A nice bite continues with anglers catching all sizes of walleyes and saugers. Most of the action on the south shore is in 24-30′ of water. Daytime bite continues thanks to stained waters of LOW. There has been a good morning evening bite in 15-17′ as well. Resorts and outfitters keeping ice roads in good […]
This weekend marks the 48th annual MN Sportsmen’s Show at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The show begins at 2pm on Thursday, January 18th and continues through Sunday, January 21st at 5pm. Visit our booth! Once again, Lake of the Woods Tourism will have a booth handing out new visitor guides filled with info about area […]
If you love beautiful snowmobile trails, Lake of the Woods might be one of the best kept secrets around. Known much more for it’s ice fishing vs snowmobiling, the area boasts literally hundreds of miles of well staked and groomed trails. I have to admit, I also spend most of my time in a fish […]
We have a little waiting to do but its never to early to be thinking about some massive toothy pike. For some anglers they are their passion, for others they can’t stand them. But one thing is for certain for all anglers, they sure are fun to catch! Every year anglers flood to Lake of […]
Welcome to the official website of Lake of the Woods, Minnesota! The stunning international waters of Lake of the Woods and Rainy River provide some of the best fishing in the world. Anglers flock here year-round in search of that elusive record catch.
The waters near the Northwest Angle & Islands are home to a variety and volume of fish. Walleye and muskie are king here, but exceptional smallmouth bass, northern pike and crappie fishing can be found, too.
The South Shore is home to trophy walleye and northern. During the winter months, anglers can ice fish to their hearts’ content for walleye and sauger during the day or all night long in comfortable condos. Or they can add variety by checking out the hot northern pike action in tip-up and spearing houses.
The Rainy River, which meanders between Rainy Lake and Lake of the Woods, forms a natural boundary between the U.S. and Canada. In the winter, the river holds ice fishermen in toasty houses, while spring heralds a fishing frenzy for pre-spawn walleyes near Franz Jevne State Park.