AFG Chairman II Trip June 25-27, 2013

    Our friends from AFG started arriving about 11:00 AM on Tuesday morning. The last arrivals were in by 2:00 PM. We left port with the Chairman and two Lady of the Lakes by 2:20 PM. We had seventeen guests on the three houseboats with two guests meeting us at our mooring spot. Lady […]

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Casa Loma June 24, 2013

Casa Loma June 24, 2013 Bart Olek and his family came to Casa Loma on Saturday June 22, 2013.  I was scheduled to take his relatives fishing on Monday. Bart and his dad Sonny would follow along. I was going to do things a little different than I may do on a houseboat. We decided […]

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Guide Rates Know the Difference

We have been receiving questions about the difference between our guide rates and others that have a base fee plus a $50.00 extra charge for the the third and fourth person. We charge $350.00 per day for guiding Rainy Lake Houseboat customers and it allows for either two or three fisher persons per guide boat. […]

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Pete Ankeny Chairman II June 11 – 14, 2013

Pete’s trip marks the first fly fishing only trip of the year. Bill Dougherty, Jon Balaski and Kevin Erickson were the guides. We fish strictly smallmouth bass with accidental pike thrown in. This year we were hoping to target bedded smallmouth bass on Pete’s trip. On the previous trip we had seen a few bass […]

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John Kangas’s 34th Chairman II Outing

John, Bennett, David, Bill H., Jim, Jeff, John Den, Doug, Bill R., Dave arrived on Friday and Saturday; this was the beginning of John Kangas’s 34th annual trip to Rainy Lake Houseboats and the Chairman II. They played golf at the Falls Country Club on Sunday June 2nd.  The group dined at the Thunderbird Lodge […]

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