Jason is here to share all of his great fishing tips to help make your holiday weekend fishing excursion a huge success. FOR INFORMATION ON LOCAL LAKES OR TO SCHEDULE A FISHING EXCURSION, CONTACT JASON DURHAM OF GO FISH! GUIDE SERVICE AT 218-252-2278 OR VISIT GO-FISH-GUIDES.COM   Park Rapids Lakes Area Memorial Day Fishing […]

Fishing Report 1/26/2024

Ice conditions in the Park Rapids area are favorable for fishing, but anglers should proceed cautiously given the unique season Mother Nature has presented.  Most lakes have 12-14” of ice and vehicles are beginning to venture out on many lakes. However, visitors should diligently check conditions. Bringing along safety equipment is always best practice.  Walleye […]

Fishing Report for Monday, July 17, 2023

Here is Jason Durham and Jason Mitchell Outdoors sharing their bass fishing tips. Watch: Crazy Big Largemouths on Tiny Lake FOR INFORMATION ON LOCAL LAKES OR TO SCHEDULE A FISHING EXCURSION, CONTACT JASON DURHAM OF GO FISH! GUIDE SERVICE AT 218-252-2278 OR VISIT GO-FISH-GUIDES.COM

Fishing Report 6/9/2023

Do not miss out on Take a Kid Fishing Weekend, June 9th-11th. Here is Jason Durham to share all of his fishing tips and recommendations to make your fishing weekend a great success. For more information on local lakes or to schedule a fishing excursion, contact Jason Durham of Go Fish! Guide Service at 218-252-2278 […]

Fishing Report- May 22, 2023

    Last weekend’s 2023 walleye opener was a bit slow for anglers specifically chasing walleye in the Park Rapids area. However, for those willing to concentrate on other species, it was outstanding. What I have learned over the past week is is that the fish are very, very shallow. 1-8 feet has been the […]

Fishing Report 3/13/2023

Lake Conditions Have Taken a Turn Lake conditions in the Park Rapids area have definitely taken a turn over the past several days. Two significant snowfalls have made travel conditions challenging. Currently, snowmobiles and track vehicles are the only suggested methods for travel and even so, slush can disable those machines on some lakes. For […]

“Crappies” is the the word of the week!

The word for the week in the Park Rapids Heartland Lakes area is “crappies”! Anglers have been successful targeting deep basins in 18-24ft, especially around the low light periods and after dark. For those wanting to chase gamefish, your time is limited as the season comes to a close following this weekend. Walleye anglers are […]

Fishing Report 01/30/2023

With ultra cold temperatures over the past week, fish activity in the Park Rapids area slowed dramatically. However, with consistent, warmer temperatures predicted over the next ten days, activity should increase dramatically. Sunfish have been most prevalent in mid-depth weeds, while crappies have been most consistently biting suspended over soft-bottomed basin areas. Northern pike have […]

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 7-14-22

Fishing in the Park Rapids area has recently been some of the best of the season! Walleye have been biting well and although water temperatures are warming, the best activity has been near mid depth (12-15ft) vegetation. Hover a leech just over the weeds with a slip bobber and hold on! Panfish activity has been […]

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