Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, Schaumburg, IL: January 24-27, 2019

Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, Schaumburg, IL: January 24-27, 2019 We are looking forward to another great show in Chicago the last weekend in January.  As usual we will be holding down the corner booth 700.  We are looking forward to seeing many of our returning guests who make that area their home.  As always, we also look forward to meeting new guests and [...]

By |2018-12-06T15:17:29+00:00December 6th, 2018|General News & Information|

Lake Vermilion weather TOO nice??

Can the Lake Vermilion weather be too nice?   Depends on who you ask.  We had some families focused on using the pool, tubing, cruising the lake and taking in the tourist attractions, and for them the past week's weather was just perfect.  For those who were fishing muskies, the mid 70 to mid 80 blue sky calm wind days were not what they were hoping [...]

By |2018-08-20T15:11:08+00:00August 20th, 2018|General News & Information|

When are the fireworks in Tower?

When are the fireworks in Tower?  the Pancake Feed?  the parade?  the Flotilla? Plenty of activity on the 4th of July and the days before and after. With the closing of Bayview Lodge, the usual Bayview Flotilla is cancelled, but there is a Lake Vermilion Flotilla scheduled for July 7th.   Here is the info: TOWER HARBOR FLOTILLA SATURDAY, JULY 7 ~ 12PM ALL NEW EVENT [...]

By |2018-06-20T18:50:30+00:00June 20th, 2018|General News & Information|

Lake Vermilion Memorial Day weekend fishing news

Lake Vermilion Memorial Day weekend fishing news found mixed results, with the water temp spiking in the shallow bays to push 80 degrees, moving shallow fish in search of deeper, cooler water.   While some guests limited out there were spans of time when the high sun and unusually warm heat made the mid day bite a little tough. Earlier in the week, Brad & Jane [...]

By |2018-05-29T10:19:55+00:00May 29th, 2018|Fishing Reports, General News & Information|

Indianapolis Boat Sport & Travel show

Indianapolis Boat Sport & Travel show time is approaching - follow this link for hours, etc.   https://indianapolisboatsportandtravelshow.com/. We are planning to do the second half of the show, from Wednesday, Feb. 21 - Sunday, Feb. 25.  Same booth as last year - Champion's Pavilion #226. Enjoyed seeing familiar faces in Milwaukee at the Muskie / Fish Expo in West Bend, and we are on the [...]

By |2018-02-16T18:06:50+00:00February 16th, 2018|General News & Information|

Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Show in Schaumburg

Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Show in Schaumburg is in the books, and we can't even begin to count the number of familiar faces we saw there.  It was terrific to catch up midyear with the many guests who were here in 2017 and are heading back up in 2018.  Seeing all that gear makes everyone pretty anxious to get up north.  We also crossed [...]

By |2018-01-30T18:26:53+00:00January 30th, 2018|General News & Information|

Lake Vermilion January snow

Lake Vermilion January snow - just what we wanted   Better late than never -- with just a few days of winter break left before Eric and Val head back to school, about 9 inches of snow is just what the snowmobile trails needed.  While the trails had been groomed the snow was minimal and the warm temps on Wednesday were pretty hard [...]

By |2018-01-11T12:46:08+00:00January 11th, 2018|General News & Information|