Guides of Lake Vermilion

So you're going fishing on Lake Vermilion. That's great! There's 40,000 acres of water to fish on.
There's 1200 miles of shoreline to navigate. And there's 365 islands to cast to.
Okay, so where are the fish and what are they feeding on?
What's the best lure and how do you present it?
Think you need some help?
One of these guides may be what you need to make that fishing trip successful.

Panichi Guide Service
Joe Panichi

Premier Lake Vermilion fishing guide!
Shore lunches
flexible scheduling
affordable rates
1/2 day or full day groups
walleyes, northerns, bass, panfish

Member - Lake Vermilion Guides League

How about our Spring Crappies Special!!

2754 Niles Bay Forest Road
Buyck, MN 55771
check out Joe's web site from here!


Full or half day fishing adventures for
Muskies, Walleyes and Lake Trout.
Night fishing for Muskies one of our specialities!
Winter ice fishing for Lake Trout!
Rods and reels if needed

Charter Member - Lake Vermilion Guides League

Member - Northland Tackle Pro Staff

We specialize in Fall Muskie Giants!!

Paul Pollock
2572 Vermilion Camp Road
Cook, MN 55723
218-348-3057 (cell)
check out Paul's web site from here!

Lake Vermilion Guide Service
(Over 30 years fishing experience on Vermilion!)

"Walleyes, Northerns, Muskies, Bass, Crappies"
Doug Knoer

A great way to learn the lake! Flexible scheduling.
Full or 1/2 day trips. Shore lunch available on request.
Quality tackle provided.
Doug is a full-time guide and fishes Lake Vermilion all season.
References available.
Charter Member - Lake Vermilion Guides League
"Ask About October MUSKIE Fishing!"

E-mail -
Web Site -
Phone - 218-780-7089
Address - 10301 East Olson Road
Cook, MN 55723

Best Bet Guide Service
Tim "Buck" Lescarbeau
  • Specializing in Lake Vermilion Walleye
  • Quality equipment and competetive rates provided.
  • Shorelunches and fishing for bass, northern crappie and bluegill are also available.
  • Flexible scheduling and references can be provided upon request.
  • Buck has fished Lake Vermilion since 1987 and is on the water 150 days a year.
  • Give him a call ... you'll be HOOKED!!
Chairman - Lake Vermilion Guides League

Home - 218-254-3815
Cell - 218-969-1022
E-mail -
Web Site -

Casey's Guide Service
Captain Casey Sunsdahl

Casey has been fishing Vermilion for as long as he can remember. He has been guiding since the 2005 Minnesota Governors Opener. Born in the Soudan Underground Mine and raised on the shores of Lake Vermilion he knows the water like the back of his hand.

Half day and Full day guided trips
throughout the open water season and ICE FISHING.

Cell Phone: 218-750-4510

We are looking forward to another great year on the Big V.
check out Casey's web site from here!

Mike's Guide Service
Mike Estrin
  • Over 20 years experience fishing Lake Vermilion
  • Specializing in Walleyes
  • Also targetting Northern Pike, Crappie and Panfish
  • Full day & half day trips with flexible scheduling
  • Shore Lunch available
  • Member - Lake Vermilion Guides League Volunteer guide for Lake Vermilion's "Take A Kid Fishing"
"I fish the west end, east end and everything in between!!"

Cell - 218-666-6054
E-mail -
Web Site -

"Walleyes are my specialty"
40+ years of experience fishing for walleyes on Vermilion's "East End"
15 years experience as a professional fishing guide.

  • Affordable rates.
  • 1/2 day or full days are available.
  • flexible hours.
  • Shore lunches are available.
  • Summer and winter trips.
  • pick-up at your location or meet at my place.

Charter Member - Lake Vermilion Guides League

Cliff Wagenbach
9401 Saint Odilia Beach Road
Tower, Mn. 55790 --- (218)753-2005
check out Cliff's web site from here!

RB's Guide Service
Rob Bryers

Lake Vermilion
Trout Lake
Walleye & Smallmouth Bass
  • Full and Half Day Trips
  • Over 40 Years of Fishing Experience on all of
    Lake Vermilion and Trout Lake
  • Specialize in early Lake Trout in May & June
  • Combination Trout Lake / Lake Vermilion Trips Available
  • Shore Lunches
  • Member of the Lake Vermilion Guides League
  • Insured and Licensed
  • U.S.Forest Service BWCA Wilderness Guide / Outfitter
    permit holder
Contact Info:
Cell - 218-780-7939
E-mail -
check out Rob's web site from here!

Amundson Guide Service
Steve Amundson

Specializing in "muskie, walleye, northern pike, panfish"
on the west end of Lake Vermilion
Full day and 1/2 day trips
Affordable rates - Flexible scheduling
Quality equipment provided

Member of the Lake Vermilion Guides League
Sponsored by:
Toothtamer Rods, Cortland Line, Shimano Reels, Glittertails,
Big Game Tackle, Bobbie Baits, Outdoors FIRST,
Dreamcatcher Bucktails, Polarized H3O

Contact Info:


Web Site

(Andrew Judnick)

"Specializing in Lake Vermilion Muskies"

  • Full or half day trips available
  • Very reasonable rates
  • Flexible hours
  • Quality equipment provided
  • Night fishing packages

    An exciting, safe day out on beautiful Lake Vermilion!

    1306 18th St S
    Virginia, MN 55792
    check out Andrew's web site from here!
  • Wild Country Guide Service
    Billy Rosner, Full-Time Professional Guide

    Multi Species - Lake Vermilion & Vermilion River!

    "Over 30 years Guiding Experience"
    Full Day or Half Day trips available

  • Billy is a nationally recognized, 4thgeneration guide who grew up in a resort/fishing family. With over 35 years guiding experience, Billy has been a guest speaker at tradeshow and professional seminars both, locally and regionally. He has also been featured in several US & International outdoor publications such as Fiske Journalen, In-Fisherman magazine and In-Fisherman Guides, Fishing the Midwest, Outdoor WI, Musky Hunter Magazine, Walleye Insider, North American Fishing, MN Sportsman, MN Outdoor News, and more. Billy has guided with well-known TV hosts and tackle makers, tournament fisherman and some of the sportıs foremost authorities. Billy is on the Pro-Staff of numerous industry-leading companies and is member #208 of the National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA).
    To ensure the comfort and safety of his clients, Billy fishes out of a new Lund boat every season and provides top quality equipment.

    References Available Upon Request

    Call or E-mail for more information:

    (218) 666-2880
    3547 Kallio Road
    Buyck, MN 55771
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