Lake Of The Woods Fishing Report 6-17

Category: fishing reports

 Jun 17th, 2019 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Jun 17th, 2019 at 11:16 AM


On the south end… The lake is healthy and full of walleyes. A great week of fishing and fish frys. Anchored up and jigging and drifting or trolling spinners the most productive in depths ranging from 14-32′. Walleyes on both structure and over mud in basin from Pine Island to Knight/Bridges to Archie’s Reef and spots in between. Gold, pink, glow and orange good starting points.

On the Rainy River… Most walleye anglers fishing lake. The river holds a nice population of resident walleyes. Nice for change of scenery, smaller boats, blow days, etc. Walleyes and saugers being caught in normal river areas such as holes, current breaks and sand riffs. Smallmouth bass relating to rocks, bridges. Pike in and adjacent to bays and current breaks. Sturgeon season opens July 1st for the catch season again.

Up at the NW Angle… Walleye fishing strong on both sides of the border. Anglers finding walleyes on flats, rocky points and over mud in 6′-30′. Jigging and spinners with minnows and crawlers doing well. Parakeet, pink and white and gold strong colors. Lot of fish. Saugers, pike, perch and bass also in the mix. Muskies opener produced good numbers of quality fish. A complete list of lodging and fishing packages available at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/Lodging.

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