Other Services

In addition to guiding, Pike Pole Fishing offers a variety of other fishing related services, including discounted lodging, seminars, boat demo rides, sonar training, and public relation appearances. Detailed information about these services is listed below. For more information or to schedule an event please contact us at 608-290-3929.

Discounted Lodging Accomidations

Guests booking fishing trips with us are eligable for discounted lodging throughout areas we cover. Lodging facilities include a variety of hotels and rental homes, depending on availability. Make sure to ask us about these discounts when booking your trip.

Seminars

PPF conducts seminars on various fishing topics. Costs for this service vary upon event type/location. Please call to discuss pricing. Some of the popular topics we cover are:

- Humminbird sonar operation (For Anglers)
This seminar includes discussion of the basic operation of all Humminbird sonar units and advanced operation of side scan/down imaging sonar units.
Seminar length - 1.5 hours - Includes hands on training

- Humminbird sonar operation (For Rescue personnel)
This seminar includes discussion of the basic operation of all Humminbird sonar units and advanced operation of side scan/down imaging sonar units for rescue personnel.
Seminar length - 4.5 hours - Includes on the water training

- General fish behavior 
This seminar includes detailed discussion of fish activity in a variety of circumstances. We cover weather effects, feeding cycles, specific species spawning behavior, and much more.
Seminar length - 1.5 hours

- Walleye Behavior and Trolling Tactics
This seminar focuses on open water walleye behavior and trolling tactics used to catch them. We cover precision trolling and sonar use in detail, along with discussion on using snap weights, bottom bouncers, crankbaits, and spinner harnesses.
Seminar length - 1.5 to 2 hours

- Ice Fishing Tactics
This seminar includes discussion of winter fish behavior and different ice fishing tactics, including jigging, tip-up use, and flasher/sonar operation. We also cover newly released ice products from many companies.
Seminar length - 1 Hour

- Open Water and Ice Season Safety
This seminar includes discussion of general safety precautions for both open water and ice season. We cover topics such as legal requirements of anglers, needed safety equipment, and what to do in emergency situations. We also conduct some basic hands-on first aid training.
Seminar length - 45 Minutes to 1 Hour


Crestliner Demo Boat Rides

PPF offers free demo rides aboard our Crestliner fishing boats during the summer season. If you are interested in driving and understanding the features of any Crestliner boat, please call us. We love being on the water even if we're not fishing!


Public Relation / Fundraiser Appearances

PPF enjoys making appearances at special events and fundraisers. We will come to your event at no charge and just talk fishin' with people. We can bring our boats and other equipment if requested. Please give us two weeks advanced notice of your event and we will make our best attempt to attend.


Donations

If you would like to request donations from PPF, please fill out the form linked below. We receive numerous request throughout the year and try our best to accommodate as many as possible. All requests will be considered, however funds and resources are limited. Please download the following form and email back a completed copy.  Donation Form Link