John Angel

Meet Guide John Angel

Get To Know Pro Bass Angler and Fishing Guide, Captain John Angel.

About Captain

With years of fishing experience, Captain John Angel will teach you how to catch and muscle with those big Bass. Angel is a semi-professional and is a multiple-year state qualifier and classic winner. You’ll leave the trip a pro and with a huge love for this type of fishing.



Freshwater Fishing

For an exciting and memorable fishing experience, look no further than Captain John's freshwater fishing. The expert angler is well-versed in the art of jigging and light tackle techniques, so you can count on having a great time out on the water! You’ll be fishing your preferred waterbody— In Illinois choose either Des Plaines River south near Joliet, the Illinois River near Morris, IL, Braidwood cooling lake in Braidwood, IL, Mazonia lakes, or north near the Fox lake Chain. You can also visit two locations and do a combination for your trip, just ask the Captain. In Wisconsin, you can go fish Delevan or Lake Geneva.


Most Suitable Guests:

Our services offer something for everyone - from families with kids just getting into the sport to professional anglers looking to take their skills further. You'll be able to learn everything you need to know in a safe and relaxed atmosphere, thanks to our helpful staff who will provide all the support needed throughout your experience.


Fish Species You Can Expect:

Captain John's Target Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass offers the ultimate fishing adventure on the Illinois river and lakes. Whether you're an experienced angler or a beginner, you'll get the best service with Captain John's expert guidance. With decades of local knowledge, you can trust he will take you to the best fishing spots for memorable catches! Have fun exploring picturesque views along these waters and teasing out hidden bass from its depths.


The Boat:

The 22 feet Pro Nitro bass boat is an ideal vessel for navigating the waterways of Illinois. Featuring a 250 HP Mercury engine, this boat allows you to conquer even the roughest of waters with ease and speed. Its sleek design ensures a smooth ride at any speed, and with its large seating area and built-in amenities such as lights and cup holders, you can take your crew along for the journey.

Book your Adventure with Captain John Angel at The Illinois Bass Fishing Guide Service now to experience the thrill of catching trophy-winning bass.

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Good to Knows

Trip Includes: 

-Rods, Reels, Tackle


-Snacks & Drinks

Things to Bring

-Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

-Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Sunglasses & Hats)


-Fishing License

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