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Positively Balmy Finish for Summer!

Positively Balmy Finish for Summer!

The last week before Labor Day promises to be excellent summer weather with abundant sunshine, high temperatures reaching into the 80’s and lows in the 60’s. Take advantage of the great weather and the long weekend and get out on Rainy Lake and into Voyageurs National Park. There’s speculation the warmer and sunnier weather will […]
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Big Weekend, Big Fun!

This is the weekend of the International Falls Bass Championship, which will feature much more than fishing. Starting tonight, August 27, there will be entertainment every evening, plus daytime entertainment Friday and Saturday. Weigh-ins will be at 3pm in Smokey Bear Park and are a blast to watch. So, how’s the bass fishing? Well, the […]
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Changeable Weather = Changeable bite

The weather has made some pretty wide swings lately and that has had an effect on the fish. The best site has been on the warmer days, but that’s also when the most anglers are out. At any rate, walleye are hanging around the submerged structures and responding best to live bait and bright colored […]
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Sturgeon Championships!

The annual North American Sturgeon Fishing Championship takes place August 15th on Rainy River at Birchdale. This is a catch-and-releae contest and judging is by length only. The longest fish will win 50% of the entry fees. The contest goes from 4pm to 7pm with a free Youth Sturgeon Championship (Open to all youth 17 […]
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Summer Fun and Fish!

This weekend brings the Ranier Summer Festival with lots of entertainment planned. There will also be fun things like lawn mower races, kids games, food vendors, sailboat rides and more. If you want to take a break from fishing, take in the events in Ranier. Speaking of fishing, anglers are heading for the reefs east […]
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Glorious Weekend!

The weather forecast for the weekend is perfect, maybe a bit warm but not oppressive. Walleye have been reacting to the warmer weather by seeking the cooler water around the reefs in Rainy Lake and in the stronger current of Rainy River. On the Lake, the walleye are in 25 to 30 feet of water […]
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Some pretty warm temperatures have been driving people to the lake, and they are jumping in, not fishing. Anglers that are getting out say the walleye have moved from shoreline haunts and are congregating around the submerged reefs in the deeper parts of the lake. There, the best bet is jigging with a leech. Some […]
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Walleye on the Move

Anglers say the majority of walleye have moved to the submerged humps throughout the deeper waters of Rainy Lake, yet they are still finding some on the shallower windy points while trying for smallmouth bass. The best fishing is on the humps in about 30 feet of water and the best bet is jigging with […]
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Cool Waters on Hot Days

The forecast calls for some hot weather into the next week or so. It’s a good thing we have Rainy Lake to offer some respite. That cooler water and hot Sun might also affect walleye fishing. Right now, the walleye have been caught on the windblown points in the morning in 16 to 20 feet […]
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Work on your tan, catch a fish.

Nice sunny and warm weather can make for a perfect day fishing and boating. In the morning anglers are casting lures to the rocky southern shorelines for smallmouth bass. As the sun comes gets higher in the sky, head for the submerged humps like the series of reefs between Grindstone Island and the Fox Islands. […]
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International Falls, Rainy Lake and Ranier Convention and Visitors Bureau

301 2nd Avenue
International Falls, MN 56649

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