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Welcome to Wild Bill's Guide Service, where we offer exceptional fishing adventures for anglers of all levels.

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Wild Bill's Guide Service is a premier fishing and guiding business located in East Jordan, Michigan. With over 30 years of experience on the Jordan River, Manistee River, and the region's inland lakes, Wild Bill offers a diverse range of fishing trip options. Our top-notch boats, including a Huron Boat Company Jet Sled and a Fly Craft Raft, are designed for 2-3 anglers and the guide. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and creating unforgettable memories for our customers.


Mousing on the Jordan River

Experience the thrill of navigating the Jordan River in complete darkness with Wild Bill. Trust Bill's incredible memory to navigate you through the Cedar Swamp on his Flycraft raft, beneath the dark night sky. Along the way, he will instruct you to perfectly finesse the mouse, luring in impressive trophy brown that can reach 30+ inches.


Fish the Hex on the Jordan River

Embark on an exhilarating journey through the Jordan River in utter darkness alongside your guide, Wild Bill. As the night envelops the Cedar Swamp, trust in Bill's unparalleled knowledge to lead you through this enigmatic waterway on his Flycraft Raft. With extensive expertise and a deep understanding of the river, Wild Bill has discovered a wealth of insect life and a remarkable population of large resident browns and exceptionally large lake-run browns


Streamer and Rapala fishing on the Jordan

Hold on tight because this is not your ordinary fishing trip! Prepare to be captivated and exhilarated as you embark on streamer and rapala trips on the Jordan River. With limited space and intense casting, each moment will keep you engaged and on the edge of your seat.


Salmon and Steelhead fishing on the Jordan

Wild Bill provides limited fishing trips to catch king salmon and Coho salmon in the early fall. As the seasons change and winter approaches, the salmon complete their spawn and magnificent Steelhead arrive in the Jordan River. These wild and untamed creatures provide an exhilarating challenge, guaranteeing excitement for any angler.


Streamer and Rapala fishing on the Manistee River

Join Wild Bill on a thrilling river expedition aboard his Huron Boat Company Jet Sled. The sled can accommodate up to 3 anglers. Bill is a master at guiding fishing enthusiasts down the Manistee River, where you can spend your day casting big streamers or Rapalas to catch trophy brown trout. 


Inland Lake Fishing with Wild Bill

Join Wild Bill and his Huron Boat Company Jet Sled for an exhilarating smallmouth bass fishing adventure on the breathtaking Inland Lakes of Northern Michigan. With enough space for up to 3 anglers, this experience is ideal for a memorable family outing for Crappie, Smallmouth Bass and Atlantic Salmon.

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