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Rainy Lake is located along the border of Minnesota and Canada near International Falls.  A large portion of the lake surrounds Voyageurs National Park.  Rainy Lake is a popular vacation destination for people that enjoy the outdoors.  Resorts, cottages, hotels and houseboats are available to make your stay a memorable one.

Fishing Tips

The lake is known for its incredible fishing.  The walleye and smallmouth bass fishery is outstanding with many trophy-sized fish.  You can also catch nice-sized northern pike, huge crappie and perch.  Take a look at our Rainy Lake Fishing Tips page for more fishing information.

line-3See How It Ranks

Rainy Lake Points Points Possible
Ability to catch a lot of fish 2 2
Ability to catch trophy fish 2 2
Good for multiple species of fish 1 1
Guides & Charters available 0.75 1
Scenic 1 1
Quality lodging options 1 1
Dining options 0.75 1
Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 9.5
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive 0 Minus 1
Negative Score 0
Total Score 9.5
Highest Score Possible 10

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