A big “thank you” to everyone who stopped by this past weekend in St. Paul to say hello at the big St. Paul Ice Fishing Show. The show did not disappoint. Just about everyone in the ice fishing industry was there rubbing elbows with attendees. In addition to Lake of the Woods Tourism at the […]
Things are starting to happen on Lake of the Woods. This is the time of year many are watching the weather forecasts very closely hoping for cold temps. These ice fishing fanatics may have had their gear ready for weeks waiting for the chance to get on the ice. The time is coming and the […]
Ingredients 1-2 pounds of salmon filets with skin on one side 3 tsp Hoisin Sauce 4 tbsp Teriyaki Sauce 2 tbsp Soy sauce 2 tsp Honey 1 tbsp Sesame Seed Oil 1/3 cup of Light Brown Sugar 2 tbsp Minced Garlic 1 Green Onion 2 tsp fresh shredded Ginger Root 2 tsp of White Vinegar […]
Sometimes an open weekend will open up just like that. Ice fishing up on Lake of the Woods is a busy time of year and not having a reservation may be tough to find openings. At this point int he year lots of resorts are near capacity for the January month but there may still […]
Welcome to the official website of Lake of the Woods, Minnesota! The stunning international waters of Lake of the Woods and Rainy River provide some of the best fishing in the world. Anglers flock here year-round in search of that elusive record catch.
The waters near the Northwest Angle & Islands are home to a variety and volume of fish. Walleye and muskie are king here, but exceptional smallmouth bass, northern pike and crappie fishing can be found, too.
The South Shore is home to trophy walleye and northern. During the winter months, anglers can ice fish to their hearts’ content for walleye and sauger during the day or all night long in comfortable condos. Or they can add variety by checking out the hot northern pike action in tip-up and spearing houses.
The Rainy River, which meanders between Rainy Lake and Lake of the Woods, forms a natural boundary between the U.S. and Canada. In the winter, the river holds ice fishermen in toasty houses, while spring heralds a fishing frenzy for pre-spawn walleyes near Franz Jevne State Park.