On the main basin… Good fall walleye fishing continues. Jigs and frozen shiners working well in 28-32′. Anchor up and jig. If not finding fish, drift with spinners or troll crankbaits to find active fish. Fish starting to stack in front Pine Island and other south shore locations. Some days fish are sliding shallow. Shiners continue to run up the Rainy River.
On the Rainy River… Shiners are running. Walleyes are just starting to enter river. Anglers reporting success both jigging and pulling crankbaits. Increased sturgeon activity. Walleye activity is increasing as shiner run continues.
Up at the NW Angle… Fishing is excellent. Strong numbers of walleyes being caught on mud flats and adjacent to islands. 15 – 25′. Spinners, crankbaits and jigging all still producing. Walleyes starting to move towards structure and outside mouths of bays. Crappie activity strong, guides helpful for crappies. A complete list of lodging, packages, guides and fishing info available at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/Lodging