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Trip Details

If you’ve been looking for a fishing paradise, your search is over! When it comes to angling, the Lake of the Woods area is — year round — second to none in the Midwest. At Ballard’s, the motto is "Large Enough to Serve You, Small Enough to Know You," and you’ll find that they’re committed to honoring that sentiment at all times. Whether it’s their comfortable and modern cabins, beautiful and spacious lodge, or even the fully stocked restaurant, you’ll find that the goal is to make your fishing adventure as enjoyable as possible. Join two Elite Travel Club Hosts on this walleye catching trip of a lifetime!

What's Included

  • Luxurious MotorCoach Transportation
  • Four Nights Lodging
  • Three Days Guided Walleye Fishing
  • Thirteen Meals
  • Angling Equipment
  • Fishing License
  • Sales & Lodging Tax

Tentative Travel Itinerary

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

  • 6:00 a.m. Depart from Front Entrance of Riverside Casino & Golf Resort®
    • Bus Available for Loading at 5:45 a.m.
    • Box Breakfast Provided on MotorCoach
  • 4:00 p.m. Arrive at Ballard’s Resort
    • Check-In
    • Receive Lodging Assignment
    • Brief Orientation
    • Complimentary Welcome Reception
    • Evening Dinner

Monday, August 6th, 2018

  • 7:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Guided Walleye Fishing
    • Lunch on the Lake
  • Evening Dinner

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

  • 7:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Guided Walleye Fishing
    • Lunch on the Lake
  • Evening Dinner

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

  • 7:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Guided Walleye Fishing
    • Lunch on the Lake
  • Evening Dinner

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

  • 6:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 7:00 a.m. Depart Lodge
    • Mid-Day Lunch Provided on Motor Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Arrive at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort

Pricing & Other Information

  • $875 Per Person
  • *Tax Inclusive

  • $200 Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Time of Sign-Up
  • Availability Sells Out Quickly, Please Call Us to Hold Your Reservation. Final Payment is Due on May 1st, 2018.

Lodging in Cabins

Each unit is complete with living room, two single beds per bedroom, bathroom, TV, towels, bedding, and daily maid service. 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

The 27 ft. SportCrafts (guide boats) include angling equipment, bait, tackle, on-board restroom facilities, and fish processing. The boats accommodate up to six anglers, one Coast Guard licensed guide, and operate for a nine hour day.

American Plan Meals

Featuring home-style evening dinners, piping hot breakfasts, and sack or shore lunches prepared daily.


Bring a small cooler to pack your own snacks and beverage for the ride up. We will also use the cooler to transport your fish on the way home. Other than at breakfast, you are responsible for your own beverage during lunches and dinners. Ballard’s full service bar offers a complete list of beers, liquors, and non-alcoholic beverages. The gift shop also offers the sale of similar beverages, along with snacks and souvenirs.

Minnesota Fishing License Required

Included in Price.


Tips for the guides, wait-staff, and housekeeping are not included in the package price.

Luxury Motor Coach

Professional transportation is provided by WindStar Lines. Your vacation begins the second you climb aboard. It’s a stylish coach and a huge delight. This (54) passenger deluxe model includes DVD video monitors, restroom facilities, and comfortable seating. Socialize with friends, bring along a movie, read a book, relax, and share the adventures of group travel.

Elite Travel Club Members May Use Travel Dollars, Casino Resort Club, and Elite Comp Points Toward Trip Purchase.