When it comes to hunter safety, learn it, preach it, and – most of all – practice it yourself, because it’s easy to get overconfident and become careless. Always remain conscious of safety when you head to the woods. Gun safety: 1. Become familiar with your firearm. Know how to carry it, load it, unload […]
Ingredients: 1 dressed pheasant, approx. 2 lbs, cleaned and ready for roasting Vegetable Stuffing: 3/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 tbsp butter or margarine 3/4 cup coarsely grated carrot 3/4 cup finely diced celery 2 tbsp chopped parsley 3/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper Lightly saute onion in heated butter. Add the remaining vegetables and […]
While the talk in these parts still focuses on the fall run of walleyes on the Rainy River, the sheer numbers of fish on the main basin, and the crazy stupid bite up at the NW Angle, deer hunting and soon, ice fishing is fast approaching. Ice fishing typically begins at the end of November […]
This fall is shaping up to be one of the best in years regarding the numbers of walleyes in the Rainy River. The number of walleyes that decide to move into the river from Lake of the Woods is very dependent upon the shiner run up the river. The shiners bring with them a lot of […]
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.