Chicago Fishing School

La Grange, IL

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

My experience on 3 continents in competitions as well as local competitions has helped me to teach anglers for 8 years and get a better understanding of getting them quickly successful using a sound foundation of fishing tactics which are easy for all. I know there aren't any anglers in my area who have been to a World Championships for team U.S.A. and not many in the entire country who have fished in 3 World Championships. I also use the best possible methods for an angler to have a great deal of success near home - which translates to cheap outdoor activities, increased learning opportunities and better anglers!

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

No matter the topic- I really love getting other anglers successful. All levels of anglers who are open to new tactics can share in the magic of catching a lot of fish and big fish near home. I love seeing people excited for catching any fish and watching their confidence grow. Working with kids (& adults) - it is great to see them succeeding and having a great time fishing, even on our first lesson.
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La Grange, IL 60525

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1 Reviews
  • Jill B. Dec 23, 2014
    Fishing Lessons
    Verified Review
    He's wonferful! So friendly and knowledgeable! We will definitely be working with him again.


What types of customers have you worked with?
Fishing lessons for newer anglers on the water near your home. Learn to catch fish close to home, learn the basics and intermediate methods, knots, tackle, tactics to catch more fish. I can direct the angler in tackle selection or in better use of your fishing tackle for success. Species-specific or multi-species tactics which work in Illinois or anywhere in the World. • New Anglers • Spincasting • Live Bait Tactics • Chicago Suburban Fishing • Kid's & Family Lessons • Advanced Competition Techniques • Trout, Perch, Bass, Carp, Channel Catfish, Salmon, Bluegill, Crappie tactics
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
You will catch more fish and larger fish than you ever have from the Fox River. No other guide / teacher in the US has been to the World Championships 3x fishing for team USA. Your fishing experience will be exclusive and can range from all fun and laughs to a serious Monster Fish stalking, pulse-pounding, line-tearing struggle. Your fishing day will be designed to meet your wants, needs.