Category Archives: Kabetogama

Dumb and Dumber Go Fishing

Apr 6, 2017 Two Iron Range men were pulled from Kabetogama Lake Tuesday afternoon by Voyageurs National Park staff after they went through the ice while traveling on an all-terrain vehicle pulling a sled. The incident has caused Voyageurs National Park staff and the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office to urge people to stay off area lakes as ice conditions… (more…)

Lake Kabetogama in Voyageur’s National Park Fishing Report

12/21/2016  Spearing has been good now that the ice is good.  Tom Cod has seen numerous 15 pd+ northern taken.  Walleye have been biting around Ram and Harris Island in about 18-22′ with jig and minnow.  With the cold weather, the ice is solid for travel about anywhere on Kabetogama. 12/14/2016  According to local legend Greg House, we now have… (more…)

Winter Ice and Trail Conditions On Lake Kabetogama

Lake Kabetogama Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Great Story Updated: December 30, 2016 The entire Blue Route, east Namakan to Sand Point, is now open and staked. The entire Green Track from Rainy Lake/Black Bay to Kabetogama to Ash River on to Crane is open and staked. Grooming with the small groomers on portages only has started but use caution as… (more…)

Lake Kabetogama Walleye Through The Ice

Whether it’s summer or winter, walleye are generally found within a couple feet of the bottom. And not just any bottom, normally walleye hang close to some sort of lake structure like points, breaks, rock piles and humps. Kabetogama has an abundance of this type of structure. Walleye also like fast access to deep water so check out the steep breaks… (more…)

Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report 12/14/2016

    International Falls, MN: Due to the lack of safe ice at this time, all snowmobile and ski trails are closed with the exception of the Echo Bay Ski Trail, which has been packed, but not tracked. Snowshoe trails are open but not packed. Park staff has started checking ice conditions and found there is not significant ice to… (more…)

Voyageur Country ATV

  Bruce Beste We started a new ATV club – Voyageur Country ATV – in late April.  We had 66 people at an organizational meeting on April 25 where all 66 joined the new club.  We have had tremendous support and interest from the local ATV community.  To date we have over 500 adult members.  We are in the… (more…)

Kabetogama Couple Killed in a Plane Crash

A Kabetogama couple killed in a plane crash Saturday in Washington were located Wednesday after they did not arrive at Orcas Island, Wash. Gail and Bob Nevalainen left in a small airplane last week from International Falls on their way to Orcas Island, Wash. They were reported missing by family members Tuesday night. Washington State Department of Transportation launched a… (more…)

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DNR Lake Kabetogama Info Including Test Netting Data

Status of the Fishery (as of 06/12/2010) DNR Lake Kabetogama Info Including Test Netting Data Spring came early in 2010 and while it was not a particularly warm summer it did provide an extended growing season and an early start for many of Lake Kabetogama’s fish species. Record early ice outs in the area and only one cold snap during… (more…)