Mitchell’s Guide Service has been featured on numerous television venues including, Tony Dean Outdoors, MidWest Outdoors, Jason Mitchell Outdoors, In-Fisherman, We Love It Outdoors, Kent Hrbek Outdoors, Due North, regional news and several radio shows.

The fishing expertise offered by the guide staff has been featured in several angling publications all over the country including; In-Fisherman, Walleye Insider, Fishing Facts, Walleye Central, Dakota Country, Dakota Outdoors, North Dakota Living, FLW Magazine, Midwest Outdoors, Outdoor Life, Great Plains Game and Fish and Walleye Guide. Some of the guides on our staff have also conducted numerous fishing seminars for sport shows and fishing clubs across the region and have won several fishing tournaments on both the FLW and PWT Circuits.

If you need references, we have plenty.

  • Everyone there is great, but Pete's the best guide I've ever had. It's like listening to my favorite radio station all day long about fishing. I learn more each time, and as always Pete puts us on the fish!

    Mark Bieda
  • Pete Harsh was an amazing guide. He actually seemed more like part of the family. My Dad took me and two of my sisters with him this year and you couldn't ask for someone so knowledgeable, genuine, giving and ethical. If you like to hear about experiences and learn about history, you will enjoy what Pete has to share. I now want to bring my own Son up here with him so that he can have the same experience!
    Tanya Paray
  • I wanted my wife to experience a Devils Lake memorable fishing trip. Pete Harsh didn't disappoint. We went out after a night of tornadic thunderstorms formed east of here the night before. Clouds, intermittent showers and 20-30 mph winds greeted us. Nothing was on the radar so Pete ran us back to the resort so we could grab our rain gear even though we are the ones that left it behind in the first place. Pete knew sheltered places to go and we boated fish in each spot and were able to put in a full day of fishing. A giant Crappie, 2 limits of Walleye and 4 Northern Pike on a day that I would stay home if I was at home. He also shared a wealth of knowledge about this fishery and navigation hazards where we fished that is appreciated. Pete and MGS made our day and vacation. We highly recommend both.
    Matt Willis
  • Just spent two great days of fishing with Tom Backer. We caught lots of fish and even learned some new ways to fish for walleyes. Overall we had an awesome time. These guys really know their business and make your experience the best it can be. You won't be disappointed using Mitchell's. Can't wait to get back in the spring.
    Jim Bates
  • My Wife and I stayed in the New Lodge for our 51st anniversary and fished with Tanner Thomas last June. We liked it so much that my wife said we need to book again for next year. We did and will be adding an extra day in the New Lodge and and extra day with Tanner Thomas.
    Thomas Walker
  • Had a fantastic 2 days with Eric Tilton. Great guy & superior service!! Tough weather with the wind all week but Eric got us fish each day. Will definitely go fishing with him again. If you get Eric T as your guide be sure to bring cheese from WI. Thanks Eric for a memorable first trip to Devils Lake. Looking forward to fishing with you again!!
    Kelly Ohlsson
  • For the third time this year I had the pleasure of fishing with "Mr. Tiller" Pete Harsh. Once again, we caught a limit of quality fish in the 18" - 21" range, this guy's batting average is off the charts. But more importantly, my friends and I always left much better anglers each time out. Pete is a great teacher, entertaining, and a true professional in every sense. I can highly recommend Pete Harsh with Mitchell's Guide Service for anglers of ANY skill level looking to improve their walleye catching skills.
    Chad Engels
  • My husband and I did the 3 day fishing package. Tom was our guide. It was the fishing experience of a lifetime. We came from Iowa and had never fished Devil's Lake before.. Let me tell you.. we catch plenty of fish in Iowa but Devil's Lake.. it should be the Walleye capital of the world!! We will be back.
    Pam Rolling
  • Mitchell's Guide Service is top notch! We spent a day with the legendary "Mr. Tiller", Pete Harsh, this past Saturday. The fishing was fantastic, the experience was truly memorable and we learned a ton about Devil's Lake. Not to mention the great table fare we were able to take home. Thank you Pete!
    Jason Hoskins
  • Fished two days in July with Pete Harsh. One of the Best days of fishing in my life! Pete kept us on fish for most of the 8 hours we were on the water each day! Fishing package at Woodlands/Mitchells is a great deal price wise.

    Ken Delano
  • After hearing an interview on local radio and reviewing his resume online, we requested a two day guided trip with Pete Harsh. We were not disappointed. In spite of some tough weather conditions, Pete took us to fish and kept us there. We limited out on beautiful, fat walleye and some nice northerns. Forget Canada - go to Devil's Lake and request Mr. Harsh - you'll be glad you did.

    Rick Gimpel
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