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Labor Day Weekend and Perfect Weather!

Labor Day Weekend and Perfect Weather!

Everyone will want to make the best of the last long weekend of the summer and it looks like the weather will cooperate for Labor Day. Right now, it looks like pretty moderate temperatures and a fairly low chance of rain or thunderstorms. Maybe this is you chance to fit in a little more canoeing […]
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International Falls Bass Championship Weekend

There will be some serious fishing going on as 60 teams try to win the $10,000.00 grand prize in the International Falls Bass Championship. Half the teams fish Rainy Lake the first day and Rainy River the second and the other half does the opposite. The weigh-ins are at Smokey Bear Park in downtown International […]
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Relax, there’s still some summer left!

It is the middle of August and the end of summer looms, but there’s still time. Anglers say the walleye are still in a summery mode and are most likely to be found around the submerged humps in 25 to 35 feet of water. Walleye are responding best to jigs tipped with live bait and […]
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Hello August! Ranier Daze and More.

August brings the warmest weather of the summer, and some great annual events. This year, you can add All Class Reunion events to the list, events start of Wednesday and continue through the weekend. You can check out schedules for the ACR, Ranier Daze and the International Falls Bass Championship by clicking on the events […]
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Rainy Lake Walleye, Smallmouth and Sunshine!

We’ve had plenty of Sun with a little heat wave going on, and anglers will tell you that can have an effect on fishing. The walleye bite has been strongest in the morning and jigging with a minnow or crawler has been working best. The walleye are hanging near submerged structure like Erickson’s reef in […]
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Walleye Rule!

After checking with a few anglers, it looks like Rainy Lake walleye are getting all the attention. That’s because they are being caught all over Rainy Lake right now. Around the submerged reefs east and west of Brule Narrows, look for 25 to 35 feet of water and try a bright colored jig tipped with […]
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Summer Pattern

A summer pattern has set in for walleye on Rainy Lake. anglers are finding them fairly consistently around the submerged reefs like Olson’s and Erickson’s west of Brule Narrows and around Saginaw Bay on the east side. Use your electronics to check for activity in 25 to 30 feet of water. Jigging with either a […]
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Where are the walleye?

Anglers are reporting walleye coming from the shallow rocky shorelines as well as from the submerged reefs somewhat distant from the bays and islands. A spinner rig tipped with a minnow is working well along the shorelines. jigging with a crawler or leech around the reefs seems to be working well too. Smallmouth bass are […]
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