Fishing Outfitters

My goal for this page is to list a variety of outfitters that are willing to work with disabled clients. Please keep in mind that these places are not completely set up for every disability. Make sure that you discuss any special accommodations that you require directly with the outfitter to ensure a good trip and a pleasurable experience.
If you are an outfitter who would like to be included in this page, please contact me. If you are disabled and have used an outfitter that you would like to recommend, please contact me as well at Be aware that this list will not be complete, so contact me with any specific requests.

Jeff Evans Fishing Guide

For over twenty years, U.S.C.G. Charter Captain Jeff Evans has been guiding multi species fishing trips for walleye, smallmouth bass, musky, and panfish in northern Wisconsin. Jeff’s fishing trips are catered to the individual needs of his customers and are designed to provide an educational, interactive,and fun experience while exploring the endless fishing opportunities available in this beautiful part of the world. Jeff’s mission is to provide premium outdoor opportunities and experiences for people of all genders and generations while fishing the lakes of northern Wisconsin. Your time on the water with Jeff will be educational, memorable, and most of all FUN!

I've been fishing with Jeff twice and he is a first-class guide. Beyond his uncanny ability to put us on fish, he went far beyond what I expected to accommodate my disability and make it an experience that I will never forget. If you've got the desire for an awesome day on the water in northern Wisconsin, Jeff is the guide to work with!

Anchors Aweigh Charters

This is a charter fishing operation on the North Eastern coast of Florida that does both inshore and offshore fishing. "I have fun fishing," says Captain Steve Hair, "but there are people who don't have the opportunity. That's why I wanted to do this." Anchors Aweigh Charters, Inc. is non-profit and dedicated to those with physical disabilities. "We will do all we can to make your fishing experience an enjoyable one. We can accommodate most physically challenged anglers. If you require full time medical assistance or have a caregiver, please let us know that this person will accompany you on your trip."

Crocodile Bay Lodge

Costa Rica sport fishing at Crocodile Bay Lodge is world-class with Bill Fishing in the Pacific Ocean for Sailfish, Striped, Blue and Black Marlin, Dorado, Tuna and Wahoo. Fishing in Costa Rica's Golfo Dulce (Sweet Gulf) for Roosterfish, Cubera Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Bluefin Trevally, Sierra Mackerel, Tripletail, and Grouper is excellent throughout the year. They provide a variety of fishing options such as; live bait, trolling, casting, and fly-fishing inshore and offshore and are willing to work with disabled clients.
talk to David Kanski at 1-800-733-1115 ext 107

Dalin Charters & Guiding

They are located in Ketchikan... Alaska's first city in the Tongass National Forest. As the "Salmon Capital" of the world their reputation is well earned with the finest fresh and saltwater sportfishing available. Their trips take place in the serene Inside Passage waters including the Misty Fjords National Monument and Prince of Wales Island. Dalin's have a variety of Alaska Charter Fishing adventures ranging from saltwater fishing for all five species of pacific salmon, halibut, and a multitude of bottom fish, to freshwater fishing for salmon, trout, and steelhead. Sam also offers some pretty accessible beach hunts for huge black bear.

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FishAbility Sports Club was formed in the summer of 2008 and was the brainchild of Keith and Debbie Hillyer and their daughter's Emma and Vicky. The club aims to provide an outdoor recreational activity for any disabled child, youth or adult, their families and caregivers on beautiful Rice Lake Ontario. We aim to break down the barriers that exist at this present time making the impossible possible for this great group of people who so often are excluded from many activities and outdoor fun due to accessibility.

Rainy Lake Houseboats

Your hosts the Dougherty family of Rainy Lake Houseboats say “Welcome Aboard” to a wonderful wilderness adventure. Our family has been providing guests with wonderful vacations since 1918 on famous Rainy Lake. Rainy Lake has been home to Voyageurs National Park since 1971. The Rainy Lake portion of Voyageurs National Park provides outstanding wilderness scenery, peace and tranquillity, plentiful wildlife, superior birding opportunities and truly world class fishing opportunities.
One of their houseboats, the Lady of the Lake Series, is totally handicapped accessible.

Totem Resorts

Come enjoy the rustic beauty of Totem Lodge, nestled in amongst the majestic pine trees and sparkling lake. They're the only lodge that has been given a 5 Star Rating for 14 consecutive years. Overlooking beautiful Lake of the Woods in Southern Ontario, Canada, and just across the walking bridge from Totem Lodge is Yellowbird Lodge & Chalet which has a handicapped accessible suite.

Wild River Guides

Wild River Guide Co. and head guide Mark Rutherford offer unforgettable fly fishing trips on some of Alaska’s most remote rivers and waterways. These specialty fly fishing experiences are filled with casts for: King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Chum, Pink, Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Grayling, Arctic Char, Dolly Varden, Lake Trout, and Northern Pike. All trips led by Mark.

From Mark: "2011 will be my third consecutive year taking paraplegics, amputees, MS adaptive anglers etc. on week long fly fishing expeditions in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. I have a full calendar of retail clients but these trips are way more fun.... "

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