today looking for some more fish in some new areas. I covered a lot of water and had some dead time that I was not getting bit. I eventually got around some fish that wanted to eat and  I ended up with a decent 5 fish limit.  There was three different areas that…

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January 24, 2018

I spent the weekend on smith lake so I Went out today to see how things were going on Guntersville  after the ice melted. Things are looking up from the last time I was on Guntersville with all the ice, the water temps were up to 44 degrees in places. I found some decent fish today…

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Catching Spots and Stripe on Smith Lake

January 22, 2018
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January 22, 2018
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Client Catch Gallery – December 2017

December 29, 2017
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December 18, 2017

Well I took a friend of mine over to Weiss lake today and chased crappie around we got on them pretty good again we had only 40 keepers with the size limit being 10 inches but I guess we must have caught over a 150 at least they were a lot of 9 to 9 3/4 inch…

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Chickamauga Trip

December 12, 2017

Well we spent another day on Chickamauga chasing bass we caught a few good ones following shad around. We were still throwing A rigs (3 hooks) crank baits and jerkbaits in water 3 to 20 feet had a good day catching quite a few bass and even some stripe lots of fun. we have trips…

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Cold Water Giants – Lake Chickamauga

December 5, 2017

  Another captain and I had a great day on Lake Chickamauga today catching both largemouth and striped bass. In total we caught around 30 largemouth, and other 10 or 12 stripe. We had one really large stripe and a hungry largemouth that tipped the scales at 9.9lbs!   The cold weather may be coming,…

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Client Catch Gallery – July 2016

July 21, 2016

Below are pictures of fish caught by my clients, and a few of my catches from the last year as well. This gallery covers some of my guide trips from Fall 2015 up to July 2016.

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