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Great Weekend!

Great Weekend!

The weather looks perfect for the Memorial Day long weekend. Expect to see walleye anglers taking advantage of a pretty good bite. The best results have been using gold jigs tipped with minnows in 20 to 25 feet of water over the submerged reefs. Also, slow trolling with a gold or white spinner rig near […]
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Walleye Found!

The walleye opener on Rainy Lake answered the question of where the walleye might be. Anglers are jigging in 20 to 25 feet of water for the best success. Speculation had been over whether they would be found near rocky shorelines and islands or over the submerged reefs in the lake and the answer is […]
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Jigs and Minnows!

What will the early warm weather mean for walleye fishing? we’ll find out after anglers check the walleye opener action. The speculation is that walleye will be active and foraging, and as usual early n the season, jigging with a minnow is expected to produce the best results. For Rainy Lake, the issue is weather […]
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The Ice is Out!

Ice out on Rainy Lake occurred on April 28, you can travel from International Falls to Kettle Falls unimpeded by the ice. Even before the ice was out though, there was plenty of open water on the Lake and anglers have been out trying for crappie and northern pike. The crappie bite has been slow, […]
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Get ready for Walleye Opener on Rainy!

Although the most popular fishing for now has been in the Rainy River, the Lake is pretty much open and some folks have been trying for record northern pike. Some have been successful. There’s no doubt the ice will be off the Lake and the water temperatures rising by the time the walleye opener arrives […]
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Sturgeon Fishing it is!

The extended walleye season on the border waters has now closed and anglers are waiting for the sturgeon tag season to start on April 24th. Sturgeon fishing is a catch-and-release sport for now,k but once open, you can tag one huge sturgeon (45-50 inches inclusive or over 75 inches.) per year. There are signs of […]
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Walleye Bite Good in Rainy River

Most ice anglers have made the switch to trying the open waters on Rainy River. The River is now open all the way to Lake of the Woods and walleye fishing has been good. Some of the best areas involve current, like below the dam at International Falls and below the rapids near Indus and […]
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River Fishing in Full Swing

Although ice anglers are still getting out on Rainy Lake, the real focus lately has been the open waters of Rainy River. All the launches from International Falls to the Koochiching County line are now open and walleye anglers are trying to take advantage of the extended season on the border waters. Fishing has been […]
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Nelson Park Access Open

The Rainy River access at Nelson Park in Birchdale is now open. Borderwaters regulations allow you to fish for walleye up until April 14. The Ron Hall Access in International Falls and Kuttes Landing at Pelland Junction have been open for a week. Early reports are that the fishing has been best in the heavier […]
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