Every now and then you read how the DNR will net some huge old walleyes around Pine River, and many good sized fish in the nets as well. The whitefish lake chain is the largest reservoir in the Brainerd Lakes area. The Whitefish Chain of Lakes is located near the cities of Crosslake, Jenkins, and Pequot Lakes, in Crow Wing County, north-central Minnesota. Key water depths were 9 to11 FOW. “There is an abundance of these little coves throughout the chain,” Roach says, “and because there are so … Loon and Island became part of the Chain after the Pine River Dam on Cross Lake was completed and water levels rose. FISHING REPORT. They include Lower Hay, Upper, Middle, and Lower Whitefish, Bertha, Clamshell, Trout, Pig, Rush, Hen, Loon and Cross lake. Water flows southeast from the west side of Whitefish Lake into a navigable channel that connects to Rush-Hen Lake, and continues southeast as it outlets at Cross Lake. However, dropping temps should be encouraging the bite. CONDITIONS Sunny. The sheer size of the Whitefish chain provides anglers with a multitude of fishing options. All Rights Reserved. The Whitefish Chain of Lakes is popular with recreationalists (Knapp 2005). Lake Home Rentals. Big Trout Lake is the only lake in the Brainerd Fisheries area that is managed and stocked for trout. [CDATA[ (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-74615831-1', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview'); // ]]> Copyright text 2017 by Todd Andrist MN Walleye Guide. There’s plenty of recreation in the area for the whole family. MOON PHASE (40%) Waxing Crescent. Fishing Report. Manhattan Beach Lodge. //