by Joe Henry
On the Rainy River, locals still catching walleyes in 15-18′. Orange is the go to color for walleyes. Best mode of travel is a snowmobile. Best time is evening. Some sturgeon being caught and released. Please work through outfitters and bait shops and know where you are going on ice.
Up at the NW Angle good fishing continues. Walleyes being caught shallower in the mud on the south side of Oak Island in 18-22′. Some big crappies caught this week both on the MN side and Canadian side. Fish houses on ice through March 31st. Walleye season open to April 14th. Pike open all year. Openings for ice fishing around the lake at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/Lodging.