Guide Services

At The Northern Angler, our guide service is based on the premise that a trip is about more than just catching fish. We provide the total experience including a float through the beautiful scenery of Northern Michigan, an opportunity to improve your angling skills and of course, catching fish.

Northern Michigan Fly Fishing Guide Service on the Boardman, Manistee and Betsie Rivers. Carp Flats Fishing. Traverse City.

From beautiful Trout, powerful Salmon, electrifying Steelhead, tiger-striped Smallmouth Bass on rivers to the monster Carp on the flats, we offer it all. 

Guide Services  Full-Day Float Trip - $425 8 hours | Includes lunch / dinner  Half-Day Float Trip - $300 4-5 hours | includes snacks and drinks  Carp on the Flats - $325 4-5 hours | includes snacks and drinks *Accommodations for groups available | All necessary tackle provided - - - Instruction Casting Lesson - $50 / hour From beginner to advanced, our instructors will take your casting to the next level. Spey Casting - $65 / hour Learn or improve your technique using two-handed rods. Lesson is done on the water.  Introduction to Fly Fishing - $300 Covering the fundamentals of fly fishing with an emphasis on casting. One or two anglers. 4-5 hours.  - - For more information, stop by our shop, call 231-933-4730 or email us at


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