Lake of the Woods Fishing Report 6-29-2016

Fishing continues to be strong.  Despite some summer weather systems moving through this past week, anglers still catching fish.  Pulling spinners working the best.  8-17 feet while pulling spinners tipped with a crawler or leech.  Anchoring and jigging with a minnow on reefs in 14-30 feet is also producing walleyes. Report of schools of fish in the middle of the lake in 28-32 feet. Gold and silver jigs and spinners were best.

On the Rainy River, some walleyes are being caught near the mouth of the river and into four mile bay. Although the rain hasn’t helped clarity some fish are still being caught. Jig and minnow remains best option for catching walleyes. Most anglers fishing the lake.  Great smallmouth bass fishing continues.

Up at the NW Angle, resorts and guides are finding walleyes in 18′ to 30′ targeting areas in the mud near transitional areas. Pulling spinners tipped with a minnow, crawler or leech or 1/4 ounce jigs in pink and gold while tipped with a minnow. Lots of muskies caught and released.   Smallmouth bass and pike prevalent.  Resorts, guides, and local events at

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