Mission Statement

Here at Northcountry Guide Service our goal is to provide a fun, quality fishing experience for individuals or families in the Bemidji area.

Whether you're after the elusive muskie, or you just want to get in some quality panfishing with the family, we are the Lake Bemidji fishing guide or Bemidji area fishing guides you're looking for.

We strive to help you better understand the habits of fish in different conditions and to help you understand what techniques and presentations a person should use to help put fish in the boat.

Whether you're a beginner or expert, we can give you an exciting, educational, and successful day on the water!

Matthew Breuer, Owner/Operator
Matt Breuer

Matt has been fishing his entire life, and he started doing so professionally in 2002. Since the inception of Northcountry Guide Service, Matt has branched out into promotions, writing, and conservation. When he's not at a sport-show, writing, guiding, or running fish house rentals he can be found at home w/ his family or working at the hospital as a licensed sleep technologist...

Affiliations:
St. Croix Rods - Pro Staff
Lindy Fishing Tackle - Pro Staff
Vexilar - Pro Staff
Clam Corp. - Pro Staff
Crestliner Boats - Pro Staff
Fish Gillz Sunglasses - Pro Staff
Lake State Fishing - Pro Staff
Ice Team - Pro Staff
Mercury Marine - Pro Staff​
 
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Tim Ferch

Tim is great with people, and loves talking about the outdoors almost as much as he enjoys spending time in it! Tim works in sales and marketing, and can sell a minnow to the stingiest of walleyes. He's also our camera specialist. Tim loves muskies, and is great on family outings.
 
 
 
Kara Wattunen

Kara Wattunen's passion for the outdoors has been apparent since her first steps. From fishing in the Quetico Provincial Forest for lake trout or running sloughs in South Dakota for pheasant, Kara is all about the outdoors. Along with her adventures, one of Kara's main focuses is mentoring youth in the outdoors.
Jason Rylander

Jason is NCGS's main backup Bemidji fishing guide in the summer, and handles trips for everything from muskies and walleyes to panfish and mushrooms. Jason has extensive knowledge of our smaller bodies of water in the area, and specializes in helping clients dissect them.