Celebrating 17 consecutive years! since 1996
Open 7 days a week year round
Marc Mitrany an Ojai Valley Native, and entrepreneur started Ojai Angler Professional Fishing Guide Services to share his experience and expert fishing knowledge. Ojai Angler, fishes Lake Casitas almost every day, seventeen consecutive years guiding 200-plus days per year. As your guide, Marc will take you to the spots where the big fish are snapping. Sharing 30 years of knowledge and experience on Casitas, can't be beat when you want smokin' bass action.
Marc's strong back ground in customer service was developed working as a manager at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa a world class five diamond rated, Spa and Golf Resort. From tournament fishing to the fresh and salt water destinations in Alaska, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Louisiana, Panama and Hawaii.
Marc's expertise has captured the media's attention. Marc appears regularly with Keith Covey of World Wide Fishing Guide on the Outdoor Channel, 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.
Marc's recent exposure BASS THE MOVIE a Film by Jamie Howard features Marc Mitrany fishing with conventional gear and professional fly fisherman John Sherman on the fly rod. Bill Dance, IGFA Hall of Fame angler calls Bass The Movie" a true gift to the sport". Marc's unique guide service and style is demonstrated and supported by our clients and the fishing industry.
- Full day or half day trips
- All top of the line Rods & Reels
- All tackle supplied
- Artificial lure, live bait or combo trips available
- Box lunches available
- Beverages supplied (No alcohol)
- 1 day California fishing licenses available at Bait shop or Sports store
- Photos of you and your catch e-mailed to you at no charge
- Beginners and Junior Anglers always welcome
- Expert at live shad specialty fishing techniques
- Tournament style artificial finesse fishing
- Including drop shot, split shot, Texas, Carolina darter head rigg's
- Teaching about structure fishing with football head jigs, Plastic worms and Vertical jigging spoons.
- Swimbaits, Jerkbaits, Spinnerbaits, Buzzbaits, and Topwater baits.
Nancy Carbajal and Pro Guide Marc Mitrany display the 13.5 pound Lake Casitas Trophy Largemouth Bass caught and released on April 17 2009.
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