Guided Fishing Trips at Northwind Lodge

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A great of guided day-fishing trip out of Northwind Lodge!  Check out the possibilities below plus the cabin rental deals for June!  

Ely Minnesota guided fishing trips

Third & Fourth Generation Guides will outfit you for your fishing trip and we’ll help you and your family get started on the right foot.  Fish for walleye’s, bass,  and northern pike. Learn how to fish our region and experience wilderness fishing at its finest with a veteran guide.

Wood Lake Guided Trips

1.) $290  per day with Bernie.   Bait and tackle included –  2 person limit

2.) $250 per day with Dan.   Bait and tackle is included – 2 person limit

Groups of four will need to hire both guides for the same day or go on two different day trips with one guide as the rowing can be difficult for some people to keep up with the guide boat particularly if rough weather develops.

Your guide will maneuver a rowing boat or canoe on Wood lake which is a Boundary Waters Canoe Area  wilderness lake.  There are no homes or structures of any kind in the BWCA.  This trip will  requires a walk in on a portage.  Please Pack your own lunch and remember that no metal cans or glass bottles are allowed.  Plastic bottles and containers are allowed but, of course, must be packed out as well.  Duluth packs are available for people to help carry their day gear in the event that they do not have a day pack.   PFD’s also provided as no extra charge.   


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Fall Lake Only –  4 Hour,  half-day trip

$200 for 2 people and $20 for each extra person up to 4 total.   Bait and tackle is provided and you may bring your own tackle to try as well.

Pack your own lunch.  No cans or bottles as this trip can cross into the BWCA.


Basswood – All Day

You must have a BWCA day-use motor permit.  If you do not have a permit, the guide can attempt to find a permit tag (it’s confusing and difficult government mumbo-jumbo) to see if a Basswood trip is possible during the time you are here.  Otherwise, for long-term reservations, please secure a day-use motor permit to Basswood in advance at  recreation.gov (click link).  Sorry, you must make a reservation in your own name.  We cannot do that service for you. Day-use motor permits are severely limited and hard to obtain.

$350 for 2 people and extra $25 each extra person up to 4 total.   Bait and tackle is provided and you may also bring your own to try.

This trip is in the BWCA.   Pack your own lunch and remember that no metal cans or glass bottles are allowed.  Plastic bottles are OK, but must be packed out.


What To Bring

For all guided trips you are required to bring your own fishing rods and reels, rain gear and appropriate clothing for the temperatures at that time.  Flip flops are never recommended and Crocs are not suitable footwear for portaging.  Preferably, closed toe footwear is recommended such as a running shoe or hiking boot.  We also recommend full length pants over shorts as sometimes there can be insects.  It makes for a more comfortable adventure.


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Walleye fillets in the field!  They don’t get any fresher than this!  Book ahead however!  Excellent guides are hard to find!

Reserving a Trip

Advance reservations are always welcomed due to planning, scheduling, preparation requirements and weather accommodations.  Please reserve your trip as early as possible.  Last minute trips are possible but can be hit-or-miss do to guide commitments.  We will do our best to get you on the water for a great day out out on the water.

Payment in full at the time of the trip reservation is required – Sorry, there are no refunds for trip cancellations.  

Call 218-365-5489 to make your guided trip reservation.

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June Internet CABIN Specials

Fish are biting!  Art classes are in full swing!  Our waterfall is making beautiful white noise and the loons are calling the background!  What more does one need for a great, relaxing time away from traffic, crowds, and stress?  Call now to get in on these cabin rental deals.  They won’t be here forever!   218-365-5489


Check out the cabin rental rates for  GREAT R & R below! Note:  The following prices are good through June 22nd 2019.*

*Only new reservations for these special rates beginning 6/8/19

Cabin #2:

Weekly Rate $1129 Now $929 for the first 4 people and includes a Boat and Free Motor Value of $175.00. $60.00 a night extra per person up to 6 people

Nightly Rate $189 Now $139 for the first 4 people and includes a Boat and Motor. $10 a night extra per person up to 6 people


Cabin #3:

Weekly Rate $999 Now $799 for the first 2 people and includes a Boat and Free Motor Value of $175.00. 

Nightly Rate $159 Now $119 for the first 2 people and includes a Boat and Motor. 


Cabin #4:

Weekly Rate $1199 Now $999 for the first 3 people and includes a Boat and Free Motor Value of $175.00. $60.00 a night extra per person up to 4 people

Nightly Rate $199 Now $149 for the first 3 people and includes a Boat and Motor. $10 a night extra per person up to 4 people


Cabin #5:

Weekly Rate $1019 Now $810 for the 2 people and includes a Boat and Free Motor Value of $175.00 

Nightly Rate $169 Now $129 for the 2 people and includes a Boat and Motor. 


Cabin #6:

Weekly Rate $1249 Now $1029 for the first 4 people and includes a Boat and Free Motor Value of $175.00. $60.00 a night extra per person up to 6 people

Nightly Rate $209 Now $159 for the first 4 people and includes a Boat and Motor. $10 a night extra per person up to 6 people


Cabin #7:

Weekly Rate $999 Now $719 for the first 3 people and includes a Boat and Free Motor Value of $175.00. $60.00 a night extra per person up to 4 people

Nightly Rate $166 Now $129 for the first 3 people and includes a Boat and Motor. $10 a night extra per person up to 4 people


Cabin #8:

Weekly Rate $1349 Now $1129 for the first 4 people and includes a Boat and Motor. $50.00 a night extra per person up to 8 people

Nightly Rate $225 Now $169 for the first 4 people and includes a Boat and Free Motor Value of $175.00. $10 a night extra per person up to 8 people

2 night minimum is required for the above nightly rates

You have free use of kayaks, SUP’s, beach canoe and paddleboats.

After a fun day,

enjoy a campfire down at the lake.

Call Northwind Lodge NOW! 1-218-365-5489 for your reservation!

We are in and out this time of year.  Please leave a call-back number if we happen to miss you!

This special is good for only new reservations starting 6/11/2019