Mille Lacs Lake near Aitkin, Minnesota
Super Walleyes are being taken through the ice on this legendary lake this season, Almost 130,000 acres and lengthy shoreline basins are pulling their weight this season. Try and avoid the Ice Shack sitting and take the mobile approach by drilling a lot of holes and spending no more than 10 Minutes per hole on a reasonable weather day...subtle overcast and mild for cold if you know what I mean.
The Salmo- Chubby Darter http://www.marinegeneral.com/productcatalog.asp?parentid=10946&directoryid=11730 its the go to rig in bluish/ greenish sky hues for a vertical jig approach...The flat hard-bottom beds near shore that carry clam bed shoals and even the zebras are the best place to start work and rattling baits literally call them in from 15-20 feet away over rip rap. http://www.youtube.co/watch?v=dVeddpYbcJA
Check out Brad Hawthorne and Derik Walcheski use summertime waypoints to target huge walleyes on Mille-Lacs. Their approach to these basin walleyes is typical for Lake of the Woods and Upper Red Lake, but it's a fairly new technique for the gin clear water on Mille-Lacs Lake! This is a great technique and will keep you moving instead of sitting on your but all day.
Mille Lacs Lake Fishing near Aitkin, Minnesota
Write a Report
Details for Mille Lacs Lake
Species Caught Here:
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Lake
Lat/Long: 46.233292 -93.650246
Bodies of Water near Mille Lacs Lake
Description for Mille Lacs Lake, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota
Mille Lacs Lake is a lake located just 20.9 miles from Aitkin, in Mille Lacs County, in the state of Minnesota, United States, near Vineland, MN. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including muskie, walleye, perch, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and northern pike here. Alternate names for this lake include Spirit Lake, Missisacaigan and Lac de Buade.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Minnesota Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.
Fishing Hot Spots near Mille Lacs Lake
"Bass were biting on a frog in the lily pads and reeds. Sunnies were plentiful in the shallow weeds...." Clark Lake
"we've been using really small pink regular jigs for sunnies and crappies. we'll put a worm on also...." Cross Lake
"Hey guys on trying to get info on the fishing in the lake in the summer. I'm looking at a cabin on..." Elm Island Lake
Local Hotel Rooms
Best Fishing Times near Mille Lacs Lake
Guides, Charters, and Shops near Mille Lacs Lake