Chicagoland Fishing Travel and Outdoor Expo in the books

Boat sport and travel show fun! The Chicagoland Sport Travel and Outdoor show wrapped up Sunday.  We had a blast catching up with many guests set to return this season.  It was also great to meet many new Chicago area anglers, eager to make the trip north to Lake Vermilion.  Spring can't get here soon enough. We're looking forward to seeing all of [...]

By |2019-01-29T10:55:23+00:00January 29th, 2019|General News & Information|

2019 Minnesota Sportsmen’s show in full swing

2019 Minnesota Sportsmen's show is in full swing. We are set up in booth 179 and look forward to seeing familiar faces over the next several days.  Folow this link to get all the show information you need to plan your visit to the show.    https://www.stpaulsportshow.com/ We have had a couple good snows with plenty of ice on the lake now.  Our Sunday ride on [...]

By |2019-01-11T08:02:08+00:00January 11th, 2019|General News & Information|

TAKE A KID FISHING at Everett Bay Lodge

Take a kid fishing at Everett Bay Lodge - Lake Vermilion In a traffic jam got stopped next to this car. "Parents don't frame pictures of their kids playing video games....  TAKE THEM FISHING." Reminded us of the many great families we get to share Lake Vermilion with each summer.  How about a few of these pictures from 2018?  While everyone likes to catch a [...]

By |2019-01-05T13:56:58+00:00January 5th, 2019|General News & Information|

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|