It’s the time of the year they call “The Dog Days”. For most walleye anglers, this can be a challenging time as weeds are at their peak which makes fishing tough and provides a lot of cover. In addition, the young of the year perch, panfish and other minnow are at a great size for a […]
Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil 5 medium yellow squash, sliced ½ medium sweet onion, diced salt and pepper to taste Directions Melt butter over medium-low heat in a skillet. Add squash and onions and cook until onions are translucent and squash has become fork tender, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add salt […]
Maybe you have heard, the Rainy River is loaded with sturgeon. The fishery is extremely strong right now and the average length of Lake Sturgeon continues to grow. It is only fitting that the home of the 25th Annual Sturgeon Championship takes place is in Birchdale, MN just 27 miles east of Baudette on Hwy […]
Fish are active and there are limits to be had. Resorts are downrigging with crankbaits, jig fishing and drifting spinners. Schools of fish in the middle of the lake in 28-32 feet being targeted by jiggers and crankbaiters continue to heat up. Garden Island and 9-12 miles off of Pine Island are holding fish. Many […]
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.