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Snowmobile Weather Stays for Lake Vermilion Resorts

With the approaching snow heading this way over the next 24 hours it looks like snowmobile trails will remain in good shape for a while. Temps are expected to be in the low 30’s with lows in the teens and twenties over the next five days or so. Lake Vermilion and the surrounding Taconite and Arrowhead trails will continue to be decent. Check us out if you need a place to stay. 800-249-3178

2013 Sport Shows Begin

St. Paul show kicks off Thursday and runs through the weekend – Booth #2. A little time in between while Eric and Val both play in Hockey Day Minnesota, then it’s off to Chicago for the new Schaumburg Show January 24th – 27th – Booth #700. Looking forward to seeing familiar faces and getting things rolling for the 2013 season. Hope to see you there.

Giant Trumpeter Swans on Lake Vermilion

These birds are usually very shy. I managed to take them today when they were right in front of the lodge. Dave

Rain and Snow Hit Hard On Lake Vermilion

Yesterday we had over an inch and a half of rain that was followed by 6+ inches of snow. Freezing rain snapped some trees and it’s a sloshy mess right now. The power was out for many hours due to the freezing rain. We look forward to some warmer weather. Dave

Official Ice Out Date is April 2nd on Lake Vermilion 2012

April 2nd is the new official ice out date record. It’s never been earlier. View of Big Bay without ice. 

Ice Out is Real Close

Big Bay looked open as far as I could see. Wind is blowing out of the east today at 10-15 mph. Shouldn’t be long at all for the official ice out date. We had rain this morning a quarter of and inch. Dave

Pictures Say a Thousand Words-Open Water 3/20/12

Minneapolis Northwest Sportshow

MINNEAPOLIS NW SPORTSHOW-stop by booth #916 this week. Show starts today and runs through Sunday. Looking forward to seeing some of our returning guests in the “Cities”, and meeting future guests looking for the perfect fishing, families and fun get-a-way.

Milwaukee Sports Show

2012-03-07 The Milwaukee Journal Sports Show runs from Wednesday March 7th to Sunday March 11th at the Wisconsin Exposition Center in West Allis. Check us out in booth 314. Diane is there, and she’d be happy to answer all your questions on Lake Vermilion fun. If a trip north is in your plans, give us a call at 800-249-3178. May your pole always be bent!  Dave

Opener 2011

2011-05-15 Opener 2011 was a good weekend of better than expected weather on Saturday and plenty of limits of walleyes.  Even with high winds, a few Lake Vermilion first timers from Lino Lakes found their way around and came home with a limit for each of the guys in the boat.  Several of our opener “returners” also limited out, eating fish on Saturday evening and catching some to take home on Sunday.  Eight year old Joe Allison made it look… Read More »

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