Shabbona’s Lakeside has compiled a recommended list of Fishing Guides for Shabbona Lake. These guides were handpicked by Lakeside Staff. The selection was based on knowledge of the lake, professionalism and dedication to the preservation of Shabbona Lake State Park. If you are considering a fishing guide for Shabbona Lake, please keep in mind our recommendation and our criteria.

Feel free to contact any of these guides directly to work out the best deal for your particular fishing trip. Our joint goal is to make your visit to Shabbona Lake an enjoyable experience because we want you to return several times to our outstanding fishing lake.

 

Jim’s Guide Service – Crappie Professor

708-601-1962

 

Jim Kopjo
Jim Kopjo

 

Ron Fulk – Muskie Guide

www.midwestmuskies.com
“Fish Like You Mean It”
847-697-1951

 

Ron Fulk
Ron Fulk

 

Duane Landmeier’s Mainly Muskie Fishing Guide Service

www.mainlymusky.com
815-286-7170

 

Duane Landmeier
Duane Landmeier

WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR SEASON!!!!!!!!  Lakeside Bait, Tackle and Boat Rental is open 7 days a week 6 am to 7 pm.   Boat rentals will be available from 7 AM to 6 PM daily.  Pokanoka’s Cafe is open 7 days a week Monday to Friday 11 AM to 4 PM and Saturday and Sundays 11 AM to 6 PM.  The Camp Store is open Monday to Thursday 5 PM to 8 PM, Friday & Saturday 12 PM to 8 PM and Sunday 8 AM to 12 PM.  YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK WHILE IN THE CONCESSION BUILDING.  WHILE ON OUR RENTALS BOATS WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU WEAR A MASK.  WE WILL HAVE MASKS AVAILABLE FOR SALE FOR $2.00 EACH.

We ask that all our customers please be patient as we will be opening in the middle of our season, training new employees and implementing new safety regulations

The 4th of July fireworks at Shabbona Lake State Park have been cancelled.