Minnesota Ice Fishing for Perch, Walleye on Lake Winnibigoshish

When Old Man Winter settles in for a stay in Northern Minnesota, you know it's time to get out the ice augers, fish houses and mukluks and enjoy the world-class ice fishing opportunities on Lake Winnibigoshish!

Lake Winnie has a reputation as one of the best ice fishing lakes in Minnesota, and The Pines Resort is recognized as one of the Best Ice Fishing Resorts in Minnesota. Through the years Lake Winnie has become known as "the" lake to fish for jumbo perch through the ice. It also offers excellent walleye fishing, northern fishing and crappie fishing. With more than 67,000 acres, Winnibigoshish literally offers miles of angling opportunities matched by few other fisheries in the state.

Minnesota Ice Fishing for Walleye.
Minnesota Ice Fishing for Jumbo Perch.

Make The Pines Resort on Lake Winnibigoshish your headquarters for full-service Minnesota ice fishing vacations. Wake to a frost-edged winter wonderland then drive on our plowed ice roads out to your fish house. Enjoy a day of excellent fishing then head back to the resort to the warmth and comfort of our well-equipped cabins. We move our fish houses on a weekly basis to ensure that you are "on the fish" and even turn on the heat in your fish house every morning before you arrive. The Pines Resort sets the standard for hosting ice fishermen and you will notice the difference!

ice fishing houses

2016-17 Winter Season Cabin Rates

December 2016 thru March 2017

Cabin # of Bdrms Occupancy* Deposit Required Nightly Rate**
Wolf Den 5 1 - 7 people $200 $300
Birch 2 1 - 4 people $150 $180
Balsam 2 1 - 4 people $150 $180
Black Bear 3 1 - 5 people $150 $220
Raccoon 3 1 - 5 people $150 $220
Whitetail 2 1 - 4 people $150 $180
North Star Loft 3 1 - 5 people $150 $220


Ice Fish House Rental Rates

Fish House with Cabin Rental  
8 x 10 - 6 hole $100 per day
Fish House w/out Cabin Rental  
8 x 10 - 6 hole $125 per day