Full Moon Fishing Service

Full Moon Fishing Service is based in southern Illinois and offers exciting adventures on various lakes and reservoirs. Let Fred Mooney guide you through the waters of Lake Kincaid, Lake of Egypt, Rend Lake, or Carlyle lake and put you on top of the hottest Crappie bite around.

Introduce your kids to the art of fishing and watch them smiling ear to ear as they reel in their first ever catch. Take your fishing buddy out or have a father-and-son kind of trip. Your guide Fred can cater to any anglers and enjoys teaching beginners and assisting the seasoned professionals.

If you want to get your hands on winter Crappie, you will be fishing on Lake of Egypt. The season begins in mid-November and goes through March. Explore the shallow banks and warm waters and look for schools of Crappie.

Or head out anytime from April until November and fish Lake Kincaid. It is widely known for producing good numbers of Crappie!

You will be fishing aboard a 17’ Alumacraft boat, originally built in 1996 and refurbished in 2018. The boat comes powered by a 60 HP Mariner engine and has plenty of fishing space for up to 2 anglers. You will be able to use the latest Humminbird electronics and quality tackle to land your Crappie.

All rods, reels, tackle, lures, and bait will be provided by the guide. Once you’re done catching, your fish will be cleaned for you. Fishing licenses are not provided and need to be purchased in advance.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Lake Kincaid
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 15
    $330
    up to 2 persons
    We will utilize different techniques and whatever necessary for you to catch fish and have a fun day on the water. You will be targeting White and Black Crappie. Bottled water and all equipment and bait will be provided.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Lake of Egypt
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 15 - Mar 31
    $330
    up to 2 persons
    This trip will take you fishing for Black and White Crappie with all bait, equipment, and bottled water provided. This is a winter trip on Lake of Egypt.
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About the Captain

Fred Mooney
Murphysboro, Illinois, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
9 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2018
I am a lifetime outdoorsman that had a life-changing experience battling cancer and decided to follow my passion and have never looked back. Crappie is my preferred species but a background in Bass fishing is what drives me to find the big ones.

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Targeted Species

Crappie Crappie

Boat Specs

Alumacraft (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 1996, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 60HP Mariner engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.

Length
17 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (4)
5.00
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
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Fishing with Fred
Fishing Like of Egypt
Full Day Trip with Captain Fred
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Donald R.
Palos Heights, IL
 5.00
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Fishing Like of Egypt

VERIFIED   September 12, 2019
Another great fishing trip with captain Fred of Full Moon Fishing Service. I will only use Captain Fred on any of my fishing...
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Donald R.
Palos Heights, IL
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VERIFIED   July 9, 2019
If you are like me and have not fished in a while then Captain Fred is your guy. He put the bait on the hook to taking the...
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Jackie P.
Morganfield, Kentucky
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Fishing with Fred

VERIFIED   February 4, 2020
Great trip. Weather turned very cold but we stuck it out.  Fred was a great guide!!!!
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