Lake of the Woods Fishing Report | Monday, May 27, 2019

South End

  • Walleye fishing on fire. 
  • Nice schools of walleyes in many locations around the lake from Lighthouse Gap to Rocky Point and up to islands. 
  • Most anchored and jigging with minnows and frozen shiners. 
  • Gold combined with pink, yellow, chartreuse and orange all productive.  
  • Reports of fish in varying depths 15-30′.  

 Rainy River

  • Walleyes still in the river and some nice fish being caught. 
  • Although most walleye anglers target the lake, the river has walleyes along with smallmouth bass, pike and sturgeon. 
  • From the mouth of the river to Birchdale there are 42 miles of a beautiful river to fish.  
  • Sturgeon season opens July 1st for the catch season again.

NW Angle

  •  Walleye fishing excellent.  
  • Reports of nice fish coming from island and shoreline structure such as points and areas with current.
  • Walleyes in shallows to deeper areas.  
  • Most anglers using jig and minnow. 
  • Gold by itself or combined good color choice best. 
  • Saugers, pike and perch also in the mix. 


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