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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports

I can't wait to stop in and see Bugsy and Gayle. Hey Bugsy " anybody need a ride". See ya in late October.
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I am heading up this afternoon, prepping for Saturday's Arnesen South Shore Classic Fishing Tournament. Here are my recommendations/suggestions: 1. Fish the walleye the way you are comfortable, i.e.
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports & Info

May 30, 2014
Welcome back to the adventures of the Lake of the Woods Outdoorsman and Friends in this May 2014 edition. This month has brought us some of the best of what our tremendous back yard provides us. The Walleye fishing has been, and still is, some of the best this humble outdoorsman has experience
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May 28, 2014
Cliff is in the Canadian side.
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports by River Bend Resort

May 24, 2013
Paul, No need to apologize for anything. We all enjoy your reports very much.
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May 24, 2013
Well we are finally seeing the effects of 4 inches of rain in 4 days. The Rainy River has slid up its banks and has raised about a foot. With all the extra water it has cleaned the banks of all the feeder creeks and rivers, and is creating a mine field down the river and into the bay. Please use cau
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Lake of the Woods and Rainy River Fishing Reports by Royal Dutchman Resort

June 6, 2013
We will be providing a regular fishing report in this thread. Feel free to bookmark it or subscribe to it. If you have any questions as it relates to fishing, hunting, lake or river conditions please ask in this thread and we will do our best to answer you. We hope you enjoy this Lake of the Woods a
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports - Crappies - By Tolen's Pelican Landing

March 9, 2014
The lake is still really rough. Came on some slush in a couple of spots. Had time to get out with my daughter and wife to wet a line.Tried a new spot and picked up some nice Slabs. 1/16 oz glow pink blade spoon worked the best. Used both pieces of frozen shiners and plastic. 26 FOW Heres a coupl
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March 6, 2014
We have some mid week opening left this month if you are looking to get on to some slabs. [url=http://fishingminnesota.com/forum/file/userpics/2014/03/full-39664-43121-img_0748.jpg][img]http://fishingminnesota.com/forum/file/userpics/2014/03/full-39664-43121-img_0748.jpg[/img][/url] Some of t
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports by Cyrus Resort

January 27, 2014
We will hopefully have our road back in shape by tues fingers crossed be safe everyone
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January 17, 2014
Their road is out 10 miles. Should be out to 34 FOW.
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Lake Of The Woods Fishing Reports by Flag Island Resort

June 18, 2013
Thanks FID. We'll be by Clipper on the Canadian side by 2 pm tomorrow. Hope the mayflies don't go nuts
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June 18, 2013
Gold and white for me. The fishing from Oak to Garden has been awesome! 14 in the mud flats off little oak or off the bar running off the northeast side has been great. All our people are doing well there. Canada has been good as well and some of the reefs are already starting in. May flies are
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports By Adrian's Resort

February 25, 2013
No off roading as of this past weekend, no wheelers either. Might change on the wheeler end if the snow crusts up enough and you plan on leaving early and late with no mid day traveling.
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February 25, 2013
I have a group coming up this weekend, any word on how the fishing is and can a guy travel off the road with a 1/2 ton pick up? I would like to set our house up in 20' for an early and late bite, then drive deep during the day. Suggestions?
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports by LOTW Outdoorsman

May 30, 2014
Welcome back to the adventures of the Lake of the Woods Outdoorsman and Friends in this May 2014 edition. This month has brought us some of the best of what our tremendous back yard provides us. The Walleye fishing has been, and still is, some of the best this humble outdoorsman has experience
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April 29, 2014
Welcome back to this April 2014 edition of the Lake of the Woods Outdoorsman. This month has flown by, and seems that time truly flies when you're having fun. We would like to thank all the people that made our winter and spring so enjoyable. It's truly because of you that we get this life...we a
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports by Wigwam Resort

May 19, 2014
Good morning fishermen! We are looking forward to a GORGEOUS Memorial Day weekend. (As in a predicted high of 79 degrees on Saturday!!) We have a very appropriately named band for this coming weekend, "The Boys of Summer" will be playing both Friday and Saturday nights! Fishing this weekend wa
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May 12, 2014
It's another rainy and chilly day here on Lake of the Woods, but it's not so bad, because now we can fish for walleyes! The fishing report for this weekend was phenomenal. There was a lot of big fish caught, and with all the slots yours arms will get sore! 12-18' anchored up and jigging in the B
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Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports & Ice Conditions by Lake of the Woods Tourism

April 21, 2014
Ice Report: The Rainy River is completely open. 4 Mile Bay is partially open. Lake still ice covered. With northern pike season open all year on LOW, the bite for ice anglers is good. Tip up fishing 4-10' at Morris Point, Swift Ditch or Graceton Beach. Live sucker minnow or dead bait on quick s
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April 14, 2014
Walleye season closes April 14 and opens again May 10th. On the ice, nice walleyes and saugers still the norm this week with a few perch and tulibees. In front of Graceton Beach and towards Morris Point Gap and Lighthouse Gap 16-18 or 20-22. Using Gold or pink tipped with live minnow. Pike are read
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Warroad Fishing Reports

May 12, 2013
Just looking for a report if the fishing has picked up? Have a friend of mine heading up this week to give it a go. Maybe give him a little advice. Any info would be helpful. Thanks Good Luck and Stay Safe. Bear55
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May 8, 2013
Fished yesterday off the point 4 fish two 37/s 34 and a mid 20/s fish. Few others were fishing.Some catching some not.Had herring and dead suckers all fish were caught on suckers.But still slow. The lake is open maybe a mile out still alot of ice out there. All in all it was a pretty nice day t
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Lake of the Woods - Zippel Bay Fishing Reports

May 13, 2013
just got back from Zipple Bay today after spending 4 days there. Pike were hungry !! We had 2 boats in our group and everyone caught several 40 inchers each day that were all put back. Smelt went very fast in 4 days. Had a great fish fry Saturday afternoon. All the folks at Zipple were great as
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May 9, 2013
I fished in it. It was a very tough bite. We ended up catching our only fish with about 15 minutes left of the tournament. The fish were just starting to come into the shallows on Sunday with the sun and warmer weather. Only 11 teams weighed fish in. I think this weekend will be a very good we
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The Lake of the Woods fishing reports found here are furnished by Lake of the Woods resorts, Lake of the Woods Fishing Guides, Fishing Charters, sport fishermen and ice fishing enthusiasts at HotSpotOutdoors.com.

Please bookmark this page and visit whenever you need current lake of the woods fishing reports and fishing reports for the Rainy River. Best known for walleyes and sauger but perch, crappies, muskies and pike can be world class as well.

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“Fall fishing remains strong!” The big storm from last week that blew through here, stirred up the water and made fishing a bit more difficult. But Lake of the Woods isn’t called the “Walleye Capital of the World” for no reason, and it wasn’t hard for our guides to find the fish again!

Some charters headed up north between Stony Point and Garden Island and were productive there. 2-3 miles outside the Gap in 28-32’, anchored and jigging did the trick for some anglers. Brightly colored jigs (gold, pink, chartreuse, and orange) seemed to be the ticket. Jigging on the rock in front of Zippel in 14-16’ is better for walleyes, and 18-20’ better for sauger. The rocky areas by Long Point and Twin Islands are producing. Fishing in the rocky areas seems to do better with this dirty water.

“How about that Rainy River fishing?” The shiners are running now, and some big fish are following. 16-28’ of water depending on what time of day you are fishing. This last weekend, Borderview Lodge held a Rainy River fishing tournament, called the Chili Bowl. In this tournament you were only allowed to keep fish between 14 and 19.5 inches. This was not a problem for many tournament participants! Multiple boats brought in six fish in that 18’ range. Even if the wind is blowing, you can still catch some awesome fish in the Rainy River!

Heading up North to the Northwest Angle, fishing is good for all species! No matter what you are looking for, walleyes, crappies, northerns, muskies or smallmouth. Numbers and size are all coming in. The weather has been colder and this has dropped the water temperature down to around forty degrees, and the crappies really seem to like this! Crappies are being caught in 30-50’ feet of water. Jigging for walleyes has been all season, and still is doing well in around 30’ of water. That’s not to say that you can’t find them in many other depths! Muskie fishing is still doing well, and some big ones are being caught trolling large cranks in 20-40’ of water.

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