About Us Ojai Angler

Marc Mitrany of Ojai Angler Fishing Guide Service
Keith Covey of World Wide Fishing Guide

About Us Ojai Angler

Pro Guide Marc Mitrany Owner Operater of

Ojai Angler Fishing Guide Service with son Corbyn at Lake Casitas


The key to successful bass fishing in Southern California

lies in technique.

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Welcome to Ventura Country! Come fish for bass with us on Lake Casitas in Ojai, Southern California bass capital.

Hello, Thank you for visiting Ojai Angler. Marc Mitrany a Ojai Valley Native, and entrepreneur that started Ojai Angler Professional Fishing Guide Services in 1996 to share my experience and expert fishing knowledge with anyone who wants or likes to GO FISHING. Ojai Angler Guide Services fishes Lake Casitas almost every day, with nineteen consecutive years guiding 200-plus days per year. 

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As your guide, Marc and his team of professionals are 100% fully licenced bonded and insured will take you to the spots where the big fish are being caught. Sharing his knowledge and experience on Lake Casitas since 1973 just miles form Marc's childhood home. In is pre-teen years he was always at the lake! Ojai Angler motto: we want you to relax and enjoy yourself, have a exceptional trip with exceptional service and earn your loyalty.  We thrive on our repeat clients and referrals. We offer the best so that you come back. Please visit our Testimonial page.

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Our bass fishing trips are designed for all anglers from first timers to advanced fisherman. With having two of our own children, We really enjoy teaching young anglers of all ages the art of angling. Giving them the experience to learn these skills that have value too use all their life. 

While on a chartered trip, We do not fish. We deliver the demonstration lesson and help educate you to advance your skills. We are here to teach and coach you on techniques and timing for catching bigger fish and more fish on a professional level.

Marc's is the number one guide on the lake and has a strong back ground in customer service that was developed by working as a manager at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa "Five Diamond rating" and Spa and Golf Resort. From tournament fishing locally Marc love's to fish fresh and salt water. 

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Marc appeared on the Adventure Guides Fishing Edition Host John Dietsch.Marc has been featured in Field and Stream, on the cover of California Fishing and Hunting News. Also a entire chapter of, " The Definitive Guide to Fishing in Southern California" by Chris Shaffer features Marc as the expert guide on Casitas. Press releases include: BassMasters Magizine by Craig Lamb, Forbes by Monte Burke, Sunset, California Game and Fish, LA Times by Pete Thomas, Orange County Register by Dave Strege and Star Free Press news papers.

ojai big bass home 5Marc's recent exposure on BASS THE MOVIE was a film by Jamie Howard that features Marc Mitrany fishing with conventional gear and professional fly fisherman John Sherman on the fly rod. Also Bill Dance, IGFA Hall of Fame angler calls Bass The Movie" a true gift to the sport".

Marc's unique guide service has be seen on:


outdoor channel   abc channel 7   sportsman channel



Things To Bring

  • Valid Fishing License
  • Adequate Clothing
  • Hat, Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  • Rain Suit (If Necessary)

The Fish

Lake Casitas is home to plenty of Largemouth Bass and other kinds of Bass. Catfish and Carp are also known to be found. Take a look at our fishing reports to see what kinds of fish you can catch.

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