BAUDETTE, Minn. – Lake of the Woods in northwest Minnesota has been named among the many prime 9 ice fishing locations within the U.S. by FishingBooker, an internet platform for reserving fishing journeys.

Right here’s what FishingBooker needed to say about Lake of the Woods and its rating among the many nation’s prime ice fishing locations:

“Solely topped by the Nice Lakes, Lake of the Woods is a significant participant and a proud proprietor of greater than 300,000 acres of water in the US. Huge and spectacular, the lake is the final word ice fishing playground. Come winter, the lake turns into dotted with shanties and passionate (anglers). Many go for in a single day tenting and sleepless nights (in) skid homes, too.

“All that’s to attempt their luck at reeling within the mighty three – walleye, northern pike and sauger. Whereas pike and sauger obtain consideration, walleye at all times steal the highlight. Gear up as a result of the northwest a part of Minnesota ensures a one-of-a-kind ice fishing journey.”

Lake of the Woods was the one vacation spot in Minnesota or North Dakota to make this yr’s checklist.

In 2020, FishingBooker named Devils Lake and Higher Purple Lake

amongst its prime ice fishing locations.

Different lakes named to this yr’s checklist have been as follows:

  • Lake of the Woods, Oregon.
  • Bonaparte Lake, Washington.
  • Henry’s Lake, Idaho.
  • Sheridan Lake, South Dakota.
  • Growth Lake, Wisconsin.
  • Shores and Islands, Ohio.
  • Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire.
  • Moosehead Lake, Maine.

Extra details about every of the highest ice fishing locations is out there at