Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Category: fishing reports

 Mar 4th, 2019 by sworrall 

Modified Mar 4th, 2019 at 12:47 PM

On the south end… Great reports continue to come in for walleyes and saugers. Fish being caught in a variety of depths from 24-34′ of water. Morning / evening bite in 15-20′. Some suspended fish. Keep jigging lines moving. Gold, glow red and other glow colors effective. Try rattles to draw fish in. Deadstick with plain hook and live minnow. Fish houses on ice through March 31, walleyes open through April 14, pike season open continuous. Thick ice, extensions needed. Resort houses available with good ice. Ice roads open.

On the Rainy River… Strong current in river this year and a lot of snow. Snowmobile trail on river is open and marked from Baudette (downstream from bridge) to lake. Stay on trail for safety.

Up at the NW Angle… Excellent reports across the Angle. Walleyes coming from 22-30′. Saugers and jumbo perch mixed in. Jig one line, second line dead stick with plain hook with live minnow. Snowmobile trails from south shore across lake to Angle are marked with fresh snow. Lots of slush off of the trail. A complete list of lodging and ice fishing packages available at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/Lodging.

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