The wait for the lake to get entirely locked up with ice continues. Good sections of ice with pockets of open water. This time of year, this is common based on direction of wind. Everyone hoping for calm winds and cod weather. It is coming, only Mother Nature knows when. The Rainy River has a skim […]
You certainly wouldn’t think authentic Italian when you come up to Lake of the Woods. Perhaps lefse, luetfisk, meatballs? But authentic Italian? The answer is absolutely YES and it is delicious. It is the “Taste of Italy” authentic Italian dinner at Bugsy’s on Bostic. For about two years now, Bugsy’s on Bostic resort, located on […]
It is known that Lake of the Woods has an amazing walleye fishery but some are unaware about the monster pike that roam the lake. The pike add another level of excitement about what else can come up a fish hole. Pike have been seen in so many different areas on the vast lake. They […]
I guess having a choice is a good thing. Take ice fishing on Lake of the Woods for example. There are many choices one needs to consider. What part of the lake should I fish? There are three parts of Lake of the Woods. First is the Rainy River. Yes, there will be walleyes in […]
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.