Sand Lake Fishing

A True Minnesota Fishing Resort

Lakewood Lodge is a Minnesota fishing resort located on Sand Lake Deer River MN. Sand Lake is a 4,300 acre home to Walleye, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Jumbo Perch and other species of game fish. Lakewood Lodge is situated on a quiet 80-acre bay on the southern side of Sand Lake in Lakewood Bay.

Sand Lake is part of the Bowstring Chain of Lakes – well-known for providing anglers with great walleye fishing as well as terrific northern and crappie action. The Bowstring Chain of Lakes consists of Little Bowstring Lake, Bowstring Lake, Sand Lake, Bird’s Eye Lake, Portage Lake, Rice Lake and Dora Lake all connected by the Bowstring River and leading into the Bigfork River which all runs north to the Hudson.

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Sand Lake is a fabulous Minnesota fishing lake as we have a very aggressive stocking program led by our lake association in conjunction with the DNR. Sand Lake also offers ample required structure for strong natural reproduction. A combination of the two above statements creates unparalleled fishing opportunities.

So whether you are looking to relax with the family on the shores of beautiful Sand Lake or want to challenge that monster Walleye, Northern Pike, Bass or Crappie, Lakewood Lodge on Sand Lake is the Minnesota Fishing Resort for you.

  • Lakewood Lodge has year round, heated fish cleaning houses.
  • Boat, motor and pontoon rentals are available and we offer a private concrete boat ramp for launching your own boat.
  • There is plenty of dock space, all with electricity, and good fishing right off the dock.
  • Tackle, live bait, gas and oil are available at the lodge.

The Fish Are Always Biting!

We do not sell MN fishing or hunting licenses here at Lakewood Lodge. Please stop by a local bait shop or gas station to get your license prior to your arrival at the resort.You may also purchase a license online by visiting

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