It is game on for those large toothy pike roaming the waters of Lake of the Woods. Every year anglers flood to Lake of the Woods to tip up fish for monster northern pike. In late February and Early March northern pike have the feed bags on prior to spawning. These pike will head to […]
Ok Lake of the Woods anglers, you have something to shoot for this year. Northern Pike have just been added the the MN DNR catch and release record program. This program gives anglers who catch a true monster fish the opportunity to get recognized without keeping the fish. Currently the pike record is blank, thus […]
Article reprinted from the MN DNR Six feet. That’s the length of the longest lake sturgeon tagged by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and there’s a chance a Rainy River angler could catch that 6-foot fish or others out of the 8,959 sturgeon tagged to date as part of a long-term study. “Spring sturgeon […]
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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.