Risk Free Reservations:
Book by JUNE 15, a $300 deposit saves your space. If you should need to cancel for Covid related reasons, your full deposit amount will be placed on account as a credit and can be used for one-year from the original trip date.
Cancellation Trip Protection:
Your final balance of $650, is due (30-days prior to trip) AUGUST 15. Covid related cancellations inside of 30-days get 100% trip credit for one-year from the original trip date.
Schedule (Sunday SEP 11 to Thursday SEP 15): Fort Dodge, Mason City, Albert Lea
Day 1 depart Fort Dodge at 630am, pick up in Mason City at 800am, pick up in Albert Lea at 845am, arrive to Ballard’s Resort Minnesota’s Lake of the Woods 345pm, check-in, group orientation, complimentary welcome reception, evening dinner, lodging first night. Day 2, 3, 4 700am breakfast, guided walleye fishing (800am to 400pm), lunch on the lake, evening dinner in the dining room, nightly lodging. Day 5 600am breakfast, depart lodge at 700am, mid-day lunch served on the return coach, arrive to Albert Lea at 200pm, Mason City at 245pm, Fort Dodge at 415pm.
Lodging in cabins… Each unit is complete with living room, two single beds per bedroom, bathroom, TV, towels, bedding, & daily maid service. Based on availability and pricing, there are one, two, and three-bedroom cabins at hand for reservations. Preference is to reserve each cabin for intact parties of two to six anglers. Groups will also be matched when necessary to effectively utilize lodging space.
Guided walleye fishing… Our 27 ft. Sportcrafts, (guide boats), include angling equipment, bait, tackle, ice, on-board restroom facilities, & fish processing. The boats accommodate up to six anglers, plus Coast Guard licensed guide, & operate for an eight-hour day.
American Plan meals… Featuring gourmet evening dinners, piping hot breakfasts, & lunches prepared for you daily. (group shore lunch on second day of fishing)
Luxury motorcoach… Professional coach transportation is provided by WindStar Lines. This (56) passenger deluxe model includes DVD – VCR video monitors, Wi-Fi capabilities, restroom facilities, & comfortable seating. Socialize with friends, bring along a movie, read a book, relax, & share the adventures of group travel.
Beverages… Bring a cooler to pack your own lunch & beverage for the ride up. The cooler will also be used to transport your fish on the way home. Other than breakfasts, you are responsible for your own beverages during the day on the boats and for dinners. You can purchase beer, liquor, soda, bottled water, and N/A beverages at the lodge.
MN fishing license… Purchase in advance dnr.state.mn.us, or at Ballard’s Resort.
Gratuities… Tips for the fishing guides, restaurant wait-staff, & daily housekeeping.
Deposit Due: JUNE 15 Final Payment Due: AUG 15