Donnie grew up in Mora, spent his childhood fishing Mille Lacs 3-4 times per week targeting Walleyes and Pike! He kept actively fishing 3-5 times per week while raising his family. At the age of 41, Donnie left the construction industry to go on to Full Time Guiding! He has lived and Guided on Rainy Lake, Red Lake, Mille Lacs Lake and Lake of the Woods for the last 2 years!! Fishing is his full time Job and Hobby! He spends most of the time chasing Walleyes as well as Crappies, with some time spent in the spring to Trophy Pike and Sturgeon! Donnie has also filmed with The Next Bite and JT TV!