Great Fishing All Year Round

All months, all seasons, Sportsman's has great fishing in Minnesota!  


We're known for having world class Minnesota fishing, and we know what all great fisherman love to do... to catch a lot of fish, be comfortable, and have a great time!  We pride ourselves on providing all the right tools for you to have the fishing trip of your dreams.  

No matter what season it is, we can give you a trip to remember.  Group Fishing trips?  No problem. We're experts in setting up the details for you while you sit back and relax.

 Minnesota Charter Fishing

Imagine spending the day bobbing along the waves; just you and five of your favorite friends, soaking up the sun, spending a summer day in style on a Minnesota fishing charter boat out of Sportsman's Lodge on Minnesota's Lake of the Woods.

Nothing can compare to Minnesota charter fishing, with Walleyes, Saugers, and Lake Sturgeon a plenty!

  • No experience or equipment required!
  • Rods, reels, bait, tackle, and 12 pack assorted pop and water are provided.  
  • Fish cleaning is also provided for your convenience and they are delivered right to your room.
  • Comfortable 27' Sportscraft with on board restroom, cabin cutty and covered top.

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A Winter Adventure With No Hassle - Just Fun!

Minnesota ice fishing
Included in Our Minnesota Ice Fishing Trips Adventure:

  • Heated fishhouse that accommodates either 4 or 6 people
  • Transportation to and from your fish house
  • Some have bathrooms (Check for availability)
  • Jig sticks
  • Bait
  • Jigs
  • Fish cleaned and delivered right to your room or cabin
  • Available early December through the end of March

Full Day Experience of Minnesota Ice Fishing

Your day of fishing starts between 6 am – 8 am (check with the front desk for scheduling) and we pick you up between 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm.  Our experienced guides will check on you periodically throughout the day to answer your questions, deliver a lunch for those who ordered one the day before and offer Minnesota fishing tips so you can enjoy a fun filled day of fishing.

We are constantly moving our houses to stay on the fish, because our goal is for you to catch fish!

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Dan Gibbins has more than 40 years of guiding under his belt and he takes the business of finding fish very seriously! He and his experienced guides are all avid fisherman, so with their combined efforts, you can be assured of being in the right spot. 

The service starts when you arrive at our landing. We will help you transport your gear into the Bombardier track vehicles and bring you out to a heated, clean and ready house. The holes are ready, the bait is provided and as soon as you get settled in - you are fishin'. Part of the fun is being left out on the ice on your own, but there is also security in knowing that a marine band radio connects you to mainland in the event of an emergency - like running out of bait or something!

The bunks are comfy and the kitchen is equipped with the essentials. Our newly built houses are 12 feet by 18 feet with vaulted ceilings for a spacious feeling. They are equipped with bunks to sleep up to 6 people comfortably and 2 ice holes per person for fishing. 

Propane heat and lights will keep you warm and give plenty of light for all of your activities. Cooking facilities include a propane stove with oven, coffee pot, pans, flatware, dishes, and dish soap. The houses do not have generators, but you are welcome to bring a small one with you. Each house is hard-wired with one receptacle. You will need a cord to plug in the generator into the house on the outside and a power strip/extension cord for the inside of the house.


Water for cooking and drinking is provided in 5 gallon containers. A table and chairs and restroom provide you with some comforts of home.

Bait is provided and jig sticks are available if you need them.

You will need to bring - sleeping bags, coolers for groceries and beverages, a filet knife, tackle and your personal items.

Vexilars are available to rent for $20 per day. Call ahead to reserve yours, 218-634-1589.

Dear Sheri, Thanks for the great trip, we had a great time as usual. You guys are first class. See you next year! Doug Hartman

Contact Sherri or Dan to learn more about Sleeper Fish Houses or call us today at (218) 634-1589. 


Spring & Fall is a great time to get in on some great river walleye, northern or lake sturgeon action. Our 20' Guided Lund Alaskan trips are a great way to navigate the river and inlet waters. The boat holds up to 4 passenger plus the guide.

$450 per day includes the guide, boat, poles, bait & fish cleaning.

Choose a day that includes one or two species. Trips available to reserve by early April through May 31 & September 1 - October 31.

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Available at Sportsman’s Lodge Rainy River location May through September on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays with advance reservation.

Guided outfitter trips are great for groups of up to 4 people plus the guide who want to explore the Canadian side and islands of the lake and fish for walleye or northern pike or smallmouth bass. Rate is $450 per day for up to 4 people. Package rates are available. A four person minimum is required on package rates.

The boat is a 21’ Proline walk around with cabin cuddy and porta potty. It is equipped with rods, reels, tackle and bait. Also provided will be an assortment of soda and water for your enjoyment and fish cleaning.

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Contact us for available dates and to book your trip today! Call 866-533-8998 or click here to make a reservation request today!


Enjoy 2 Sportsman's locations and 2 unique experiences in one trip!

Adventure packages are trips that include two or more of Sportsman's locations in one trip. Start your vacation at one location and then fish your way to another or take our passenger service for a quick ride to the next location. We can include many things into your package such as lodging, meals, walleye charter fishing, walleye, muskie, northern pike, bass, or crappie guided island trips, boat rental, winter walleye ice fishing trips, sight seeing tours and more.  

These sample packages listed below, begin with dinner and lodging at Sportsman's Rainy River. The next day, after a hearty breakfast, you board one of our charter boats and fish your way across the lake to Oak Island. You stay on the island, your meals and lodging there are included. The next day you board your charter and fish your way back.

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Click here to request more information about lodging or call us today at (800) 772-8411.