You know you’re having a bad day when….



You come back to camp with this……….


……..and then later with this.


Well, it wasn’t all bad.   A nice sunset over VBL. 

Body piercings courtesy of the two “Rob’s” from New Jersey.   Complimentary hook removal courtesy of VBL…….your “full service” lodge here on Eagle Lake.


10 thoughts on “You know you’re having a bad day when….

        1. Dr. Bastable,
          I once knew a doctor in Grantsburg, Wisconsin who had a whole wall of musky lures hanging in his office. They were the baits that he had removed from patients over the years that donated their lure to the wall of shame. I think you should do the same in the fish house? There is also a discussion on this topic right now on Walleye Central (fish hook in the face).

  1. Red skies at night, fisherman’s fright?
    Red skies at night, blood in sight?
    It’s time for everyone to check out the movie “Blood Hook” filmed in Hayward Wisconsin. It’s a story about a guy named Gord, who kills Anglers with musky baits during “Musky Madness” and then puts them on a stringer at the end of the dock. See the trailer:
    Or the whole movie on Youtube (skip ahead to the 2:40 mark):
    Gord, you should probably have a movie night as part of next year’s Musky Madness week?

  2. We gave the Robs some live bait before we left camp. It looks like they graduatedto to big boy lures. Rumor has it that they were seen running around camp with scissors as well.

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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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