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Welcome to Baxstar

Minnesota's Premium Fishing Guide Service
Detroit Lakes, MN

Use code BAXSTAR50 to Save $50 off ANY trip this Fall

Offering a premium Minnesota fishing experience, Baxstar Fishing Guide Service is Detroit Lakes' premiere fishing charter.  Serving Becker, Clay and Otter Tail Counties in Minnesota, Baxstar works hard to help clients catch fish they can tell stories about.  Walleye, Northern Pike, Bass, Crappie and Muskie services available during both open water and ice fishing seasons.

Baxstar specializes in family and large group trips, and can accommodate groups of up to 20 anglers at a time.


Owner Brady Baxter is an award winning angler that has been fishing area lakes for over 30 years.  He continues to pursue new lakes, and new fishing techniques so you can  put fish in the boat and on the ice.  Brady loves sharing his expertise with his clients to help them grow as an angler.


Brady is a former lifeguard & has been awarded his First Aid, CPR, & AED certification from the American Red Cross.  The Baxstar boat & pontoon have been carefully inspected, with easily available life jackets & fire extinguishers.  Baxstar offeres No Contact Guide Services to those concerned with COVID-19.


Enjoy your summer trip in the comfort of Brady's spacious 19' Vexus DVX19 fiberglass boat-- the most luxurious fishing boat on the market.  During the winter Baxstar offers luxury Ice Castle rentals & comfortable ice house rentals that can accommodate up to 6 adults.



Some of the best conversations occur on the water and on the ice!  Clients consistently enjoy their trips with Baxstar because Brady is able to relate to people from all backgrounds.  Brady also has  the professional quality gear anglers dream of, all of which is available to his clients.  All you need to bring is your enthusiasm!


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Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Master Angler

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John, CO

Brady is the best fishing guide we have ever been around. He is a top notch fishing guide with top notch equipment.


Matt, MN

Inredible guide! Brady found us 5 different species of fish! He had all the right answers for what the fish wanted. A trip my daughter and I will not forget. Thanks Brady!

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Meesha, ND

Mom went out on the lake for a few hours. Came back happier than I've seen her in years. Worth the money.

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Paul, CA

We couldn’t of had a better fishing experience!! He loves what he does and was so great with my boys!

We caught Northern Pike, Walleye, Small mouth bass, perch, & a Bluegill

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Jason, MN

My wife and I had an amazing time with Brady.  he definitely put us on lots of fish...Very patient with beginners as my wife is a newbie.

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Fishing + Golf?  Oh, yes we did!

We have partnered with Lakes Golf Simulator here in Detroit Lakes to give Baxstar Fishing customers 15% off any reservation and free club rentals!  Lakes Golf Simulator is open 24 hours a day and is located just a few hundred feet from the lake, near the Holiday Inn.  During checkout, you can check a box to add a golf reservation to your guided fishing trip.  You will then receive an email with a 15% discount code and a link to the Lakes Golf Simulator website where you can create an account and book your reservation at a discount!  Contact Baxstar if you have any questions.

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