"The best fishing for smallmouth bass to be found anywhere!"

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Canoe Fishing Packages

 

Complete Fishing Packages                                       

You wouldn't buy a fishing trip from an outfitter who doesn't fish would you? Our business is to fish!

Our packages are complete in every detail with no hidden charges! Each one is designed to give you fast access to the most productive fishing grounds. By providing you with our round trip motor boat shuttle service we easily save you as much as three days of paddling. You will enjoy two nights at Moose Bay Lodge which includes breakfast and dinner, fresh linens, towels, and hot showers. Of course lots of live bait, our own delicious trail food, state-of-the-art equipment, cooking stoves, maps, routing, and unparalleled fishing instruction are included.

Add a guide to any package for $210 per day.

Deluxe Basswood Package (unguided)       per person 5 full days $736

Extra Days $64.00

You'll enjoy two nights at Moose Bay Lodge with meals and the same great food and comfortable camp as our deluxe guided trip, without the guide. Our shuttle boat leaves you within an easy paddle to your camp. No portaging is required. Everything fits neatly into a fast 18 foot canoe with built in back rests. You can fish in comfort with the speed to cover more remote fishing areas easily.

Outfitting Package Includes:

Maps, detailed routing and fishing instruction, depth finder with batteries, 3 burner propane stove with stand, gas lantern, folding table and chairs, 12 x 12 kitchen fly, roomy 9 x 9 x 6 high tents, full size Slumberjack sleeping bags, thick Therm-a-rest pads, complete cooking and eating utensils, extra big fry pan, ax, saw, shovel, grill, cutting board, landing net, rope, waterproof packs, 18-foot canoe with back rests, wood paddles, cooler with ice, our deluxe food pack, lots of live bait and Basswood tow.

Kevlar "Super light" Package (unguided)  per person 6 full days $695

Extra Days $68.50

Canoe and gear for two just 78lbs!

Got an itch to fish those remote lakes? Super light gear, just one trip across the portages, and a fast Kevlar canoe is the way to go. Here's the best way to get there fast!

Our Kevlar super light package equips you with the finest and lightest gear and food available. You'll have everything you need to travel comfortably and eat well. We include two nights at The Moose Bay Lodge with meals, fast round trip tow to Prairie Portage, maps, trip routing and detailed fishing instruction with endless options!!!

Outfitting Package Includes:

18 foot Kevlar canoe, bent shaft light wood paddles, Crazy Creek canoe chairs, life jackets, two man Eureka tent just 4.5 lbs, Lite Loft sleeping bag stuff size 6" x 18", Therm-a-Rest "Lite" StaytekTM mattress, compact nesting cook kit with Lexan utensils, folding saw, trowel, compact stainless fire grate, water filter, choice of Peak 1 or Gaz butane stove, ultra light rip-stop nylon kitchen fly, 200 feet of nylon rope, light nylon compression packs, our own specially prepared "Superlight" trail food and Prairie Portage tow.

Trek to Crooked Lake  (unguided)                  per person, 6 full days $665

Extra Days $53.00

Our most popular unguided trip. The Trek to Crooked Lake penetrates deep into the wilderness. We outfit you with trail proven gear and our own lightweight food pack.  You'll enjoy two nights at The Moose Bay Lodge with meals and the convenience of our longest Basswood Tow to Back Bay. You will receive detailed fishing instruction and trip route planning with Moose Bay's enlarged map of the Basswood River portage short cuts. This is a great adventure at a reasonable price to some of the finest smallmouth waters on Earth!

Outfitting Package Includes:

17 foot lightweight aluminum canoe with back rests, bent or straight shaft paddles. Life jackets, your choice of two or four man Eureka tents, Duluth packs with padded shoulder straps, 10x12 lightweight kitchen fly, Slumberjack sleeping bags, self-inflating Therm-a-rest sleeping pad, lightweight cooking and eating utensils, aluminum griddle, pack saw, Estwing axe, camp trowel, Peak I Stove and fuel, fire grate, cutting board, 200 feet of nylon rope, live bait and containers, Sealine 100% waterproof personal packs, our own waterproof lightweight food pack and Basswood tow.

 

5 Day Wilderness Canoe Trip (unguided) per person, 5 full days $539

Extra days $53.00

Here's a great introduction to our Boundary Waters adventure. Without taking a guide this trip lets you fish some of our close-in waters without traveling over a lot of portages. You can reach Basswood and Knife Lake or several other more remote lakes. There's good smallmouth, walleye and northern pike fishing to be had too. Select from a base camp or circle route. We include detailed maps and routing, two nights at The Moose Bay Lodge with meals and a tow to Prairie Portage.

Outfitting Package Includes:

17 foot lightweight aluminum canoe with back rests, bent or straight shaft paddles. Life jackets, your choice of two or four man Eureka tents, Duluth packs with padded shoulder straps, 10x12 lightweight kitchen fly, Slumberjack sleeping bags, self-inflating Therm-a-rest sleeping pad, lightweight cooking and eating utensils, aluminum griddle, pack saw, Estwing axe, camp trowel, Peak I Stove and fuel, fire grate, cutting board, 200 feet of nylon rope, live bait and containers, Sealine 100% waterproof personal packs, our own waterproof lightweight food pack and Prairie Portage tow.


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