Lake of the Woods Fishing Report | Monday, June 10, 2019
- Summer limits of walleyes and saugers with mixed in big fish.
- Plenty of fish to eat and take home.
- Most walleyes are coming from 24-32′.
- Various techniques working as the water warms, including anchored up and jigging.
- Drifting with spinners and pulling crankbaits.
- Fish found from Pine Island to Knight and Bridges Islands, north of Garden Island, Zippel Bay, and Long Point.
- Walleyes found shallow when the wind is right or bait prevalent.
- Strong performing colors have been: gold, pink, glow and orange
- River offering a mixed bag.
- Walleyes and saugers caught in go-to areas– holes, current breaks and sand riffs.
- Trolling shad raps an excellent technique to find fish.
- Smallmouth bass relating to rocks, bridges.
- Pike in/adjacent to bays and current breaks.
- Use spinner baits, especially around weeds.
- Sturgeon season opens July 1st for the catch season again.
- Walleye fishing strong on both sides of the border.
- Anglers in MN finding walleyes in 18-26′ with several shallow bites popping up.
- Spinners with minnow or crawler heating up.
- In Ontario, walleyes in 22 – 26′ with most anglers jigging with minnows.
- Parakeet, pink-white and orange are great colors.
- Saugers, pike, perch and bass also in the mix.
- June 15th LOTW Muskies season opens for both MN and Ontario.
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