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LOW Ice fishing on our own

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In years past we have always stayed at one of the Lake of the Woods resorts and fished out of their houses. This year we'd like to fish on our own.

The problem I'm having is that most resorts require you to fish with them on the weekends if you want to stay there. Any suggestions on a place to stay. We'd be fishing along the south shore.

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You might try Lake Road Lodge. It's a motel and they do have house rentals but don't think they exclude independents. Good luck.

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I always stay at the Lake Road Lodge motel. They are located out on Wheelers Point, have fish cleaning facilities, and the prices are very reasonable.

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Lake Road Lodge is a good suggestion, I stay with them each time I go up in the winter and other seasons as well. Brian and Penny are new owners as of last year. Really great people and will treat you right. Brian helped me get my house off the ice last March (8 miles out) after the weather turned warm and things were pretty ugly. This spring I stayed with them a few times and Brian was really helpfull with fishing updates. These are the kind of folks I love to support.

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