Up at the NW Angle, shallows rocks still hot with good reports near Little Oak, Crow Duck and Falcon Islands drifting with spinners. Muskie hunters doing well over sand bays and boulder areas. Fishing is in full gear. More info atwww.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com
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On the Rainy River, water has cleared. Fishing still better near shorelines and docks throwing plugs or jigging in 10-15. Smallmouth bass bite strong near rocky areas.
Up at the NW Angle, Little Oak, Flag and Brush Islands doing well jigging or pulling spinners in 20-30'. On the Canada side, Falcon Island in 23-26 feet. Stay near reefs and island points for best bite. Muskies biting in sand bays and boulder areas. Resorts have availability, for info on lodging and guiding, www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/lodging
On the Rainy River, walleye biting on jigs close to shore and off docks. Try 15-18 feet with bright colors.
Up at the NW Angle, anglers jigging gold and orange jigs and pulling harnesses in 20-30 feet with great success. Pike and bass in weed beds and shore lines. Muskie opener had a strong start casting spoons and spinners over weed beds. Many big fish caught and released. Fishing continues to be hot. More info at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com.
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In the Rainy River, good reports of walleyes in 15-18. Use heavy jigs with strong current tipped with frozen shiner. Hot colors this week are your pick, gold, pink, orange, green, or chartreuse all doing well.
Up at the NW Angle, good numbers of walleyes, pike, and bass. Hot walleye action both in MN and Ontario. Try west side of Little Oak, Lake Trails area of Oak Island and rock structure around Brush Island. Jigging, pulling spinners, and trolling cranks doing well in 8-30'. Gold or pink hot colors. Muskie season starts this Saturday June 21st in MN and Ontario. For more info, www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com.
The Rainy River also doing well. Walleye biting in 15-18'. Use heavy jigs in strong currents; orange and pink with gold tipped with shiner. June is bass month so hit up bay edges and rapid throwing cranks.
Up at the NW Angle, walleye active in MN waters at Little Oak and four blocks 15 - 30' and in Ontario waters shallow along shorelines on the edge of drop offs. Jigging, spinners and cranks all catching fish. Bass biting deep but head shallow as they prepare for spawn. More info at www.LakeoftheWoodsMn.com.
On the Rainy River, June kicks off the month of small mouth bass! Excellent reports of smallies as water levels drop. Check Clementson Bay or rocky areas. Tributaries into the river holding good numbers of nice pike . Walleyes still shallow.
Up at the NW Angle, try a couple different depths throughout the day, 15-20 feet mornings and evenings and 28-30 mid day. Bright colored jigs tipped with minnow. Pike and bass active. Good lake trout fishing for anglers venturing into Canada. More info on resorts and guides at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/Lodging
Rainy River, good reports of jig fishing. Best depths, 7 - 15'. Numerous spots.
Up at the NW Angle, awesome fishing. Fish being caught in 5' - 33'. Jig and minnow is go to. Crankbaits working for some. Water temps reaching 48 degrees in spots. Jumbo perch and pike mixed in. In MN, try Flag Island flats, red buoys by Sportsman's and Angle Inn and Little Oak Island. In Ontario, Devil's Elbow and Deepwater Bay. For more info, www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com.