Otter Tail Lake

Ottertail fights invasive species

Chris Boer of Fargo enjoys boating and fishing on Otter Tail Lake. He also knows that it’s his responsibility, along with other boaters, to keep the lake free of invasive species such as zebra mussels. Boer knows how important the lake is to nearby communities such as the city of Ottertail. “This is a wonderful […]

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Boat stolen on Otter Tail Lake

A man’s boat was returned to him after an apparent joyride on Otter Tail Lake early Sunday morning. The man reported around 2:15 a.m. that his boat had been taken. It had been parked at a dock at the man’s address of 36108 County Highway 72. The keys had been left inside, and the rope […]

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Boats collide on Otter Tail Lake

A St. Paul man was injured after a boat he was riding in on Otter Tail Lake was involved in a collision on Friday night. The collision occurred around 10:45 p.m. A boat driven by Scott Heim, 36, of Davenport Iowa, was headed back to a public access when it was struck on the right […]

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Lakes Real Estate Fall Classic draws area runners

The 27th Area Lakes Real Estate Fall Classic was a success on the west shore of Otter Tail Lake on Saturday, Sept. 25. We had a really great day, and weather was perfect for the 1:30 p.m. start of the free kids 1K, 2 mile run/walk, 10K run, chili feed, refreshments and Island Time band. […]

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Find fish shallow and deep around Otter Tail Lake

Fishing in the Otter Tail Lake area continues to do well, but you might have to have different strategies each day. Fish are being found in 8 to 10 feet and again in 20 to 30 feet. Jig and minnow or crank baits are the choice of presentation. Panfish and crappies have been good on […]

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