John Shanley

Meet Captain John Shanley

Meet Captain John Shanley and Jurassic Park Fishing Charters

Meet Captain John, the seasoned expert at the helm of Jurassic Park Fishing Charters. With over 25 years of residence on the Lake Ida chain, Captain John's love for fishing is deeply rooted in the vibrant waters he calls home. His daily immersion in the lake lifestyle not only affords the most affordable rates but also grants him unparalleled knowledge of the lake and its surrounding areas.

A passionate angler, Captain John is dedicated to sharing his extensive expertise with everyone who steps aboard Jurassic Park Fishing Charters. Proficient in various techniques, including Light Tackle, Fly Fishing, and Spinning, he ensures a tailored and exciting fishing experience for all.

Specializing in Lake Fishing, Backcountry Fishing, and Inshore Fishing, Captain John is particularly renowned for his prowess in catching Clown Knife Fish, Peacock Bass, and Snakehead. However, the options don't stop there – under Captain John's guidance, anglers can also target Largemouth Bass, Crappie, and Hybrid Striped Bass. Embark on an unforgettable fishing journey with Captain John, where his passion, knowledge, and dedication to the craft elevate every moment on the water.

Boat Details:

2022 avid 19fs with yamaha VMAX SHO. Minn kota terrova GPS spot lock. can fish 4 comfortably

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Expertise & Attributes

26 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Live Bait
Fly Fishing
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Fly Box
Fly Lines
Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Drinks (Bottled Water)
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

What to Bring

  • Feel free to bring your own if you want
  • Snacks and Beverages
  • Sunscreen, Sunglasses, and Hats

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