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Get ready for Walleye Opener on Rainy!

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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Extended Walleye Season!

The border waters regulations for Rainy Lake and Rainy River mean the walleye season will be open until April 14, 2015. The northern pike and smallmouth bass seasons also remain open. The recent warm weather has everyone wondering how soon the Rainy River launches will be cleared and ready for use. We will keep you […]
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Still Pulling in Walleye, Still Sledding

Border Waters regulations extend the walleye season to April 14, 2015. That means the latest season ice fishing for walleye in Minnesota. lately, the walleye bite has been best in 25 to 35 feet of water arounhd Birch Point in Sand Bay. Jigging with minnows in the morning hours has been most productive. Meanwhile, to […]
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Great Trails, Decent Ice Fishing!

Anglers are reporting walleye hitting on shiner minnows in 25 to 30 feet of water about an hour or two after sunrise and and hour or two before sunset. The most popular area is in Sand Bay. There have also been some perch and crappie mixed in. The advice is once crappie start hitting your […]
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Seamless Trails, Excellent Grooming!

The Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association held their Winter Rendezvous on the Presidents Day weekend. About 175 people converged to meet and also ride our trails. Sledders told us they found the groomed trail system seamless, well marked and groomed and offering exceptional scenery and riding. Many plan to come back as they also told us […]
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International Falls, Rainy Lake and Ranier Convention and Visitors Bureau

301 2nd Avenue
International Falls, MN 56649

(218) 283 9400
(800) 325 5766

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