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J-Mata Guide Service

J-Mata Guide Service

About Me

My name is Jason Mata. I have been an avid fisherman my whole life. I've lived and fished in central Wisconsin my entire life and spend alot of time on Pettenwell, Lake Winnebago, the Wisconsin River, Green Bay and the smaller rural lakes as well. I have been guiding and fishing tournaments for 15 years. I hold a USCG Captains License, am CPR and First Aid Certified and fully insured. I currently fish the AIM Walleye Circuit and have fished the FLW Tour and League, the MWC, MWS and TWO Series in the past.


I provide the all the fishing rods, electronics, bait and tackle needed for a fun filled day on the water whether it be in my 2019 206 Fishunter Triton powered by a 250 hp Mercury, or on the ice in a hub or flip Shack out of the elements! Fishing a professional circuit keeps me up to date on the latest and greatest tackle and techniques used! I will also clean and package your fish after if needed!

My goals

Throughout our day I hope to help you understand the equipment we are using for the species we are fishing. This could entail the function of locators, differences between live bait and plastics, and techniques of casting and setting boards. Most of all I want you to experience a little of the magic that I live for-the sport of fishing!!

Ice Fishing

About Your Trip:
  • All ice fishing trips include shelter, electronics, rods, reels, bait, tackle and transportation to on ice location. Feel free to bring along a favorite rod or electronic device if you wish!
  • Please dress in appropriate gear for the weather conditions. Wisconsin can be ever changing, be prepared with warm clothing! Heat will be provided in shacks.
  • Please bring snacks and refreshments for yourself.
  • Hot cooked meal prepared on the ice for full day trips!
  • You are responsible for having a valid fishing license!!
  • Items you may want to bring: Sunglasses, cooler for fish, camera, etc

Bodies Of Water For Ice Trips:
  • Lake Petenwell
  • Castle Rock Lake
  • Lake Poygan
  • Lake Winnebago
  • Smaller inland lakes
  • 1/2 day (4-5 hours) $100 per person
  • Full day (8 -9 hours) $130 per person
  • Additional children 12 years and younger $50 each
  • $50 deposit required at time of booking
  • Fish cleaning upon request-ask for details

Open Water Rates

Petenwell/Castle Rock/Small Inland Waters
Half Day / Full Day
$150 / $250
$50 for each additional person
Lake Winnebago and Connecting Waters and Rivers
Half Day / Full Day
$250 / $350
$50 for each additional person
Bay of Green Bay and Rivers
Half Day / Full Day
$325 / $450
$50 for each additional person
We accept all major credit cards! $50 deposit required at time of booking. Should you need to cancel or reschedule a 72 hour notice is required for refund.
PLEASE NOTE: Rates subject to change without notice.

Fish Targeted

  • Bluegill
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Walleye
  • Yellow Perch
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