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31 07, 2017

Fishing with the Family: Teaching Your Children to Fish

2017-07-31T16:05:35+00:00July 31st, 2017|Ely Minnesota Fishing|

Kids and adults often view vacation time very differently. Whereas you can’t find enough time for resting, relaxing and reflecting, your kids will want to race from one activity to the next, while hardly taking a moment to breathe. But there is a solution to this seeming impasse: Fishing satisfies your kids need for entertainment, [...]

8 12, 2015

Winter Lake Trout Fishing In The BWCA

2017-03-20T18:40:29+00:00December 8th, 2015|Ely Minnesota Fishing, Uncategorized|

Winter Lake Trout fishing is a great sport for those that like getting out in colder weather. Lake trout are fun to catch as they are in deep water and put on quite a run. Make sure you know the rules before you go out. There were some unfortunate mistakes made last year in Minnesota [...]

5 10, 2015

Ely Minnesota Fishing Report

2017-03-20T20:27:31+00:00October 5th, 2015|Ely Minnesota Fishing, Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

Spring and Fall are the best times to fish Bear Island Lake. Plan ahead and make your reservations early. When lakes transition from winter temps to spring temps fish are in heavy feed mode to prepare for the spawn. In the fall when water temperatures are going from summer to winter fish are again feeding [...]

17 05, 2015

Nature’s Walleye Factories vs Stocking

2017-03-20T20:17:37+00:00May 17th, 2015|Ely Minnesota Fishing|

“Lakes with natural walleye production are the bread and butter of our walleye program,” said Jason Moeckel, DNR fisheries operations supervisor. “But stocking is a critical component of our program for lakes that do not have natural reproduction, especially those in central and southern Minnesota. We have a long track record of walleye stocking, and with [...]

3 12, 2014

First Ice by: DOUG SMITH , Star Tribune

2017-03-20T18:39:51+00:00December 3rd, 2014|Ely Minnesota Fishing, Uncategorized|

Timber Wolf Lodge: Not long ago the conversation was "ice off", we were wondering if the ice would be off the lakes before the opener. Now, we are waiting for good ice so we can get out and catch the first batch of pan fish. Typical worries of a Minnesota angler. With temperatures below zero [...]