Lake of the Woods Fishing Report | Tuesday, July 17, 2019

South End

  • An excellent week of summer fishing. 
  • Jigging with frozen shiners or leeches effective as is drifting spinners with crawlers. 
  • Main depths are still 29-32′. 
  • Basin is starting to load up with walleyes, some nice fish this week on crankbaits. 
  • Various bites happening from structure to mud, from east to west. 
  • The key, find the fish.

Rainy River 

  •  A mixed bag for anglers fishing the river and Four Mile Bay. 
  • Pulling spinners and jigging depending upon if you are covering water or fishing a spot. 
  • Some walleyes in Four Mile Bay along the river channel edge. 
  • Smallies still coming from rocky areas, weed beds and bridges.  
  • Sturgeon keep season July 1st – Sep 30.

NW Angle

  • A great week of walleye fishing. 
  • Drifting spinners west of Little Oak still producing a combo of eaters and slots. 
  • Hammered gold and silver blades strong. 
  • As summer progresses, some walleyes still on structure, some over mud. 
  • Jigging and pulling spinners on and around reefs in 16-24′ producing walleyes in Ontario.
  • Good fishing continues for smallmouth bass, big pike and muskies.

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