Rainy River Resort is a full-service resort offering 11 cabins (2 & 3 bedrooms), 17 seasonal sites, Seasonal Dock slip rental along with Lake of the Woods Summer & Winter Fishing Packages. * For the benefit of the community, commercial posting is not allowed. Forgot your password? Fishing Forum Spring - Rainy Lake or BWCAW Forum Sponsor. Get a quick shower, grab my bags and out the door. Seasoned Rainy Lake walleye anglers understand that deep water reef fishing is a game of hide and seek. See the “Canada-Minnesota” Border Waters section of the fishing regulation booklet for more details about Lake Sturgeon fishing regulations. Fishing Rainy lake,Minn. Any word on what adrains is allowing on road? The Rockfish Dock Party. Your best bet is to take the boat ride through the Brule, and fish the East side of the lake. Haven’t had the opportunity to get out yet but did drive around on Monday and saw a couple out on area lakes. Absolutely loved it. How is the ice on lake Hubert for walking travel? The water is very cold, but anglers are catching a decent amount of fish, but it is certainly early, and the hot bite has not started yet. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. The first week of June is opportune … Smallies are plentiful, and walleye and Northern Pike. Smallies are plentiful, and walleye and Northern Pike. Ya I have a battery powered co detector and my buddy heater has automatic safety shut off I was thinking if I crack a window and use a fan to keep the air circulating I would be fine. Help keep the flying moose flying and However the ecosystem evolved has made for better conditions for pike to thrive more than muskies including in Redgut and Seine bay. Not so much Muskies. Lake Sturgeon cannot be harvested from Oct. 1, 2020 through Apr. The time now is 2020/12/29 18:10 Meet N Greet. Walleye, sauger, smallmouth bass, northern pike, musky and crappie are all present in large numbers. ... getting hired to teach next year, and fishing my butt off and climbing mountains here in Colorado. Great Report!!! Fishing Forum Spring - Rainy Lake or BWCAW Forum Sponsor. Cold fronts can slow the bite some but be patient and work lures. along with the wonderful resources, interactive maps, and online community. If you’re looking to fish for muskie, there are many better lakes to fish in Canada. Could that part of Rainy Lake be fished out of a 14' Starcraft Alum w/25HP or do you need a larger boat. Don't have an account yet? The end of May always brings a long awaited trip to Camp Narrows on Rainy Lake in Northwest Ontario. Walleye and sauger regulations on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River are changing starting Friday, March 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday, Jan. 5, in a reminder to anglers. For Current Rainy Lake Fishing Reports - Click Here. Forums > Michigan Fishing > Warm Water Species Fishing > Warm Water Fishing Inland LP Lakes > Rainy Lake, Millersburgh MI Discussion in 'Warm Water Fishing Inland LP Lakes' started by bassmaster2000, Jun 16, 2011. Any ice reports on Clearwater? Author. By Minnesota DNR Reports Anglers fishing during the winter season on Upper Red Lake in northern Minnesota will have a three-walleye bag limit, with only one walleye longer than 17 inches allowed. Think the segment aired last year. Eelpout or burbot are great eating. One such guide is Barry “Woody” Woods of Woody’s Fairly Reliable Guide Service in Rainier. After all, Rainy Lake is more than 200,000 acres - that’s a lot of “let’s try here” spots. Some jumbo perch, big pike and eelpout keeping things interesting. General Forum Our general topic fly fishing forum. Author. Resorts have fish houses out and good numbers of walleyes and saugers being caught. 1817 Hwy 11 East • International Falls, MN 56649. Text. You cannot post attachments in this forum Please remember that these forums were built to exchange information, and have a good time. Then went to the north part of the lake and used the Deeper and tossed it around some lily pads or lotuses. Chisago chain is anywhere from 7 to 10 inches. Spanning the border between Ontario and Minnesota, Rainy Lake is a 220,000-plus-acre remnant of former glacial Lake Agassiz, which during the glacial period covered more surface area than all of the modern Great Lakes combined.Covering nearly 360 square miles, about 70% of which lies within Ontario’s borders, the lake forms an L-shape and is studded with more than 2,000 islands. Rainy Lake is a relatively large lake (345 sq mi or 894 km²) that straddles the border between the United States and Canada. Camp Narrows Lodge is located 25 miles north of the Minnesota/Ontario border. (Late July) I am a competent fisherman, though by no means an expert. There is also the American Narrows slightly down the lake that can be good at times. Our guide service is the leading full-time operation on Rainy Lake with 10 licensed and insured Captains. Between Christmas and plowing 3 times in 6 days fishing has forcibly taken the back burner. Honestly, I find Rainy good for numbers but just so … By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Good luck! For this reason, we have countless visitors from thousands of miles book a yearly trip to this area. Some excellent Ice fishing this week. Fish sanctuary - no fishing from April 1 to June 14. Rainy Lake is known across the country for it's great fishing. The landing at Birchdale, thanks to the county crews is open for all size boats as of this morning. Atv/UTV with up to 18ft houses are a go. Rainy Day of GREAT fishing at Lake TCU! We have always fished NW Ontario side of Rainy Lake as well. Compose new PM? Fun trip and the Smallmouth fishing is good, but I wonder how it compares to Vermilion? The landing at Birchdale, thanks to the county crews is open for all size boats as of this morning. Smallies are plentiful, and walleye and Northern Pike. Learn more, We use cookies to enhance your experience, for analytics, and to support 3rd party content and advertising providers. Sign up. - Minnesota Fishing Forum - I'm looking to fish Rainy Lake near International Falls--what is a good resort and some fishing info... Posts 1 through 3 for Fishing Rainy lake,Minn. Main Forum Page | Fishing Blogs | Find a Fishing Partner | My Fishing Pals Home | To The Top - Minnesota Fishing Forum You Are Currently Viewing - Minnesota Fishing Forum 54" Rainy Lake Pike - - - … The structure of the lake makes it ideal walleye habitat which consists of deep drop offs, sunken reefs, gravel shoals, and long weed lines. Need a Partner or a Ride? People on the site are located and travel to fish throughout the US so don't be shy about topics covering regions outside WA. They never made it out. bassmaster2000. Reservation Number : 24517 Property Name : Nix Ranch Lake TCU Reservation Date : 05/25/2020 All Day - Total Fish/Sizes : 19/2.5-4.5 lbs Lures Used : top water popper/white swim bait/white spinner bait and tightline uv plastic craw (blue fleck) We started fishing at 8:30 and each got bites on first cast. As the title says, a forum for fly fishing entomology. Waited until he was six as I get nervous in the pop up shelter and a sunflower heater and kids. RainyDaze Guide Service is your Guide to Rainy Lake and Beyond. visitors a day during peak season. Fishing Rod Holders & Storage Racks Fish Finders, Sounders & Sonar Trolling Motors Resorts have fish houses out and good numbers of walleyes and saugers being caught. And the lake is surprisingly clear - about 3-5ft visibility. Fish and Game Violations Lake News . Jun 16, 2011 #1 . It’ll make seeping and getting your footwear back on more comfortable with the heat turned down. FISHING RAINY LAKE GENERALLY Rainy Lake has developed a reputation as one of the premier fishing lakes in the upper Midwest. Being able to move your camp (houseboat) is much easier than a fully equipped base camp via canoe in the BW. Peace. The International Falls Bass Championship is a unique bass fishing event on Rainy Lake and Rainy River, MN. When the ice conditions are good, our frozen lake is speckled with hundreds of ice-fishing shelters. Took the nephew out for his first time ice fishing near Marcell. Some thin ice area beyond end of road so no travel past the end. Baudette-Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River Most of the ice fishing is taking place in 23-27 feet of water. Rainy Lake is a fantastic lake but if you are looking for numbers of fish there are probably better places to go. We could occasionally get an AT&T signal, especially after we had signed up for the Canadian signal. Rainy Lake Fishing Reports Recently shared catches and fishing spots. Using the one-two punch of jigging one line and deadsticking with a live minnow for the second line. Have some sort of audible bite detector if you’ll keep lines down. Current Rainy Lake Fishing Reports FORUM - Click Here. We have always fished NW Ontario side of Rainy Lake as well. The boat was ready, my truck was packed...eight and a half days of fishing were ready to be had. It's supported / moderated by and in support of Roger Rohrbeck's efforts on flyfishingentomology.com. Rainy day rod upgrades. Musky Hunter Forum; Fishing & Trip Reports; Rainy Lake Ontario vs. Lake of The Woods; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Book your next stay to Lake of the Woods at Rainy River Resort! He did great! Other colors, gold, glow, glow red, pink. Any opinions? Fishing Minnesota Rainy River Fishing Report. Ok. Been around the block a few times with dozens of trips to each. We did catch a few fish but it was slow. Make sure your shack is visible to snowmobilers from all sides in the dark. Typical good days on Rainy average 50-75 smallie per day to a boat during normal conditions. 800-777-7856 • 218-286-3511. A mix of walleyes and saugers with some jumbo perch, big pike and eelpout this week. Follow the "Live Social Media" Feed from I remember when I was young, more years than I care to think about, a snowmobile went down in 70 feet of water . Seasoned Rainy Lake walleye anglers understand that deep water reef fishing is a game of hide and seek. Most ice fishing is taking place between 23 - 27'. I know many here know Rainy - that's all I'am asking if it's worth it. If you want to try a Canadian smallmouth trip Rainy Lake is a good choice. With hundreds of islands, bays, and reefs, Rainy Lake boasts some of the best fishing anywhere. Try using live bait rigs tipped with a minnow or a leech instead of spinners on the reefs. I fish all areas of the lake and pike are by far the dominant species. The camp owner has a 6.5 lber to his credit over 30 years of fishing Rainy. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. watch out for carbon monoxide. Introductions. Fishing on Rainy Lake Ontario for Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Crappie, and Northern Pike. bassmaster2000. Unfortunately it wasn’t me. As the title says, a forum for fly fishing entomology. Otherwise enjoy! I was at Rainy years ago with a guide and it seemed like you reallly had to know the lake to avoid hitting rocks and damamging your outboard. Posted 19 minutes ago, © 1998-2020 Fishing Minnesota - Worldwide WebResults - Powered by Outdoor WebResults Marketing. People starting to park their vehicles on shoreline ice. Due to a scheduling conflict, I won’t be able to go with the group this year. With great fishing on the lake and river, we take full advantage of the great fishing the borderland has to offer. Upper Red Lake walleye regs tightened for winter season . From the opening of Walleye season in May, until t he end of September, anglers spent over 760,000 angler hours fishing on the lake (just above the six-year average). However, the day before we got there a 53 inch muskie was caught fishing for walleyes on a mid-lake reef in the area. Hi, Taking family on houseboat to Rainy Lake in 3 weeks. Typical good days on Rainy average 50-75 smallie per day to a boat during normal conditions. Rainy has been slow, somedays you can go out & do ok, my last 3 trips I have caught 1 walleye each trip, a 26", 16" & a 16.75", so nice walleyes...just not many., I did hear a report where some guys had sledded east of bushyhead and did well on big walleyes. ... getting hired to teach next year, and online community alive by contributing your financial support,... 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