Lake of the Woods lake trout fishing is a great way to add variety to your Canadian fishing vacation. Located primarily in Whitefish Bay, they are only minutes away from Duck Bay Lodge. In spring, trout are found in relatively shallow water, usually in depths of 30 feet or less. As the summer progresses, the trout move into deeper water; depths of 100 feet or more are common. Fishing for lake trout on Lake of the Woods opens on January 1st and closes on September 30th.