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 IS HEATING UP!

    Fishing in the Park Rapids is heating up! Surface temperatures are rising and so are angler’s expectations. Most lakes do not have docks or porta-jons installed yet, but that will happen over the next few weeks. Since anglers can only target panfish right now, the key is finding small bays, sometimes only large […]

Fishing Report 6/16/2023

  Mid June is definitely a peak period for fishing in the Park Rapids area. Walleye fishing has been excellent with fish most active in 15-18 ft. Nightcrawlers and leeches have been best. Northern pike have been quite active in those same depths as new weed growth emerges. Big fish have definitely been active. Bass […]

Fishing Report – June 1st, 2023

Follow the link below to hear fishing guide Jason Durham talk about all of the latest happenings in the fishing world. 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 Jason Durham’s Fishing Report

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 4/11/2023

The thaw is on in the Park Rapids area! The thaw is on in the Park Rapids area! Travel conditions are changing rapidly daily. Currently, snowmobiles are the best mode of transportation, but ATV travel will be possible within the week. Snow is disappearing quickly and ice cleats should be on your list of safety […]

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 […]

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 9/16/2022

September and October are some of the absolute best months of the year to catch fish of any species in the Park Rapids area. With cooler nighttime temperatures and declining water temperatures, the fish are feeling winter on the horizon and are starting to feed heavily. Most notable are the bass. As the earth cools […]

Fishing Report 6-30-22

Fishing in the Park Rapids area has been excellent over the past week. With water temperatures in the low to mid 70’s and weed growth that’s optimal for habit, anglers should experience some of the best fishing of the summer over the 4th of July holiday. Walleye activity has been very good with anglers primarily […]

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