Easily accessible from Milwaukee and Chicago locations, Monasark Guide Service is a multi-species inland guide service that services the inland lakes of Southeast Wisconsin. Captain Jory Simmons has years of experience and will take you to the hottest spots for the most productive day.

Hop aboard an 18’ Alumacraft boat that holds up to 3 guests plus the captain. Powered by a 75 HP Yamaha motor and featuring Garmin electronics, the boat is well suited to these waters and will offer a comfortable fishing trip for everyone on board.

Depending on the season, you can expect to go drift fishing for Walleye, Catfish, Bass, and Panfish in the Wisconsin River. You could also head to Lake Delevan and Lake Geneva for Northern Pike, Panfish, and Bass. Whatever your skill level, there is a fish out here with your name on it. Even children are welcome on board and will love reeling in their first-ever fish.

Capt. Jory specializes in fishing for Bluegill, although he also regularly targets other species. His aim is to teach the art and techniques of finding, catching, cleaning (and eating!) Panfish in Wisconsin’s Inland Lakes.

Offering both half and full day trips, the crew provides everything you need for an enjoyable day on the water. You’ll use top quality rods and reels that won’t let you down when reeling in your trophy catch or personal best. Live bait is also included in the price.

Please bring along a valid fishing license for the day, as well as any food and drinks you’d like. You’ll want to keep your energy up!

Book Manasark Guide Service now for an incredible day out that you won’t forget in a hurry! You are sure to come back time and time again.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inland Lakes
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $325
    On this 8-hour trip, you'll be able to target multiple species, or specifically Panfish (Bluegills and Crappies.) All rods and reels are included in the price. You'll need to bring along a fishing license, and plenty of food and drink for the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $200
    Target Panfish, Bass, and Northern Pike on this 4-hour trip. All fishing gear and tackle will be provided. You just need to bring along your own food and drink, and a valid fishing license for the day.
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About the Charter Operator

Monasark Guide Service
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
15 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2016
Captain Jory Simmons is a local guide who has fished the inland lakes and rivers of southeast Wisconsin his entire life. He has been guiding for the last 14 years, and is an expert at teaching his guests the best techniques for targeting Bluegills and other Panfish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Smallmouth) Bass (Smallmouth)
Catfish Catfish
Pike (Northern) Pike (Northern)

Sauger Sauger
Sunfish Sunfish
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Alumacraft (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 75HP Yahaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

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 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
No Smoking
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

Customer Reviews

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First hour caught 3 species - 1st Walleye!
Half day trip with Jory
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92%
Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Michael O.
Delavan, Wisconsin
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Awesome April Day

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes on April 16, 2021
My husband and I had great day learning more about fishing! Although it was cold we were so happy for the opportunity to spend...
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Half day trip with Captain Jory

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes on July 27, 2020
Jory knew all the spots. Taught 3 beginner fishermen the ins and outs. Worked hard for us to have a good experience and catch...
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Gurnee, IL
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inland Lakes on September 20, 2020
Enjoyable day, Mother nature decided to play games with wind and fishing. Captain Jory is a Fish Whisperer and you can...
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Long Grove, IL
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes on September 19, 2020
My son and I had a great time. We were new to fishing and the captain was very helpful and patient. We will be back again.
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Half day trip with Jory

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes on August 6, 2020
Had lots of fun it was some nice days just relaxing on the water and Jerry’s very helpful he knows what he’s doing and...
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FAQs about Monasark Guide Service

Monasark Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • $200 per group, additional $60 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (4 hours)
  • $325 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Inland Lakes (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Monasark Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (Garmin)
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Monasark Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

Monasark Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Wisconsin River)
  • Lake Fishing (Delavan,Geneva)
  • Inshore Fishing (SE Wisconsin inland Lakes and Rivers)

Monasark Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Monasark Guide Service include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Catfish
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Sauger
  • Sunfish
  • Walleye