Boundary Waters Guided Day Canoe Fishing Trips-River Point Resort-Ely MN

Boundary Waters Guided Day Canoe Fishing Trips


Are you up for an adventure? Take a Boundary Waters guided day canoe fishing trip, just for fishing, but with the  bonus of incredible scenery, amazing wildlife to observe, and serenity and quiet that only a day in the BWCA can provide.


Our experienced in-house guides will take you into the beauty and peacefulness of the 1.1 million acre protected Boundary Waters Canoe Area for a fabulous full day of Minnesota fishing. Our Paddle the Quiet Side day trips will get you into the less used, more tranquil areas of the Boundary Waters. You will immerse yourself into nature to a greater degree while fishing from a canoe. So, for a day, give up the boat and motor, and try canoeing. You will love the new experience and it is one of the many reasons to select River Point as your vacation destination.

Minnesota walleye, northern pike, crappies, small mouth catch and release, or catch them and the guide will “cook em’ up.” Yummy…


When you select River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. as your fishing resorts Minnesota destination, your vacation can truly become extraordinary when opting for a day within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). The expert services of River Point Outfitting Co., one of the area’s premier canoe trip outfitters, will have all equipment, canoes, and fine food ready for your Boundary Waters guided day canoe fishing trips adventure. To learn more about the Boundary Waters, and what to expect, read more>>


Canoe(s), life jackets, paddles, bait, van transport to and from the BWCA entry point, and BWCA style lunch with the guide filleting the fresh caught fish and cooking them to perfection over a campfire. Guides are expert fisherpersons, congenial, and talented with many years of experience paddling the Boundary Waters. Prior to the start of the trip the guide will share maps to acclimate you to the day’s itinerary in our River Point Outfitting Co. Headquarters.

  • 1-2 persons: $555/a day
  • Additional person: $100


  • Fishing license, transport van/gas surcharge fee to/from entry & exit points, tax, 6% resort fee, and guide gratuity are additional
  • Guide gratuity is discretionary and encouraged
  • BWCAW rules are USFS rules: maximum group size with guide is 9 persons and 4 canoes. No cans or glass bottles allowed
  • Rates subject to change without notice.
  • Non-River Point Guest Rate:  add 20% to rates indicated
  • Visa, M/C, Discover, American Express accepted for prepayment

Advance reservations are encouraged.


  • Rod and Reel*
  • Small tackle box*
  • Rain gear (jacket and pants)
  • Layers of clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Filled water bottle
  • Snacks, if desired
  • Fishing license

*River Point Resort & Outfitting Co. has a Bait and Tackle Shop onsite for purchases of tackle, rods and reels and more. Guide will assist with suggesting proven BWCA tackle for our much awaited boundary waters guided day canoe fishing trips


Ok, you’ve thought long and hard about doing this. But, still are not sure if you can do it? Know that our seasoned guides will take all the time needed to teach you the “ways of the wilderness” whether it be some extra canoeing advice and practice, pre-trip, or anything else you may not be sure about. You will have the confidence to do this! And, it will be memorable and successful.

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