Approximately, 11 square miles (6420 acres) in area, Lake Bemidji is fed and drained by the Mississippi River. With a maximum depth of 76 feet, Lake Bemidji is well known for it’s excellent fishing throughout all seasons. The average freeze date for Lake Bemidji is November 26, while the average ice out date is April 26. It is managed for walleye, northern pike, yellow perch, and muskellunge. Black crappie, bluegill, burbot, hybrid sunfish, and largemouth bass are also prevalent.
Fish from one of Bemidji’s public piers, bring your own boat, rent one from us, or hire one of our recommended guides to make the most of your fishing experience.