The 3 Best Ice Fishing Lakes

February 28th, 2022

The 3 Best Ice Fishing Lakes in Minnesota

When winter comes to Minnesota, there are plenty of fun activities to do. One of the most popular activities is ice fishing. Minnesota has some of the best ice fishing lakes in and on. You will find many fantastic lakes to ice fish on when you stay at Cascade Lodge. We offer great winter views and small but quiet lakes to escape and fish on with your buddies. Here are three of the best ice fishing lakes in Minnesota.

Caribou Lake

This is a great lake to start on. Caribou Lake has a unique shape that leads anglers to find great little pockets to fish on. There are several hiking trails nearby, so accessing the lake can be an enjoyable experience. The lake covers more than 700 acres and is about 30 feet deep at its deepest point. You can expect to catch Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, and Yellow Perch when you drop a line.

Pike Lake

If you are looking for a lake with a deeper point, then Pike Lake might be for you. Pike Lake, at its deepest point, is about 60 feet. While it’s smaller than Caribou Lake, at 482 acres, it’s a lake that you shouldn’t pass by. In addition, it’s not too far away from Caribou Lake and Cascade Lodge. You can hope to catch Bluegill, Green Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Rock Bass, Walleye, Yellow Perch, and Pumpkinseed.

Devil Track Lake

Just a bit farther east, you can find Devil Track Lake. In regards to depth, this lake is perfect if the other two aren’t for you. It covers more than 1,800 acres and falls about 50 feet deep. Setting up shop on Devil Track Lake, you can expect to snag Green Sunfish, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, and Yellow Perch.

Bundle Up and Embark on an Excellent Fishing Adventure

If you are looking for some of the best ice fishing lakes in Minnesota, Caribou Lake, Pike Lake, and Devil Track Lake will hit the spot for any avid angler. Furthermore, Cascade Lodge is the perfect place for you to call home for a week or weekend. Cascade Lodge offers comfy cabins and luxurious homes between Grand Marais and Lutsen. To book your vacation on or see more things to do on the North Shore, MN, with Cascade Lodge, please check availability online or give us a call today at 218-387-1112.