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Walleye caught by MN Fishing Guide Todd Andrist

About Todd Andrist

Greetings, I am Todd Andrist, a seasoned fishing guide from the Brainerd lakes region. For over two decades, I have been sharing my passion for fishing with my clients and friends. My mission as your guide is to ensure that your fishing excursion is not only productive but also unforgettable. Please take a moment to peruse our offerings, and if you have any queries, feel free to contact me.

Throughout my career, my clients have bestowed upon me the title “The best fishing guide in the Brainerd lakes area,” a testament to my commitment to providing exceptional service. As a full-time guide service, we offer both guided fishing trips and ice house rentals during the winter months. Whether you are a seasoned angler or a newcomer to the sport, I bring the knowledge and expertise to provide an exciting and fulfilling experience.

With years of experience under my belt, I pledge to do everything in my power to deliver the best fishing that the area has to offer. In short, my goal is for you to have fun and, most importantly, CATCH FISH!

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“Reel in the experience of a lifetime, book me for your next fishing adventure!”

Service Areas and Lakes

Minesota Fishing Guide

Minnesota, also known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” is a paradise for anglers of all levels. The state is home to a diverse range of fish species and offers a variety of fishing opportunities, from pristine lakes and scenic rivers to urban fishing spots.

Brainerd Fishing Guide

Brainerd, Minnesota, is a beautiful city that boasts several amazing lakes, including Gull Lake, Pelican Lake, North Long Lake, and Round Lake. These lakes are perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, and a range of water sports. If you’re interested in fishing, Todd Andrist, a local guide, can take you to the best fishing spots in these lakes

Nisswa Fishing Guide

Nisswa, Minnesota, is a charming and picturesque town in the Brainerd Lakes area, known for its stunning lakes, including Edward Lake and Hubert Lake. These lakes offer excellent fishing opportunities, and visitors can catch a variety of fish species, such as walleye, northern pike, muskie, crappie, and sunfish.

Crosslake Fishing Guide

Crosslake, Minnesota, is a charming town nestled in the beautiful Whitefish Chain of Lakes, which is comprised of 14 interconnected lakes that span over 14,000 acres. These lakes offer visitors a range of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and swimming. The Whitefish Chain of Lakes is known for its excellent fishing, and anglers can catch a variety of fish species, such as walleye, northern pike, bass, and crappie.

Garrison Fishing Guide

Garrison, Minnesota, is a small town located on the shores of Mille Lacs Lake, one of the largest lakes in Minnesota. Mille Lacs Lake covers over 132,000 acres, making it a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including walleye, northern pike, muskie, and smallmouth bass. If you’re interested in fishing on Mille Lacs Lake, Todd Andrist, a local fishing guide, can take you to the best spots on the lake.

Motley, Minnesota Fishing Guide

Motley, Minnesota, is a small town located in the heart of central Minnesota and is home to several beautiful lakes, including Alexander Lake and Shamineau Lake. Alexander Lake is a small, tranquil lake that is perfect for fishing and boating. It is known for its excellent panfish, bass, and northern pike populations. Shamineau Lake, on the other hand, is a bit larger and offers more recreational opportunities, such as swimming, boating, and fishing. It is known for its walleye, northern pike, and bass populations.


I don’t think any guide works harder to get you on fish. I have a blast every time I’m out with Todd. Highly recommended!

Steven Dulski

Went with Todd and was the best time of my life fishing. Would go again in a heartbeat. He even baited my hook which I could of done myself lol. If anyone gets a chance GO you won’t regret it.

Janet Rosentrater

If anyone is in the Brainerd lakes area and wants a excellent guide HERE HE IS!!! Been on many trips with him and always seem to get on fish and have a great time in the boat with him!! I’d highly recommend you give him a try!!

Tom Chard