Barna has been fishing his entire life. Fishing has been his favourite activity since a very young age. So much so, that he decided to turn his passion into a business and start BAER Fishing Adventures.
Barna’s home waters are Long Point Bay of Lake Erie, but guides tours on all water bodies offered by BAER Fishing Adventures in Ontario.
Barna is a lover of contact sports such as Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Football and more, but admits to being a horrible sports fan. This is because he spends too much time on the water.
Barna enjoys learning new tactics and fishing new bodies of water as much as possible.
Barna holds all the necessary training to operate all vessels within the BEAR fleet. These include: SVOP, MED-A3, Restricted Radio, First Aid, Common sense & on water experience.
Manager & Lead Guide
Bobby was the first BAER Guide to join the team and has 5 years of guiding successful fishing tours under his belt.
Starting in 2020, Bobby has taken over the role of Manager and Lead guide. Our guests can expect to be in contact with Bobby from booking, to returning to shore after a great day on the water.
Although Bobby is the youngest BAER team member, he has put many, many hours into learning the waters of Long Point Bay, Deer Creek, Waterford ponds and other Southern Ontario fishing locations offered by BAER Fishing Adventures.
Bobby has been fishing his entire life on his home waters of Long Point Bay, Waterford Ponds and Deer Creek. He is a Norfolk County resident.
Mike is a river expert with a passion for trout and salmon fishing. Mike guides Grand River trips from spring to fall in the Drift boat as well as walk and wade adventures.
Mike is confident guiding for trout and Salmon on rivers such as the Niagara, Grand, Saugeen, Bronte, Credit and More!
Mike can teach guests how to fish with spinning tackle, or with a Center Pin style set up.
Tyler is a certified guide who has recently graduated from the Adventure Expedition & Interpretive Leadership program at Fanshawe College.
Tyler has recently moved locations to be closer to the Saugeen River and the amazing fishing opportunities on this gorgeous river.
Tyler is a river specialist with a passion for coldwater species such as Salmon and Steelhead. Tyler guides Drift Boat and Walk and Wade trips along many Southern Ontario streams and Rivers.
Tyler is passionate about Center Pin fishing and loves to get anglers “hooked” on this style of river fishing.
Blue guides tours on our Robalo Bay boat, Drift boat and occasionally on our kayaks.
Blue knows Long Point Bay and the Grand River extremely well and can put guests on fish from Spring till Fall. Blue guides trips targeting Northern Pike, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass, Longnose Gar Pike, Carp and Catfish.
Blue holds all the necessary training to operate all vessels within the BEAR fleet. These include: SVOP, MED-A3, Restricted Radio, First Aid, Common sense & on water experience.
Coles is a Norfolk County Resident and a local fishing freak who is very familiar with the local hot spots. Cole is proficient with conventional fishing equipment and tactics, but also loves to use centrepin and fly fishing equipment when the conditions are right.
Cole is an adventure seeker and prefers the intimacy of small creek fishing in southern Ontario.
Cole is a natural leader and teacher. He currently coaches wrestling to students at DDSS and is involved in many community sporting activities. These coaching skills translate very well into our learn to fish program.
Adam Van Paassen
Adam is very important part of the BAER team. He has many important roles including maintenance manager, safety enthusiast as well as being a guide.
Adam is the site manager at Long Point Eco-Adventures and helps make sure our operations on Lake Erie and surrounding area go as smoothly as possible.
Adam is a super fun guide who has great fishing knowledge, but also is entertainment in himself. Lots of laughs and fish stories are guaranteed when Adam is your guide.
Costa Rica teamThe guiding team in Costa Rica is a very strong team dedicated to enjoying nature as much as possible. They love to show people from all around the world this magic place in the southern peninsula de Nicoya. Their idea of kayak fishing is to find the way to do what they love (fishing) with the most ecological techniques possible. When paddling, people will enjoy wildlife without noisy engines around, this makes kayaking the best way to share this beautiful place with turtles, birds and fish.