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Captain Josh - Minnesota Fishing GuideCaptain Josh is a licensed Coast Guard Captain and has been a professional Minnesota fishing guide for over 20 years. His extensive guiding time on the water takes him to some of the best fishing areas throughout the state. Some of his favorite areas include Mille Lacs Lake, Otter Tail Lake, Leech Lake, Gull Lake, Lake Koronis, Clearwater Lake, Alexandria area lakes, and the Richmond Chain of Lakes.

Whether it's Minnesota's famous Walleye (his specialty), acrobatic Smallmouth or Largemouth Bass, Panfish, hard hitting Northern Pike or monster Muskies--it's all up to you. A classic Minnesota guided fishing trip is waiting for you. Yes, Shore lunch is also available!

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Minnesota Ice Fishing

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You and your buddies plan a ice fishing trip somewhere and call ahead and reserve a fish house for the day.  With anticipation, your group arrives on time to meet the guide at the bait shop and it is learned the house isn't ready for 15 more minutes. One of the guys...

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Panfish During Late Ice - The rule for panfish this winter, at least for me and my clients, has been to fish shallower than "normal". Meaning those deep holes ( 30-40 ft) that usually produce nice quantities of nice panfish did not produce on most of my "go to" lakes. However...

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How to use Tip-ups for ice fishing Northern Pike and Winter Bass - Professional fishing guide, Captain Josh, with the aid of his 5 year old son, shows you how to successfully use tip ups while ice fishing for northern pike...

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