Your Fishin’ Pal Guide Service is based in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Lynn’s mission is to ‘Teach the Joy of Fishing’, equip others with techniques they can use on their own, and to pass along the knowledge that was shared with him as a child. He ensures that his clients are satisfied with their experience, that the trips are enjoyable for children and encourages adults to spend time with children in the outdoors.


Lynn Niklasch is a multi-species angler with over a decade of professional experience as a guide and diverse tournament fisherman. He is a United   States Coast Guard Charter Captain and Wisconsin licensed guide specializing in walleye fishing, and is one of the few local ice-fishing guides. Lynn is a member of the National Professional Anglers’ Association (NPAA), member number 151. Lynn offers trips to Southeastern Wisconsin lakes, Wisconsin, Rock and Wolf River Systems, Bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. Lynn demonstrates how there is always something biting somewhere, whether it’s pan fish, trout, salmon, musky or walleye.  Lynn has fished several team and pro-am tournament circuits for walleye and musky. To date, he has won six first-place finishes, ten other top-five finishes and 17 other top-twenty finishes.


To promote his sponsors and business, Lynn has been featured in several TV segments of Outdoor Wisconsin, Midwest Outdoors and Travis Richardson’s Outdoor Fishing Guide Show. He has been featured in magazine articles by In Fisherman and Midwest Outdoors as well as newspaper articles by outdoor writers, including Dick Ellis and others across the region.

Lynn appears at boat and sports shows throughout the Midwest and is an experienced seminar speaker. Lynn contributes information to walleye fishing instruction guides, composes information for various internet postings and contributes to the guide notes on topographical fishing maps. Lynn is active in several clubs including NPAA, Fellowship of Christian Angler’s Society (FOCAS), Fishers of Men and other youth and church groups, where he donates and educates.

Lynn has earned several sponsorships including Dave’s Turf and Marine, Mercury Marine, Sebile, Dick Smith’s Live Bait and Tackle, B&M Logistics, Tyrant, Green View Services, Hook-set Tip-up, Mapping Specialists, Frontier Wilderness Campground, Aquatic Artistry and Dan Johnson Taxidermy.

Fish in style from a loaded VS 620 Ranger, powered by a 225 ProXS Mercury motor, maintained by Dave’s Turf and Marine.