eVermilion Magazine

Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

The walleyes are moving out to some of the main lake structure in Big Bay and Frazier Bay and are biting in 22′ to 28′ of water. These edges near the rocks are holding the most fish as the walleyes are feeding on the molting crayfish. Both. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

The warming water and more stable weather have really turned the bite. The best walleye fishing has been in 18-24 feet of water in the sand adjacent to mud-bottom areas.  One day they want leeches, the next worms, and the next minnows; so, continue to. . .

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Four Generations of Caring for Lake Vermilion

If you live on or near any lake, you are there for one specific reason.  It’s because you love the lake and want to share that love with everyone around you. Harold and Shirley Korpela knew the first time they laid eyes on Lake Vermilion. . .

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Next Phase of Lake Vermilion State Park Announced

Progress is continuing on the development of recreation opportunities at Minnesota’s newest state park, and there is more to come. At a June 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new campground at Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park, Minnesota State Parks and Trails Director Erika Rivers. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

What a crazy spring! The ice was out very late, yet it’s been one of the fastest warmups we’ve seen in a long time. Bobber fishing for me right now has been very good in 4 to 6 feet of water along rocky, protruding shorelines. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

The easy walleye fishing we experienced for the first few weeks of the year has come to a grinding hault. For what is typically walleye prime time, the fish are not biting in their typical late spring / early summer locations. The walleyes that are. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

Despite the cold water temperatures, the walleye bite over the past week has been very good. There are days where the weather changes have shut the bite down, but those slow periods are lasting less than a day. Fishing slow in 24 to 36 feet. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

Well the 2018 walleye fishing opener has finally arrived! What a beautiful weekend we had too! From all of the reports that I have received and by my own experience the opener was a huge success for most fishermen. Walleyes were caught in depths ranging. . .

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Prescribed Burn at Lake Vermilion Shore Lunch Site

The U.S Forest Service conducted a prescribed burn at Lake Vermilion on May 17 and 18 in the area surrounding the Norwegian Bay, South Shore Lunch Site. The site has been closed during the burning operation and will remain so until the fire is declared. . .

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AIS Prevention at Vermilion … How It Began

When I joined the board of the Sportsmen’s Club of Lake Vermilion in 2003 as their treasurer, I could see some dark clouds on the horizon which were not related to dollars and cents. Duane Williams and Jack Sparks had discovered rusty crayfish in Armstrong. . .

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