Great fishing continues with good numbers of walleyes and saugers being caught from Rocky Point, Long Point, Zippel Bay, Pine Island, Knight Island and in the basin! A jig and a frozen shiner is the ticket while anchored up in 15-23 feet during the day. Some fish are sliding up into 10-13 feet for a evening bite. […]
It’s the northernmost point of the contiguous U.S. It is where the 14,552 islands begin. It’s an area that people actually have to drive through Canada to get to unless they go via water or ice. It’s where many people come to get away from life and experience world class fishing, resort life, beauty, nature […]
Expectations were high for the 2018 MN fishing opener on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River. They were high with good reason. The last time the lake had a late ice out in 2014, fishing was tremendous with a lot of walleyes still in the river. That history combined with the fact that sturgeon […]
Are you looking for lodging or guided fishing for Memorial day or for a family vacation this summer? If you are you have come to the right place. Is there anything better than saving money and catching some fish? We like to believe there isn’t especially when its Lake of the Woods Walleyes. Many 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.