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Upper Red Lake Fishing

MN (Beltrami)

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Pre-Spawn Styles

These are the styles that are relevant to your species in this season:

  • Bobber
  • Cast/Retrieve Deep
  • Cast/Retrieve Mid Depth
  • Cast/Retrieve Shallow
  • Chatterbaiting
  • Crankbaiting
  • Jerk Baiting
  • Livebait Rigging
  • Neko Rigging
  • Power Fishing
  • Power Jigging
  • Spinnerbaits
  • Texas Rigging
  • Trolling Mid Depth
  • Trolling Shallow
  • Vertical Jigging Deep
  • Vertical Jigging Mid Depth
  • Vertical Jigging Shallow
  • Wacky Rigging

Lake Details

What you need to know about fishing Upper Red Lake

Upper Red Lake in north-central Minnesota is a large yet shallow lake with a wide number species including crappies, bluegill, whitefish, burbot, northern pike, rock bass, walleye, perch, largemouth bass, sturgeon. While we normally recommend sonar to eliminate dead water Upper Red Lake contains very little structure and bottom variation. Sand and muck make up the majority of the lake bottom and most anglers rely on a jig and minnow presentation to pick up walleyes. We recommend assorted 3/8 ounce round-head jigs in bright colors to help fish see your bait in the low clarity conditions.

Waterbody Type

Lake/Pond

Coordinates

-94.7843W
48.1334N

Surface Area

482.88 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.

Species Present

Walleye, largemouth bass, yellow perch, crappie, panfish / bluegill, northern pike, sturgeon, burbot, lake whitefish

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