eVermilion Magazine

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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An Urgent Message from the VLA Boating Safety Team

An urgent message from the VLA Boating Safety team: The severe drought we are currently experiencing has caused low water conditions in the lake to become hazardous. A member reported to the Boating Safety Coordinator on Friday August 20 that he hit a rock just. . .

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Summer 2021 Newsletter Available Online

The Summer 2021 Newsletter is now available online! Be one of the first to read updates on the AIS Public Access Sentry program, why Lake Vermilion is not home to any lake trout, the use of drones for counting cormorants and more!

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VLA By-law Proposed Changes

The following proposed changes to VLA by-laws will be voted on at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, August 7th.   Current: Article III Section 3 – Annual Meeting, The Annual Meeting shall be held in early August of each year. The date and location will. . .

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Annual Meeting RSVP Deadline Extended!

There is still time to register for the Saturday, August 7th Annual Meeting at Camp Vermilion from 3-7pm. RSVPs will be accepted until Friday,  July 30th by: Terrie Heimann – jtheimann@live.com – 218-666-6057 Pat Michaelson – plmichaelson@gmail.com – 612-306-7702 With the increase of the Delta. . .

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Attention Vermilion Lake Association Members: Annual Meeting Notice

Our Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, August 7th @ Camp Vermilion, 2555 Vermilion Camp Road in Cook from 3-7pm. Schedule of Events 3-4:30pm: Discussion Tables and Voyageurs Canoeing (3:30 and 4:30 reservations required) 4:30-5:30pm: Pulled Pork Sandwich Picnic Dinner ($10 for adults, $5 for. . .

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2021 Lake Vermilion Loon Count

Monday, July 12, 2021 was a beautiful day to count loons on Lake Vermilion. Sixty eight dedicated volunteers all began their search at 9:00 a.m. in their designated areas looking for loon pairs, chicks, and singles. With the lake level low, eagles and gulls above. . .

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Get Paid to Protect Lake Vermilion This Summer

Lake Vermilion needs a few more boat inspectors at its public accesses for the 2021 boating season to better protect against aquatic invasive species (AIS).North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) administers the watercraft inspection program throughout Northern St. Louis County. Watercraft Inspectors. . .

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Get Paid to Protect Lake Vermilion This Summer

Lake Vermilion needs a few more boat inspectors at its public accesses for the 2021 boating season to better protect against aquatic invasive species (AIS). North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) administers the watercraft inspection program throughout Northern St. Louis County. Watercraft. . .

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Science Proves That Releasing Big Fish, And Keeping Only Small Ones, Improves a Fishery

Here’s Proof That Bigger is Better Big Fish Produce More and Better Eggs, Passing on Their Superior Genes Originally published by OutdoorCanada.ca Most informed anglers now intuitively understand the concept of “selective harvest.” That’s where we release the bigger, mature, often egg-laying members of a. . .

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