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February 2023 Blog

February 2023 February offers fun outdoors and inside We love you, February. With Valentine’s Day, a three-day weekend and daylight stretching the hours to play outside, it’s a great time to visit. A snowmobile woods race the last weekend in January showed how great conditions are on our hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails. […]

Fishing Report 1/23/2023

Anglers in the Park Rapids area are reporting great activity for panfish and pike, while walleye remains good, even though it has slowed from the first ice period. Those catching walleyes have found fish along primary drop offs and points, though anglers catching fewer, but larger fish, are finding them in shallow water vegetation. Time […]

Fishing Report 1/9/2023

Fishing in the Park Rapids has been very good with near ideal travel conditions.   Most lakes have very little snow and minimal slush making travel by atv, snowmobile and on some lakes, vehicle, as options. Yet don’t assume every lake can support vehicles or in all areas. Conditions vary greatly from lake to lake. […]

Fishing Report 1/1/2023

The key word for ice fishing across the state right now is “conditions” Currently the Park Rapids area has favorable conditions for access, and mobility. Lakes currently have very little slush and snow with 11-16” of ice. Vehicle travel is taking place on some lakes, while ATV and snowmobiles are still being used by cautious […]

Fishing Report 10/20/22

Fall definitely has it all when it comes to fishing in the Park Rapids area! Water temps have dropped into the low to mid 50’s and the fish are VERY active. Walleye anglers are having one of the best opportunities to consistently catch fish and anglers are seeing the best success in the 18-24ft with […]

Fishing Report 9/2/2022

  Labor Day weekend is going to be HOT for fishing in the Park Rapids area! Panfish, bass, northern pike and muskie have all been very active recently. Although walleye activity isn’t comparable to the earlier part of the season, walleyes are still being caught and now is the time when trophy walleyes are more […]

Fishing Report 8-17-2022

“This is Jason Durham with Go Fish! Guide Service and we’re talking fishing here in the Park Rapids area. I tell you what, for August the fishing has been pretty darn good. If you’re looking for walleyes gravitate out to that deep water. Some of these schools of bait fish are moving out into deeper […]

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