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Offline lakeofthewoodsmn

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Lake of the Woods Fishing Report
« on: July 24, 2018, 09:40:26 AM »
An incredible week for trophy walleyes.  Walleyes super aggressive this week. Drifting and trolling spinners and crawlers in the morning/evenings on fire. Tends to slow down a bit for mid-day. Trolling cranks out in the mud in the afternoon has been really good. 24 -32 feet. Some nice pike, many over 40" being caught amongst the walleyes.  Some go to colors, hammered gold, chartreuse, pink, UV colors. 

On the Rainy River, sturgeon fishing "keep season" is open until Sept 30. River is still chocolate milk which means very little visibility. Finding clean water for pike and smallies will increase odds, tributaries into Rainy a good starting point.

Up at the NW Angle... Walleyes are on fire on both MN and Canada side of lake.  Lots of fish around structure. Some nice walleyes are being found in shallower water like 16-20' and also out deep in 26-30'. Spinners over rocks and reefs continues to put fish in the live well. Muskies being caught on bucktails on rocks and weeds.  Trophy walleyes coming on muskie baits! 

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Re: Lake of the Woods Fishing Report
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2018, 12:45:13 PM »
One hellofa good report,guess a guy needs to take a road trip.

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Re: Lake of the Woods Fishing Report
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2018, 02:03:11 PM »
wish i could confirm, but i have not been out since memorial day. Guess i live to close to the lake. :crazy:
Hey look your bobber is up!