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.

You will fish Lake Delavan 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 Monas Ark 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
    Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $250
    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.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $250
    The same as the AM trip but starts at 12:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inland Lakes
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 30
    $350
    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.
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About the Charter Operator

Monasark Guide Service
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Report
43 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
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) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass
Pike (Northern) Northern Pike
Sunfish Sunfish

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

Lake Fishing
Delavan,Geneva
Inshore Fishing
SE Wisconsin inland Lakes and Rivers

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Garmin
Fishfinder
Garmin
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
Panfish limit 25 pp per day
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 43 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (45)
Morning with Jorie
Morning with Jorie
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Kevin M.
O'Fallon, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Jorry knows how to find the fish

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (PM) on June 24, 2022
My son and I had a great experience fishing with Jorry. Jorry helped my son and I learn a few things that made our experience...
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North Riverside, IL
Excellent
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Morning with Jorie

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (AM) on September 9, 2022
Jorie is an absolute pro and a great guy. He put me on small mouth, large mouth, and bluegill and we nailed em all morning....
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Jacob L.
Rock Falls, Illinois
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Jory

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (AM) on July 5, 2022
Awesome experience caught so many fish in 3 hours! Baited and unhooked every time it was needed. Very patient and helpful to...
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Claudia G.
Dyer, IN
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half day morning trop

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (AM) on September 4, 2022
Had a great time, caught a ton of fish, Captain Jory was so helpful
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Kevin W.
Lincolnwood, IL
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Great outing on the lake with Jory!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (AM) on July 30, 2022
Jory was professional and went out of his way to make sure we got our money’s worth on the lake. He is very knowledgeable...
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FAQs about Monasark Guide Service

Monasark Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (AM) (4 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Inland Lakes (PM) (4 hours)
  • $350 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 Garmin
  • 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:
  • 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)
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Sunfish
  • Walleye