High Banks will have open water for fishing opener 2018!!! We anticipate ice off the lake by Thursday, May 10. Shiners not likely available, but we will have a full supply of fatheads, leeches and crawlers for bait. We look forward to seeing you!! We have only a few cabins remaining!! The walleyes are calling your name!! 218-246-2560 Book Today!!!
We have cabins and campsites available for Fishing Opener 2018!! Weekend of May 12th!! Hurry - call today! These won't last long!!
We will be wrapping up our winter season on Sunday, March 11. We have plowed ice roads, easy and convenient access. Spots plowed for wheel houses to park and fish. Perch bite remains strong. Wide range of depths varying from 17-30' of water. Using fatheads. Others have been parking trucks on the roads and pulling portables 150' off the road and setting up on structure and fishing. Enjoying these nice, mild temperatures. Only 1" of fresh snow this week. No additional precipitation in the forecast for the week. Thank you to everyone for another successful season - we appreciate your business!!
Its Perch Fishing Season!! And!! Are they biting!! 21-26' of water!! Using fatheads!! Easy access from the resort. Plowed ice roads and areas for wheel houses to park. Enjoying this spring-like weather. Some guys fishing out on lawn chairs a short distance off of the roads!!!
WIND ADVISORY this Sunday, February 25. If you are using the access at High Banks, plan to take proper action on Saturday. No plow trucks available.
High Banks Resort has plowed roads open to the public. We received 11" of fresh snow this week. Off road travel not feasible. We will have plowed areas for wheel houses available!! We have fatheads available for bait. We will get you set up with a map of our road system and help point you in the right direction. Last weekend of walleye season!! Come on up and get in on the action!!!
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!!!
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.
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!!
Fishing Report from the Opener!! Walleyes were being found in 14-16' of water with spot tail shiners as choice bait.