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fishgutz

The dreaded wind....

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fishgutz

I've been coming to lake of the woods in early to mid June for 15 years and love it up there. There are. Inevitably going to be a day or so where the wind will not allow you on the big pond, we actually had one year where we could only get out a handful of times which was a bummer. Is there any smaller lakes a guy could go to to fish and escape the wind close by? We'll be up there in a few days for a week, any info would be greatly appreciated.

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There are some areas of the lake that is somewhat sheltered,but you take some abuse to get to them. As a general rule though,the river is your best bet,with Zipple bay a close second. Both of these spots are usually clogged with watercraft during the windy periods. But are do~able.

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CANOPY SAM

There are several smaller, protected good fishing lakes down by Blackduck, but I think that's about as close as you're going to get to LOTW. There's also Upper Red, but if you can't get out on LOTW, URL is likely a wash as well.

Not a whole lot of other options.

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fishgutz

Thanks, where at on the river? By Sportsman's or farther down by baudette?

Thanks so much.

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