Welcome to High Banks Resort!

High Banks is centrally located on the Northeast side of Lake Winnibigoshish where we offer our guests great fishing and an excellent place to relax in the secluded Chippewa National Forest with family & friends.

Rick, Kim, Carson & Cade Leonhardt would like to welcome you and your family to High Banks Resort, on Lake Winnibigoshish, for your next vacation! + Read More

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High Banks News
Kim's Corner
Winter 2018!!
Friday, December 08, 2017

High Banks would like to THANK all of our guests for a successful 2017 and look forward to seeing you in 2018! + Read More

A Special Thanks!!!
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

$1500 Raised for Deer River Athletics at our Pig Races event on July 3rd!!  A special THANKS to all you helped make the event a huge success!! + Read More

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, July 3rd!!!6:30-8:30pm Plan to ATTEND!!!  Pig Races!!  Guaranteed FUN and laughs for the entire family!! + Read More

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Fishing Reports
FANTASTIC February Fishing!!
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The bite remains hot on Lake Winnie.  High Banks has plowed ice roads out towards Zoomers and to the north of Perch Bar.  33" of ice.  Pack the extensions.  8-9 inches of snow cover.  Hard packed and drifted.  Finding perch and walleyes in 21-26' of water.   Areas plowed for wheel houses.  Walleye season wraps up on Feb 25, 2018.  Still time to get in on the action!!! + Read More

Winnie is SMOKIN' HOT with fishing ACTION
Monday, January 29, 2018

We are literally seeing the best fishing we have had in the 15 years of ownership!  Perch, pike and walleye, 21-26' of water.  Plowed ice roads, wheel houses welcome!!  28" of ice.  Areas for wheel houses to pull off already plowed and ready!!  Off road travel, feasible with trucks - use caution.  6-8" of hardpacked and drifted snow.  Off road travel with truck and trailer not easy to maneuver. + Read More

2018 Ice Fishing Kick Off
Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Happy New Year!! We currently have 24" of ice with 3-4 inches of snow cover. Off road travel is feasible, be aware of rough ice.  Plowed roads 3 miles out and also to the north by perch bar. Wheel houses welcome!!  Hot bite in 21' of water using fatheads for walleyes and perch!! + Read More

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