Lake Winnie Ice Fishing Report for February 10, 2011

Hello, from Big Winnie!

The ice roads have gotten a little better as of today. We have roads out to the East Humps. The travel is good to that location. The West side has a good road to Sugar Bay. As always, things change day by day, so check in with resorts you stay at for up-to-the-minute road reports.

Fishing has been quite good. Northern pike are doing well lately. Tip-ups set 3 feet up from the bottom in 15 to 20 feet of water has been the ticket. Several fish over 35 inches have been caught in the last week.

Walleyes are hitting early and late in the same areas at twilight. Jigging spoons and a minnow head are working well.

Perch are on the spotty side. Some days the deep bite at 28 to 35 feet is better. On sunny days, the 18 to 25 foot range is better. Make sure to set the line with small minnows and plain hooks. This has been the best way to get the perch to be aggressive.

See you on the ice!

Pat Rooney

P.S. We have increased the number of fishing shacks we rent and we have added several sleeper ice shacks to our fleet this year. We have some availability for ice house rentals in February. Please call to inquire and we can put you on the schedule.

Denny’s Resort – Lake Winnibigoshish • 15017 16th Ave. NE • P.O. Box 8 • Bena, Minnesota 56626
(218) 665 - 2222