About Tony

Tony Gore is a fully licensed and insured guide servicing Norfork Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, Norfork River, and the White River. He offers guided daytime trips 12 months a year for Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Trout, and Striped Bass. 

Tony also offers guided nighttime trips during June, July, August, and September for Crappie and Bass. Night fishing is an exciting and unique experience! You will learn to use blacklights, fluorescent glow-in-the-dark line, and floating lights to catch crappie on live minnows, or blacklights, fluorescent line, and detailed lake mapping to catch bass on spinnerbaits, topwaters, jigs, and plastic worms.


All Bass, Bluegill, Striped Bass, and daytime Crappie charters are in a state of the art Ranger Z520L/Mercury 250 Pro XS 4 Stroke with all the bells and whistles. Electronics include Lowrance HDS Live 16” and 12” units with color sonar, advanced contoured lake chart mapping, down imaging, and side imaging. Also includes the Garmin Echomap 126sv 12” unit with Garmin Livescope technology. 

All Trout and nighttime Crappie charters are in a custom 20’48” Supreme river boat/Mercury 40 Jet 4 stroke with custom seating, storage, trolling motor, and Bluewater LED night black light system. 

Rain or Shine
Big Tone’s Guide Service fishes in all-weather conditions like rain, wind, cold, and heat; however, in the event of dangerous and/or inclement weather conditions the trip will be rescheduled at the guide’s convenience and/or the pricing prorated.