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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]