Early June Fishing…. “The Basler gang”


Since a picture can say a thousand words I’ll let the Basler group pictures do the talking.  They had luck chasing the bass on Eagle and Caribou…..also pike and some lake trout action on Clearwater Lake.  Walleye fishing the first week of June this year was spotty, but it has definitely heated up since.  Lots of fish in and over the slot…..a report to follow.  Thank you to the Basler gang for coming up to VBL and providing me the pictures of their trip.  Hope to see you next year!


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5 thoughts on “Early June Fishing…. “The Basler gang”

  1. Excellent….glad they found what they were looking for! It has been very interesting watching what has been happening with the quality of the small mouth bass fishery. I saw some amazing smallies on the rock pile on Clearwater (My nephew Kyle caught a nice one last year when we were jigging for trout), and the fishery in “high rock” has been impressive the last few years as well. We have not mastered that fishery on Eagle (other than the far end of the lake) and I would be interested in learning more?

  2. Gord, thanks for posting the photos! We had a great trip and couldn’t have been happier with the fishing and the accomodations! The trip back to Caribou was definitely worth the effort. Can’t wait to get back next year!

    1. Thanks Mark. Last week we “stumbled” onto a new spot for bass. Mark and Janice Arnold caught about 50 bass….the largest 22 inches!! I’m not giving out details on the web, but let’s just say you drove past this spot several times….

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On behalf of the Boyes Group, I would like to pass on our sincere thanks for hosting the Muskie Madness Week and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at VBL and had a great time!! This was our 7th year on Eagle Lake and we have stayed at a few other lodges but VBL takes the cake hands down! You can definitely count us in for next year. I’m happy to see you post some of my pics, they turned out well. Thanks again Gord for a wonderful week of fishing and your stellar hospitality, you run a first class operation, we look forward to seeing you next year!

Trevor Benner

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