• A taste of Fall!

    A taste of Fall!!

    Hey Sportsfans!!

    With overnight lows dipping down into the 40’s and 50’s this week, the water temperature is starting to drop.  You know what that means…the bite is starting to heat up!! Our boats are still making the trek to the North side of the lake where the fishing has been steady all summer long, but we have been getting reports of some action on the mud flats in about 30 to 34 feet of water.  Drifting with spinners and anchoring with 3/8 ounce jigs are the preferred methods.  Throw on that hammered gold spinner or the gold, orange, and white jig and you won’t be sorry!  These are always the go to colors here on Lake of the Woods.

    Fall fishing is right around the corner and our Fall Classic rates are now in full swing!  Give us a call or check out our website for details.

    Have some dates in mind?  September is already filling up fast so get on the horn and book your fall fishing trip…We look forward to hearing from you!


    A shout out to the KFGO crew that joined us last week. Thanks for the great memories and we hope to see you all this winter!


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Nick Anthony
Faribault, MN

Why do you enjoy guiding? What made you want to start?
“I enjoy meeting people from all around the world. It is fun to provide a different experience on Lake of the Woods everyday.”

How long have you been guiding/fishing?
“I have been guiding for 12 years and fishing since I was 5 years old.”

What is your favorite species of fish to catch?
“I enjoy catching all varieties of fish from Tuna & Mahi in the saltwater to Lake Trout and Muskies in the freshwater. Each experience is great.”

What made you choose Lake of the Woods over other lakes?
“Multi Species, great fishing and lots of opportunity”

What sets Ballard’s aside from other resorts?
“We are a family business that cares about our employees and customers alike. It is fun to meet all different types of people.”
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