Fishin' lake county

Minnesota fishing & Ice fishing from lake superior to the bWCA

Lake County: an angler's dream

Find the best Minnesota fishing and ice fishing from the North Shore to the Boundary Waters! Anglers can target various species, including Lake Superior lake trout, splake, salmon, whitefish, sturgeon, and other fish found in MN lakes. Anglers can explore nearly 800 lakes and 176 rivers/streams, including Lake Superior. Most lakes in Lake County are far north near Ely, MN, and Boundary Waters Canoe Area near the Canadian border. 

Explore Hundreds of Inland Lakes

Lake County’s inland lakes contain walleye, saugers, crappies, northern pike, perch, muskies, small-mouth and large-mouth bass, bluegills, rainbow trout, brown trout, splake, and more! Lake County also possesses 75 designated North Shore trout streams to fish for various trout types.

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Lake County Ice Fishing
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Roger Cormier with Midwest Outdoors and Grant Sorensen with Superior Angling fish for Splake and Rainbow Trout on an inland lake near Silver Bay, Minnesota. 

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meet grant

minnesota sportsman. tv host. amazing angler.

Grant Sorensen is the host of Superior Angling T.V. a fishing show based out of Duluth, MN. Sorensen was born and raised in Duluth, MN and there is nowhere else he would rather spend his time. 

From the inland lakes of Northern MN to the wide-open waters of Lake Superior chasing all species of fish, time spent on the water is time well spent. Of all the species, Walleye and Lake Trout would have to be his favorite as they provide endless opportunity especially in Lake County and beyond.

Inspiration for reelin' em in

Public access lakes in lake county

Agate Bay Boat Launch

Agate Bay Boat Launch in Two Harbors, MN, features public water access located within the commercial harbor and the future site of a safe harbor …

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Basswood Trails Guide Service

Basswood Trails Guide Service can help you plan your next great Northwoods adventure! As one of the longest-running custom guide services out of Ely, Minnesota. …

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Birch Lake Campground

The Birch Lake Campground in Ely, MN, sits on the shore of Birch Lake, a 21-mile-long lake with 80 miles of shoreline featuring many beautiful …

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Boreal Triangle Guide Service

Boreal Triangle Guide Service in Ely, MN – a small family guide service and outfitter – is committed to helping you enjoy the beauty of …

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Christianson Lake

Christianson Lake is about 15 miles north of Two Harbors. The lake is around 150 acres large and has mostly Crappie and Bluegill. Other fish …

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Crooked Lake

Crooked Lake in Finland, MN, is approximately 12 miles from the BWCAW. Aside from the Crooked Lake Resort and a few private lots, Crooked Lake …

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Fall Lake

Fall Lake near Ely and the BWCA offers public access to fishing and boating. Anglers can fish for crappie, golden walleyes, and northern pike. Fall …

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Farm Lake

Farm Lake, located in Fall Lake Township near Ely and the BWACW and part of the White Iron Chain of Lakes, offers year-round fishing for …

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Greenwood Lake

Greenwood Lake, surrounded by the Finland State Forest, is 1,300 acres and is located about 30 miles north of Two Harbors. With public access on …

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Ninemile Lake

Ninemile Lake, surrounded by the Superior National Forest, is 12 miles west of Schroeder, MN. Nine Mile lake also features a state campground and provides …

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Silver Bay Marina & Harbor

Silver Bay Marina & Harbor features a public water access and 68 slip marina facilities located within a seven-acre safe harbor basin. Protected Access:Two ramps …

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South Farm Lake (BWCAW)

South Farm Lake connects to the White Iron Chain of Lakes, east of Ely, MN, and is designated in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness …

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Stewart Lake

Stewart Lake lies 14 miles north of Two Harbors. With about 250 acres of water, this lake contains fish species Northern Pike, bluegill, walleye, and …

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Twin Points Protected Access

Twin Points Protected Access boat launch was constructed in 2002 and sits midway between Two Harbors and Silver Bay. It was developed on an old …

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