Walleye

Mille Lacs walleye fishing set to close down for July

With the exception of the month of July, walleye angling on the lake is catch-and-release this season. Catch-and-release walleye fishing is scheduled to re-open on Saturday, Aug. 1, and continue through Monday, Nov. 30.

Spring walleye fishing on Rainy River all but nixed with access closures

The Koochiching County Board voted unanimously to close the county-owned Rainy River accesses, which include the Upper Sioux landing, Frontier landing, Nelson Park landing and Vidas landing due to concerns of large numbers of anglers coming into the area in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision will be reviewed April 14 at the next board meeting.

Fishing first ice: Red Lake vs. Mille Lacs [video]

Yup, first ice is upon us, and two renowned fisheries will be busy as open water gives way to hard water. Here, Minnesota guide Brad Hawthorne with Angling Buzz talk the early season bite windows on Lake Mille Lacs and Red Lake…

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