Fishing Services in Northeast Minnesota

Looking for help for your next fishing vacation?  Here is a list of qualified fishing guides to help make the most of your fishing adventure.

Listed in alphabetical order by city

CraneLake Deer River Duluth Ely Grand Marais Grand Rapids Intl Falls Kabetogama Lake Vermilion North Shore Orr Pelican Lake Tower

Pine Point Lodge Fishing Guide Service Crane Lake, MN

Jump start your vacation successfully with the assistance of our expert fishing guides. First time and longtime visitors to Pine Point will agree that guides are the key to finding and catching fish. Treat yourself to an unforgettable day on the lake!

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Early Bird Fishing Guide Service Deer River, MN


“I want to be your Minnesota Fishing Guide! Let me take you on a guided fishing trip for memories that will last a lifetime.” Northern Minnesota is the perfect destination for your next fishing vacation. It’s a multi-tasker’s dream come true!

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Minnesota Fishing Pros Deer River, MN

These professional fishing guides have decades of experience fishing premier lakes throughout northern Minnesota, including the famed Lake Winnibigoshish. Take a full-day or half-day guided fishing trip with one of these world-class guides. You’re sure to learn the latest and most successful fishing techniques, while catching plenty of fish and enjoying a great time on the lake.

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Adventure Sport Fishing Duluth, MN

See the sights of Duluth and the beautiful North Shore. Experience the Duluth harbor with it’s lake freighters and foreign ships. Cruise under the Aerial Lift Bridge and enjoy the hospitality of the Captain and crew while fishing for trout, salmon, or walleye from the crystal clear waters of Lake Superior.

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Chris and Amanda Larson are the owners and operators of Together, they are bringing their passion for fishing to the next level by offering luxury fishing charters out of Duluth, Minnesota. Chris and Amanda look forward to providing you with a superior experience, whether it be a day of fishing or an elegant harbor cruise.

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Goddess III Charter Service Duluth, MN

Enjoy the beauty of Lake Superior while fishing for trout, salmon, and walleye with Captain Tom Wentz aboard the “Goddess III”.

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Lake & River Charters Duluth, MN

Join Captain Marty for a half or full day of fishing on the largest lake in the world. Happy Hooker IV is located in historic Canal Park in downtown Duluth, Minnesota within walking distance of major hotels, fine dining, and quaint shops.  Your charter starts by passing under the famous Ariel Lift Bridge and out through the Duluth ship canal were you can wave back to the tourists lining the piers. You’ll pass by huge Great Lakes freighters and ocean ships from all over the world! You will be fishing for Lake Trout, Chinook Salmon, and Coho Salmon. Brown Trout, Rainbow (Steelhead) Trout, and Walleye are also a possibility.

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Northland amBassadors Bass Pro Guide Service Duluth, MN

Experience fully insured professional bass fishing guide service and instruction with U.S. Coast Guard approved and licensed Captain “Shark” on the world’s largest freshwater lake, Lake Superior, and Chequamegon Bay, St. Louis River, and inland lakes in Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin. Whether you would like to fish for a trophy smallmouth of a lifetime, prepare for an upcoming tournament, learn specific new techniques, or just have a relaxing day on the beautiful Northern Minnesota water (pike and muskie trips also available), Northland amBassadors Guide Service is for you!

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Jasper Company Ely, MN

The Jasper Company offers an array of high quality day trips in the BWCA and Quetico Park during all four seasons. Thirty lakes are in easy access of the Jasper Company. Day fishing trips with a traditional Northwoods Shorelunch are a Jasper Company specialty. Day trips can be guided or self-guided, the Jasper Company will outfit you with the necessary equipment and instructions to insure that your day trip is safe, fun and memorable. Don Beans has over 30 years of experience and will insure that your trip meets all of your exceptions as you enjoy the beautiful wilderness area and the Superior National Forest.

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Ely Outfitting Company & Boundary Waters Guide Ely, MN

Wilderness adventure begins with Ely Outfitting Company and Boundary Waters Guide Service. We are a BWCAW and Quetico Park canoe trip outfitter and guide service for friends and families. Sharing the wilderness is our passion.

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Basswood Trails Guide Service Ely, MN

Join us, and try your luck in Ely, MN, the home of Minnesota’s state record Northern Pike. Rumor has it that Ely holds the next state record small mouth bass, and it could be yours. If you are a fan of the gold-sided walleye pike, Northern Minnesota is the place for you. Our lakes have some of the highest netting survey data in Minnesota for walleye. The Ely area has hundreds of lakes teeming with many species of fish. If we are on a lake that doesn’t appeal to your taste, we will find a lake that will.

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River Point Outfitting Co. & Resort Ely, MN


Exceptional guided fishing trips with enthusiastic and friendly guides are offered on Birch and the South Kawishiwi River both on a full day and half-day basis when you reserve a northern Minnesota fishing resort vacation at River Point.

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Canoe Country Outfitters Ely, MN

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If you feel that your party does need guide service, we can arrange it. Our guides are congenial and very experienced at fishing, camping and canoeing. Guide fees are based on party size, but figure $200-$235 a day to cover his wages and outfitting. A definite quote will be sent once we know your party size.

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Fly Box & Co. Grand Marais, MN

People visit our area to experience the beauty of northern Minnesota. Fly fishing puts you in the middle of nature doing something fun and active! Whether you’ve been fishing your entire life, or have never held a fly rod, our guides will make sure you have a great time.

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Bear Track Outfitting Co. Lake Superior Charters Grand Marais, MN

Enjoy a cruise in smoke-free compfort, on the big daddy of all – Lake Superior. Our 27 ft. regal commodore, Fishin’ Chics, offers comfortable seating and a wide berth for smooth rides on the big lake. We have a bathroom on board, and all safety equipment including marine radio, radar, sonar, and fm radio.

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Gunflint Lodge Fishing Guide Service Grand Marais, MN

Right from our dock, you can fish Gunflint, Magnetic, Little Gunflint, Little North and Big North Lakes. There is plenty of fishing for walleye and lake trout to keep you going all day. We will even provide you with night running lights for your boat if you want to go out and catch a few more after dinner.

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Minnesota Fishing Connections Grand Rapids, MN

Tom Neustrom is one of the best fishing guides in Minnesota and a tireless promoter of the fishing industry with 35 years of experience backing him. If you’re looking for Minnesota fishing guides, Tom is well-known for providing customers with memorable guided fishing trips with excellent walleye fishing, trophy northern pike, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass, muskies, jumbo perch, crappies and panfish.

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Dimich Outdoors Grand Rapids, MN

Nik Dimich and his father Rod are your year round, full time, fully insured, professional fishing guides with 70+ years of experience fishing and enjoying the great hard/soft waters northern Minnesota has to offer. They fish Lake Winnibigoshish (ßig Winnie) and connected Big Cut Foot Sioux, Leech, Ball Club, Upper Red, Bowstring, Round, Sand, Pokegama and many more lakes in Itasca and Cass counties.

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RainyDaze Guide Service International Falls, MN

RainyDaze Guide Service Captains have a true love and passion for fishing. They have been fishing all of their lives and have quickly become the most sought after guide services in all of Minnesota. RainyDaze Guide service is continuously featured in many television shows each season as well as print publications such as In Fisherman, Outdoor Life, Target Walleye, The Outdoor News, Ice Fishing Magazine and Outdoors Weekly. Spending just a day with Rainydaze Guide Service will increase your success rates while fishing Rainy Lake for the rest of your vacation, and the rest of your fishing career.

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Border Country Outdoor Adventures International Falls, MN


Summer fishing guide services for walleye, smallmouth bass, crappie, northern pike and muskie, as well as winter ice fishing guide services and ice house rentals. We also offer fall grouse and pheasant hunts and combined fishing – hunting packages.

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Rainy Lake Houseboats Fishing Guide Service International Falls, MN

The Rainy Lake Houseboats Fishing Guide staff consists of the best fishermen on Rainy Lake. Whether you are looking for walleye, smallmouth, crappie or northern pike, they are able to put you on fish and show what structure to look for when venturing out on your own.

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Kabetogama Angling Adventures Kabetogama, MN

Tim ran his first boat and motor as a ten-year-old on the Canadian Shield lakes. His love of fishing and the lakes comes from a long family history in the area. Fishing with Tim will include the how, when and where to find the fish in Voyageurs National Park. The day will also be filled with the stories and events that have transpired over the years to make this area the vacation treasure that it is today.

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Best Bet Guide Service Lake Vermilion, MN

Tim has fished Vermilion since 1987 and is on the water 150 days a year. A multi-species guide who specializes in Lake Vermilion walleye, Buck enjoys teaching both novice and experienced anglers the locations and presentations that will help them catch more fish on this beautiful lake.

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Cliff’s Guide Service Lake Vermilion, MN

My name is Cliff Wagenbach of Tower, MN and I offer guided walleye fishing trips on the East End of beautiful Lake Vermilion. I will guide you to a safe, comfortable, and productive day on the water.

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Lake Vermilion Guide Service Lake Vermilion, MN

Time on the water with me will be spent learning walleye structure, techniques and presentations to give you the best chance to catch fish at the time of year you are here. I not only cover the walleye but can set aside time to show you areas and techniques for bass, northern, muskie and panfish.

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Ludlow’s Island Resort Lake Vermilion, MN


We suggest you consider contracting with one of our professional fishing guides if you are new to fishing Lake Vermilion. We can recommend the following guides. Please call them directly for your one-half or full day fishing experience. Don’t forget to ask them to prepare a shore lunch!

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Pehrson Lodge Resort Fishing Guide Services Lake Vermilion, MN

We are fortunate to have the most experienced Lake Vermilion (West end) guides fishing out of Pehrson lodge on a daily basis. A guided trip is the very best way to get to know the lake. Guides are on the water every day and know what the fish are doing. They will show you the most productive areas, depths and techniques for each species of fish you wish to target. Our guides are private contractors who we are happy to schedule for you.

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RB’s Guide Service Lake Vermilion, MN

My guide boat for Lake Vermilion is a 2014 Alumacraft Voyaguer 175, Yamaha 75hp. My Trout Lake guide boat is 2016 Alumacraft Escape 165, Evinrude E-Tech 25hp Both boats are equipped with high quality Lowrance electronics. I enjoy helping guests learn more about fishing and Lake Vermilion. My goal is to give you the best experience possible, and to meet and surpass your expectations!

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Wild Country Guide Services Lake Vermilion, MN

Billy & Holly Rosner own and operate Wild Country Guide Service out of Cook, MN, and offer trips on Lake Vermilion, Vermilion River and remote area lakes. With over 95 years of documented guiding history in the family, one might say, “it’s in our blood”.

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Tofte Charters North Shore, MN

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Watch the Sawtooth Mountain range and the Superior National Forest slide slowly by as we troll along the rugged North Shore. King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead and Lake Trout inhabit the local waters and all make for fine dining after the trip. A fishing trip on Lake Superior aboard Tofte Charters makes for a great compliment to your vacation, whether you are staying in Beaver Bay, Silver Bay, Schroeder, Tofte, Lutsen or Grand Marais. Only the best equipment is used aboard Tofte Charters.

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Aspen Resort Orr, MN


Plan a short fishing trip for the first time out. Young children tend to get restless after a few hours. If you’re interested in a guided trip please give us a call and we can set the fishing trip up in advance.  Guide Service – We have an independent guide available for full- or half-days. Call in advance for rates or reservations.

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Birch Forest Lodge Pelican Lake, MN

While fishing on Pelican Lake is fantastic and many people like the challenge of exploring and finding fishing spots, some prefer to come up and spend a day or two on the water with a guide showing them tricks to our lake. We have 3 guides we recommend, find out more about them below. Feel free to contact us directly to set up a day on the lake with a fishing guide.

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Casey’s Guide Service Tower, MN

I operate an extremely comfortable new 20-foot Lund with a full windshield, top notch for windy or rainy days and large groups and families. It has and extremely quiet Mercury 4 stroke motor so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy your trip. I use all top of the line rods, reels, and other equipment. I earned my US Coast Guard captains license in 2012.

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Everett Bay Lodge Fishing Guide Service Tower, MN

We are pleased to offer our expertise and Lake Vermilion fishing knowledge as we cater to families just beginning to enjoy fishing as well as expert amateurs and several pros. We can help you with the details while marking up a map and if you want a Lake Vermilion Fishing Guide we can arrange that for you. Guides work independently as part of the Lake Vermilion Guides League and charge about $350/day. Shorter options are available too.

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