eVermilion Magazine

Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – West End

Some walleyes are still being caught on slip bobber rigs off of rocks and points, but that is slowing down. Now transitioning to open water humps and reefs. Depths will always vary on Lake V. according to fish-feeding patterns, types and source of food in that. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – West End

The walleyes are biting! For rig fishing, use leeches or crawlers in 18-24 ft. Minnows have slowed. Bobber fishing still holding #1 spot. With the sunny skies, in shallower, rocky areas, during certain times of day, limiting out is no problem. The smallies have slowed. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – East End

The shallow walleye bite in the rocks is going strong on leeches and crawlers fished on bobbers and by casting crank baits.  These fish are stuffed with crayfish as the crayfish are molting and are easy prey for all species of fish.  Even perch are. . .

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Lake Vermilion Invasive Vegetation Survey Begins

With starry stonewort and hybrid watermilfoil making headlines around Minnesota, the Vermilion Lake Association is accelerating its multi-year invasive vegetation inventory of Lake Vermilion. Specialists from RMB Environmental Laboratories (RMB) will be surveying our lake for 3 weeks in June and July. RMB will be. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – East End

The bass spawn is in full swing with about half of the females dropping their eggs already. This week should be the peak of bass fishing rocky shore lines and they can be caught on just about anything! I had a few days this week. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – West End

Walleyes can be found in the wind-blown bays and points at breaklines, using Lindy rigs.  Bait – 1st choice minnows, 2nd choice leeches or crawlers.  Rapalas are also good in the shallows in early morning or evenings. Limits are being caught periodically. Bobber fishing is. . .

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Lake Vermilion Shore Lunch Sites Get New Tables

The Norwegian Bay North and Wolf Bay shore lunch sites now have new picnic tables, thanks to the combined efforts of the US Forest Service (USFS), the Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade, and the Vermilion Lake Association (VLA). The new tables, provided by the USFS, were. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – East End

The smaller 10-12 inch walleyes are taking over some of the typical early June spots with bigger fish mixed in if you wait it out and work for them. The good part is there is lots of action to be had when you find them.. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – West End

Some crappies being caught off and on in shallow mud basins, not necessarily on the banks. The walleye bite has fluctuated lately with the cold fronts and rain.  Many anglers are finding a good bite and some are struggling.  The bobber fishing is landing some. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report – East End

The weather over the past week has had a major effect on the mood of the walleyes with “here today, gone tomorrow” being the major theme of the week.  There are definite bite windows occurring throughout the day, so don’t give up on your spots where you. . .

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