The walleye bite continues to be good in the shallows as the mayfly hatch ends. Most guests have been trolling crankbaits with good success. The jig and minnow folk are also doing well, especially in the evening when the fish move into some of the nearby weed beds. Not sure what is happening on some of the deeper structure but likely this will be turning on soon. Bass have still been cooperative as well as a few medium sized musky. The young fellas that were here this week had several personal bests in terms of size and species. Here’s a few pictures from the past week……..
The past few days have been incredibly smoky with wind bringing down the smoke from forest fires further north. You know it’s smoky when you can’t see past Gull Rock!
How is this week’s fishing shaping up? Well, here’s Matt Haggart with two nice over the slot walleye from this morning!
A few bonus shots…
An addition to my fleet….a 73 Beetle with 25,000 miles on it. Presently sitting in my brother in laws garage in southern Ontario. Need to get it up here this summer. Wondering why I bought a Beetle? Had one when I was 18….it was a 74….paid $2995.00, brand new!
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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.