The Angler's Choice Guide Service  

2018 Open Water Fishing


  • $315 - 8-hour day 1-3 people
  • $235 - 4.5-hour day 1-3 people
  • $75 - per additional person
  • Includes Bait
  • All fish cleaning included

All Fishing Equipment included:

  • All Rods and Reels
  • All Hooks
  • All Lures
  • All Life Vests (Adult and Children)


  • Walleye
  • Crappie
  • Northern Pike
  • Perch
  • Bluegill
  • Bass
  • Musky (Not Guaranteed)


  • Shore Lunch: $15 per person, which includes, corn on the cob, baked beans, fresh fish caught and cleaned that day, fried onions, potatoes and bottled water.
  • Box Lunch/Sandwiches: $12 per person, which includes, homemade bread, deli sliced meats and cheese, (no packaged lunch meat), tomatoes and lettuce, (these are 1 pound sandwiches) and bottled water


  • Children welcome (must be accompanied by a parent)
  • 2018 Alumacraft 20 1/2 ft Pro Competitor Boat powered by a 2018 150 H.P. Mercury Four-Stroke Tiller control, Bow Mount I-Pilot Minn Kota trolling motor,Transom Mount Minn Kota trolling motor, Lowrance HDS 8 Depth Locater and G.P.S.
  • Meeting location discussed one day prior to guided trip
  • Current licensing mandatory

Recommended Gear:

  • Spring: rainsuit, warm clothing, & polarized sunglasses
  • Summer: rainsuit, sunblock, & polarized sunglasses
  • Fall: rain suit, warm clothing, & polarized sunglasses
  • If lunch not purchased, bring water, juice and snacks

Prime Seasons:

  • Spring (Apr 20 - Jun 1): Walleye, Crappie, Smallmouth & Largemouth Bass, Pike
  • Summer (June 1 - Sep 1): Walleye, Perch, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Bluegill
  • Fall (Sep 1 - Nov 20): Walleye, Crappie, Perch, Muskie
  • Will take fishing out of prime season.

Points of Departure:

Fishing trips depart from:
  • Arbor Vita-Woodruff
    8216 South State Rd. 51
    Minocqua, WI 54548
  • Manitowish Waters
    Hwy 51 and Airport Road
    Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
  • St. Germain
    73 Wisconsin 70
    St Germain, WI 54558
  • Mercer
    5150N Hwy 51
    Mercer, WI 54512
  • Lake Tomahawk
    7197 Hwy 47
    Lake Tomahawk, WI 54539
  • Boulder Junction
    5352 Park St.
    Boulder Junction, WI 54512
  • Deposits:

    • Any cancelation will be used for future fishing date.
    • $150 deposit required within 7 days of reservation. (Full or 1/2 Day)


    Fishing Father & Sons   Fishing Stringer of Bluegills
    Fishing Walleye   Traditional Fishing Shore Lunch
    Fishing for Crappie   Fishing for small mouth bass
    Huge smallmouth bass   Huge Bass

    Monster Tiger Musky   Large walleye fishing
    Fishing Kids Bluegill   Nice Small Mouth Bass
    Fishing for Small Mouth Bass   Fishing for Crappie
    Large Walleye Fishing   Large Musky Fishing

    Fully licensed and insured, John offers his customers the benefits of his 46 years of fishing experience on Northwoods and Canadian waters, a track record that includes two World records and two Outstanding Angling Achievement awards documented at the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame . . .

    ♦ 715-892-3020
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