Moose Track Adventures

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Basswood Lake

Northern Minnesota's Famous Basswood Lake located within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness produces monster Walleye's over 12 pounds, Northern Pike over 40 pounds, and rod bending Smallmouth Bass over 6 pounds. Join one of our top-notched guides, portage into this world class fishing lake and increase your chances of doing battle with one of these feisty fish. This trip requires a wilderness permit, therefore we strongly encourage you to reserve your trip early!

Trip Includes: Guide, BWCA Permit, Boat or Canoe, Gas, Bait & Complimentary fish cleaning/packaging

 FULL DAY - 8 hours:  Rate (1-2 people): $385.00 per trip

*$25 portage fee may apply

DOES NOT include MN fishing license, Forest Service Tax, guide gratuity or portage fees.


Your Guide will be supplying in addition to the boat or canoe:

  • Bait
  • Tackle
  • Gas
  • Life Jacket
  • Permit (depending on trip requested)
  • Rods and Reels (advanced notice requested)

Here are some essentials that you should bring with you for a more enjoyable day trip:

  • Rod and Reel - if you have a favorite you would like to bring, otherwise call and request to use our top quality gear
  • Good Raingear
  • Warm Layers
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Fishing Licenses
  • Beverages & Snacks

What time do you start & where do you meet the guide?

  • After reserving a trip, we will discuss with you the start time and to either meet at the resort or an Ely lake.  Full or half day morning trips generally start at 6:30-7:30am. Full days are 8 hours on the water, half days are 4 hours.


SHORE LUNCH is available on some guided day trips at your request.  As you enjoy a relaxing break from arm tiring fishing watch your guide prepare a taste bud tantalizing deep fried fish lunch using Moose Track Adventures secret breading recipe.  Sure to become a North-woods tradition. (Beverages not included)  Rate: $25

About Your Hosts

We truly enjoy what we do and we place a great deal of pride and satisfaction in the personalized services we provide our customers

Learn more about your hosts

Your Ely MN Guided Trip Expert - for everyone from novice to expert.  Our guided fishing, fly-fishing and canoe trips are designed to satisfy the particular experience you wish for in a northern MN vacation.

A premier Boundary Waters Outfitter specializing in only quality canoe camping gear for all your trip needs no matter how big or small your group size.  All of our canoe camping gear & kevlar canoes have been guide tested!

Certified Fly-Fishing Guides

 From beginners to advanced, our castings lessons can improve your fly-fishing techniques & casting.

593 Kawishiwi Trail
Ely, MN 55731


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