Boundary Waters Wilderness Hunting & Fishing in Minnesota

that starts on May 11th until September 29th.
Costs from $400.00 to $1,650.00.

Day wilderness fishing trips are geared for the busy vacationer. Don't spend all week trying to catch fish; let us take the work out of fishing for you. Fishing with Basswood Trails is not only a trip, it is a learning experience. You will learn how to locate and catch many species of fish. We encourage you to ask questions in the field. What you learn can help you be more successful for many seasons to come. after a morning of catching fish, we will head to shore, relax, and enjoy the view and tranquil setting while your guide prepares a gourmet walleye shore lunch. Our full day trips include shore lunch, bait, tackle, life jackets, and great conversation. We also offer overnight camping trips by boat and motor or canoe. Our guided outfitting packages are complete with everything you will need on a Boundary Waters trip. We tailor your trip for you; portage deep into the wildeness or just far enought to get away. Basswood Trails guides are experienced,back country travelers.

Pricing Details

Day Fishing Rates: Half Day / ¾ Day / Full Day

1 or 2 People 1 Boat $400.00 /475.00/ 550.00

3 People 1 Boat $475.00 /550.00/ 650.00

4 People 2 Boats 2 Guides $650.00 /900.00/1100.00

5 People 2 Boats 2 Guides $750.00 /1000.00/1200.00

6 People 3 Boats 3 Guides $725.00/1100.00/1250.00

7 People 3 Boats 3 Guides $1050.00/1300.00/1600.00

8 People 3 Boats 3 Guides $1100.00/1350.00/1650.00

Complete Guided Trip Includes: Guide fee; permits, boat and motor or canoe and paddles, life jackets, rods and reels if needed, bait and tackle. Shore lunch available $35 for up to two $10 each additional person.

Overnight camping 4-day 3 night minimum $325 per person per day.

Trip includes: food, camping gear, boat motor gas or canoe, and bait. You are responsible for fishing license, lodging day before and after trip, and any permits.

Terms & Conditions

A $50 per day per person deposit is required when you book.


Nearest Airport
Ely Municipal Airport (ELO)
Season Dates
From May to September
Trout, Bass, Sunfish, Perch, Pickerel, Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout, Splake, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Redeye Bass, Black Crappie, Green Sunfish, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Walleye, Sauger, Northern Pike, Muskellunge
Trip Lengths
1/2 Day, All Day, Overnight, Multi-Day
Water Types
Inshore, Lake, River
Fly-in / Fly-out
Fishing Methods
Spin Casting, Bait Casting, Fly Fishing, Pole Fishing, Ice Fishing, Trolling
Mobility Options
Canoe, Boat
Catch & Release
Accommodate Disabled Clients?
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