Guided Fishing


About the guide-

Michael Chilton is the founder of Rod and Rivet, and a lifelong fishing addict. He has a diverse set of skills as an angler owing to his pursuit of multiple species, though his primary targets are bass and trout. He has chased fish all over the country, from California to Florida. Michael began fly fishing in junior high, and has taught many people to cast a fly rod. He’s the President of Trout Unlimited North Bear, and Vice Chair for the Iowa Council of Trout Unlimited. Michael has been fishing Iowa trout for five years, and is the author of the Iowa Trout Guide. His hook removal demonstration was featured on the Orvis blog and MidCurrent. He’s even been a pitch man for Iowa Tourism.

Full Day- $250

Half Day- $150

All trips for 1-2 people and include rod, reel, flies, and snacks. You will need a valid Iowa fishing license, trout stamp and weather appropriate clothing.

Call or email for more info and availability:

mbchilton@gmail.com. (641) 226-1869.