Miller spoonbill



Truckdrivers spoonbill



Watson paddlefish


Shawn spoonbill


Mercer boy paddlefish


Camp spoonbill


2008 watson spoonbill


Paddlefish catch


Dempsey Fishing Guide catch

Grand Lake catch

2013 spoonbill Dallas

Grand Lake Fishing

Bros spoonbill

Shobe spoonbill

Brianne spoonbill

Grand Lake paddlefish

Spoonbill on Grand Lake

Spoonbill with Dempsey Fishing Guide Service

Grand Lake spoonbill catch

2013 Dallas spoonbill

2013 Ausini spoonbill

April 3, 2016 paddlefish

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The Grand Lake Fishing Guide

 918-786-4842 or 918-815-1652 or email to



Warner spoonbill



Hodges spoonbill


Winfrey party spoonbill


Mercer spoonbill


Williams spoonbill


William spoonbill


William buddy spoonbill


Williams pal paddlefish


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Dallas paddlefish

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Mercer with Dempsey Guide Service

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Mercer paddlefish fishing

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Paddlefish April 3, 2016

Jason's spoonbill


  The Dempsey  Fishing Guide Service the Grand Lake Fishing Guide has over 30 years combined experience spoonbill paddlefish fishing snagging on Grand Lake, Grove, Oklahoma. He shares his knowledge and experience with both the novice and advanced fisherman., just as the first generation did with the second generation and with his fishermen.  He not only guides on Grand Lake for the spoonbill catfish (as some call them)  but also live in the Grove area and know the best fishing holes around.  The Dempsey's are known as the #1 Spoonbill Fishing Guides on Grand Lake, which has been passed down from the first generation Otis Dempsey, which many of you might be familiar with, to the second generation Otis Dempsey.



 Paddlefish information

Spoonbill Recipes


2018 trips


2017 trips


April 18 2nd spoonbill trip

April 3


April 17

April 18

March 2017

Donny's 1st spoonbill

March 28

March 29, Iowa fishermen

once again the next day March 30, 2 good spoonbill snagging days


March 11

March 11 Polk spoonbill tripMarch 11, 2017 Polk spoonbill tripPolk spoonbill trip March 11, 2017


10 years ago Shannon came with Dempsey and back again in 2017

they never forget the good times



April 2, 2016 on the board with this 82 pound paddlefish

82 pound paddlefish


Odie spoonbill


Fishers of Men  

Dempsey & Houston, Fishers of Men



      Dempsey Fishing Guide Service provides 2011 War Eagle Boat for your pleasure, safety, comfort and seats 8 fishermen, with a 2011 Yamaha 150P motor, for speed, dependability & quietness of the motor. The latest technology in fishing equipment, such as the Lowrance Fish Finders  ( and GPS system, Okuma Avenger reels (, Okuma Rods & Pure Fishing Spider wire ( for those big fish, all for your pleasure and convenience in catching fish with Dempsey  guide service. Whether you are young, old, male, female, live near or far you will have fun on your fishing trip catching fish with Dempsey as they tell you of their fishing stories, sings songs and tells you jokes, and ,of course, catches fish. A relaxing, enjoyable and productive trip made up of memories to tell your grandchildren about in the years to come.

Come join The Dempsey's on a snagging fishing trip for paddlefish spoonbill

from November through April.


Paddlefish Spoonbill Snagging Trips

$300 1 or 2 person trip (approximately 4 hours)   *** $125 per person 3rd through 6th

   paddlefish 2   paddlefish 3   padlefish 4    

how about the smallest spoonbill

how about the smallest spoonbill?         


Your Guide Furnishes:

You Need to Bring:

2011 War Eagle Boat

Valid OK Fishing License & HIP permit

2011 150HP Yamaha  Motor

Warm Clothing/Rain Gear

Oil & Gas

Spoonbill Permit

Bait & All Tackle

Anything you want to eat


Camera for those special photos

Plenty of Laughs

A Desire to have a Good Time

A Great Fishing Trip

You and Your Friends

Book your spoonbill fishing trip TODAY  for a guaranteed date.

No one will work harder for you and we're going to have fun!!!!

Get your Oklahoma fishing license, HIP permit & spoonbill permit online at

Your inquires are very important to us, we will get back with you ASAP.

We also have guided fishing trips for white sand bass and crappie:

Rates: $250 for 1 or 2 (approximately 4 hour), $100 for 3rd through 6th


Check out these special jigs that really do catch the fish:

Crappie, White Sand Bass , Black Bass and much more.

Crappie Killer

crappie killer, little fish balls, tequila sunrise and orange & sparkle up crazy

 go go jig

If interested in any of these jigs and many more varieties contact

 Ben Louer, BP Jigheads on Facebook

or call 618-594-8469, tell Ben Dempsey sent you


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some photos supplied by the first generation.



Dempsey Fishing Guide Service

Grand Lake Fishing Guide

 918-786-4842 or 918-815-1652 or email to