Prairie Pro Outfitters, where we catch memories.Get away while staying close to home see what Saskatchewan has to offer!

Welcome 

Prairie Pro Outfitters is the exclusive owner of the angling guiding rights for Rafferty Reservoir Saskatchewan.  We are the first and only angling outfitter with an angling academy.  On the water instruction is offered for beginning to experienced anglers of any age.  Open year round to accommodate daily and multi day excursions on open water or ice-fishing.

Getting Here

DRIVE TO DESTINATION only 10 minute drive from USA/Canadian border with a 24 hour customs at Portal, North Dakota. FLY TO REGINA OR SASKATOON rent a vehicle and an easy 2 hour drive.FLY TO ESTEVAN REGIONAL AIRPORT See HELPFUL LINKS below for more information on flights.We will gladly arrange someone from the team at Prairie Pro Outfitters to pick you up in Estevan to bring your group to Rafferty Reservoir or your group can meet your guide at Rafferty Reservoir or at Main Prize Park Marinas.
HELPFUL LINKS
We are pleased to announce a partnership with Days Inn by Wyndham Estevan mention you are visiting Estevan to fish with us to receive a special discount.

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  • Daily Guided Fishing

    We offer daily guided fishing in our tournament equipped Nitro 2021 and Ranger 621 boats both 21 foot with 300 HP Mercury 4 stroke engine. Top of the line St. Croix rods with Shimano reels, newest electronics and tackle. Also available is a 23 ft Tritoon with a 150 HP Evinrude E Tec for large groups and people having physical limitations. Our rates are by the hour because sometimes weather can dictate our excursion times.

  • Fishing Academy

    Also available is our fishing academy. This is set up to teach individuals or small groups a variety of skills associated with angling. For example, fish filleting, boat handling, electronics, safety, different fish species angling techniques, tackle and gear, knot tying, also successful shore fishing methods, plus other very useful skills for successful fishing.
    Learn skills that are necessary to successfully fly fish. From casting lines to lure selection. Our instructor has 60 plus years of avid fly fishing for multiple species including pike, trout salmon, bass and saltwater species including bonefish Come learn how easy fly fishing can be!

Rafferty Reservoir

Rafferty Reservoir is a dam project on the Souris River that was built to help eliminate flooding of the Souris River. Completed in 1991 it floods 11 860 acres and is roughly 35 meters in depth at the deepest. This 35 mile long and ¾ mile wide reservoir is located between the cities of Weyburn and Estevan Saskatchewan and is home to a fantastic population of walleye, pike and perch of all sizes including trophy sized fish of all three species.

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Meet Your Guide - Ralph Smart

Prairie Pro Outfitters is owned and operated by Ralph Smart of Estevan, Saskatchewan. Ralph is a 15 year resident of Estevan and has fished Rafferty Reservoir since its beginning both recreational and in walleye tournaments. 
Ralph fishes competitively in the Saskatchewan Walley Trial and the Central Walley Trail with first place finished and multiple top 10 finishes. He also participates in the Manitoba Master Angler Awards attaining and silver award for 10 plus species meeting the length requirements. He also has volunteered for 10 years at the Estevan Youth Wildlife Camp with fishing instruction taking place on the water in his Tritoon boat. Ralph’s son Nate who is in his 20’s with years of operating his own boat runs the other guides boat and helps with instruction.
Ralph is also an experienced Taxidermist and can replicate your memorable catch through superb quality fish reproductions he paints himself from photos of your catch.  *This service is offered to clients and non-clients. *See below images of a 44 inch Pike

Pricing

We fish 7 days a week!

FISHING BOATS

$125 / hour (min 8 hours)Nitro ZV21 and Ranger 621 boats both 21 foot with 300 HP Mercury 4 stroke engine.

TRITOON

$150/ hour (min 8 hours)23 ft Tritoon with a 150 HP Evinrude E Tec for large groups and people having physical limitations.

Our rates are by the hour because sometimes weather can dictate our excursion times.Please NOTE clients are responsible to purchase their own licenses available HERE
Day trip 8 hour minimum except weather related issues causing shortened hours.  Everything included fuel, tackle (prefer to use ours for different techniques) bait, life jackets, filleting. This quote is with a maximum of 3 anglers in our tournament style boats. Clients bring their own lunch and beverages. The boat has on board coolers for less crowding.Clients need to bring a cooler with ice to take home their filleted fish.  Pontoon boat rates minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 anglers. (8 hour minimum) Angling Academy rates are to be determined by number of students at one time (4 maximum) and are customized to fit client’s needs. For example: the number of participants. 14 and under $150/6 hour instruction, 15 and over $200/6 hours of instruction. US citizens pay in US currency. Canadian citizens pay in Canadian Currency.   Contact us to customize your best program.
Terms & ConditionsA pre-signed waiver is required on all tripsAll bookings require a 50% deposit Cancellations must be made 3 days before the first departure dateAn 80% refund on all deposits will applyNO SHOW, NO REFUNDA full refund of monies due to bad weather or unsafe conditions.  These decisions will be made at the discretion of the Guide for safety reasons.

LET'S FISH!

Use the button below to book and together we can catch memories!

Our Boats

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    Nitro

    Model: ZV21Engine: 300 HP Mercury 4 stroke

    Fishing Equipment: Top of the line St. Croix rods with Shimano reels, latest technology and electronics and tackle.

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    Ranger

    Model: 621Engine: 300 HP Mercury 4 stroke

    Fishing Equipment: Top of the line St. Croix rods with Shimano reels, latest technology and electronics and tackle.

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    Tritoon

    Model: Harris Fishing Model TritoonEngine: 150 HP Evinrude E Tec

    Fishing Equipment: Top of the line St. Croix rods with Shimano reels, latest technology and electronics and tackle.

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Some of the memories that were caught with Prairie Pro Outfitters!

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Prairie Pro Outfitters

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