The Coast Guard looking for input on Million Dollar Rock!
If you have navigated around the north end of Flag Island, you may be aware of million dollar rock, named for the money spent in fixing so many props and lower units that have hit this tricky area. We have some movement by the Coast Guard as they are looking to mark the area in a different manner, one that appears to be less confusing. Here is their proposed change.
This is something we have been working with the Coast Guard on improving to help keep our boaters and their boats safe!
In the meantime, we are more than happy to help boaters understand how to navigate the current buoys. ...
Guests traveling to the NW Angle starting the afternoon of Saturday, August 12 will have another option to check into U.S. Customs. As you may have heard, Lake of the Woods has been chosen for the project zone initiative by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Rather than checking into Jim’s Co...
On the Minnesota side the Walleyes, Saugers, Pike and Perch are biting. The magic depths have been between 14-20 feet. Areas of rock and ruble have been consistently good. Pulling spinners with a crawler and 1 ½ ounce bottom bouncer has been the most successful. Hot colors have been gold, orange, as well as purple with gold. The water temp is at the 72 degree mark. Basin fishing is in full swing with down riggers and raps. The algae bloom is starting but is still pretty minimal.
Over in Ontario, the Walleye bite is between 22-28 feet for depth. Reefs seems to be the place to target as the fish have moved up on the rocks and are feeding on cray fish. Both jigs and spinners have been producing fish. Musky fishing has been good with some bigger fish being caught. Everything from small spinners to crank baits and Revos have been producing fish.