Fishing reports and lake information for Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, North Dakota and South Dakota

Lake-Link Angler's Library

The Angler's Library is collection of educational information for the angler. From tips to educational articles to weather, the Library will help keep you on top of your game or prepare you for your next trip.

Article Archive
Lake-Link Members have access to a wealth of angling info in the Article Archive.
Canadian Destinations
Looking to head to the great North? Lake-Link has some great recommendations on where to go. Check out our Canadian Destinations section.
Invasive Aquatic Species
As Americans, we love to spend time on the water. Protecting these resources is an important part of our overall enjoyment.
Fish Identification
Get to know your fish! Learn about the habits and identification of many freshwater fish.
Bluegill
 BLUEGILL (Lepomis Macrochirus) 
At times easily caught by novice and experienced anglers alike, bluegills are among the most popular panfish species in North America. This notoriety is the result of their vast distribution, spunky fight, and excellent taste. Commonly referred to as "bream," bluegills are the most widely distribute (more)
Moon Charts
Although it can't be thoroughly explained by science, the phase of the moon does have an effect on the habbits of animals. Use Moon phases and fishing solunar tables as another tool in your fishing arsenal to help you be more successful on the water.
Lake-Link's Outdoor Calendar
Friday September 5 - Sunday September 7
World Championship Musky Classic
Friday September 12 - Sunday September 14
Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival
Saturday September 13
Take Aim at Cancer
Saturday September 13
Take Aim At Cancer
Saturday September 20
Hayward Fall Festival
Thursday September 25 - Sunday October 5
Captain's Class OUPV Inland/Great Lakes
Saturday October 4
Stone Lake Cranberry Festival
Friday October 10 - Saturday October 11
Musky Fly Fishing World Championship
Saturday October 11
Hooked on Scouting
Thursday October 23 - Sunday November 2
Captain's Class OUPV Inland/Great Lakes
Thursday November 6 - Sunday November 16
Captain's Class OUPV Inland/Great Lakes
Thursday December 4 - Sunday December 14
Captain's Class OUPV Inland & Great Lakes
Friday December 5 - Sunday December 14
Captain's Class OUPV Inland & Great Lakes
Friday January 9 - Sunday January 18
Captain's Class OUPV Inland & Great Lakes
More events | Add your event
Outdoor Links
Here are some other sites with some great information for the outdoors person. Choose a category below to view the links. Click here to add your link.
Outdoor Recipies
All these recipies are submitted by fellow Lake-Linkers. Share your favorite recipie. Below is a sampler:
Weather Center
Don't let the weather spoil your next outing. Enter your zip code below to begin:
Zip Code:
Fishing Knots
Avid anglers know that a propery tied knot can be the difference between that trophy fish and and staring at your fishing line with nothing at the end.
Click here to learn them.
Photo Gallery
We want to see your catch! See more photos in our Photo Gallery. Submit your photo here.
Chinook Salmon caught by Marcie Kontny Walleye caught by Lee B Walleye caught by Kathy B Chinook Salmon caught by A. Sharpe  caught by Tom Crawford jr Channel Catfish caught by john schiro Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by Nick Schumacher Yellow Perch caught by Nick Schumacher Northern Pike caught by Nick Schumacher Black Crappie caught by Nick Schumacher Walleye caught by Nick Schumacher Smallmouth Bass caught by Rich Lodes Largemouth Bass caught by Anna Vellacott Largemouth Bass caught by Sydney Vellacott Largemouth Bass caught by Kate Johnson
Ice Fishing
Ice fishing's popularity has been growing steadily over the decades. If you are new to ice fishing or a seasoned pro, you will find some great information here to get you started or help increase your success on the ice.
Online Games
Kill some time or just take a break and have some fun playing these games:
Catch And Release
Preserve the future of our waters for generations to come. Lake-Link supports Catch and Release.
Launch Map Viewer


Remember Me
Setup New Account
Forgot Your Password?
Membership Benefits
Compare Account Types
Please Practice Catch And Release
Lake-Link asks you to please take a moment to visit our fine sponsors:
Custom Jigs & Spins Plano Frabill Chevy Dealers Of Wisconsin Humminbird St. Croix Rods The 60 Second Angler Jerry's Sport Service Midwestern Shooters Supply Hard And Soft Fishing Fenwick Baitmate

Lake-Link.com find us on facebook