Wet N Wild Outfitters

Experience the fishing scene in kayaks around the far northwest suburbs of Chicago! Wet N Wild Outfitters will be your host on this incredible adventure. Whether you’re fishing with Captain James or his powerhouse staff, you’ll enjoy your time on the water. Their passion and knowledge are apparent while the use of professional grade equipment definitely helps.

They can tailor each trip to each group that is out. This is where many find value in booking with the Wet N Wild team. From corporate events to birthday parties, they will make sure you and your guests have the best time possible. While the creek is home to 42 species of fish, James has devoted his time to targeting the Smallmouth Bass.

Are you already an experienced angler? Looking to advance your knowledge of spinning fishing? James and his crew are truly something else when it comes to finesse fishing. You talk light wire and light line, these guys have the tricks and tips to keep moving efficiently.

The Daiwa rods and reels you will use throughout your day are always lined and ready to go when you arrive. If you’re looking for that up-north or out-west experience of fishing small water this trip is for you.

Besides your fishing equipment, the crew also covers snacks and drinks. You only need to purchase your fishing license.

The friendly staff will have you departing as life long friends upon completion of your trip. Join Wet N Wild Outfitters and spend a day to remember!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Oct 1 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri)
    Full day professionally guided fishing trip with all equipment provided. Due to COVID:19 you must prepare and pack your own lunch. The crew provides pre-packaged snacks and bottled water Target Smallmouth Bass on a stream-based trip, using spinning gear and explore an out west style trip just 60 miles from Chicago or Milwaukee.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Oct 15 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri)
    If you're looking to get out and enjoy a day targeting some of the best fish to catch inland, river Smallies are a blast. While Walleyes, Catfish, and other fish come out of the depths as well, the crew considers them BONUS fish. You must be able to get in and out of vessel on your own. This trip covers over 6.5 miles of paddling. The crew covers all equipment, light snacks, and water.
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About the Charter Operator

Wet N Wild Outfitters
Richmond, Illinois, United States
ID & License verified
Member since September 2020
With over 17 years experience of fishing the waters around the far northwest suburbs of Chicago and southeast Wisconsin, Trevor James took it upon himself to pursue a career in the fishing industry. While he does own and operate a kayak and canoe shop Memorial thru Labor day his staff of professional anglers assists in taming over 300 clients per season. Having been featured in Airboat magazine, submitting fishing reports for local news outlets, voted to top 7 canoe and kayak tour in Chicago are just a few of Wet n Wilds highlights for 2020. In addition the staff also worked together to come up with COVID-19 remedies and officially opened the Waukesha County shop so clients that are unable to leave there state can still get on the water for a fun filled day with friends, family or work. Ask about our corporate outings!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Smallmouth) Bass (Smallmouth)

Boat Specs

12 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle


Live Bait Well
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Richmond to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:
American Express

FAQs about Wet N Wild Outfitters

Wet N Wild Outfitters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $159 per person - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • $195 per person - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Wet N Wild Outfitters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Wet N Wild Outfitters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

Wet N Wild Outfitters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Wet N Wild Outfitters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Wet N Wild Outfitters include:
  • Bass (Smallmouth)