John G. Josephson: Happiness On Water

A Baudette, Minnesota vacation rental

  • Share this MN cabin rental

  • Bedrooms - 2
  • Bathrooms - 1
  • Sleeps - 6
  • Pets Considered
  • On the Winter Road River tributary to the Rainy

This log home is available for private rental or shared with the guide where the vacation experience can meet the fishing experience! Gather your friends and family and head to MN Lake of The Woods and the Rainy River. Guide service for 4 is provided for all seasons of fishing and lodging. All tackle,bait and fish cleaning is provided. Guided walleye fishing takes place on the beautiful international waters of Lake of The Woods and Rainy River. After a day of fishing relax at the cabin while your guide prepares a walleye dinner.

Sleeping arrangement: Master bedroom with queen size bed, a 24 x 12 ft. loft with 2 twin beds, and a double-size futon in the first floor great room. Two air beds are available for extra guests.


  • Pets Allowed
  • Linens Provided
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Furnished Kitchen
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Deck and/or Patio
  • Vehicle and Trailer Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor Firepit
  • ATV/Snowmobile Trail
  • Year-round Rental

Unique Features

Our cozy and modern log cabin is located on the Northern border of Minnesota. Your guide John is licensed by the National Maritime Center (NMC) with a Coastguard Operators License, bonded and insured (specializes in live bait walleye fishing). He will clean and package your fish for easy transporting. John shares accommodations with you, bed and breakfast style.

Happiness on Water is family friendly and drug and alcohol free for both fishing and lodging. The bait, tackle and boat are provided for a fun day of fishing.

Things To Do

A vacation rental that comes with its own guide is pretty handy because Lake of The Woods is 68 miles long by 59 miles width. 65,000 miles of shoreline with 14,552 islands - it is both captivating and serene. The cabin is on the Winter Road River, which is a tributary to the Rainy River. Enjoy the sunrise over the Winter Road River from the back yard of the cabin.

Take a short trip to Baudette, MN 5 miles for a meal, shopping or to take in a movie.

Zipple Bay State Park, 15 miles away, and provides hiking and cross-country skiing trails, a swimming beach, picnic area and boat launch marina.

Prime AVT destinations are nearby.

Combine your ice fishing trip with some snowmobiling. There are wilderness trails accessible from Lake of the Woods, which stretch to the Northwest Angle.

Enjoying an authentic log cabin for some fun and relaxation is also an option.

Rates & Specials

$50 - $50 night

$350 - $350 week

LODGING: $50/night per person plus tax. Minimum 2 night stay.

GUIDED FISHING: $100 full day, $65 half day per person

You must have a valid MN fishing license to participate in a fishing excursion.

Woohoo! We are offering vacation rental special(s)

CHILD RATES: ages 6-11 half price, kids 6 and under are free

Contact Information

904 Winter Drive NW
Baudette, MN 56623
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651-341-3915 Please mention

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