On the main basin... Good reports for those still ice fishing in 24-31'. Gold, glow red and glow colors best. Try downsizing presentation. Deadsticking plain hook with live minnow consistent. Morning / evening bite continues in 15-20'. Pike action strong with many fish over 40" caught again this week. Some resort fish houses still available, many of the resorts are done ice fishing for the year. Check LOW Tourism Facebook page for details. Lots of snow on lake, slush in spots, best to stay on resort roads or trails. Fish houses on ice through March 31, walleyes open through April 14, pike season open continuous. Auger extensions needed.
On the Rainy River... Strong current in river. River opening up way to the east. Open water fishing will be here soon.
Up at the NW Angle... Some good reports from Angle. Best reports are morning and evening. Walleyes coming from 14-22'. Saugers and jumbo perch mixed in. Jig one line, second line dead stick with plain hook with live minnow. Some resorts open with fish houses available, some closed. This time of year, call ahead to resort for daily info. If snowmobiling, lots of slush off of the trail, stay on trails. A complete list of lodging and fishing packages available at www.LakeoftheWoodsMN.com/Lodging.