About Lake Mille Lacs

About the Lakes

RD Outdoors takes you to the finest and most-fruitful locations in Minnesota and Southern Illinois. We pride ourselves on knowing the unique topography of each of our favorite fishing lakes, so we can pinpoint “honey holes” where fish gather and are most likely to tug on your line.

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Lake Mille Lacs, Minnesota

One of the nation’s premier bass fishing destinations, Mille Lacs Lake is known for abundant trophy-size smallies. Just 100 miles north of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, it is Minnesota’s second largest lake, and a year-round destination for anglers and vacationers.

Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota

Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota
One of the nation’s premier bass fishing destinations, Mille Lacs Lake is known for abundant trophy-size smallies. Just 100 miles north of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, it is Minnesota’s second largest lake, and a year-round destination for anglers and vacationers. In 2016, Bassmaster Magazine ranked this shallow and picturesque lake 6th on its annual list of “Best Bass Fishing Lakes in the Country,” saying, “You have as good of a chance to catch a 6-pounder on this lake than anywhere in the world.” Mille Lacs was also named the “Best Place for smallmouth bass fishing in Minnesota” by the Star Tribune in 2013.

Acres: 132,000
Square Miles: 200

Mille Lacs Lake