Lake of the Woods Fishing Regulations - Zone 5

Musky Please Note: All fishing regulations are the same for residents and non-residents except Walleye & Sauger.

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Please Catch & Release Trophy Fish: Quickly measure the length and girth of the fish. Then take a few high-quality photos in order to get a replica made and then quickly release the fish.

Resident Walleye & Sauger Regulations
Open Season Summer: 3rd Saturday in May to Dec. 31
Limit - Sport License: Daily limit is 4 slot size with 4 in your possession
Limit - Conservation License: Daily limit is 2 under 17" with 2 in your possession
Size Restrictions: Must be under 43cm (17") but one can be over 70cm (27.5")
Release:Must be under 43cm (17") but one can be over 70cm (27.5")


Non-resident Walleye & Sauger Regulations
Open Season Summer: 3rd Saturday in May to Dec. 31
Limit - Sport License: Daily limit is 2 slot size with 4 in your possession "slot size"
Limit - Conservation License: Daily limit is 2 under 17" with 2 in your possession "slot size"
Size Restrictions: Must be under 43cm (17") but one can be over 70cm (27.5")
Release:Must be under 43cm (17") but one can be over 70cm (27.5")


Musky Fishing Regulations
Open Season Summer: 3rd Saturday in June to Dec. 15
Limit - Sport License: 1 in your possession
Limit - Conservation License: 0 in your possession
Size Restrictions: Only one greater than 54 inches (please release)


Northern Pike Fishing Regulations
Open Season: Open all year
Limit - Sport License: 4 in your possession
Limit - Conservation License: 2 in your possession
Size Restrictions: None greater than 29.5 inches


Smallmouth Bass Fishing Regulations
Open Season: Open July 1st to December 31st
Limit - Sport License: 4 in your possession
Limit - Conservation License: 2 in your possession
Size Restrictions: No size limit


Perch Fishing Regulations
Open Season: Open all year
Limit - Sport License: 15 in your possession
Limit - Conservation License: 10 in your possession


Crappie Fishing Regulations
Open Season: Open all year
Limit - Sport License: 10 in your possession
Limit - Conservation License: 5 in your possession


Whitefish Fishing Regulations
Open Season: Open all year
Limit - Sport License: 4 in your possession
Limit - Conservation License: 2 in your possession


Sturgeon Fishing Regulations