Walleye anglers are having lots of fun. A good bite in 26’-34’ of water in the mud and reefs drifting with spinners tipped with a crawler or trolling with shad raps has been the best method to reeling in the walleyes this week.  Silver, gold, white, red and orange have been popular colors of tackle. It looks like it is going to be a nice weekend to be out on the lake.

Fall is in the air, the water temp has dropped to 69 degrees this week.

The sturgeons are biting.  Holes in the river bottom anchored using a 5/0 size hook, 1-2 ounce no roll sinker and a gob of minnows has been working well.   Keep one season runs until Sept 30 and Oct 1-April 23 is catch and release season.  Guided trips available!

We welcome the Cabela’s NWT Walleye Tournament Championship Sept 5-7 to Lake of the Woods.
Sportsman’s Lodge is proud to be the tournament headquarters for this year’s event. The tournament will feature some of the country’s best walleye anglers in a pro-am style format and guarantees over 100% payback.  For more information about this tournament click here.

Thank you Veteran’s!
We sure had fun this week during the 2018 Pay it Forward event. Thank you veterans for visiting Lake of the Woods and more importantly, thank you for your service. We were honored to have you visit. The Pay it Forward event is a 3 night/2 day fishing extravaganza bringing in 60 injured and disabled veterans to honor, recognize and celebrate leading to healing and happiness. The event was put on by Walleye Master Charity Events, Lake of the Wood’s Tourism Bureau and many volunteers and businesses. For more information about the event, click here.

Fall at Sportsman’s starts Sept 4
Up to 20% off summer lodging and charter fishing packages. Visit us this fall!