Licenses & Guides

Fishing licenses, live bait, fishing gear and more.

Fishing & Lake Conditions

Check-in with our staff before you head out to get a fishing report and to make sure you pack the gear you need for all weather conditions.


Make sure you have a current Minnesota fishing license. Help protect the natural resources by following state laws when in the BWCA.

Guide Referrals

The Great Outdoors can refer you to a hunting or fishing guide to make your experience memorable. Contact us at (218) 365-4744 for more information.

Lake Maps

Check out our assortment of lake maps and plot your fishing adventure.