It is winter season from December to March in Minnesota, and waters in lakes quickly freeze over into ice. Ice fishing is perhaps one of the top winter outdoor activities in Minnesota. This Northern state is known for its great landscapes and abundance of lakes. There are more than 11,800 lakes in Minnesota. All these lakes are sweet spots for fishing and some of the best kinds of fish, and during winter some of the fish species such as walleyes, bass, crappie, northern pike, muskies, tullibee, smallmouth bass, jumbo perch, and bluegills are found in abundance in Minnesota’s lakes.
Of all this fishing spots some of these lakes are favorites spots for many people for many reasons. In Minnesota bigger is most often better, so larger lakes are some of their favorite spots due to availability of resources and for having deeper spots. Also availability of resorts, ice fishing house rentals, and tour guides in the surrounding contribute a lot to anglers favorite spot.
Below we have prepared 5 best lakes of our choice for ice fishing this season. So make sure you pack your car and stock your fishing tackle box and bags and head north for an amazing winter getaway where you will join the ice fishing fun as well as enjoy delicious fried fish.