eVermilion Magazine

Winter Newsletter Now Available Online

The Vermilion Lake Association is ready to mail its 20-page winter newsletter to its members. Act now to be among the first to read about our 2018 AIS program, shoreline restoration opportunities, and our walleye fishery. Download or view your copy here.

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“Lake Vermilion at Her Best” Photo Contest

We all know Lake Vermilion is a scenic treasure, an unequaled place to visit, and a great place to live. Let’s tell that story to everyone at every opportunity! During our 50th Anniversary, our lake association wants to share many of your favorite images of. . .

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2018 Lake Vermilion AIS Program Gets Underway

After several months of planning, reviews and funding applications, the Vermilion Lake Association (VLA) has formally kicked off its 2018 aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention activities. The prevention program at Lake Vermilion includes over 20 projects, with special emphasis on watercraft inspections and on early. . .

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Vermilion Lake Association Caps Now Available

They’re here! Wear your new caps proudly to show your support for your lake association. The price is right: $15.00, plus $3 shipping for any number of caps to one address. Free local pickup. Check out the three style choices at our website VermilionLakeAssociation.org/caps. For. . .

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Northern Pike Regulations

Northern Pike Regulations

It is 2018 and this spring there will be new northern pike regulations for the state  of Minnesota.  The changes will include three northern pike zones with different limits and length regulation for each zone.  There will be northeast zone , north central zone, and. . .

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“Endangered” Starry Stonewort Loves Minnesota

Endangered in its native habitat, invasive starry stonewort finds ideal conditions to thrive in Minnesota lakes. Tough break for Minnesota. Starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) is a new aquatic invasive species in Minnesota. This green alga—native to Europe and Asia—was first identified in Minnesota in summer. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

Fishing on Lake Vermilion continues to be great and the fall colors keep holding on to make the adventure even better. Walleyes are biting on rainbow chubs and pike suckers in 25 to 40 feet of water. Lindy rigs are working the best but jigs. . .

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Lake Vermilion Vegetation Survey Completed

This August, vegetation experts from RMB Environment Labs completed a survey of Vermilion’s littoral acres to inventory native vegetation and check for undetected aquatic invasive species (AIS) infestations. No new invasives were noted. The survey began in 2016 and had been scheduled over a four-year. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

It is starting to feel like fall and the fish are finally starting to act like it is fall! The walleye bite has been very good with jigs and minnows in the deeper water, 25 to 35 feet seems to be the best. These fish. . .

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MAISRC to Study AIS Impact on Walleye Food Web

A diverse group of researchers from across the state recently launched a new project aimed at quantifying the impacts that invasive zebra mussels and spiny waterflea are having on food webs and growth rates of fish in Minnesota’s nine largest walleye lakes. The project, led. . .

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