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Whether you want to learn the lake, learn how to reel in more fish, or just relax and let someone else bait your hook, treat yourself or someone you love to a fun day on the water.

Spaeth Outdoors is a full time, family owned and operated guide service located in Crosslake, Minnesota. We are dedicated to providing first class, fully outfitted fishing trips tailored to each client’s skill level and experience.

  • Half or Full day trips available
  • Trip Includes: Fresh bait, comfortable boat, quality equipment
  • Complimentary fish cleaning/packaging
  • Shore lunch available
  • Small or large groups
  • Guaranteed fish

Guided trips focus on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes where your guide will help you unlock the hidden secrets of the lake. Whitefish Chain of Lakes continues to be one of the best fishing and travel destinations in the state of Minnesota. Trophy fish are abundant, ensuring an experience of a lifetime.

Spaeth Outdoors offers exciting fishing trips at unbeatable rates on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes – Minnesota’s S’more Capital. The local waters are well-known for being hard to master, but Nick is a knowledgeable guide who knows the lakes area like the back of his hand. Spaeth Outdoors guarantees a lot of fishing, adventure, and laughs on your trip. Intrigued? Look no further!

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Your guide, Nick “Red” Spaeth will take you out on his 21-foot Lund boat, built in 2014. It comes powered by a 300 HP Mercury engine and a 9.9 HP Mercury Pro for more security. The boat has a maximum cruising speed of 67 knots, so it can take you to your fishing grounds in no time. It comes fully rigged with safety equipment and top-notch navigational electronics, which include three GPS, a radar, a VF radio, and three fish finders. Perfect for accommodating up to six anglers, this boat features a wireless trolling motor for a quiet ride, an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day, a live bait tank, and down-riggers for a professional fishing experience.


Fishing with Spaeth Outdoors is an exciting opportunity to catch the best fish the Whitefish Chain of Lakes has to offer. Nick is very familiar with the methods that work best, including bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, popping, spearfishing, jigging, and many more.

Your targeted species will depend on the season and will based on  your preference – Walleye, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Crappie, Muskie, Sturgeon, Whitefish, Northern Pike, and Sunfish.

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