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Gord & Susanne Bastable
Box 510, Vermilion Bay
Ontario, Canada
Toll Free: 1-888-301-8229
Phone: 807-227-2405

Map To Vermilion Bay Lodge

Travel To Eagle Lake Near Vermilion Bay, Ontario, Canada

From the International Falls, MN/Fort Frances, ON border, follow Hwy. 11 East to Hwy. 502 North, then 594 East to Dryden. In Dryden, take Hwy. 17 west to Vermilion Bay. We are just a short drive from Vermilion Bay on the North shore of Eagle Lake. Watch for our signs! See our road map below.

Drive-In to Vermilion Bay Lodge

Vermilion Bay Lodge is a drive-in camp. There’s no need to fly in. However, we do offer fly-in day fishing trips through Wilderness Air Charter Service. We also offer complimentary transportation to and from the Vermilion Bay Airstrip if you do fly into Vermilion Bay. The airstrip has 2 runways, 3500′ N-S and 2200′ E-W.

Travel From Manitoba

Follow Hwy 17 (TransCanada) East to the village of Vermilion Bay. We are approximately 300 kilometers east of the city of Winnipeg

Border Information

Canadian Border Crossing Information –
Passport Info for U.S. Visitors –

“Thank you very much for making my get a way week so enjoyable. Dan and I had a great time. You and Susanne should be commended on how clean and well maintained your cabins and lodge are. I will recommend you to anyone that is looking to go to Canada fishing and I look forward to the time I can come back.”
Jody Hansen
Jackson, WI

The Ultimate Eagle Lake Fishing Guide

Fishing “new” waters can be a challenging experience to both novice and seasoned anglers. Eagle Lake offers the
chance for all 5 major freshwater species, but not all our guests may have had the opportunity before this to fish for
them all! We can help!

In order to help introduce you to the some of the basic techniques we have put together some simple, and useful, tips that will help you catch fish!


Use these fishing tips on a trip to Vermilion Bay Lodge, or in your own neck of the woods. It has proven effective for us and we hope it will work for you!

Good fishing, and don’t forget to “relax and unwind”!

Download The Ultimate Eagle Lake Fishing Guide!