On ice? State's largest walleye lakes could be ice-covered for fishing opener

  • Updated: April 27, 2013 - 10:20 PM

Minnesota’s largest walleye lakes

Barring a prolonged warm spell and rain, some say ice could grip nine of the state’s top 10 walleye lakes on the May 11 fishing opener.

Lake Average ice-out Earliest ice-out Latest ice-out

Cass (No records)

Kabetogama April 28 April 1, 2012 May 18, 1996

Lake of the Woods April 29 April 8, 2000 and 2012 May 16, 1996

Leech April 27 April 2, 2012 May 23, 1950

Lower Red April 27 April 1, 2012 May 17, 1996

Mille Lacs April 24 March 26, 2012 May 7, 1965

Pepin April 9 Feb. 29, 2000 May 20, 1843

Rainy May 3 April 6, 2012 May 22, 1950

Vermilion April 29 April 2, 2012 May 23, 1950

Winnibigoshish April 24 March 30, 2012 May 10, 1996

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Philadelphia 1 Bottom 5th Inning
Washington 1
Seattle 1 Top 6th Inning
Baltimore 1
Texas 0 Bottom 4th Inning
Cleveland 4
Colorado 0 Bottom 5th Inning
Detroit 0
Cincinnati 1 Bottom 5th Inning
Miami 0
San Francisco 2 Top 7th Inning
NY Mets 0
LA Angels 4 Bottom 4th Inning
Tampa Bay 1
NY Yankees 1 Bottom 4th Inning
Boston 3
Minnesota 0 Bottom 1st Inning
Chicago WSox 0
Toronto 1 Top 2nd Inning
Houston 0
Milwaukee 0 Bottom 1st Inning
St. Louis 0
Kansas City - J. Guthrie 8:35 PM
Oakland - S. Gray
Pittsburgh - E. Volquez 8:40 PM
Arizona - V. Nuno
Atlanta - M. Minor 9:10 PM
San Diego - E. Stults
Chicago Cubs - K. Hendricks 9:10 PM
Los Angeles - D. Haren
NY Giants 8/3/14 7:00 PM
Buffalo
Indianapolis 8/7/14 6:00 PM
NY Jets
San Francisco 8/7/14 6:30 PM
Baltimore
New England 8/7/14 6:30 PM
Washington
Cincinnati 8/7/14 7:00 PM
Kansas City
Seattle 8/7/14 8:00 PM
Denver
Dallas 8/7/14 9:00 PM
San Diego
Philadelphia 0 1st Half 35:00
Sporting Kansas City 0
Winnipeg 27 FINAL
Hamilton 26
Toronto 10
Montreal 5
Brt Columbia 9:00 PM
Calgary
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
Ottawa
Saskatchewan 8/7/14 7:30 PM
Winnipeg
Edmonton 8/8/14 6:00 PM
Montreal
Hamilton 8/8/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 8/9/14 6:30 PM
Calgary
Connecticut 27 2nd Qtr 7:08
San Antonio 16
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