Category Archives: General News

Fall Newsletter Available Now

The Vermilion Lake Association is ready to mail its fall newsletter to its members. Act now to be among the first to read about our 50th Anniversary Celebration, Natural Lawn Care Tips, Lake Vermilion Fisheries Plan, and more. Download or view your copy here.

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Public Comments Sought on Minnesota Loon Restoration

After the BP oil drilling platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, BP agreed to provide funds to restore natural resources damaged by the oil spill. On Oct 9, trustees overseeing some of those funds published a draft proposal which included $7.52M to. . .

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Help Your Friends Stay Connected to Lake Vermilion

There’s so much happening at Vermilion, we all need a little help to keep track of what’s up. Please encourage your friends and neighbors to FOLLOW this Facebook page, to visit the Vermilion Lake Association website from time to time, and to subscribe to our. . .

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Lake Vermilion Northern Pike Regulations – 2019

The DNR is considering two options for the northern pike regulations on Lake Vermilion in 2019. The first option would be continue with the current special regulation:  3 northern pike with a slot limit of 24-36 inches where all fish would have to be released.. . .

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AIS Hot Topic at Lake Vermilion’s Antique Boat Show

The Vermilion Lake Association’s information booth was again a busy place at the Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Landing Restaurant last Sunday. Many lake visitors and current members stopped by to ask questions and to thank the group for its work to protect. . .

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Propellers and Deadheads Don’t Play Well Together

This propeller met this floating deadhead in Vermilion’s Pike Bay some time ago. The outcome was not pretty. One blade and a portion of the propeller hub remain embedded in the log. The Vermilion Lake Association asks for your help in reporting or removing any. . .

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DNR Seeking Info on Lake Vermilion Research Buoy

A DNR buoy near Spider Island in Vermilion’s Big Bay has recently escaped its mooring. The buoy and its attached temperature sensors were deployed in May to continuously record water column temperatures in the 70-foot deep hole near Spider, the deepest spot on Lake Vermilion.. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

Fishing on Lake Vermilion has been highlighted with some of the best and the worse days of the year over the past week.  The walleye fishing has been excellent on the windy days with the fish congregating along the wind blown structure and shore lines.. . .

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The VLA’s Weekend Party Was Also an Information Fair

Last Saturday’s 50th anniversary picnic was not just about food and meeting old friends. The 285 attendees also had a great opportunity to ask questions about key Vermilion Lake Association activities while kids explored the Camp Vermilion grounds and enjoyed the bouncy house. Lake association. . .

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VLA Members Gather to Celebrate 50 Years of Service

The Vermilion Lake Association celebrated its 50th anniversary with a picnic last Saturday. Members reminisced about the first 50 years protecting and improving Lake Vermilion and discussed the challenges of the next fifty. Camp Vermilion on Wakemup Bay provided a fabulous setting with indoor and. . .

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