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Lake Vermilion Hatchery Sucker net

The Lake Vermilion Hatchery sucker net provided a bit of frenzied action.  A majority of the first day's catch on Saturday, April 20th was suckers, as is usually the case.  Take a look: https://youtu.be/bYAlzAdVhI0 Suckers are sold for $10 / 100 pounds, and make their way to smokers across the area.  For more details about the Vermilion Lake Association's Sucker Sale which kicks off this [...]

Lake Vermilion Pike River hatchery 2019

Lake Vermilion Pike River hatchery 2019 is off and running.  Day 1, April 20th, was largely dominated by thousands of pounds of suckers.  Day 2 finds the arrival of more walleyes in the nets.  This video gives you a glimpse of the early stage of sorting.  Many of the walleyes caught are "green" or not ready for the process to begin.  They are measured and [...]

2019 Lake Vermilion Ice out begins

2019 Lake Vermilion ice out begins right on schedule. Add rain to the more than generous snow fall of the season and the Pike River dam is armed and ready for some serious flow. Check out our annual video and note the progress as the open water makes its way toward the first bend. Always an exciting sight as we all know as soon as [...]

June opening due to cancellation

Anyone looking for a great Lake Vermilion resort cabin the third week of June, (June 22 - 29) give us a call.  Cabin 2 is our most popular option, with 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms.  Add in a perfect lakefront location near the pool.  It was just given up this morning by the party that reserved it last June.   It is a good option for [...]

Lake Vermilion Aquatic Invasive Species prevention efforts continue

Lake Vermilion -  Everett Bay Lake Vermilion Aquatic Invasive Species prevention efforts continue for the upcoming season.  What does that mean for you?  The Vermilion Lake Association offers a handy summary of the steps you should take before your trip, during your trip and upon arrival. Before your trip: Inspect and clean your equipment by removing any visible vegetation or other AIS upon [...]

New northern regulation for Lake Vermilion

What is the new northern pike regulation on Lake Vermilion?  The northern pike slot on Lake Vermilion is changing May 11, 2019.  The special regulation that was put in place in 2003 is being repealed.  Lake Vermilion will follow the Northeast Zone regulation.  This same regulation applies to all other lakes in the area that do not have special regulations and are not border waters.  [...]

Lake Vermilion Fisheries Plan

Lake Vermilion Fisheries plan covering the 2017-2022 window is aimed at preserving Lake Vermilion as a sustainable, multi-species fishery.  In addition to addressing fish populations, it also focuses on AIS (aquatic invasive species), habitat, double-crested cormorants and fishing tournaments, incorporating data collected over the past twenty years. The chance to catch a trophy musky over 50 inches drives the Muskellunge goal, and was the area [...]