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On the ice

From all inclusive fully guided ice fishing trips to luxury Ice Castle sleeper rentals and brand new day house rentals, Baxstar is proud to truly offer it all to its customers.  Fish for Crappie and other panfish, or target larger Northern Pike, Walleye, and Bass - it's up to you. 

Baxstar Fishing specializes in hosting large groups, including families and corporate groups up to 50 people or more on the ice.   Contact Baxstar today to plan your next trip on the ice!

We are offering even more services this year.  Check them out below:

Services & Rates

*Prices are subject to change

Detroit Lake Ice Castle Sleeper House Rentals

When it comes to ice fishing, this is the ultimate luxury experience!  Our Detroit Lake Ice Castle sleeper houses have all the amenities of a camper, including sleeping quarters, kitchenette, bathroom (no running water), television, and a generator with a full tank of gas*.  They are 8' wide and 16'-17' long and they sleep 4-6.  The house will be located in on a good fishing spot and it will be turn key ready.  Just show up and start fishing!

You can also rent fishing gear including rods, reels, tackle, fish finders, and underwater cameras from Baxstar to make your trip more successful. 

 

*tank of gas = 8-12 hours run time.  Baxstar can deliver additional gas for your generator for a small fee.

3 days/2 nights (minimum)

$795

Additional night/day (24 hrs)

$185

Add a fishing guide to you rental

(guide will fish with you, at some point during your trip)

$100/hour, 2 hour minimum

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Includes generator and ice auger at no extra charge.
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Includes generator with full tank of gas and at no extra charge.
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Third Party
17'-21' Ice Castle Sleeper House Rental

If our Detroit Lake Ice Castle Sleeper House Rental (listed above) is booked, or if you are looking to rent a 21' Ice Castle, this is the option for you.  We work with local partners to provide additional 17'-21' Ice Castle rentals on Detroit Lake or any other lake within 20 miles of Detroit Lakes (additional plowing charges may apply to lakes other than Detroit Lake, depending on lake conditions).  All 3rd party rentals include house rental, transportation, plow and prep, set up, clean up and removal.

 

You can also rent fishing gear including rods, reels, tackle, fish finders, and underwater cameras from Baxstar to make your trip more successful.   

 

We can usually find you a house, but availability goes down fast after January 1st.   Keep in mind, most 3rd party providers have a 3 day/2 night minimum.

If you want to rent an ice castle, email or call us below to get a quote.

Wood Day House Rental

Our 8' x 16' wood framed wheel house is our largest day house.  It is heated, the holes are drilled, and there is 12v electricity controlling the light and fan.  Generator rentals are available, offering even more power.  The house is located on Little Detroit Lake in easily accessible locations that offer excellent Crappie, Bluegill, Bass, Northern Pike, and Walleye fishing.  The house accommodates up to 6 people comfortably, and is available 7 days a week.

Monday-Thursday

$150

for 1-2 people, $25/each additional person up to 6

Friday-Sunday

$275

for 1-2 people, $25/each additional person up to 6

Add a guide to your rental

20% off guide rates (see below), 4-Hour minimum

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Guided Ice Fishing Trips

Increase your chances of catching fish with the help of a guide!  Tailored to people that want the assistance of an experienced guide who knows area waters, these trips are great for 1 person, or large groups. 

 

Guided trips usually take place on Detroit Lake but we service other lakes in the area.  You can request a lake when you book your trip.  You may fish out of a permanent house, portable house, or both over the course of your trip.  Prices below are for Detroit Lake trips.  Additional plowing charges may apply depending on lake conditions on other lakes.

 

Guided trips include premium gear, including the latest ice fishing technology.  Your guide will also deploy tip ups to give you a chance at catching bigger fish.

Contact Baxstar using the form at the bottom of the page if you have any questions.

4 hours:  $400 for 1-2 people, $50/additional person

 

5 hours:  $500 for 1-2 people, $62.50/additional person

6 hours:  $600 for 1-2 people, $75/additional person

8 hour:  $800 for 1-2 people, $100/additional person

Fish House Services

Own or renting an Ice Castle or other fish house?  Let Baxstar do the hard work of clearing a spot on the ice and plowing a road for you.  We also offer an all inclusive rental house package, so all you need to do is show up and fish (Rental House Package required for all 3rd party Ice Castle Sleeper House rentals through Baxstar).  Not sure which service(s) you need?  Contact Baxstar and we will create a custom quote that addresses your specific needs.

Plow and prep fishing spot:  $150

Perfect for sleeper house owners visiting Detroit Lakes.  We will have a spot ready to go-all you have to do is show up!

Rental House Package:  $375

Recommended for all  3rd party rentals on Detroit Lake.  Includes plowing, preparation, delivering house to Detroit Lake, house placement, set up, take down, clean up and return transportation of house. 

*Prices above are for Detroit Lake.  We serve other lakes in the are, too.  Contact Baxstar to learn more and get a quote.

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Equipment Rental Rates

Fish Finder:  $35/day

Underwater camera: $35/day

Up to 6 rods, reels, and fishing tackle: $35/day

Generator: $60/day

No-Contact Rates

Consultation by phone or online via Zoom

Lake Information: $150

 

Lake Information + Tackle & Technique Tips: $200

Lake Information + Tips + GPS Pin Sharing: $275

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