White Oak Inn & Suites

You can relax now    1-877-633-5504  -  Deer River, MN

At White Oak Inn and Suites it is possible to go from ice house to hot tub in minutes. With convenient access to some of the best winter fishing lakes in Northern Minnesota, White Oak Inn and Suites in Deer River offers the perfect place for your annual ice fishing trip or that winter family vacation in Northern Minnesota. From fishing to fine dining we have it all for you, your family, and friends.

Start your ice fishing trip out right with our free continental breakfast served early. Don't forget to fill your thermos with hot coffee before you head out to Lake Winnibigoshish. Located just 13 miles from White Oak Inn and Suites, it won't take long before your ice house can be set up and you start reeling in those jumbo perch and walleye. A little later in the day head out to Red Lake, home of the 15-inch crappie. If you hit the school of slab crappies just right you could have your limit in 45 minutes!

Winter fishing on Round Lake, a 2,828 acre shallow lake located 26 miles from White Oak Inn and Suites, can be fast and furious with 100 fish counts not uncommon. Some anglers have landed walleye up to 9 pounds.

After limiting out on any of the nearby prime ice fishing lakes drive straight back to the White Oak Inn and Suites where you may park your rig in our well-lit parking lot. We have ample space for cars, RVs, boat trailers, snowmobile trailers and trucks and offer dual voltage plug-ins (110 and 220).

Our on-site fish cleaning house offers you a clean and warm place to fillet your fish after a long day out on the ice. Keep your cleaned catch in our free freezer until you are ready to head home after your relaxing stay.

When you are finished with a full day of ice fishing, warm up in the hot bubbling whirlpool or thaw out your feet by the fireplace in our cozy lobby.

Ideally located in the heart of Minnesota's Northwoods, just minutes from several of the state's best fishing lakes, White Oak Inn and Suites is setting a new standard for comfortable, affordable accommodations perfect for your next Minnesota winter fishing vacation.

The best ice fishing in Itasca County is located only a few miles from White Oak Inn and Suites:

Fish Species
Lake Winnibigoshish
13 mi
Walleye, Jumbo Perch, & Northern Pike
Leech Lake
28 mi
Walleye, Jumbo Perch, & trophy-size Northern Pike
Red Lake
87 mi
Crappie and Northern Pike
Bowstring Lake
24 mi
Walleye and Crappie
Pokegema Lake
18 mi
Walley, Northern Pike, & panfish
Round Lake
26 mi
Jumbo Perch, Crappie, & Walleye

For more information about ice fishing on Itasca area lakes log on to the Minnesota Department of Resources web site at www.dnr.state.mn.us.