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Voyageurs Guide Service provides unique access & adventures to the less traveled, untouched destinations of Voyageurs National Park, the BWCA and Canada through traditional guided fishing trips, specific day adventures, weekend or week-long trips. 

Fishing Opener Trophy Walleye
Capt. Barnes with a trophy catch
Overnight Fishing Trips
  • Lac La Croix: $700 Day (Guide fee, Gas, Bait, Portage Fees, and Shorelunch)

    • The most unique fishing lake, it requires you to take 2 railroad portages and navigate through endless islands. Native American pictographs on lake-side cliffs and Warrior Hill are historic landmark sights you have to see! On top of all that it arguably boasts the best walleye, northern, bass, and lake trout fishing of all the lakes. BWCA access to dozens of rarely fished inland lakes.​

  • Rainy Lake: $700 Day (Guide fee, Gas, Bait, Portage Fees, and Shorelunch)

    • This is the home of the BIG ones! With a 45 min boat ride from Crane Lake you're there and fishing. Rainy Lake and all its diverse structure offers you world class walleye, bass, and northern fishing. If you're looking to catch a personal best this is the trip for you!

  • Voyageur's National Park Guided Fishing Trip: $650 Day (Guide fee, Gas, Bait, and Shorelunch)

    • ​Fish the chain of lakes in VNP (Sandpoint, Namakan and Little Vermillion) American or Canadian side depending on where you want to go. Popular choice and a good way to see all the lakes.

  • Loon Lake & Cascades: $650 Day (Guide fee, Gas, Bait, Portage Fees, and Shorelunch)

    • Loon River Run with a canoe, drop 2 people off with canoe in Little Loon Lake for ½ day OR drop 2 people off at the mouth of Cascades, explore for ½ day and meet for lunch. Great blend of exploring and fishing wrapped into one day, suitable for all ages. Also, your best chance to see wildlife (wolves & moose) and have the whole lake to yourself.

  • Makooda Lake: $400-$425 Day (Guide fee, Gas, Bait, and Shorelunch)

    • 3 people max. Very short portage with gear, motor and gas can. Spring fed/clear lake stocked with bass, lake trout, large pan fish and big northern. Mostly catch and release – keep small limit of bass, northern or pan fish. Looking to catch a lot of fish? Then this lake is for you.

  • Guided Overnight Trips:

    • 2-6 people

    • Fully Outfitted: 3 Meals per Day (I do the cooking), Sleeping bags, Pads, Packs, Tents, Canoes, Paddles. All you need is your clothes!

44" Northern
29.5" Walleye (Catch & Released)
30" Walleye (Catch & Released)
20 lb Lake Trout (Catch & Released)
21" Smallmouth - Lac La Croix (Catch
20" Smallmouth (Catch & Released)
19" Smallmouth - Lac La Croix (Catch
19" Smallmouth
Handful's of Big Bass
24" Walleye - Rainy Lake
Fall time Crappie fishing
27" Walleye  - Lac La Croix