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2017 Season winds down on Lake Vermilion

2017 season winds down for us on Lake Vermilion as we are wrapping up the winterizing of cabins, pulling docks and storing boats.  The last part of September was good for several guests, like the Schulmeisters, who ate lots of fish as they caught their walleye limits all but one of their days here, primarily trolling crankbaits.  Lon caught his PR smallie, a 21.25″; Some of the other late September nice ones included a 4 lb smallie by Rick Boers,… Read More »

Plenty of Lake Vermilion Bass Action

Plenty of Lake Vermilion bass action helped pick up the slack for the less consistent walleye bite last week.  We were able to sneak out Monday after dinner and kept 7 for Tuesday’s dinner, and while a handful of guests did just fine catching their limits of walleyes, others seemed to struggle.  Our outing found leeches and crawlers to be equally effective, in 14 – 24 feet on Big Bay mid lake structure. Large mouth bass seemed to be the… Read More »

Lake Vermilion June Cabin opening

Lake Vermilion June cabin opening for the week of June 10th.  Lakefront 2 bedroom with a screened porch.  Entire month is full except for this cancellation opening.  Call for details.  218-753-5115. Stop wishing….Come fishing!

Lake Vermilion 2017 ice out official date

Lake Vermilion 2017 ice out official date is April 15th.  How does that compare to other years?  According to MN DNR records: Earliest Lake Vermilion ice out date:  March 28, 2012 Latest Lake Vermilion ice out date:  May 23, 1950 Median Lake Vermilion ice out date:  April 30 What’s that mean?  If you haven’t booked your Lake Vermilion opener spot —NOW is the time! Stop wishing…..come fishing!

Lake Vermilion Ice out 2017

Lake Vermilion ice out 2017 is moving right along, with the west end of Everett Bay making great progress today.  With temps over 60 degrees expected for the next couple days, just a little wind could make all the difference.  We are looking at days for Everett Bay.  Follow this link to see what the mouth of Big Bay looks like on April 7th!

Lake Vermilion Ice out 2017

Lake Vermilion Ice out 2017 is well on its way.  Check out the video of the Pike River Dam – always the first sign of the great progress being made toward open water.  Click Read More and you will find the link to see for yourself:

Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel show starts this week.

Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel show starts this week.  We are really looking forward to getting “Back Home Again in Indiana,” if only for a 10 day show.   We appreciate all the show guests that we meet throughout the show season and get especially excited when some of them choose to make our Lake Vermilion resort their destination when they come up north.  We also love getting the chance to catch up with returning guests in their own neck… Read More »

Lake Vermilion Winter back to usual.

  Lake Vermilion winter is back to normal after that warm stretch, with a forecast for a good dose of snow in the next couple days.  Fishing opener is 96 days away, and the Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel show  ( ) is next on the docket and we look forward to seeing our family and Hoosier buddies, many who we haven’t seen since our decision to head north – 17 + years ago.

Chicago – Schaumburg sport show THIS WEEK.

Thanks to all who stopped by our booth at the St. Paul show.  It was great to see familiar faces, and we enjoyed meeting several new guests who will heading up to Everett Bay Lodge this season.  After several days of enjoying the upnorth snow with some snowmobiling and ice fishing, mother nature is making it easy to hit the road and spend the latter part of the week inside.   The 2017 Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo kicks off… Read More »

Lake Vermilion Ice out 2016

Lake Vermilion ice out 2016 will be recorded as April 25th this year, although it could likely have been April 24th.  Uncooperative weather got in the way of the typical ice checks done by airplane and heavy cloud cover made satellite images difficult to discern as well.  Every day earlier than the long term April 29th average makes one more day to prep for the season, with the last of the dock pellets on today, a process that began as… Read More »

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