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Lake Winnie is one of the best, if not the best, walleye lakes in Minnesota.  Visitors love coming to Lake Winnie for the outdoor recreation.  Boating, fishing, hunting, swimming, hiking and biking are very popular in this area.  There are plenty of resorts around the lake to make your trip a comfortable one.

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Primary Species of Fish

Walleye, Northern Pike & Perch

This lake is known as a great walleye fishery.  The perch and pike are here too.  Most anglers come here to target walleye and if they use smaller sized baits, they end up catching walleye and perch.  When they go with bigger minnow-style baits they tend to do well with walleye and northern pike.  It’s a good lake to fish and you can expect to catch all 3 species of fish if you tie on a jig and lively minnow.

Secondary Species of Fish

Crappie, Largemouth Bass & Sunfish

While most people come here to fish for walleye, pike and perch, there are some other fish in this lake too.  Crappie are here in low numbers.  You can find some bluegill, rock bass and other sunfish too if you fish for them.  There is a fishable population of largemouth bass here, however, many anglers never fish for them.  Target the reeds and you will have a shot to run into some of these fish too.

Lake Winnibigoshish Fishing Tips

We have plenty of fishing tips in the following sections:

Learn the Lake

The Fish

Fishing Calendar


Lake Winnibigoshish Fishing Reports

Lake Winnie Area Association

Lake Winnibigoshish Fishing Regulations

Lake Winnibigoshish DNR