What a great time of the year. One one end of Lake of the Woods, people are catching walleyes, saugers, jumbo perch, world class pike and monster eelpout through the ice. Arnesen’s Rocky Point have fish houses available until April 2nd. On the other end of the spectrum, the Rainy River is open and people […]
A lot happening this weekend. If you have a chance, it’s sportshow season and one of the larger shows in MN is happening this weekend. It’s the Northwest Sportshow at the Minneapolis Convention Center Thursday – Sunday, March 23 – 26, 2017. Stop by to speak to our many Lake of the Woods resorts who […]
Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 pounds venison backstrap, in one piece 2 large shallots, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 pound sliced cremini or button mushrooms 1/4 pound sliced shiitake mushrooms 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 1/4 cup Madeira wine or sherry 1 cup sour cream, at room temperature Dill […]
Pike season on Lake of the Woods never ends because we are border water with Canada so our pike season goes all year long. This gives anglers a fantastic opportunity in April to take advantage of monster pike who are somewhere along in their spawning ritual. And in Lake of the Woods, there are a lot […]
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.