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Lake Vermilion Lake Vermilion Lake Vermilion MN Lake Vermilion Minnesota

Location:  Tower, Minnesota
Lake Size:  40,558 Acres
Lake Access:  Many located around Lake Vermilion including; Hoodoo Point off State Hwy. 169 & Co. Rd. 697, West shore of Head of Lakes Bay off Co. Rd. 24, Everett Bay off Co. Rd. 77, North side of Rice Bay off Co. Rd. 408
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, Bluegill, and Crappie.  Muskie, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, and Rock Bass also caught.  Max depth of 76 ft.
Lake Vermilion Map Lake Vermilion Map

 


Rainy Lake Rainy Lake MN Rainy Lake Minnesota

Location:  International Falls, Minnesota
Lake Size:  220,810 Acres
Lake Access:  Many located around Rainy Lake including; Tilson Bay, Voyageurs National Park, Dove Island, Kettle Falls, Rainy Lake Visitor Center
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass and Crappie.  Muskie, Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Sauger also caught.  Max depth of 161 ft.
Rainy Lake Map Rainy Lake Map

 


Lake Kabetogama

Location:  Kabetogama, Minnesota
Lake Size:  25,762 Acres
Lake Access:  South shore off Co. Hwy. 523, East shore off Co. Hwy. 693,
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Smallmouth Bass.  Rock Bass, Sauger, Bluegill, and Crappie also caught.  Max depth of 80 ft.
Kabetogama Lake Map Kabetogama Lake Map


Namakan Lake

Location:  Ray, Minnesota
Lake Size:  25,132 Acres
Lake Access:  Through Rainy, Crane, and Kabetogama Lakes
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Smallmouth Bass.  Rock Bass, Sauger, Sturgeon, and Crappie also caught.  Max depth of 150 ft.
Namakan Lake Map Namakan Lake Map


Pelican Lake

Location:  Orr, Minnesota
Lake Size:  10,946 Acres
Lake Access:  Many located around Pelican Lake including; Northwest shore off Co. Rd. 514(Nett Lake Rd. E), Northeast shore off Co. Rd. 517, East shore off Co. Rd. 23, Southeast shore off Co. Rd. 516
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Northern Pike, Bluegill, and Crappie.  Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Sunfish also caught.  Max depth of 38 ft.
Pelican Lake Map Pelican Lake Map


 


Birch Lake

Location:  Babbitt, Minnesota
Lake Size:  5,629 Acres
Lake Access:  Many located around Birch Lake including; Off State Hwy. 1 on Kawishiwi River at Campground, State Hwy. 1 at Kawishiwi River Bridge, Birch Lake Campground off State Hwy. 1, South shore off Co. Rd. 623, West shore off Co. Rd. 407
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Crappie.  Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Bluegill also caught.  Max depth of 26 ft.
Birch Lake Map Birch Lake Map Birch Lake Map


Burntside Lake

Location:  Ely, Minnesota
Lake Size:  7,138 Acres
Lake Access:  Many located around Burntside Lake including; South shore off Co. Rd. 88, East shore off Co. Rd. 803, Northeast Arm off Co. Rd. 644, Southwest end off Wolf Lake Rd.
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Rock Bass, and Smallmouth Bass.  Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Whitefish, Bluegill, and Crappie also caught.  Max depth of 126 ft.
Burntside Lake Map Burntside Lake Map


Crane Lake

Location:  Crane Lake, Minnesota
Lake Size:  3,089 Acres
Lake Access:  South end off Co. Rd. 425, Southwest shore off State Hwy. 24
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Crappie.  Sauger, Rock Bass, and Whitefish also caught.  Max depth of 80 ft.
Crane Lake Map Crane Lake Map


White Iron Lake

Location:  Ely, Minnesota
Lake Size:  3,428 Acres
Lake Access:  North shore off Co. Rd. 447, West shore off Co. Rd. 655
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Crappie.  Smallmouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Bluegill also caught.  Max depth of 47 ft.
White Iron Lake Map White Iron Lake Map


Bear Head Lake

Location:  Tower, Minnesota
Lake Size:  675 Acres
Lake Access:  Northwest shore off Co. Rd. 128 in Bear Head Lake State Park
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Bluegill.  Largemouth Bass and Crappie also caught.  Max depth of 46 ft.
Bear Head Lake Map Bear Head Lake Map


Bear Island Lake

Location:  Babbitt, Minnesota
Lake Size:  2,352 Acres
Lake Access:  Southwest shore off Co. Rd. 490, Northeast end off Co. Rd. 684
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Rock Bass, and Bluegill.  Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, and Crappie also caught.  Max depth of 62 ft.
Bear Island Lake Map Bear Island Lake Map


Black Duck Lake

Location:  Orr, Minnesota
Lake Size:  1,186 Acres
Lake Access:  North shore off Co. Rd. 180
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Bluegill.  Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, and Sunfish also caught.  Max depth of 30 ft.
Black Duck Lake Map Black Duck Lake Map


Boulder Lake Reservoir

Location:  Island Lake, Minnesota
Lake Size:  3,259 Acres
Lake Access:  Southwest shore off Co. Rd. 269
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Crappie.  Rock Bass and Sunfish also caught.  Max depth of 18 ft.
Boulder Lake Map Boulder Lake Reservoir Map


Elbow Lake

Location:  Gheen, Minnesota
Lake Size:  1,658 Acres
Lake Access:  Southwest end off Co. Rd. 426
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Bluegill.  Smallmouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Crappie also caught.  Max depth of 60 ft.
Elbow Lake Map Elbow Lake Map


Ely Lake

Location:  Eveleth, Minnesota
Lake Size:  674 Acres
Lake Access:  Northeast corner off Co. Rd. 629
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Rock Bass, and Bluegill.  Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, and Sunfish also caught.  Max depth of 70 ft.
Ely Lake Map Ely Lake Map


Grand Lake

Location:  Twig, Minnesota
Lake Size:  1,593 Acres
Lake Access:  North shore off Co. Rd. 7
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Northern Pike, Bluegill, and Crappie.  Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Sunfish also caught.  Max depth of 24 ft.
Grand Lake Map Grand Lake Map


Island Lake Reservoir

Location:  Island Lake, Minnesota
Lake Size:  8,000 Acres
Lake Access:  South shore off Co. Rd. 4, Northeast shore off Co. Rd. 4
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Rock Bass.  Muskie, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, and Crappie also caught.  Max depth of 94 ft.
Island Lake Reservoir Map Island Lake Reservoir Map


St. Louis Bay

Location:  Duluth, Minnesota
Lake Size:  11,385 Acres
Lake Access:  Park Point within City Park, Rice's Point off Garfield Ave., Munger Landing located off Grand Ave., Boy Scout Landing located off Commonwealth Ave.
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, and Rock Bass.  Muskie, Lake Sturgeon, and Smallmouth Bass also caught.  Max depth of 27 ft.
St. Louis Bay Map St. Louis Bay Map


Sturgeon Lake

Location:  Side Lake, Minnesota
Lake Size:  1,663 Acres
Lake Access:  East shore off Co. Rd. 915
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern  Pike, and Crappie.  Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, and Bluegill also caught.  Max depth of 80 ft.
Sturgeon Lake Map Sturgeon Lake Map


Whiteface Reservoir

Location:  Markham, Minnesota
Lake Size:  5,602 Acres
Lake Access:  Northeast end off Co. Rd. 618, South end off Co. Rd. 265
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, Bluegill, and Crappie.  Rock Bass and Sunfish also caught.  Max depth of 35 ft.
Whiteface Reservoir Map Whiteface Reservoir Map


Wild Rice Lake

Location:  Duluth, Minnesota
Lake Size:  2,128 Acres
Lake Access:  Northeast shore off Co. Hwy. 4
Fishing Notes:  Specializing in Walleye, Northern Pike, Bluegill, and Crappie.  Rock Bass and Sunfish also caught.  Max depth of 12 ft.
Wild Rice Lake Map Wild Rice Lake Map