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With winds from the southeast prevailing, the current from the ice free Everett Bay narrows had begun to work on the Big Bay ice, which has become increasingly black over the past few days. Thunderstorms on the way, so we’ll see what happens to that already fragile ice. This is the view from the end of the Everett Bay peninsula looking out toward Big Bay and Jack Rabbit island.
Everett Bay ice proved stubborn over the weekend, but it has made great progress in the last day. While the area in front of the resort was about clear, a wind shift this afternoon brought the south shore ice our direction, and boy is it thin. Just like crushed ice as it comes toward shore. We scoped out some other areas, and the Everett Bay narrows are wide open with a nice flow of water heading into Big Bay. There… Read More »
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Even with bright sunny days, the trail conditions have been fantastic thanks to the last bout of snow that top dressed things nicely. Great melting progress is being made as the mounds of plowed snow once piled about as high as we can remember slowly lose some of their volume.
Lake Vermilion Ice Out 2014 – As the calls have begun, curiosity got the best of us and we did a little research to see what the long term spring weather forecast for Lake Vermilion and the rest of the area looks like. As you might guess, March continues to show colder than average temps, making it a fitting end to a cold and snowy winter. APRIL LOOKS BETTER. According to the forecasting models, predictions are for an April with… Read More »
We are happy to make our way to the Sioux Falls, SD Sportsmen’s Show at the SF Arena & CC. Day 2 kicks off at noon today, and looking over the various Show Features, can’t help but smile when recalling the fun Eric & Val had at the shows as youngsters while taking in things such as the “Great Bear Show,” “Fur-Ever Wild,” and the Live Trout Pond. They probably had the most fun on their tireless jaunts to walk… Read More »
The Schaumburg 2014 Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo was a nice show, and we were able to visit with a good number of Everett Bay Lodge guests who call that area home! We are heading to St. Cloud for the Sportsmen’s Show that runs Feb. 7 – 9 as we take advantage of a little break in the High School Hockey action that weekend. We are in Booth #035 at the River’s Edge Convention Center. Hope to see some… Read More »
We are looking forward to a great St. Paul Sport Show, beginning Thursday, January 12th, and running through Sunday. That show is always a great opportunity to catch up with returning guests who stop by to say “Hi!” as well as meet new guests looking for their Fishing, Families and FUN adventure up north. Lake Vermilion is just the place. Look for Booth #2 and the Everett Bay Lodge sign.
Muskie action picks up as the week progressed. While the walleyes required more effort than past weeks, the large northern, muskies and smallmouth bass kept many guests busy this past week. 3 large northern over 40″ were caught, and the muskies are finally showing up on the rocky reefs with more regularity. In addition to those fish listed below, there were some “eater” walleyes caught along with some nice perch. The following fish were caught and released by our guests,… Read More »
Motorists on Hwy 169 between Virginia and Tower will encounter a detour and possible delays beginning Monday, July 8 at its junction with County Rd 26 southwest of Tower as work continues on a roadway reconstruction project. -Northbound Hwy 169 motorists will be detoured east on County Rd 26 and then north on Hwy 135. In Tower motorist will turn left onto Hwy 169 and then right onto County Rd 77 and then right onto Everett Bay Rd to get to… Read More »