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Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 2.28.2017

2017.03.01    No Comments

Crappie action is what’s on my plate now.   Last week proved that a “early late ice bite” can happen.  Although the crappies are still over mid depth ranges 15-20ft, they are starting to concentrate outside future spawning areas and feeding quit good.  They are also using the entire water column.  Keep an eye on your […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 2.20.17

2017.02.21    No Comments

Wow, what a change in events this week ice fishing wise.  Although there have been warm temps and rain, ice fishing is still in high swing.  Have a backup plan as far as travel goes like a ATV or walking as the shorelines in some areas are weak for now.  Only a few more days […]

Four Things to Fight Back Old Man Winter – Visit Park Rapids

2017.02.20    No Comments

If you struggle to find entertainment in the colder months, come join us in Park Rapids for our lively opportunities to have fun! Make the most of winter by attending an event with your family. These are just some of the things to do in Park Rapids!   International Eelpout Festival Gather on Leech Lake […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 2.16.17

2017.02.16    No Comments

The last week or so the pike fishing has been quite good.  We iced numerous fish in the 28-30 inch range using tip ups and large golden shiners on a chartreuse hook suspended 2 ft. off the bottom  on weedy flat areas in the 8-12 ft range.   Although the weather is going to be […]

Minnesota Guide Fishing Service’s Report – 2.8.17

2017.02.10    No Comments

Fishing throughout the Park Rapids area has been consistent.  Pike remain active in the 15-25 ft depths.  The larger pike are chasing crappies and can be found near schools of suspended crappies.  Suspend a decoy sized sucker minnow on a quick strike rig to up your odds of landing a trophy.  Walleyes remain active during […]

February 2017 – It’s prime time for winter fun

2017.02.02    No Comments

With Valentine’s Day, a three-day weekend and some great special events on February’s calendar, plan a winter getaway. A fresh layer of snow frosted our beautiful north woods this week. Hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails will take you places you might never find in the summer time – and there are no mosquitoes. […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report 2.1.17

2017.02.01    No Comments

Crappie action remains strong throughout the Park Rapids area.  We are finding them in the deep holes now 45-60 ft suspended anywhere from 20-30 ft down.  Keep a close eye on your electronics to quickly learn the best presentation depth.  Glow jigs tipped with a crappie minnow or a wax worm has been working the […]

Why Planning Your Summer Vacation Now is a Great Idea

2017.01.30    No Comments

It’s cold outside right now. The trees are bare, the roads are icy, and there’s not much you can do outside unless you bundle up in plenty of layers. It’s the exact time of year when many people catch the travel bug. So why not get a head start on your family’s summer vacation? Actually, […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 1.25.17

2017.01.25    No Comments

Some really good night bite fishing has been happening recently throughout the area. This of course makes fishing in a sleeper fish house even more fun as you can catch walleyes or Crappies’ throughout the midnight hours. We have been catching fish in the deep holes of most area lakes typically the fish are suspended […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 1.18.17

2017.01.18    No Comments

Fishing has been steady with the crappies moving in to the deeper holes in most area lakes.  Look for suspended fish anywhere from 20-30 feet down over 35-45 of bottom depth.  Using 2 lines, have a crappie minnow on a glow jig and your second line rigged with  a small jig tipped with a wax […]


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