Premier Northern Minnesota


Our guide service is first class and professional! We have a passion for fishing, and have been fishing Rainy Lake, and Rainy River our whole life. We have over 30 years combined guiding experience. We enjoy working with people from all walks of life. Weather your an expert angler, a beginner, or have some angling experience we want to be there with you every step of the way.

Minnesota Fishing Guide

Border Country Outdoor Adventures based out of International Falls, MN near both Rainy Lake and Rainy River offers summer fishing guide services for walleye, smallmouth bass, crappie, northern pike, and muskie, as well as winter ice fishing guide services and ice house rentals. We also offer fall grouse and pheasant hunts and combined fishing – hunting packages.

World Class Fishing opportunities

Our expert Rainy Lake fishing guide services include fishing on both Rainy Lake and Rainy River in northern Minnesota. Rainy Lake, spanning 73 miles in one direction with a total surface area of over 227,500 acres, is ranked among the top multi-species fishing lakes in the world. Rainy River is home to one of North America’s greatest smallmouth bass populations and the largest spring walleye spawning run in the world. Both Rainy Lake and Rainy River boast world-class fishing and offer exciting angling opportunities throughout the year.

What our clients have to say

“Ryan Schmidt 10/10 rating Fishing with Ryan over the past few years has been an excellent experience every time, no matter what the conditions are. Ryan is a top notch guide who has great equipment that is always ready for any situation. Your knowledge of the lake is unmatched. Lots of laughs. Keep it up you are the highlight of the vacation!!!” – Steve March

Fishing Fun For All Ages!

Our extensive fishing area allows us to locate the best hotspots for all our excursions. During winter months, we also extend our ice fishing trips to Kabetogama Lake, Namakan Lake, Sand Point Lakes and other small lakes in the area.

Whether you are looking for an open water, ice fishing, or hunting adventure, our friendly and experienced Rainy Lake fishing guide can help make your next outdoor adventure a success. From the beginner to the expert, we cater to anglers and hunters at all levels of experience.

Explore our website for additional information about adventure packages and call now to book your next trip to Minnesota – Ontario border country.


starting at


    Fishing TripIce FishingGrouse HuntsShack RentalBoat Tour


    Please explore the following links for area, lodging, and Canadian Fishing license information.

    Premier Rainy Lake & River Fishing Guide

    © 2024 Copyright – Border Country Outdoor Adventures
    Website Powered by Whiteout Media