Ice Out Report, May 6, 2018…"Is the contest rigged?"

Some strong winds on Friday really dealt a blow to the ice out in front of the lodge.  This picture from yesterday shows lots of open water developing.  Here’s what I see this morning (standing in my underwear on the lodge deck)…

Still lots of ice out there but we are getting close to revealing a winner.  Now there has once again been some rumblings from past losers that the contest is rigged in some fashion.  These bitter individuals (see photo later in post) are to be pitied, but as usual, we here at VBL will take the high road and once again spell out the process.  Guesses are recorded on the master sheet as they come in (remember first come first served).  If you pick a date that someone else already has well too bad for you.  Here is what I go by  (note: dates and names have been altered to preserve contest integrity)…

Now that the “controversy” has been put to bed here’s some photos updating the progress on cabin 4 and spring in general…

…and as promised, some of our more unsavory guests….

[caption id="attachment_5230" align="aligncenter" width="720"] The famous Mc Louey fish sandwich.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5106" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Proper portage attire to fend off bugs[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3507" align="aligncenter" width="747"] Brad Walker. He never could handle his booze![/caption] ]]>

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If you’re looking for an outstanding vacation spot for the serious fisherman or a family get away you should consider Vermillion Bay Lodge on Eagle Lake, Ontario Canada. We have stayed at many lake resorts over the years, but none offer the simple pleasures of this one. The lake is large enough and holds enough fish for the most adventuresome fisherman and yet easy for local family fishing for young children. Bring your own boat or use one of the aluminum boats (20 hp) at the lodge. Boat dockage is well protected from the wind and allows easy access to the water.

What sets this lodge apart from most others is it is always clean, well kept with lots to do including paddle boats canoes, bon fires in the evenings and a just plain friendly atmosphere.

Bruce & Sally

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