Lake of the Woods Fishing Report
On the main basin… Good fall walleye fishing continues. Jigs and frozen shiners working well in 20-29′ during the day and a morning/evening bite happening in 10-15′. Anchor up and jig with gold, glow red, or gold/orange. Good numbers of walleyes stacking up in front Pine Island, both Lighthouse Gap and Morris Point gap, Zippel Bay, and Long Point areas. Shiners continue to run up the Rainy River.
On the Rainy River… Shiners are running and walleye activity picked up greatly this week. Good limits being caught. Anglers reporting success jigging with a 3/8 or 1/2 ounce jig and frozen shiner. Increased sturgeon activity continues with some 60″+ fish boated. The bite is on!
Up at the NW Angle… Fishing continues to be excellent. Limits of walleyes being caught on rocky bays and adjacent reefs. 15 – 22′. Jigging still producing. Walleyes starting to move towards structure and outside mouths of bays. Crappie activity strong, guides helpful for crappies.
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