Many big sturgeon boated this past week again. Has been a great year for sturgeon so far up and down the river. Fish different holes until you find fish. Use a 3 ounce no roll sinker, a 1-1.5 foot leader, and a circle hook loaded (called a sturgeon rig) with frozen shiners and crawlers for […]
Anglers who have fished Lake of the Woods or the Rainy River for the MN Fishing Opener in past years understand how good it can be. But why are anglers so positive about this year’s opener? There are a number of reasons… Spring Walleye Fishing Strong. For anglers who fished the Rainy River this spring, […]
1/2 cup cream cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 12 jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise, seeds and membranes removed 12 slices bacon Preheat oven or grill to 400 degrees F . Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil if using oven. Mix cream cheese and Cheddar cheese together in a bowl until evenly blended. Fill […]
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.