Born and raised in the Deer River and Grand Rapids area, I've been a fanatical fisherman my whole life. I grew up on a lake and since I fished every day as a kid, I learned when, where and how to catch every species of fish found in the area. Now as a fishing guide, I share my knowledge and teach my techniques to those I take out fishing.
Bill Broberg has made his childhood pasttime into a career. He enjoys nothing more than spending a day on the lake helping people make memories. Bill especially enjoys fishing with young anglers. His philosophy is that when you introduce kids to the sport of fishing at a young age you are encouraging a lifelong pursuit of angling. He makes fishing fun for them while teaching successful fishing techniques as well as conservation. Bill makes an effort to promote sport fishing for the next generation by encouraging catch and release. Today’s “keeper” is tomorrow’s trophy.
Having company? Take the worry out of entertaining family, friends or business associates with a guided fishing trip. Bill’s Fishing Guide Service can accommodate groups of up to 30 people and he prides himself on having the latest fishing information on area lakes. So you can be sure that Bill will get you on the fish!
Bill’s specialty is a Canadian-style shore lunch. He will cook your fresh catch lake-side over an open wood fire. Not even a fish dinner at a five star restaurant can compare to eating your catch-of-the-day while enjoying Minnesota’s natural beauty.
A day on the lake with Bill includes the comfort of fishing from his 19’ Lund Pro-V and the use of the latest updated equipment. He provides bait, tackle, rods, reels and lifejackets – or you may bring your own. Fish the lake of your choice or opt to try out Bill’s “hotspot.” You need only bring your fishing license, rain and/or cold weather gear and food (if you won’t be having shore lunch). At the end of your trip Bill will clean your catch and package it for you at no extra charge.
Thank you for the wonderful fishing experience you gave our daughter Shannon. It is all she can talk about. She had lost all interest in fishing with me and our family until she went out with you. You have changed her whole attitude about life. I thank you again and will be using your guide service again.
2016 Guided Fishing Trip Rates
|Number of Anglers||Full Day Trip
8am - 4pm
|Half Day Trip
8am - 12noon
|1 - 2 people||$400||$330|
|Tag Boats||$150 per boat|
|Shore Lunch or Shore Dinner||$35 per boat|
Fish cleaning and packaging at the end of your guided trip is included in the trip price.
Rates for a full day or half day guided fishing trip are reasonable and include bait, fish cleaning and packaging services as well as use of pro's boat, fuel, fishing equipment and safety gear. Clients need only bring their valid Minnesota fishing license, rain and/or cold weather gear and food & beverage.
Fishing trips may end sooner if the limit of fish is caught. A $100 deposit ($100 per boat for group trips) is required to hold your reservation for a guided fishing trip with a MN Fishing Pro. Please send check or money order to the guide with whom you have booked your trip. The date of your full or half day fishing trip is not guaranteed until your deposit is received.
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Watercraft Used:19' Lund Pro V with 90hp Yamaha Motor.
Professional Guide Since: 1984
2016 Fishing regulations coming March 1, 2016
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