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
Fishing and hunting with Basswood Trails Guide service is not only a trip, it's a learning experience. You will learn how to locate and catch many species of game fish. We encourage you to ask questions in the field, and what you learn can help you be more successful for many seasons to come.
Our guided day trips are geared for the busy vacationer. Day fishing trip can be by motorized boat or paddled canoe. Basswood Trail's guides are professionals who take their jobs seriously. Your guide will bait your hook, remove your fish, and cook you a fabulous shore lunch while you kick back and enjoy life.