Dale Helgeson

Meet Guide Dale Helgeson

Meet Dale Helgeson, An Award-Winning Captain From Wisconsin

About Captain Dale

Guide Dale Helgeson grew up in Southwest Wisconsin and is a well-accomplished tournament fisherman. He has fished many different Walleye circuits across the upper midwest, achieving 9 top 15 finishes at the NWT. Head 2 Head PWS, MWC, and GWC tournaments. In addition to his impressive fishing record, He has also enjoyed success in Hunting, Basketball, Softball, Golf, and Volleyball, and is currently president of Lake Geneva's Chapter of Walleyes for Tomorrow.


Expert Guide Dale is the owner of The Outdoor Experience Guide Service. He acquired a CIS Network Specialists Degree and was a network engineer and President/CEO of a company. He and his wife, Peggy, have been married for 17 years. They have four children, three grandchildren—and successful careers in design and cabinet-making.


He belongs to the National Professional Anglers Association and has a license to guide in Wisconsin. For more than 30 years, he has been fishing and exploring Wisconsin's waters. What started as a passion when he started leading guided fishing trips in Wisconsin turned into a full-time job. His true calling as a fishing enthusiast is sharing his love of angling with others.


Freshwater Fishing

Dale is an expert in freshwater fishing on Lake Geneva and Delavan Lake. He knows all the latest techniques, from baitcasting to trolling fishing and jigging, light tackle to drift boat fishing--he even offers ice fishing for those braving winter weather.


Most Suitable Guests:

For beginners or seasoned pros, Captain Dale will tailor each charter to match the skill level of every guest. From children to adults, everyone can enjoy a unique experience on the water, filled with memories that will last a lifetime.

Fish Species You Can Expect

With us, you can expect a wide variety of fish species, such as walleye, bluegills, smallmouth and bigmouth bass, perch, and other freshwater fish.

The Boat:

Introducing the amazing new 2022 Triton 206 Allure Boat! This powerful and sophisticated craft comes equipped with a modern fish finder and spacious live bait well, perfect for marine fishermen who want to make the most of their experience. The Mercury outboards, Lowrance Ghost, and 4 Lowrance HDS Live 12's with Active Target give you impeccable control over your fishing adventure while RAM rod holders, Nerka electronics mounts, and Sniper Marine Mount provide heightened stability.

Head out to the Lake, and be sure to take advantage of Dale Helgeson Fishing's thrilling fresh-fish offerings!


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Expertise & Attributes

6 Years of Experience

Fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Technical Fishing
Drift Fishing
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids
Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Bass Fishing
Live Bait

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait
Medical Supplies

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

Rods, Reels, Tackle, Lures & Bait

Things to Bring

Snacks & Drinks

Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Sunglasses, & Hatsfp andFishing License

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash. 

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.

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