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FISHING REPORTS

FROM BORDER VIEW LODGE

Our Walleye Master Guide are still attacking some prime areas up North around the various islands with much success

Our Walleye Master Guide are still attacking some prime areas up North around the various islands with much success Activity is definitely the word of …

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Our Guides are sharing time on the lake in both Big and Little Traverse Bays

Our Guides are sharing time on the lake in both Big and Little Traverse Bays Our Guides are sharing time on the lake in both …

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We are seeing more schools of Shiner minnows around the Lighthouse Gap and in the river

We are seeing more schools of Shiner minnows around the Lighthouse Gap and in the river As the anchor and jig bite gets going, we …

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We are excited to see some shiner activity the last couple of weeks

We are excited to see some shiner activity the last couple of weeks We are excited to see some shiner activity the last couple of …

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We continue with the majority of our time using spinners

We continue with the majority of our time using spinners We continue with the majority of our time using spinners.  Bright colors are still best.  …

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Spinner fishing has been going strong all summer

Spinner fishing has been going strong all summer Spinner fishing has been going strong all summer.  We have been able to fish while drifting or …

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Our Walleye Master Guides continue to work both Big and Little Traverse while mostly drifting with spinners and crawlers

Our Walleye Master Guides continue to work both Big and Little Traverse while mostly drifting with spinners and crawlers Our Walleye Master Guides continue to …

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The bait fishing remains strong, mostly drifting with spinners

The bait fishing remains strong, mostly drifting with spinners We have been in a consistent pattern for the last couple weeks.  The bait fishing remains …

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The bug hatches seem to be over with

The bug hatches seem to be over with Our Walleye Master Guides continue to work all areas of the lake.  The bug hatches seem to …

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Orange and Yellow still seem to be the preferred colors

Orange and Yellow still seem to be the preferred colors BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT July 25, 2021 This …

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We continue to work Big Traverse Bay with crawler harnesses drifting mostly in the 30-31 foot of water range

We continue to work Big Traverse Bay with crawler harnesses drifting mostly in the 30-31 foot of water range.  We have mixed it up some, …

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Great week of fishing leading up to Independence Day

Great week of fishing leading up to Independence Day Great week of fishing leading up to Independence Day. We had a few scorching hot days …

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Warmer temps and light wind have warmed up the water column quickly

Warmer temps and light wind have warmed up the water column quickly So much going on.  Warmer temps and light wind have warmed up the …

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If you like wind, there has been plenty of it

If you like wind, there has been plenty of it If you like wind, there has been plenty of it. Our boats have moved mainly …

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Lake of the Woods, Frenemy=wind

Lake of the Woods, Frenemy=wind Lake of the Woods, Frenemy=wind.  Some days the wind is all that matters, we have had wind in different forms …

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We’ve been working Little Traverse Bay all week with good results

We’ve been working Little Traverse Bay all week with good results We’ve been working Little Traverse Bay all week with good results. Floating with jigs …

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The Walleye Master Guides are focusing on areas around structure near the 29 foot of water mark

We continue to work different areas across the lake.  We have anchored and jigged on the South Shore and East Border of Big Traverse Bay.  …

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Anchored and jigging with a minnow is the best approach right now

Anchored and jigging with a minnow is the best approach right now Anchored and jigging with a minnow is the best approach right now.  Some …

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Great Times Ahead! Opening weekend is always fantastic

Great Times Ahead! Opening weekend is always fantastic. Great Times Ahead!  Opening weekend is always fantastic.  We are super excited to get the season going.  We …

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Sturgeon fishing has been going good and steady with a bunch of big ones being caught up and down the Rainy River

Sturgeon fishing has been going good and steady with a bunch of big ones being caught up and down the Rainy River. Sturgeon fishing has …

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The Rainy River ice has melted and the Wheeler’s Point access is open!

The Rainy River ice has melted and the Wheeler’s Point access is open!  It seems like it’s too early yet, but here it is!  We’ve …

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The Rainy River has opened up past Baudette and should be opening up in front of us today or tomorrow

The Rainy River has opened up past Baudette and should be opening up in front of us today or tomorrow The Rainy River has opened …

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We’ve got all of our houses off the ice and put away until winter comes again

We’ve got all of our houses off the ice and put away until winter comes again Well, we’ve got all of our houses off the …

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The weather is the big topic of discussion, which it normally always is for Anglers

The weather is the big topic of discussion, which it normally always is for Anglers The weather is the big topic of discussion, which it …

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The deep cold weather from the previous weeks made the water column temperature drop significantly from the top of the lake all the way to the bottom

The deep cold weather from the previous weeks made the water column temperature drop significantly from the top of the lake all the way to …

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We continue to be across the lake beyond the 20-mile mark

We continue to be across the lake beyond the 20-mile mark We continue to be across the lake beyond the 20-mile mark.  35 feet of …

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We are within sight of Garden Island as we continue northward

We are within sight of Garden Island as we continue northward We are within sight of Garden Island as we continue northward. This last week …

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We continue to head north and are currently at approximately the 15-mile mark past Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay in 32-35 feet of water.

We continue to head north and are currently at approximately the 15-mile mark past Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay in 32-35 feet of …

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We are about at the 15-mile mark from Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay

We are out past the 15-mile mark from Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay We are out past the 15-mile mark from Pine Island …

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We are out past the 12-mile mark from Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay.

We are out past the 12-mile mark from Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay. We are out past the 12-mile mark from Pine Island …

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We are out past the 10-mile mark from Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay

We are out past the 10-mile mark from Pine Island on to Big Traverse Bay We are out past the 10-mile mark from Pine Island …

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It has been an excellent week of fishing

It has been an excellent week of fishing It has been an excellent week of fishing.  We are currently 7 miles past Pine Island in …

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It is 2021 and we are off to an awesome start!

It is 2021 and we are off to an awesome start! LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT January 3, 2021   It is …

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Nothing like an 88 year old catching a monster Walleye!

Nothing like an 88 year old catching a monster Walleye! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT December 28, 2020   …

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Ice Fishing Time, Game On!

We are off to a great start! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT December 20, 2020   We are off …

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Daily Updates on Facebook

We will be providing daily updates on Facebook until we get on the ice. BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT …

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Getting Ready

Getting Ready For Winter BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT November 30, 2020   Progress on the ice is moving …

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November 1 and we continue on with projects for this winter!

November 1 and we continue on with projects for this winter! LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT November 1, 2020   November 1 …

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The best bite is still just outside the Lighthouse Gap

The best bite is still just outside the Lighthouse Gap BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT October 25, 2020   …

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The river conditions keep improving

The river conditions keep improving The river conditions keep improving.  Colder temperatures certainly make a difference.  There is still a strong bite outside the Lighthouse …

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The river is improving every day

The river is improving every day BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT October 11, 2020   Wholly cow, time is …

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Our catches keep coming!

Our catches keep coming! LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT September 27, 2020   Our catches keep coming!  Fall is here, we have …

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The Minnesota Tournament Trail wrapped up another great year!

The Minnesota Tournament Trail wrapped up another great year! The Minnesota Tournament Trail wrapped up another great year!  It was extremely competitive this year with …

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Big lake, Big Walleye, Great Days!

Big lake, Big Walleye, Great Days! LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT September 13, 2020   Big lake, Big Walleye, Great Days!  The …

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Fishing continues to be successful

Fishing continues to be successful LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT September 6, 2020   Fall is near, we are seeing the migrating …

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Our Walleye Master Guides have mostly been drifting spinners

Our Walleye Master Guides have mostly been drifting spinners More great fishing!  The majority of the work this past week was in Little Traverse Bay.  …

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More great fishing!

More great fishing! More great fishing!  We continue to be working both Big and Little Traverse Bays.  Each day creates a decision made based on …

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Good Fishing, but too much wind this past week!

Good Fishing, but too much wind this past week! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT August 16, 2020   Good …

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Another week of drifting with spinners and another week of great catches!

Another week of drifting with spinners and another week of great catches! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT August 9, …

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Crayfish matter!

Crayfish matter! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT August 2, 2020   Crayfish matter!  We are still having a great …

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So many big Walleye!

So many big Walleye! So many big Walleye!  The action continues to be great, and nothing beats a fresh Walleye dinner with a 2nd day …

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Angling continues on the North side of the lake

Angling continues on the North side of the lake! We have had more great action this past week.  Angling continues on the North side of …

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The Minnesota Tournament Trail just finished up 2, one day photo and release contests with great results.

The Minnesota Tournament Trail just finished up 2, one day photo and release contests with great results. BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL …

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It is amazing to say, sliced ham and Miller Lite are hard to get, say it isn’t so Bob Uecker!

It is amazing to say, sliced ham and Miller Lite are hard to get, say it isn’t so Bob Uecker! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF …

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Here comes the 4th of July!

Here comes the 4th of July! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT June 28, 2020   Here comes the 4th …

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Another great week of memories!

Another great week of memories! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT June 22, 2020   Another great week of memories!  …

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Minnows, leeches, night crawlers oh my!

Minnows, leeches, night crawlers oh my! BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT June 14, 2020 Minnows, leeches, night crawlers oh …

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Our Walleye Master Guides have been going at it hard this past week!

Our Walleye Master Guides have been going at it hard this past week Great action continues!  Our Walleye Master Guides have been going at it …

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Fishing action remains hot!

Fishing action remains hot! LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT May 24, 2020 Fishing action remains hot!  Many Anglers are working different locations …

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There has been some great fishing success and great weather this past week!

There has been some great fishing success and great weather this past week! LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT May 17, 2020   …

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It will be known as the Great Opening Weekend that almost wasn’t

Great Opening Weekend! LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT May 10, 2020 It will be known as the Great Opening Weekend that almost …

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We have been open for cabin rental for over a week now

We have been open for cabin rental for over a week now May 3 2020 We have been open for cabin rental for over a …

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Great News!

Great News Great news, we are getting back towards normal, we have a long way to go, but a start is a start.  Of course, …

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It is good to see things may be loosening up some!

April 18th 2020 It is good to see things may be loosening up some!  Currently we are mostly affected by the Shelter in Place order …

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The river is opening up

The river is opening up We continue to thaw from winter.  The river is opening up, although all the accesses are closed.  It appears the …

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We are continuing with a business as usual approach

We are continuing with a business as usual approach Not much for actual fishing information to report on this week.  It is out of the …

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We continue to trek after the Walleye!

We continue to trek after the Walleye! We continue to trek after the Walleye.  The forecast is looking like we should be good to go …

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The quality fishing continues!

BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT March 8, 2020 The quality fishing continues, the forecast looks like we should have …

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March is a great time to fish Lake of the Woods.

March is a great time to come up and fish. BORDER VIEW LODGE LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT March 2, 2020 Ice …

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We’ve got a good bite going on!

We’ve got a good bite going on!   LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT February 23, 2020 We have ended the week with …

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Heading North and Catching Fish

HEADING NORTH AND CATCHING FISH This past week we had some high winds accompanied by frigid temperatures.  It will remain colder in the beginning of …

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Ice Conditions are Good

ICE CONDITIONS ARE GOOD This past week’s temps were colder than we expected, dipping in to 20 below for most of the week. We are …

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ICE CONDITIONS ARE GOOD

ICE CONDITIONS ARE GOOD This past week’s temps were colder than we expected, dipping in to 20 below for most of the week.  We are …

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Bigger Walleye

WE HAVE HAD GUESTS CATCH AND RELEASE SOME BIGGER WALLEYE THIS PAST WEEK This past week’s temps were colder than we expected, dipping in to …

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Lake of the Woods Original Weekly Fishing Report!

LAKE OF THE WOODS ORIGINAL WEEKLY FISHING REPORT! We have had guests catch and release some bigger Walleye this past week We have had guests …

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We’ve Been on the Move North

WE’VE BEEN ON THE MOVE NORTH The temperatures have leveled off this week, resulting in a better bite! We’ve seen increased activity in the bigger …

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Mixed Bags Have Been the Common Theme

MIXED BAGS HAVE BEEN THE COMMON THEME Mixed bags have been the common theme. The bite has been somewhat in spurts, those aggressively working the …

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