Ice Fishing Season Comes to a Close

by ArnesensRocky, March 18, 2016

Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate with the fisherman’s plan. This week marked the last week on the ice for us at Rocky Point. Your safety is our number one concern and we don’t take any chances with the ice. We would like to thank our long-time guests for your continued patronage; … Continue reading

3/1/16 Fishing Report

by ArnesensRocky, March 1, 2016

The last month of ice fishing is upon us! We are fishing at 24-27 ft and are seeing mostly saugers in the 13-14″ range. Guests are also finding a few perch and smaller pike ranging from 18-24″. Our drivers/guides always recommend a set line on a bobber with smaller jigs, and … Continue reading

2/22/16 Fishing Report

by ArnesensRocky, February 22, 2016

The wind and warmer temperatures moved the ice and created a crack that runs from Twin Rocks to behind Gull Rock, then towards Warroad. We moved all of our houses off 12 Mile Reef for the time being. Fishing hasn’t been effected and the bite is still fair to good. … Continue reading

2/7/16 Fishing Report

by ArnesensRocky, February 7, 2016

The morning bite has been best this past week, putting fish in the bucket well until 11am. Then things slow down until about 4pm when the bite picks up again. Varied colors such as pink, gold and red are always good tackle options. The Todd Hegge group from Thompson, ND, found … Continue reading

Fishing Report 1/23/16

by ArnesensRocky, January 23, 2016

The end of the week is ending up all smiles, especially for the sleeper houses. Brad Christensen and Mary Madden of Rochester, MN, caught at least 100 fish from their sleeper on Cooker’s Reef. The largest walleye for them was 18″ with the average size about 15″. The perch they caught were … Continue reading

Fishing Report 1/17/16

by ArnesensRocky, January 17, 2016

The cold weather has allowed us to expand our fishing area to 12 Mile Reef and Twin Island. We are still fishing at Twin Rocks and Gull Rock Reef, as well. At this time, no one is fishing Arnesen’s Reef because of the huge ice mounds. Colors of choice this … Continue reading

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1/11/16 Fishing Report

by ArnesensRocky, January 11, 2016

Our fishing area continues to expand as the temperatures drop and the ice thickens. The bite was effected by the extreme cold, but guests are still catching 12-15 keepers per house on the average. Pink has been the hot color, although a plain red hook has also worked well. Our houses are … Continue reading

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1/5/16 Fishing Report

by ArnesensRocky, January 5, 2016

Our houses saw some good numbers yesterday. Pink jigs were the catching ticket. We are fishing anywhere from 22 – 30 ft. of water just southwest of Gull Rock and at Twin Rocks. Electronics have been helpful. According to our guides, you need to fish as close to the bottom … Continue reading

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12/29/15 Fishing Report

by ArnesensRocky, December 29, 2015

It’s only the second day of the ice fishing season at Rocky Point, but we’ll tell you what we know. Our houses are situated between 24-27 feet of water. We have anywhere from 8-9 inches of ice where we are fishing just south west of Gull Rock in front of … Continue reading

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12/28/15 Ice Update

by ArnesensRocky, December 28, 2015

We are fishing at Rocky Point! The temperatures have allowed us to gain a few more inches of ice, so we’re seeing a consistent 9 inches where we are fishing. We’re using our light equipment and have houses to the south west of Gull Rock in front of the resort. … Continue reading

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