eVermilion Magazine

High lake levels require caution

There have been many reports of floating docks, debris, and other flotsam due to our unusually high lake levels. Many big rocks/boulders that are usually easy to see are under water. Common sense suggests we use extra vigilance and lower speeds to avoid hitting objects. . .

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Member Dock Signs Now Available

VLA Member Signs

Members of the Vermilion Lake Association can now order a sign to proudly display on their dock. Order and pay through our website, save a copy of your receipt to present, and arrange pick up with a volunteer member on either the Tower End: Steve Lenertz. . .

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Spring 2022 Newsletter Available Online

The Spring 2022 Newsletter is now available! Read about boating safety, AIS updates, 2022 Vermilion Fisheries report and so much more.

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Lake Vermillion 2022 AIS Prevention Funding Approved

 The St Louis County Commissioners have approved a grant of $30,800 for 2022 to the Vermilion Lake Association (VLA) in support of preventing the introduction of aquatic invasive species (AIS) within Lake Vermilion. The VLS’s prevention program includes 6 projects with special emphasis on monitoring. . .

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Learning from the Pagami Creek Fire – 10th Anniversary Events

      Here is some information that VLA members might want to know about. Given the wildfire season we had last summer and the proximity to Lake Vermilion, there are some folks that might want more info ahead of the season. (Note the Chainsaw. . .

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Winter Newsletter Is Online

The Vermilion Lake Association has mailed its winter newsletter to its members. Act now to be among the first to read about our new president, ways to prepare fish, and more. Download or view your copy here.

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Lake Vermilion creel survey begins

December 6, 2021   Ice anglers fishing Lake Vermilion this winter may be asked to participate in the lake’s first winter creel survey since the winter of 1985-1986. Creel clerks from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be traveling the lake on foot or. . .

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Fall 2021 Newsletter Available Online

The Fall 2021 Newsletter is now available! Read about our Lake Steward award winners, Annual Meeting report, Zebra Mussels, Loon nests built by an Eagle Scout, and much more!

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Minnesota Anglers: We Need Your Help

North St. Louis SWCD is administering an online survey of Minnesotan anglers. This is a part of a Behavior Change project for AIS Prevention. Live bait and bait water can harbor invasive species and diseases. Proper handling is encouraged through this project. See attached brochure. . .

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Vermilion Lake Association Holds Annual Meeting

Vermilion Lake Association (VLA) members gathered for their annual meeting on Saturday, August 7 at scenic Camp Vermilion in Cook, MN, marking 53 years carrying out their mission to protect and improve Lake Vermilion. About 100 members and guests attended. Informational tables surrounding topics of. . .

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