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Anglers Plus Guide Service

Manitowoc, WI - Lake Michigan
Species Targeted:
Brown Trout
Chinook Salmon
Lake Trout
Smallmouth Bass
Anglers Plus Guide Service LLC offers an affordable opportunity to learn the trophy waters of Green Bay, Lake Winnebago, and Lake Michigan. Captain Jerry Ruffolo brings many years of experience fishing these waters and is more than willing to share with you the locations and techniques that have made him a successful tournament fisherman. Captain Jerry is an accomplished walleye tournament angler, having fished several years on the In-Fisherman PWT, FLW Walleye, and other walleye tournament circuits.

We promise you'll have a safe and comfortable guided trip, fishing out of a Ranger 621 powered by a Yamaha four stroke and equipped with the latest in Lowrance Electronics. Captain Jerry is a fully insured licensed USCG Captain, licensed Wisconsin fishing guide as well as a qualified first responder. Your safety is his number one priority.

About your guide

Captain Jerry Ruffolo has been fishing the waters of Green Bay, Lake Winnebago and Lake Michigan for the past 35 years and would love for you to join him for a day on the water.

Jerry specializes in guiding for walleye on Green Bay and Lake Winnebago. He also fishes Lake Michigan, jigging for winter/spring brown trout, lake trout, and summer king salmon. Jerry also enjoys the pursuit of trophy smallmouth bass. Green Bay recently was rated the #1 smallmouth bass destination in the U.S. by B.A.S.S. magazine, so the opportunity to catch the smallmouth of a lifetime is an everyday possibility! In late summer and fall, the pursuit of trophy musky on Green Bay has captured the attention of many the musky enthusiast. Green Bay is home to many muskies, with several documented catches approaching world record proportions!! Jerry is fully equipped to do battle with these huge predators, and invites you to share in the excitement!!

Fishing Season Timeline

December, January and February - Trophy Brown Trout jigging in Milwaukee, as open water allows.

March - Fox River, Oconto River, Peshtigo River, Green Bay, and Menominee River through the 2nd week of April for fat pre-spawn walleyes.

April - Green Bay trophy walleyes and Sturgeon Bay trophy northern pike.

May - Trophy smallmouth, Green Bay walleyes, and Lake Winnebago walleyes. Many limits!!

June - Winnebago walleyes or Green Bay walleyes, limits of fish are the norm, and trophy smallmouth in Door County.

July - Green Bay walleyes, many limits and trophy fish. Jigging king salmon as conditions allow.

August - Green Bay walleyes, Door County trophy walleyes, jigging Lake Michigan king salmon, trophy musky bite begins!!!

September, October and November - Green Bay trophy musky and walleyes.

2016 Rates

with all rates based on 1-3 anglers
(Kids 10 and under free!!)

Green Bay/Lake Winnebago
Half day 5-6 hours: $350.00
Full day 8-9 hours: $500.00

Door County Trophy Walleye and Smallmouth
Half day 5-6 hours: $350.00
Full day 8-9 hours: $500.00

Fall Lower Green Bay Musky Special
Full Day (dawn to dusk) 2 anglers: $500.00

Lake Michigan Jigging Salmon and Trout
Half day 5-6 hours: $450.00

Late day/after work trips into the evening
We offer trips starting at 4pm till dusk seasonally, for the fisherman with limited time due to work.
Fish 4pm-dusk: $350 for 1-3 anglers on Green Bay, Lake Winnebago and Lake Michigan (Generally 4-5 hours)

Night fishing spring trophy walleye bite
Green Bay 6pm-midnight: $350 for 1-2 anglers

What to bring

  • Wisconsin fishing license
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen & Hat
  • Rain gear and warm clothes
  • Camera (We also will provide pics for you)
  • Medication as needed
  • Food/beverages
  • Cooler with ice for all your fish!! (We will clean and bag your catch)
We provide all of the following:
Fully equipped 621 Ranger with 2 GPS units/fish finders, marine radio and cellular phone, USCG approved safety equipment, all rods and reels, top of the line equipment, live and artificial bait, tackle, and photos of your trip. 5.5% state of WI sales tax applies to all trips.

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Learn more at anglersplusguideservice.com

Anglers Plus Guide Service
(920) 973-2868
NOTE: Prices/rates subject to change without notice.
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