Baudette Travel Guide

Baudette is a city in Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota. It is the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,106, and in 2018 the population was estimated at 1,003. It is known as the Walleye Capital of the World.


Brett & Andrena Nylander Talk About Living in Baudette, MN “We’ve lived in a lot of different places, a lot of big cities and we are so happy with the choice of coming up here.”

Border View Lodge Video, Baudette, Minnesota


If you aren’t watching closely, you could miss it. Basshenge is tucked partly behind some trees […]

Willie the Walleye

What could represent Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, better than a 40’ long and 2 […]

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City of Baudette

We have an attractive community in an area known for its year round fishing and many outdoor activities. Baudette is home to many fine businesses, specialty shops, restaurants, hotels and resorts with facilities to serve you when you are in the region.

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Welcome to Baudette, MN – a.k.a. the Walleye Capital of the World. Even though we
are known for our year-round fishing and many outdoor activities, we want to show
you the many other events & happenings we have to offer.