Lake sturgeon fishing is hot right now on the Rainy River. The fish are plentiful of all sizes. Lots of small ones being boated but lots of big ones being boated right now too! The walleye and sturgeon are both feasting in the Rainy River right now and both can be caught while targeting the […]
Ingredients 3 c med rye flour 1/2 c dark molasses 1/4 c shortening 1 T salt 2 1/2 hot water 1 pkg active dry yeast 4 c white flour Directions Make sponge from 1 cup water, yeast, 1 TBS sugar, and 2 cups white flour; let stand. Mix remaining water, molasses and shortening. Add flour; […]
There are many ways to enjoy ice fishing on The Walleye Capital of the World. One of the adventures enjoyed by many is staying overnight in a sleeper fish house. Both resorts and independent sleeper fish house operators provide the opportunity to experience staying overnight on the ice. It’s not for everyone, but for many, […]
It has become a bit of a tradition for my brother and I each October. One of the resorts located on the Rainy River in the heart of the fall Rainy River bite is Border View Lodge. Each year, they celebrate fall fishing and the community with a one day walleye tournament called the “Chili […]
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.