Our Story

2019 will be another banner year for the customers of RainyDaze Guide Service!! We feel very blessed to acknowledge our incredible returning customer base as being truly second to none. This is a people business and all of the independent Captains we partner with showcase impeccable fishing talent. They are simply some of the greatest fishing guides and absolute nicest guys in the fishing industry. RainyDaze Guide Service is often touted as the most recognized guide services in the entire Midwest. Beyond the endless days in the guide boat our Captains are continuously working with leader’s in television and other national media outlets. Our service is the leading full-time operation on Rainy Lake with 10 licensed and insured Captains. Our Captains serve anglers coming from around the world with unparalleled class and service.

This year we'll again be in high demand filming with The Next Bite, Jason Mitchell television Minnesota Bound and others. We are also frequently featured within In Fisherman magazine, and other prominent national publications. We speak at as many events as we can fit into our schedule in the off season. We continue to publish articles on fishing presentations and techniques. We cater to the serious anglers, corporate outings, and the family vacationers. Whether you’re targeting Walleyes, Pike, Crappies, Sturgeon, Smallmouth Bass or Muskie, our team has you covered!! Our team of 10 fully licensed and insured Captains are here to serve our customers with a premium guiding experience on both Rainy Lake and the Rainy River. We guide on both the Canadian side and Minnesota side of the border here on Rainy Lake and the Rainy River. We strive to achieve greatness on each and every guide trip with our customers. Beyond a great day on the water, all of our Captains are professionally trained to be sure you will be extremely happy with your choice of a RainyDaze Guide. You will enjoy a comfortable cruise through the pine studded islands of these majestic waters in a beautiful first class fiberglass boat.

Our guide boats are premium glass fishing machines loaded with all of the latest bells and whistles to further promote ultimate success on your next trip. Our boats are fully stocked with top of the line JT rods and reels. If you choose to travel light on your trip north we have you covered. Our guides are all extremely accomplished anglers and tournament fisherman. Collectively we share fishing information daily and utilize marine band radio’s to stay in contact when needed. We strive to have each and every one of our customers to have fun fishing while also become a better angler. We excel at helping anglers learn from our combined experience and becoming more accomplished within this great sport of fishing we all love.

The RainyDaze branding stamp is highly touted as the gold standard for which others services strive to achieve. While we are large enough to handle the corporate outings, we are small enough to cater to the individual wants and needs of every individual trip. We cater your trip to be precisely what you want and need. This is your guide trip and we are here to make it fun from the moment we meet at breakfast, to the relaxing end of the day when we are sharing pictures of your greatest catch!! Come unplug from the increased hustle and bustle of today’s world and plug yourself in to our passionate brand of angling!!

We strongly urge our customers to reserve spots with our service as soon as possible. Even though our service continues to expand to meet the increased demand, our guide team books up very quickly each season. Please contact us today and let us begin to cater your next outing for an experience you won’t soon forget!! As a long time customer once told me “You guys sell memories, while the rest sell guide trips”. We’ll work tirelessly to put a bend in your rod and a smile on your face!! For daily fishing chatter, tips and fishing reports come follow our link to our guide page on Facebook as seen on the Facebook tab above. Currently we are reaching over 1 million people a month in social media alone!!

Reserve your spot today or gather additional information by calling 218-290-6102!!

Captain Chris Granrud

Owner and Operator of RainyDaze Guide Service