You couldn’t start a list of best places to fish without mentioning Lake Superior. Lake Superior is the largest body of freshwater in the WORLD with over 30,000 miles of surface area and a maximum depth of 1,335 ft. There are many different water access areas along Highway 61. Some of the fish you will find in Lake Superior are Walleye, Salmon, and Lake Trout.
Lake County, MN, USA
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 in the lake are Northern Pike and Smallmouth Bass. There is public boat access on the northeastern shore off County Highway 2 and 202.
1279 Christianson Lake Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616, USA
Nine Mile Lake
Nine Mile Lake is about 12 miles west of Schroeder. This lake provides a great opportunity to catch Walleye and Bluegill on the 296 acres of water. There is access located on the eastern shore off County Road 7.
Co Hwy 7, Schroeder, MN 55613, USA
14 miles north of Two Harbors lies Stewart Lake. With about 250 acres of water, this lake specializes in Northern Pike as well as Bluegill, there have also been Walleye and Crappie caught there. Access to the lake is located on the southern end of the lake off County Road 131 and Stewart Lake Road.
56MW+62 Highland, Minnesota, USA
Greenwood Lake has a size of 1,300 acres and is just over 30 miles north of Two Harbors. With public access located on the southwest shore of the lake on County Road 2, this lake specializes in Walleye, Bluegill, and Northern Pike. You may also find Crappies, Large & Smallmouth Bass in this lake.
G84W+5P Greenwood Junction, Minnesota, USA
Crooked Lake is located in Finland, MN, and is 12 miles from the BWCAW. Aside from Crooked Lake Resort and a few private lots, Crooked Lake is surrounded by national forests. With seven miles of shoreline and consisting of 250 acres, Crooked Lake gives you plenty of opportunities to explore. Activities include fishing (walleye, small-mouth bass, and muskie) snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, swimming, hiking, and relaxing.
9449 Cramer Rd, Finland, MN 55603, USA
Located in Fall Lake Township near Ely and the BWACW, Farm Lake offers year-round fishing for walleye, northern, crappies, and small-mouth bass. There are several resorts that offer year-round recreation and lodging.
Fall Lake Township, Ely, MN 55731, USA
Fall Lake near Ely and the BWCA offers public access for fishing and boating. Fish for crappie, walleye, and northern. There's a seasonal campground on the northeast end of the lake and a couple of resorts. The Kawishiwi trailhead is located nearby.
W7XG+74 Winton, MN, USA