Fishing guide on Trout Lake in Boulder Junction WI

3 reasons you should hire a fishing guide

November 17, 2023

Fishing season has arrived in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, so it’s time to hit the lakes and cast a line for a trophy fish in Vilas County. If you want to make the most of your angling adventure in Boulder Junction, you should consider hiring one of our experienced, knowledgeable fishing guides—here are just a few reasons why.

They’ll help you find the fish

There are lots of places to fish in Boulder Junction—it’s home to nearly 200 lakes within a 10-mile radius of downtown, including more than 50 Class-A musky lakes—so there’s no shortage of angling opportunities. But how do you find the best fishing spots? That’s where our knowledgeable guides come in. They’ll find the perfect spot to cast your line, whether you want to track down trophy musky on a massive lake or try your hand at fly fishing on a northern Wisconsin river.

They’ll provide everything you need

Don’t have any fishing gear (or forgot to bring it)? No problem. Boulder Junction’s fishing guides have got you covered with everything you need, from boats and fishing poles to lures and live bait. And when you’ve caught your limit, these friendly folks will even clean and package your fish for you to take home—or you can schedule a shore lunch and enjoy a fish fry over the fire on a beautiful Northwoods lake!

They know where to go and what to use

Techniques, tackle, and timing all vary depending on what kind of fish you’re going after, and Boulder Junction’s guides have decades of experience tracking down all the kinds of fish you’ll find in Vilas County—musky, trout, bass, walleye, pike, panfish, and even steelhead. Book a half day or full day fishing excursion and you’re sure to have a great time; many of our guides even offer family trips so you can bring the kids.

Learn more about Boulder Junction’s fishing guides here.

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