Brian Vander Maazen

Meet Guide Brian Vander Maazen

Meet Guide Brian Vander Maazen and Amaazenoutdoors

Let Amaazenoutdoors and Guide Brian Vander Maazen make your dream fishing adventure a reality! This Minnesota-based fishing guide company is owned and operated by Guide Brian Vander Maazen and specializes in providing top-notch fishing experiences for anglers of all levels. With years of experience and a passion for fishing, Guide Brian and his team will guide you to some of the best fishing spots in Minnesota, including the St. Croix River.

About The Guide:

The joy of sharing his fishing experiences and helping people become successful anglers is what drives Guide Brian Vander Maazen. He is passionate about exploring new fishing locations and taking his clients on unforgettable trips to the wild and scenic St. Croix River in Minnesota. The river boasts an amazing fishery and abundant wildlife, making it the perfect spot to catch various fish species, including Musky - the captain's favorite due to its rich folklore, history, and controversy. However, on some days, he prefers Smallmouth Bass, which is also abundant in the area.

Fishing with Guide Brian is not just about catching fish; it's also about learning new techniques and gaining valuable insights into the world of angling. He takes great pleasure in sharing his knowledge and expertise with his clients, helping them hone their skills and become more successful at fishing. With his guidance, even novice anglers can have a memorable and productive day on the water.

In addition to fishing, Brian is also an experienced hunter, with a deep understanding of the local wildlife and hunting regulations. He has spent numerous seasons hunting and gaining invaluable knowledge of the local wildlife, hunting techniques, and regulations.

Boat Details:

Amaazenoutdoors has two boats available for its guests: the 16' ClackaCraft drift boat, which can accommodate up to two people and is perfect for navigating the St. Croix River, and the 14' RiverRat, which can also carry two people and is ideal for exploring smaller bodies of water. Both boats are from the year 2000 and have been well-maintained to ensure a safe and enjoyable fishing experience. With these boats, guests can explore some of the best fishing spots in Minnesota while enjoying the comfort and convenience of quality watercraft.

Don't wait another moment, join us now on an incomparable adventure!

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Expertise & Attributes

4 Years of Experience

Fishing Attributes

Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
Bass Fishing
Live Bait

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Fly Box
Fly Lines
Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

Rods, Reels, Tackle

Lures & Bait

Food & Drinks (Lunch by Request & Snacks)

Things to Bring

Snacks & Drinks

Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Sunglasses, & Hats)

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash. 

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 7 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.

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