Monsters of Iowa's Great Lakes

Starting at $300 | 4 - 7 Hours | Lake | 1 - 3 People
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Bluegill, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye


Artificial Lure Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting

About Your Trip

Head out with your expert guide Spencer to explore the Okoboji chain of lakes. Target walleye, smallmouth, and bream for some rod bending action.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Utility Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Crescent
Boat Length: 16 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 90 hp
Additional Amenities: Trolling Motor, Cooler, Ice

About Your Guide

Spencer's passion for catching big fish started at a very young age fishing the local ponds and lakes around his childhood home. The passion quickly turned into an obsession, one that he now has turned into a career. If your looking to hook into some monster bass, tasty walleye, or just rip it out for some rod bending action on some bream, Spencer is your man for the job!

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You can play your own bluetooth music.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Everything is included, Rods, Reels, Tackle, Live and Artificial Baits

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

You are welcome to bring some of your favorite gear if you would like too, but everything is provided.

Required Items

Life jacket if a guest is exceptionally small or large.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Start Location

Spirit Lake, IA, USA | Bodies of water fished: Big Spirit Lake, East Okoboji Lake, West Okoboji Lake