We offer many options for fishing in any season. No matter what your fishing experience level is we can get you out on Mille Lacs in no time. We offer guides and launches that leave direct from the resort dock. If you decide to bring your own boat we have a valet boat service.

Bass fishing on lake Mille Lacs
Take a launch fishing trip with Kevin

Launch Trips

Captain Kevin Dyck has been working outdoors for close to his whole life and has been working at Appeldoorn’s almost as long as we have been open and was excited to add Launch Captain to his title here in 2012.

Private Charter rates range from $450 and up.

Open Boat – When Available $35 per person. Min 6 people

Boxed Lunches or Grill and Food Packages Available upon request, or let a member of our Culinary Staff take care of everything while you and your group enjoy your time on the water.

For further information, or to book your trip, please contact the resort.


Fishing Guides

Tony an expert walleye fisher

 Tony Roach

Meet Tony Roach, “Mr. Walleye Specialties” Pro Staff member. Tony grew up in northern Minnesota where he has been a fishing professionally for over a decade. Roach, a professional walleye angler, competes in tournaments across the Midwest and offers a vast knowledge of multi-species fishing. Tony loves guiding and sharing his knowledge to teach people everything they need to know to get more fish in the boat. This is another great opportunity to go fishing with a fantastic professional.

Call quickly while bookings are still available! Rates start at $300/day and hours are flexible to client’s wishes.

Tony Roach Fishing Reports

Tony Roach Audio Fishing Report

 Matt Treno

Meet Matt Treno, A multi Species guide with a passion for musky fishing. Matt has been chasing muskies on mille lacs lake for 20 years and now guiding for them for more than a decade.  Matt Treno’s relentless passion for these big toothy submarine looking beast is top notch. His knowledge of lake Mille Lacs and the goofy patterns of these fish surely will appease even the most advanced musky anglers. With top of the line electronics, rods, reels and tackle your trip will be a learning adventure for sure. Get Matt Treno talking about muskie on the great Mille Lacs lake and he will talk for hours.

Offering both casting and trolling trips based on time of year and customer preference. All Muskies will be handled with importance placed on the health of the fish. Proper fish handling with a photo shoot and release tactics are maintained at all times. Matt Treno has handled 100s of these giants and takes pride in teaching each and every customer his handling techniques.

Contact Matt today for more information or to start planning your muskie fishing adventure!

For more information or to contact Matt directly