When someone says they've figured out the best place to fish in the country in the wintertime you'd think they'd send you to a warm location, right? That's not the case!

Bring Me the News writes that "FishingBooker describes itself as the world's largest platform for booking fishing trips." Well, FishingBooker did some research and figured out the best places to go in the country for winter fishing. And coming in at number one is none other than Brainerd, MN!

Here's what FishingBooker had to say about placing Brainerd at number one:

When we say Brainerd, we mean ice fishing! It’s no surprise that Brainerd came in first on our list. Based in central Minnesota, Brainerd is home to the biggest ice fishing event in the world. The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza takes place every January on Gull Lake’s Hole in the Day Bay, 15 miles north of the town. By participating in the tournament, you’ll not only be in for a lot of fun, but you’ll also be contributing to charity. In recent years, the event has raised $150,000 for charities annually.

This is the list of the top 7 places to go fishing in the winter in the US:

1. Brainerd, MN

2. Stuart, Florida

3. Kailua Kona, Hawaii

4. South Padre Island, Texas

5. Lakes Mitchell and Cadillac, Michigan

6. Lake Moultrie and Lake Marion, South Carolina

7. Lake Hartwell, Georgia

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