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SweetsFishing

Hey all,a little update for you on how things are going up here in the north land. After extensive flooding with the other resorts on the creek and some help from some heavy equipment we now have a suitable crossing on the lake side of the point! We began hauling houses out today and are excited to get fishing soon! If anyone has an itch to get some early ice fishing in we have a couple houses out now and plan on bringing the rest of the fleet out over the next couple of days. The ice in the first couple miles past the crossing is quite rough but there's smoother ice after about the 2 mile mark on the trail. The early reports of the fishing from the first few days is decent in the 20-23' of water range jigging with frozen shiners. Happy fishing everyone and we can't wait to see you on beautiful Lake of the Woods! 

 

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12/20/16 Fishing Report: Our houses are currently located from 18-25 feet of water and the fishing is varying as the day progresses. Green,pink and gold seem to be the colors of choice either jigging with charmers,spoons or gem-n-eyes or a dead stick using a glow in the dark colored hook with a live fat head. The bite was slow in the late morning but turned on early afternoon and produced several 12-14" saugers and a few decent sized walleyes. A vexlar is highly recommended as we have seen a few fish suspended. We'll try to get a more detailed full day report heading into the weekend but things are looking up as the weather steadies back out following the brutal cold snap last weekend. Fish on,

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Neighbor_guy

That's good news. Did you guys get the road passable with just one lane through the break up or is it a little wider? Sounded like it was a mess there for a while. 

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Between us and the rest of the resorts on the south shore we have a fairly wide road opened now along with a decen sized lane through the break.

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12-24-16 Fishing report. Our houses are currently reporting a slow early bite with a strong mid-day bite and a slow evening bite on the big pond. Colored or glow in the dark plain hooks on dead sticks seem to be the ticket using a live fat head just above bottom. We've also seem some success jigging a stop sign or charmer catching suspended walleyes. The fish we've been catching towards the bottom have been 12-15 inch fish,most of which being Saugers. A Vexlar is still a proffered tool of choice and we highly encourage using one if you have one! We will keep you up to date as to what the weather does this weekend. We'd like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,we hope to see you on beautiful Lake of the Woods very soon!
 

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12-26-16 Update: The storm didn't do as much damage to the big lake as it could've. The ice is in great shape all things considering. Please remain on the staked trails and talk to your outfitters before venturing out as several spots are still not quite ready for advised travel. The fishing remains pretty solid based on all reports with the hot bite remaining in the early afternoon using a plain hook with a live fat head on a dead stick.. Fish on!

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The fishing has slowed down a bit with the continuing inconsistent weather but it has begun to steady out as the last couple of days have passed. The fish are biting primarily on the bottom or just a few inches off of it. The hot ticket right now to success continues to be a plain hook with a live fat head on a dead stick with a bobber or jigging a spoon/stop sign/charmer.A Vexilar or other fish finders are highly recommended as we are still seeing a decent number of fish coming in suspended. The weather in the next week sees another cold snap coming our way that should build on the current 13-17 inches of ice that we are currently seeing. Happy New Year and good luck fishing on beautiful Lake of the Woods!

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Hey y'all,Happy New Year!! Over the weekend the fishing slowed down a bit but turned around on Sunday. The fishing in the 24-27 feet of water range has produced a decent amount of fish ranging from the 10 to the 15 inch range with a few bigger fish in the mix as well. The fishing in the 15-21 feet of water range has been producing a solid number of fish early in the mornings to the mid-day with sizes ranging from 12 to 17 inches. The bite in both depths have been predominantly Walleyes with some Saugers in the mix as well. We have seen a few eel pout in the buckets as well over the last few days. The fish are currently biting on smaller jigs with gold or glow in the dark colors being effective as well as plain hooks using the deadstick method with a slip bobber. We have a couple openings over the weekend and we look forward to seeing you on beautiful Lake of the Woods soon!! 

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Fishing report 1-9-17. The fishing in the 17-19 feet of water range has produced a large number of smaller walleyes and saugers with several decent sized keepers and a few slot fish mixed in as well. The bite was steady throughout the day with the bite coming and going in waves. Out deeper in the 30-33 ft of water range the fishing has been hit and miss with several keepers being caught mixed in with a decent number of yearlings. Deadsticks with smaller jigs and plain hooks have been effective using a live fat head as well as jigging smaller spoons and stop signs using a fat head. Fish on!

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1-12-17 Fishing Report: Heading into the weekend the fishing is hot in the 30-33 feet of water range with a large number of keeper sized walleyes and saugers coming up the holes. Smaller glow in the dark pink,pink/white and pink/gold gem-n-eyes on a dead stick or a glow in the dark pink/white, plain pink or gold stop sign,charmer or other smaller spoon type jigs have been the hot ticket. Most of the fish caught have been right off the bottom with a few being marked suspended. A vexlar or other flasher has been a very,very effective tool and are highly recommended. Good luck fishing on beautiful Lake of the Woods this weekend!

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1-18-17 Fishing Report. The fishing on LOTW remains fairly consistent in the last week with several Walleyes and Saugers in the 12.5-16 inch range being brought up the holes mixed in with a few larger sized perch,pout and tullibees in the 30-33 feet of water range. Meanwhile,in the 16-20 feet of water range the bite remains fairly steady with both smaller and keeper sized walleye and saugers being caught. The bite in both depths seems to not really pick up until around 10 am most days and seems to almost slow down around 4 pm. Live fat heads have been the bait of choice using a plain red hook or a glow in the dark pink or gold gem-n-eye on a dead stick,jigging a minnow has been effective as well using clam jigs or a demon jigging spoon or charmer with glow in the dark pink,green or hammer gold being the colors of choice. Heading into the weekend with the warmer weather continuing to move in we remind you to please,check with a resort,outfitter or bait shop before venturing out on the big lake as the ice conditions may change daily. We hope to see everyone on beautiful Lake of the Woods very soon!

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1-24-17 Fishing Report

The fishing in the 30-33 feet of water range has been producing several limits of 14-17 inch Walleyes and Saugers with a few smaller yearlings in the mix as well. We have also seen a few perch around the 12 inch range as well as a few tulibees and pout coming up the holes. The fish have been biting more timidly so patience before setting the hook is a must. A plain red hook on a dead stick continues to produce a decent number of fish as well as using smaller jigging spoons,rattle spoons,buck shots and stop signs with glow in the dark pink,green,blue and gold being the effective colors. The hot times for the bite seem to be between 10 am-4 pm with a decent number of bites being reported between first light to 10 am. The bite in the 16-20 feet of water range has cooled off a bit with a few keepers still being brought up mixed in with a handful of yearlings. The flashers continue to be a highly recommended tool up here on LOTW as there remains to be a decent number of suspended fish being seen.  Good luck fishing on beautiful Lake of the Woods!

 

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