More “Time on the Water”

Quote #2: “So what keeps these guys going, throwing heavy baits hour after hour for nothing while waiting for that one special cast? Your average musky addict will tell you that one musky is well worth 10,000 casts. The long wait for a fish is part of the musky mystique, and anglers frequently talk of “paying your dues.”…..If muskies are so dadblamed hard to catch, why bother? Why not try for something easier, like trout or bass? Let me put it this way: Would I quit my job and move 2,200 miles to go trout fishing? What do think I am, crazy? No, it’s muskies for me. I’ve got the fever. I’m looking for one a little over four feet long with sharp, inch-long teeth that could make mincemeat out of the average trout. That’s right, I came here for one fish. I want one big musky. Some men want to be President, others seek the Nobel Prize. I can’t help it if they are short on ambition. I believe in setting goals high–I want to catch one of the ten biggest muskies in Vilas County this year.”

-Bill Gardner

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This is a first class resort located on Vermillion Bay on Eagle Lake. The cabins are very clean and well kept. The boats are new with new motors and are in great shape. The owner will also clean your fish for you after your day on the water. Make no mistake the fishing on Eagle Lake is world class.

The Lodge is owned by Gord and Susanne Bastable who will make you feel welcome and before you know it you feel like family. They are the best of hosts. The atmosphere is low key and laid back leading to a great vacation.

This is my 19th year of enjoying the hospitality of the lodge and i can’t think of going anywhere else on Eagle Lake.


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