Cold stretch helps lead to better ice in many parts of the state.
Resorts are working hard moving houses, strategically trying to figure out where the best fishing areas will be for walleyes and sauger. The most active depths this past week continue to be in 30 to
The fishing report from all across Minnesota.
On Lake of the Woods, most anglers are sorting through numbers of small fish to find keepers, with the occasional larger slot or trophy walleye being caught in 30 to 34 feet.
Walleyes seem to be most active during low-light periods or overnight, and deadsticks with minnows seem to be most productive.
On a recent trip to Lake of the Woods, here’s what worked for us, what we used to catch our walleye, sauger and eelpout, along with a few tips, and a rundown of what the
Jig one line, deadstick the second line with a live minnow a foot off of the bottom.
There was some decent walleye and panfish action already being reported. And with the warmer, more stable weather this week, it should be a solid weekend of ice fishing.
How the recent snowstorm impacted ice fishing in the Bemidji area. Video courtesy of Visit Bemidji and Dick Beardsley Fishing Guide Service.