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Upper Red Lake Fishing

MN (Beltrami)

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    What you need to know about fishing Upper Red Lake

    Upper Red Lake is a fisherman's dream. This lake is located in northern Minnesota and offers anglers the opportunity to catch Crappie, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Perch, and most importantly: Walleye. The population of walleye in this lake is second to none. During the summer months Upper Red Lake is not as frequently visited as other lakes in northern Minnesota, however once the water freezes Upper Red Lake is the place to be. Walleye anglers from all over the country flock to this lake knowing they will catch countless “eater size” walleyes. Upper Red Lake is a nearly featureless body of water and most of the bottom is either mud or sand, this results in stained water. Spoons, jigs, and rip baits in colors such as pink, yellow, or gold are often the most productive. Once the ice becomes thick enough, resorts will plow full road systems that allow anglers to travel across the lake. 

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    Surface Area

    482.88 sq. km

    Avg. Depth

    0 ft.

    Species Present

    Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Panfish / Bluegill, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Burbot, Lake Whitefish, Sturgeon

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