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!
From the depths of Lake Superior, where the trout and salmon roam free, to the inland waters where walleye, pike, and bass thrive, Lake County is an angler’s paradise.
So, if you love to fish, grab your rod and reel and explore:
- 400+ lakes, including Lake Superior
- 880 square miles of water
- 109 lakes with public access
- 176 rivers/streams
Fishing on Lake Superior
You don’t need to travel to the Pacific coast for an ocean-like fishing adventure. Instead, let the North Shore’s seasoned fishing guides give you a day to remember while possibly snagging that trophy lake trout. Fortunately, many expert guides offer charter excursions on Lake Superior.
What Fish species are in Lake Superior?
As the largest freshwater lake on earth, Lake Superior contains multiple species, including Lake Superior lake trout, splake, salmon, whitefish, sturgeon, and other fish found in MN waters.
If you’re interested in a Lake Superior fishing adventure, you can jump to a list of Lake Superior Charters.
Explore Hundreds of Inland Lakes and streams.
Most inland lakes in Lake County are far north near Ely, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCAW,) and the Canadian border. Therefore, you’ll find endless opportunities to reel in multiple species, including walleye, saugers, crappies, northern pike, perch, muskies, small-mouth and large-mouth bass, bluegills, rainbow trout, brown trout, splake, and more!
Additionally, many resorts and outfitters in Lake County offer half-day, full-day, and weekend fishing excursions.
You can view or download the Minnesota DNR Lake County Public Access Maps here:
Lake County Fall Fishing
with Midwest Outdoors
If you love bass fishing, you can watch Scott Walsh with Midwest Outdoors fish for Small Mouth Bass near Ely in northern Lake County, Minnesota.
minnesota sportsman. tv host. amazing angler.
Grant Sorensen is the host of Superior Angling TV — a fishing show based out of Duluth, MN. Since Grant was born and raised in Duluth, MN, he has the knowledge and expertise to deliver helpful tips and impressive fishing videos.
The master angler chases all species of fish, from the inland lakes of Northern MN to the wide-open waters of Lake Superior. As a fishing expert, he believes time spent on the water is time well spent! Of all the species, walleye and lake trout are his favorite to go after.
If you’d like to see Grant in action, check out his YouTube Channel for impressive videos.
Inspiration for reelin' em in
Public access lakes in lake county
north shore & BWCAW