Guide at a Glance
Branson, Missouri, United States
Voted #1 Among the Top Area Branson Guides | #1 10 Years in a Row with City of Commerce- Kansas City
Despite his many years fishing professionally in tournaments and promoting the fishing industry, the daily thrill for Guide Rick Lisek, is showing off the lakes wildlife & netting lots of fish for his clients.
“I see wildlife everyday — foxes, eagles and waterfowl in addition to the fish,” he said. “I love watching my customers enjoy the wildlife – and I love seeing them succeed in fishing.”
“I put myself through college by winning fishing tournaments,” he said. After earning an associate’s degree from Ozark Technical College in Springfield, “I went to college at Evangel University where I majored in business and marketing.”
He has won 19 tournaments — including the FLW Champion at Lake Champlain in 2003 – finished in the top five, 18 times and the top 10, 26 times. Not to mention being a BFL All-American Qualifier, 8 time Heartland Pro/Am Championship Qualifier, Heartland Pro-Am Championship Winner, Flw Lake Champlain Champion, and many others.
“I have had my U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s license going on 16 years now,” and “I have am Red Cross first aid and cpr certified.
He commutes from Springfield where he lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their 13-year-old daughter Trista. From his home base he has also presented seminars at sport and boat shows throughout the Midwest, promoted bass & trout fishing in area schools and conducted product demonstrations at regional and national marine dealerships.
Lisek does guide trips on Table Rock Lake in search of largemouth, smallmouth, white or Kentucky bass, bluegill and crappie, and trout fishes on Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Mo. He is equipped to handle individuals, corporate events, groups, as well as those with physical handicaps.
His commitment is to provide all ages and skill levels of clients, be they beginners or seasoned fishermen, with a great time on the water.