Ice Fishing

Set The Hook Guide Service offers standalone fish house rentals as well as guided ice fishing services on Lake Minnetonka and Lake Waconia in the Minneapolis, Twin Cities area of Minnesota. Whether it’s you, your family, your friends, or any other group looking to get out onto the ice, we want to make it happen with experienced professional guidance, high-quality equipment rentals, and easy planning

If you’re an experienced ice fisherman looking to stay warm and comfortable in a high-quality, well-equipped, heated ice fishing house for yourself or your group, we have you covered with our variety of rental houses come equipped with almost everything you’ll need to make the most out of your time on the ice. See details about each ice house below.

Are you a beginner ice fisherman? We would love to be your introduction to this iconic Minnesota winter hobby and give you all the help you need to know how to start ice fishing; see more info below.

Either way, our ultimate goal is to give you the best ice fishing experience possible so you can take full advantage of the Minnesotan winter fun.

Guided Ice Fishing on Lake Minnetonka

If you’ve never set foot on the ice, the idea of setting up your first ice fishing trip can be truly daunting. How do I stay warm while ice fishing? How do I catch a fish through the ice? What equipment do I need to start ice fishing? Have no fear; we’re here to help with our guided ice fishing trips on Lake Minnetonka.

Our experienced guide will teach you techniques and tricks to help you catch Walleye, Northern Pike, Crappies, and more while keeping you safe and warm on the lake. We know ice fishing can be intimidating, but we want your ice fishing experience to be relaxed, fun, safe, and approachable. Thousands of Minnesotans enjoy this beloved activity every winter, and we’re dedicated to helping you join their ranks.

Whether you’re an experienced winter angler or want to try it for the first time, call Todd to book your winter ice fishing adventure: 952-454-3266.


Ice House Rentals

Included in Rates: Bait (crappie minnows and waxworms), Tackle, Rods, Reels, and Tip-Ups.

House #1
8′ x 17′

Enjoy a guided trip out of the best fish house on the market! Our Yetti fish house combined with Tuned Up custom fishing rods, the best rods available,  and Clam Gravity Elite Reels will make for an amazing guided ice fishing trip on Lake Minnetonka.

House #2
8′ x 16

Sleeps 4


3 bunks and a leather jackknife couch that will fold down into a bed, 8 holes, 3 windows, bathroom, table, forced air furnace, 12-volt lights and 110 with outlets, 3 burner cooktop and oven, CO detector, 4 rattle reels, TV, generator, Stereo with CD player and an insulated floor to keep your feet warm. No smoking or ice cleats in the house.

Half Day: $250.00
Full Day: $350.00


House #3
6’6″ x 14′

Sleeps 2


2 bunks, 6 holes, 4 windows, table, empire furnace, 12-volt lights and 110 with outlets, 2 burner cook stove, CO detector, 4 lights on the ceiling, lights above each hole, rattle reels, TV, generator, stereo with CD player and an insulated floor to keep your feet warm. No smoking inside the houses. When you arrive, the holes will be drilled and the heat will be on.

Half Day: $200.00
Full Day: $300.00


House #4
8′ x 16′

Sleeps 3-4


3 bunks, 8 holes, 3 windows, bathroom, dinette, forced air furnace, 12-volt lights and 110 with outlets, 2 burner cook stove, microwave, CO detector, rattle reels, TV, generator, stereo with CD player and an insulated floor to keep your feet warm. No smoking inside the houses. When you arrive, the holes will be drilled and the heat will be on.

Half Day: $250.00
Full Day: $350.00


House #5
6’6″ x 18′

Sleeps 4-5


4 bunks, 8 holes, forced air furnace. 12 volt and 110 lights and outlets. 2 burner cooktop. Dinette, CO detector, rattle reels, TV, generator, stereo with CD player. Insulated floor. No smoking in house.

Half Day: $250.00
Full Day: $350.00


House #6
6’6″ x 16′

Sleeps 3


3 bunks, bathroom, 7 holes, forced air furnace. 12 volt and 110 lights and outlets. Dinette, 2 burner cooktop, microwave, pizza oven, CO detector, rattle reels, TV, generator, stereo with CD player. Insulated floor. No smoking in house.

Half Day: $200.00
Full Day: $300.00


House #7
6’6″ x 16′

Sleeps 2-3


2 bunks, 6 holes, forced air furnace, 12 volt and 110 lights and outlets. Dinette, 2 burner cooktop, co detector, rattle reels, TV, generator,  stereo, bathroom, and an insulated floor. No smoking in house.

Half Day: $200.00
Full Day: $300.00


House #8
8′ x 16′

Sleeps 4


4 bunks, 9 holes, forced air furnace, 12 volt and 110 lights and outlets. 3 burner cook stove and oven. CO detector, generator, rattle reels, TV, stereo, bathroom, and an insulated floor. Leather jackknife couch that will fold down into a bed. No ice cleats in house. No smoking in house.

Half Day: $250.00
Full Day: $350.00


House #9
8′ x 16′

Sleeps 4

4 bunks, 8 holes, bathroom, table, forced air furnace with thermostat. 12 volt and 110 lights. Outlets for charging cell phones. 3 burner cooktop and oven. CO detector, 4 rattle reels, TV, generator, and a stereo. An insulated floor to keep your feet warm. No smoking or ice cleats in the house.

Half Day: $250.00
Full Day: $350.00


Extras
Aqua-Vu Underwater Camera $25.00 per day
Humminbird Ice 35 $25.00 per day
Humminbird Ice 55 $30.00 per day
MarCum lx7 $30.00 per day
MarCum VS385 Underwater Camera $25.00 per day
Vexilar FL8 $25.00 per day
Sucker and Shiner Minnows $15.00
Add Cot $10.00
Please Note: There is a port-a-potty near my houses on Lake Minnetonka.
** Credit Card required to reserve fish house. Any damage will be charged to card.

What you will need:

– Fishing License (Click for Fishing License Info)
– Food
– Beverages
– Cooking utensils
– Pail to bring fish home
– Sleeping Bag & Pillow (if you plan to spend the night)

Vexilar FL8

MarCum lx7

MarCum VS385