Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Lake of the Woods

4.2

Lake of the Woods County, MN

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 210 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Lake of the Woods, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Lake of the Woods County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Lake of the Woods.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Lake of the Woods.

Amenities

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Lake of the Woods Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Lake of the Woods, MN

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Lake of the Woods to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Minnesota.

There are countless Lake of the Woods fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Walleye, Sauger, Northern pike, Yellow perch, Muskellunge, Black crappie, Largemouth bass and others, as of February 21, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Walleye

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Regulation

Season

Opened from May 13 to February 25.

Bag limit

6

Trophy limits

>20" (1 fish)

Min size

No

Measurement

Total length

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Sauger

Regulation

Season

Opened from May 13 to February 25.

Bag limit

6

Min size

No

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Northern pike

Regulation

Season

Opened from May 13 to February 25.

Bag limit

10

Trophy limits

>26" (2 fish)

Min size

No

Measurement

Total length

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Yellow perch

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Lake of the Woods. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Lake of the Woods you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 11 species of fish in Lake of the Woods.

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Fishing Spots Near the Lake of the Woods

Must visit the following nearest Lake of the Woods fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.1

Beltrami County, MN

9 hot spots

4.8

Saint Louis County, MN

7 hot spots

4.2

Cass County, MN

7 hot spots

4.9

Cass County, MN

6 hot spots

4.8

Cass County, MN

10 hot spots

4.5

Mille Lacs County, MN

9 hot spots

4.2

Saint Louis County, MN

10 hot spots

4.8

Stearns County, MN

3 hot spots

4.2

Sherburne County, MN

6 hot spots

4.2

Ramsey County, MN

5 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Lake of the Woods

  • Live baits and leeches are great for walleye fishing in summer at Lake of the Woods.
  • Walleye can be found near rocks and reefs 20-35 feet deep in summer.
  • A dead big bait might help you to catch a trophy-sized northern pike.
  • Bass can be caught 10-20 feet deep.
  • Muskie bites best when the weather is cloudy.

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