Boundary Waters Canoe Guides in Ely, MN

Our guides unlock the mysteries of the Boundary Waters by sharing canoeing and camping skills, fishing know-how, local history, and a naturalist perspective.

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Trina McMahon Fishing
Dave Freeman BWCAW Smallmouth Bass
Nick Bailles

There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance, adventure, solitude and peace. The way of a canoe is the way of the wilderness and of a freedom almost forgotten, the open door to waterways of ages past and a way of life with profound and abiding satisfaction.

-Sigurd Olson