Here’s your latest fishing report from Captain Tim “Wingnut” Hill on the south shore of Lake of the Woods:
Fishing has picked up in the past few days and activity is on the rise. We’ve moved the houses again to stay on top of the fish. Guests are getting a mixed bag of walleye, sauger [...]
Fishing remains consistent, despite the cold weather patterns we’ve been experiencing. We’re seeing better action in the mud right now than on the rocks. The best color choices are red, cold and chartreuse. We’re mostly fishing 6-8 inches off the bottom, but jigging is the key. The ice is thick, so if you’re brining your [...]
Many guests inquire about the best gear for their ice fishing adventure. We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions to help you prepare for your trip.
Do I need to bring an ice auger?
No, our guides drill fresh holes for you each morning.
What kind of bait should I [...]Continue Reading →
Happy New Year from Lake of the Woods! At Arnesen’s Rocky Point, we’re in full swing with our ice fishing adventures. Here’s the latest fishing report: We are fishing on 12 Mile Reef, Gull Rock Reef, Cooker’s Reef and Twin Islands. Reports have been fair to good. We’ve found the best fishing is between 27-31 feet [...]Continue Reading →
Fishing has been good at Rocky Point! We moved out to 12 Mile Reef because the ice depth is increasing. We’ve had success at 12 Mile and east towards Twin Islands and Twin Rocks. We are fishing in about 26-27 ft. of water. Our sleeper fish houses are going out today for after Christmas arrivals.Continue Reading →
We’ve been fishing for five days and have had good results around Rocky Point. We’re fishing in 26-28 ft. of water. The ice is about 12 inches thick. We have our houses in between Twin Rocks and Twin Islands. Some fisherman have reported success with gold tackle. Best of luck to everyone taking advantage of [...]Continue Reading →
Late summer fishing is heating up near Rocky Point!
Downrigging has been the method of choice near 16 Mile Reef, Archie’s Reef and 12 Mile Reef. They’re at 32-37 feet using tail dancers and crank baits. Drift when the wind blows with hammered gold and purple spinners with crawlers.
Here are some of the [...]Continue Reading →
Arnesen’s Rocky Point and Rock Harbor Lodge will host the annual South Shore Classic Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 31, 2013. Last year, more than $2K in cash and prizes was given. Early registration is encouraged for this year’s tournament.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
~ Two person teams
~ $100 entry [...]
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