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Welcome to the Lake Winnie Resort Association!

Escape the ordinary and discover the magic of Minnesota's premier vacation destination - Lake Winnibigoshish, affectionately known as "Lake Winnie" by locals. The Lake Winnie Resort Association (LWRA) is your one-stop resource for planning an unforgettable getaway, whether you're a seasoned angler, a nature enthusiast, or a family seeking quality time together. The Lake Winnie Resort Association is dedicated to ensuring your vacation on Lake Winnie is exceptional. Our website connects you with the best resorts, fishing guides, and local businesses, all committed to providing exceptional service and creating lasting memories for your family and friends.

Thanks Rick and Kim for your hospitality last weekend!! Of all the years that we stayed at High Banks Resort, I can’t remember catching so many fish over the slot size. I feel the slot limit has improved the fishing on Winnie immensely!!

Tom Peterson
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Your Lake Winnie adventure extends beyond the shores! The Lake Winnie Resort Association connects you with a network of local businesses that ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. From expertly stocked bait and tackle shops for last-minute fishing essentials to knowledgeable boat sales and service providers keeping your craft in top shape, LWRA members have you covered. Need help navigating the pristine waters? Fishing guides with years of local knowledge are happy to share their expertise. When hunger strikes, explore the variety of delicious restaurants offering everything from fresh, local fare to casual lakeside dining. Don't forget to explore the charming shops brimming with unique souvenirs and locally crafted treasures – the perfect way to commemorate your unforgettable Lake Winnie vacation!

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Reel in memories that will last a lifetime on the legendary waters of Lake Winnibigoshish. Lake Winnie is a haven for anglers of all skill levels, famed for its abundance of walleye, muskie, and crappie. Cast your line and experience the thrill of battling these prized fish, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Minnesota wilderness. LWRA member resorts offer exceptional services for fishing enthusiasts, from comfortable lodging and expert advice to convenient boat rentals and access to the lake's most productive fishing grounds. Whether you're a seasoned angler seeking a trophy catch or a first-timer eager to learn the ropes, Lake Winnie promises an unforgettable fishing adventure.

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Lake Winnie offers more than just world-class fishing! Adventure awaits beyond the water's edge. Hike or bike through miles of scenic trails in the Chippewa National Forest, teeming with diverse wildlife. Tee off at a championship golf course or take a guided tour to discover the fascinating history and ecology of the region. For a touch of relaxation, soak up the sun on a pristine sandy beach, or cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters. In the charming towns surrounding the lake, explore unique shops brimming with local crafts and treasures. No matter your interests, Lake Winnie offers a variety of activities to create a memorable and well-rounded vacation for the whole family.

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