Lake of the Woods is one of the most scenic lakes in Ontario Canada.
Lake of the Woods offers you the access to be able to go fishing on nearly 1 million acres of water with over 65,000 miles of shoreline and 14,000+ islands.
Lake of the Woods has long been a fisherman’s paradise with many trophy muskie, giant walleye, oversized smallmouth bass and monster northern pike being caught every year.
If you haven’t visited Lake of the Woods then you are missing out on some of the best fishing available anywhere.
You have to come and experience the fantastic fishing along with the remote scenery that makes Lake of the Woods one of the greatest bodies of water in Canada.
Lake of the Woods species and what you might want to bring along to catch them:
Walleye – recommended tackle includes: 8-12 pound test. 1/8 to 1/2 ounce jigs, depending on the wind. Lindy rigs or Little Joe spinners. Natural bait includes minnows, leeches, and nightcrawlers. Best colors for jigs and spinners include gold, silver, white, and fluorescent.
Northern Pike – recommended tackle includes: 10 – 20-pound test, with a steel leader. Recommended lures are spoons, bucktails, spinnerbaits, soft plastics, crankbaits, and jerk baits. Best colors are gold, silver, black, white, red, fluorescent, perch, and fire tiger.
Smallmouth Bass – recommended tackle includes: 6 – 10-pound test. Recommended lures are small diving crankbaits, soft plastics, small spinner baits, and in-line spinnerbaits. Best colors are crawfish, orange, brown, red, gold, silver, black, white, fluorescent, and fire tiger.
Muskie – Musky recommended tackle includes: 20 – 40-pound test, with a high quality, heavy gauge, steel leader. Recommended lures are spoons, bucktails, spinnerbaits, soft plastics, crankbaits, and jerk baits. Best colors are gold, silver, black, white, red, fluorescent, perch, and fire tiger.