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Fishing Boat & Pleasure Craft Rental

Looking to cruise across the beautiful waters of Pelican Lake Orr, MN? Then it’s time to explore our selection of rentable watercraft at Birch Forest Lodge. We provide a host of pleasure craft and fishing boat rental options for parties of every size and activity level—including deluxe fishing boats, pontoons and non-motorized water toys. No matter how you aim to traverse Pelican Lake, we’ve got the durable, high-quality craft to get you and yours anywhere on the water.

Explore below to learn more about the selection of rentable watercraft we offer here at Birch Forest Lodge. You can also find specifics on pricing, features and benefits of each craft!

20′ Manitou Pontoon

By far our most popular rental, enjoy a 60 horsepower Bigfoot Mercury 4 stroke motor, 2-livewells, depth finder, Bimini top, 5-swivel seats plus bench seating with storage space. Kids and adults alike enjoy riding around on the pontoon. Comfortably carries 8 adults.

Rate: Weekly $795
Rate: Daily $160
Deposit $225
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16′ Crestliner Fish Hawk

Upgraded deluxe fishing boat with 90 H.P. 4 stroke Mercury motor with console steering, livewell, rod locker, depth finder, trolling motor, 3-swivel seats, with casting deck. Whether you simply want to boat in style, pull a tube or go fishing, this boat is sweet.
Rate: Weekly $695
Rate: Daily $140
Deposit $175
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16′ Lund Fury

25 H.P. 4 stroke Mercury tiller motor with electric start and power trim, livewell, 2-rod lockers, depth finder, trolling motor, 3 swivel seats and casting deck with storage space. Great fishing boat for those who like tiller motors. Boat seats 3 but is ideal for 2.
Rate: Weekly $495
Rate: Daily $100
Deposit $125
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Non-motorized Water Toys

Canoes FREE for guests
Kayaks FREE for guests
Paddleboat FREE for guests
Stand Up Paddle Boards FREE for guests

Docking private boat (with cabin rental)

Weekly $75
Daily $15

*Renter is responsible for any damage to equipment.

Fishing Boat Rental

At Birch Forest Lodge, we make boat rentals in Minnesota effortless. Thanks to our outstanding fishing scene, we’ve secured a variety of fishing boat rental options for trawling enthusiasts of every kind. Gently skim the water in search of the perfect fishing spot on your own—or find the perfect catch with the help of our expert fishing guides. With a wide selection of rentable fishing craft available, we can help you navigate across Pelican Lake in whatever style suits you.

Pontoon Boat Rental

We also provide pontoon rentals for groups and families looking to take an easy ride across the lake. These craft are spacious and stable—making them the perfect choice for casual fishing, cruising, or simply relaxing on the water. Grab a few snacks, refreshments, and good friends and hop aboard one of our reliable pontoons—which can comfortably carry up to eight adults. After all, exploring the water is even more fun with friends and family.

Non-Motorized Craft Rental

Speaking of family fun, we offer a range of rentable non-motorized water toys for all guests at our Minnesota fishing resort. These craft are 100% FREE for any guest to rent and use for the duration of their stay—and include canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, and stand-up battle boards. These non-motorized toys are the perfect way to enjoy the waters of Pelican Lake safely and comfortably with any member of your party—regardless of age, ability or activity level.

Performance Boat Rental

Looking for a touch more speed with your aquatic travels? Then our powerful and efficient watercraft might just be the perfect fit. Our rentable boat options reach up to 90 H.P.—and include a variety of useful features to aid you in your on-water adventures. Whether you’re looking to skim across Pelican Lake at top speed or find your own pocket of quiet, serene relaxation amidst the shorelines and islands—our rentable craft have you covered.

Boat Rental in MN Activities

Fishing & Trawling

Pelican Lake Orr, MN is famed for its Walleye, Northern Pike and Bass fishing; that’s partly why we’ve become a leading Minnesota fishing resort over the years! With over 11,000 acres of water and 54 miles of shoreline to explore, there’s no shortage of opportunities to catch the fish you’re looking for. Trek out on the water alone to get your fill of fishing—or team up with friends to explore Pelican Lake together. From Panfish and Walleye to Bass and Northern Pike, Birch Forest Lodge is the best place to fish.

We also offer a fishing boat rental special in May for the 2019 Fishing Opener. This deal will give you half off the price of your boat rental when you rent a cabin/boat package at Birch Forest Lodge. This is a fantastic deal for fishermen and fisherwomen looking for a relaxing weekend of traveling—or an opportunity to conquer the fish of Pelican Lake with a few companions.

With this deal, you can choose from any available cabin and boat—and get half off the price of a boat rental on top of our discounted spring rate on all cabin rentals. This offer is valid up to May 25—and can be applied to a stay of any length. Take advantage of this great deal and get out on the water this spring!

Leisure Boating

Boating isn’t all about scouring the water for the perfect fishing spot; sometimes, you just want to unwind and enjoy the sights and sounds of northern Minnesota lake. That’s why we offer a variety of rentable craft for leisure boating. Accommodate a large party with your own pontoon for your stay—or turn things up a notch with a faster pleasure craft for a smaller party. In either case, you can explore the thousands of acres of water Pelican Lake has to offer in the style and speed of your choosing. Enjoy a delicious lunch with family out on your own pontoon as you take in the scenery—or get a rush by racing from one island to the next. With leisure boating, the possibilities are endless.

Did you know that Pelican Lake also hosts over 50 beautiful islands? With a rentable craft, you can explore them all—spying plenty of unique flora and fauna along the way. Challenge yourself to identify as many bird types as possible—or simply explore the islands of your choosing with your party. You might just find your own special slice of nature amidst the lakeside breeze and trees. Especially unique is the Big Island Scientific Natural Area which is home to Osprey and Bald Eagle communities.

Exploration & Play

Interested in renting watercraft your family or group can use to enjoy the water together? Our Minnesota lake resort offers a range of non-motorized toys might be the best choice. These free water toys range from paddle boats and battle boards to canoes and kayaks. Get collaborative as you work with your group to traverse Pelican Lake—one pedaling session at a time. Simply grab your safety gear and get on the water with these safe, reliable and comfortable water toys.

Are you ready to visit a few islands via kayak—with snacks and coolers in tow? Or perhaps you’re looking to host one of Pelican Lake’s famed (and incredibly slow) paddle boat races? In any case, our rental boats offer a huge variety of opportunities for bonding, exploration and play.

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