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2019 BIG PIKE Trip To Lake Of The Woods

May 3, 2019 @ 7:00 am – May 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cyrus Resort, Lake Of The Woods
You pay for your stay
Josh Engelman

Todd 40" Pike Hobie Fishing Kayak

Actual dates will be determined by monitoring ice off conditions. Come for all of the time or pick the days that work for you. Last year some people fished Friday through Monday. Some fished Saturday and Sunday only. It’s up to you.

Want to land huge Northern Pike from your kayak?

Northern Pike season never closes on Lake of the Woods. The Pike move into the shallow bays to spawn soon after ice out. This is a huge opportunity to be surrounded by lots of large pike. Lake of the Woods is known for trophy class Northern Pike. Last year the biggest Pike caught by our group was a 40″ inch fish by Todd Kewatt, shown above. This trip is a great way to start off your kayak fishing season!

MN DNR info: Lake of the Woods is managed for a high-quality northern pike population, with a significant component of “trophy” northern pike over 40 inches long. The northern pike population continues to be one of high quality, with 19% of the adult population at least 35 inches long, and 5% of the adults 40 inches long, or longer.

We’ll be staying at Cyrus Resort. The resort is on Bostic Creek. It’s a very manageable paddle down Bostic Creek to Bostic Bay. Last year, our group spent most of our time fishing at mouth of the creek or out in the bay. The bay is somewhat protected on 3 sides by land. That helps with any rough weather conditions.

Big Pike Kayak Fishing Bostic Bay, Lake of the Woods

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This Post Has 3 Comments
  1. I’m wondering about the dates you have listed. It’s currently over opener weekend and I don’t think we will be able to get rooms then. I know they are tentative, but I was thinking our best bet would be the weekend before opener.

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