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Vermilion Fly Guy
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Unlocking the Passion for Angling

I, Bob Cords, invite you to explore the vast fishing opportunities in and around N. MN with Vermilion Fly Guy, delivering a unique fly-fishing experience for all skill levels.

My Goal

Embark on a distinct fly-fishing adventure with Vermilion Fly Guy. Whether you're a novice or an experienced angler, discover the thrill of catching musky, pike, bass, or panfish on a fly rod. I focus on easing the complexities of fly casting and presentation, making fly-fishing a truly enjoyable experience.

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Your Guide

I am an avid angler with over 40 years of Lake Vermilion expertise. From stream trout in high school to pursuing all warm water species, my passion and knowledge ensure a memorable fishing experience.


The Ultimate Fishing Experience

I will fish for any species desired using fly gear or conventional gear. Benefit from high-quality equipment, including rods, reels, bait, and lures/flies from renowned manufacturers. Whether cruising Lake Vermilion in a Crestliner 1850 Pro Tiller or navigating rivers in a Crestliner 1860 Retriever CC Tunnel Jet Boat, your fishing adventure awaits.

Bill Payment Made Easy

Effortlessly submit your deposit to Vermilion Fly Guy through Venmo, Zelle, or mail in a check to secure your preferred trip. The remaining balance can be settled upon completion of the trip. Rest assured, your $100 deposit is refundable if the trip is canceled at least three days in advance.

In the case of bad weather, we will fully refund the deposit or reschedule the trip to a later date.

Vermilion Fly Guy

Connect With Me

Drop me a line! Let's discuss your fishing desires and goals.