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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]