Need help finding the fish? Fishing Guide Lynn Harker knows all the spots. Lynn will put you on the fish. Whatever your preferred species, he knows where the lunkers lurk.

After 34 years of teaching, Lynn retired and began his journey as a fishing guide which he has been doing professionally for over 20 years. Lynn has guided on many of the wonderful lakes that northern Minnesota is known for such as, Bay Lake, Mille Lacs, Gull Lake, Whitefish Lake, Pelican Lake, the Cuyuna Country Recreation Area mine pit lakes, and many of the smaller lakes in between.

What’s Included?

Each guided fishing trip includes boat, fuel, bait, tackle, PFDs, fish cleaning, education, safety, and fun! Ruttger’s will provide hot and cold beverages for an additional fee.

What to Bring?

You need only bring your valid Minnesota Fishing License (available at the front desk), sunglasses, sunscreen, rain gear, clothing suitable for the weather, and your camera!

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Half-Day Fishing

$325 For 1, 2, or 3 People. Pick up at 7:30 a.m. for morning fishing or 1 p.m. for afternoon fishing.

Guided Full-Day Fishing

$520 for 1, 2, or 3 people. 8 hours of fishing with a break for lunch

Full-Day Fishing

$425 for 1, 2, or 3 people 3/4 day (6 hours) trip

Bring the whole family

Additional people (more than 3 people) Per Person $40 In order to guarantee your reservation, deposits will be required on advance bookings. Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge is one of the most family friendly and relaxing fishing resorts in Minnesota. If you are looking to fish, call us today!

Conference Groups

Please contact your planner to arrange a guided fishing trip for your group.