The summer sturgeon season is on the horizon. The “keep” season for these monsters runs from July 1st through September 30. One per calendar year is allowed and the length must be 45 – 50″ inclusive or over 75″. Anglers must have a sturgeon tag if you wish to keep a sturgeon. Oct 1 – April 23, […]
ATV & Off Road enthusiasts will be happy to know there are over 1,400 miles of ATV trails and accessible roads within the greater Beltrami area and Carp Pit, a northern MN recreation area favored by ATV riders that features picnic tables and space for camping. Off-highway vehicles can be driven on all state forest […]
Ingredients Cook time- 2 to 4 hours, depending on fish size and smoker temperature. 1 whole lake trout or rainbow trout, butterflied or kited Kosher salt, about 1/2 cup (about 90 grams or 3 ounces) 1/2 cup chopped spruce (or fir) tips, or fresh rosemary Grated zest of an orange or 2 lemons or limes […]
Lake of the Woods is about to get a much needed service for tourists and locals alike. With the absence of a local kennel, customers were forced to leave dogs at kennels at home or find other places for the dogs to stay. Not anymore! The kennels are opening at LOW June 29 and have multiple […]
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.