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MN Fishing Pros - Lake Winnibigoshish and Beyond

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Learn how to fish Northern Minnesota lakes

The MN Fishing Pros Charlie Worrath, Jason Boser, Jeff "Cubby" Skelly, and Jesse Worrath have decades of combined experience fishing some of the most infamous and beautiful Northern Minnesota lakes. They have the knowledge to coax the bounty of the lake form the waters, and they enjoy teaching their successful techniques to their guide clients.

The following is a list of articles, written by the Pros, that feature their favorite fishing tips, tricks, and techniques that you can start practicing right away. (Or as soon as fishing season starts.)

If you're interested in a professionally guided Northern Minnesota fishing trip, please take a moment to meet the pros. You can also send a message to the pros to request more information about fishing lakes such as Lake Winnibigoshish, Red Lake, Bowstring Lake, Sand Lake and more! Here is a list of our favorite lakes.

To complete your Northern Minnesota fishing vacation, consider one of our recommended local hotels or resorts.

MN Fishing Pros Articles

MN Fishing Pro Cubby Skelly with northern pike on Lake Winnie

A Seasonal Approach to Fishing Lake Winnibigoshish

A Seasonal Approach to Fishing Lake Winnibigoshish by fishing guide Jeff "Cubby" Skelly Fishing in Minnesota for many is more than a hobby; it borders on obsession for both young and old. Lake Winnibigoshish, located in north central Minnesota, plays largely in the minds of avid fisherman. With miles of Read More
Pre-Season Preparation

Pre-Season Preparation

Pre-Season Preparation Before you fish, check these important items by fishing guide Charlie Worrath As we Minnesota fishing enthusiasts start to prepare ourselves for yet another fishing opener, we have high hopes of fresh fish frying in the pan by Saturday evening (with, of course, nothing but Charlie’s Gone Fishing Read More
MN Fishing Pro Charlie Worrath with walleye limit

Spring Time Fishing for Walleyes

by fishing guide Charlie Worrath Springtime walleye fishing is some of the finest walleye fishing of the year. This is due to several reasons. After a long winter and the rigors of spawning, the fish have a huge appetite to fill. Fortunately for us fishermen and fisherwomen, available food sources Read More
MN Fishing Pro Jason Boser appears with Jason Mitchell on Jason Mitchell Outdoors

Jason Boser appears on Jason Mitchell Outdoors

(l - r) Jason Boser and Jason Mitchell pose with a Lake Winnie walleye Jason Boser appearing on an episode for the television program Jason Mitchell Outdoors on Lake Winnibigoshish in northern Minnesota. (watch the video) Jason Boser was a guest on the television program, Jason Mitchell Outdoors on Lake Winnibigoshish Read More
MN Fishing Pro guide Charlie Worrath appears on Jason Mitchell Outdoors

Charlie Worrath Appears on Jason Mitchell Outdoors

Jason Mitchell headquarters out of High Banks Resort on northern Minnesota's Lake Winnibigoshish fishing with guide Charlie Worrath. The anglers discuss some early season shiner patterns and showcase some deadly shallow water spinner presentations for catching these fish. Mitchell took over the television production of the late Tony Dean over Read More
Professional fishing guide Charlie Worrath clients with crappie fish

"Knock on Wood" for Pre-spawn Crappies

If you break fishing down to its most simple terms, catching fish revolves around two things: finding the fish and then getting them to bite. Pre-spawn crappies are no different. The key is finding them. To do this you must find not only structure, but also the right structure. Crappie Read More
A Family Fishing Trip

A Family Fishing Trip

A Family Fishing Trip by fishing guide Jason Boser We could talk about how to catch the big walleyes, northerns, slab crappies, big bull sunfish, or even big jumbo perch. But I am going to talk about a nice day on the lake getting our next generation into fishing. Here Read More
Trolling Slab Crappie with Charlie Worrath and Jason Mitchell

Trolling Slab Crappie with Charlie Worrath and Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell and MN Fishing Pro Charlie Worrath go trolling spinner harnesses through shallow weeds to catch slab crappie in northern Minnesota, offering tips on how to catch summer crappie. This is a very deadly program that can produce a lot of crappie through the dog days of summer into Read More
Pro fishing guide Jason Boser with a Lake Winnie walleye

"Spring" Into Action on the Big Pond... Big Winnie

By Jason Boser (MN Fishing Pros) Lake Winnibigoshish, better known as "Big Winnie," is one of my favorite lakes to fish not only in the spring, but also throughout the entire soft water season. Why? Well, first of all, it is the 5th largest lake in Minnesota, covering nearly 60,000 Read More
Jason Boser explains how to filet a northern pike, avoiding the Y bones

How to Filet a Northern - Video

Jason Boser demonstrates how to filet a northern pike caught in a Northern Minnesota lake. Northern are notorious for the "Y" bones, a line of small, Y-shaped bones that run along both sides of the fish, below the spine and just behind the head. These bones are difficult to eat Read More
Charlie Worrath explains how to filet a walleye, and how to save the walleye cheeks.

How to Filet a Walleye - Video by Charlie Worrath

Join MN professional fishing guide Charlie Worrath as he demonstrates how to filet a walleye. Walleye are one of the most sought-after and tastiest fish in northern Minnesota lakes. It is also one of the most precious fish caught, as conservation efforts including slot sizes, encouraging catch-and-release, and limit amounts Read More
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Walleye & Northern Pike - May 11, 2024
Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass - May 11, 2024
Muskie - June 1, 2024

MN DNR Fishing Regulation Handbook - 2024

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Minnesota Fishing Vacations

We can help you plan a memorable Minnesota Fishing Vacation with a professionally-guided fishing trip on any of the hundreds of lakes in Northcentral Minnesota, including Lake Winnie.

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