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Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 8.10.17

2017.08.10    No Comments

Hello everyone I spent the last few days fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass in the Park Rapids area. Most of the smallmouth bass action has been happening in the 6 to 23 foot depth range concentrate on areas that include boulders and weeds mixed together. A jig head tipped with a nightcrawler or […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 8.2.17

2017.08.02    No Comments

Hello everybody, Captain Josh from Minnesota Fishing Guide Service, with the Park Rapids Fishing report. This last week brought us a  bunch of mixed bag catches meaning as we were fishing we were catching walleyes, crappies, pike, bass, and some monster bluegills.  Many of the fish have set up on the deep weed line in […]

August 2017 – Plan a legendary stay

2017.08.01    No Comments

July may have fireworks, but August explodes with festivals and events to experience before summer’s end. Or you can just go fishing, take a kayak around the lake, try tubing down a river, pitch a tent under the pines, go off line for a few days or do some shopping where you don’t have to […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 7.18.17

2017.07.19    No Comments

Despite the non-consistent weather of the fishing has steadily improved from good to even better in the area.   Northern pike panfish and walleyes  are all feeding heavily. The biggest of the Sunfish are in the 15 to 20 foot range hanging out with the walleyes. Are you live bait rig Tip with a medium Leach […]

Must-See Sights in the Park Rapids Area: Visitors’ Picks

2017.07.07    No Comments

In April, we went to Facebook and asked our followers which places they like to see when they Visit Park Rapids. The following are best places to visit in the Park Rapids area according to the most knowledgeable sources; the visitors! Itasca State Park The post popular answer was, of course, Itasca State Park. Most […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 7.5.2017

2017.07.06    No Comments

Local walleye fishing action has been good. Depth range from 12 to 40 feet depending on the lake. Leeches and nightcrawlers have been the most productive on live bait rigs with a long Snell. A jig head tipped with a leech is also a good bet. Hungry panfish can be caught in 6 to 10 […]

July 2017 – It’s July: Do as little or as much as you like

2017.06.30    No Comments

Summer is the only excuse you need to celebrate and July is prime time. So go for it! Pick your activity: biking, water skiing, grilling fresh caught fish or making s’mores over a campfire. It’s all here and the best is yet to come. Starting with a parade of Independence Day activities, July brings community […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 6.21.17

2017.06.21    No Comments

Well folks between the crappies, walleyes, northern pike and monster bass this last week in June has been fantastic. Large schools of Crappies can be found on the shallow Weed flats adjacent to their spawning  beds other schools of crappies can be found suspended over the deep water nearby as well.  a 1/16 ounce jig […]

June 2017 – Find some breathing space

2017.06.02    No Comments

Did you just spill your coffee on you laptop? Hear the kids say there’s nothing to do? Catch yourself eye-rolling at a staff meeting? If you’re having one of those days when the TV commercial comes to mind and you want to get away, it’s not too late to plan a stay in the Park […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 5.24.17

2017.05.24    No Comments

Heavy rains pounded the whole state –obviously.  This has brought higher water and in many cases current conditions in lakes that are part of river systems/flowages that get the fish going!  We have been keying on current areas where rivers/creeks enter the lake, leave the lake, or narrows between two larger parts of lakes that […]


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