Captain Josh's Official Blog

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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Entries for 2010

The Summer of 2010 Fishing Success Review - Reflections of a Minnesota fishing guide on his adventures guiding his clients fishing in the summer of 2010...

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Looking For Walleye? Try the Weeds - Like many "opener" fishing excursions, the majority of anglers I observed were trying shallow water probably somewhere between 5-12 ft deep and with some success. At least for my boat, last Saturday pushed us into a couple of different depth ranges...

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I like to fish for a variety of reasons and frankly for me fishing has turned  more into a sickness or disease. If I don't fish for even 3 or 4 days for some reason, I ...

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Posted in: Minnesota Fishing
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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Coast Guard Licensed Fishing Guides - Have you ever hired a guide and wondered at least about the insurance the guide probably does not have?  If there is an accident can the guide even perform CPR?...

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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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