Andrew Beaudoin

Meet Guide Andrew Beaudoin

Meet The Adirondack's Top Fishing Guide, Andrew Beaudoin and Battle Fish Charters

Battle Fish Charters LLC, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, has a mission centered on helping individuals, especially veterans, discover solace through the joys of fishing. Their commitment to enhancing your fishing adventures is underscored by the provision of top-notch equipment and expert guides, turning each expedition into a form of recreational therapy.

Aj Beaudoin, a proud husband and father of two, is at the helm. With a Bachelor of Science in fish and wildlife management and a New York State guides license (Badge #8359), he's the ideal leader for your fishing excursions. His educational journey took him to Paul Smiths College of the Adirondacks and American Military University, and he holds current certifications in CPR and First Aid.

Day in and day out, Aj explores local lakes, streams, and frozen waters to curate the most unforgettable adventures for you. Fishing in the Adirondacks isn't just a profession for him; it's a way of life. His aspiration is to be recognized as a world-class fishing adventure guide and a skilled fishing rod builder.

The charming town of Saranac Lake, New York, along with its adjacent waters, presents a wealth of opportunities for fishing enthusiasts. Captain Andrew Beaudoin seizes this opportunity, offering fishing trip services suitable for families and seasoned anglers alike. As a retired U.S. Army paratrooper and combat veteran, he holds a U.S. Coast Guard Captains license and a New York State guides license. Captain Andrew's educational background in fish and wildlife management equips him to lead your fishing adventures effectively. His dedication to teaching fishing to both children and adults was acknowledged when he was named Thunderbird's Cub master of the year by the Boy Scouts of America in 2018. Captain Andrew Beaudoin is consistently driven to provide you with a world-class fishing adventure experience.

Boat Details:

The Jackson Big Rig (Kayak), crafted in 2021, offers essential amenities for a great fishing experience. Equipped with a GPS system, fishfinder, and an ice box, this kayak ensures you have the tools you need for successful outings. It's powered by a dependable 2HP MinnKota engine, allowing for a maximum cruising speed of 5 knots. A perfect choice for anglers seeking simplicity and functionality on the water.

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Expertise & Attributes

6 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing
I Tie My Own Flies
Live Bait
Technical Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

snow sports Attributes

First Aid Cpr Certified
Good With Families
Good With Kids
Good With Large Groups

wildlife Attributes

Local Flora Fauna
Nature Guide

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes: 

  • Rods, Reels, Tackle
  • Lures & Live Bait

Things to Bring:

  • Snacks & Drinks
  • Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing
  • Sun Protection (Sunscreen, Sunglasses & Hats)
  • Fishing License

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash. 

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 7 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.

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