eVermilion Magazine

Wonders of Nature Photo Contest!

We are looking for photos of land/sky/waterscapes, people on or near the lake enjoying nature, and/or animals (wild/pets). We will be taking entries until August 1st, 2020. More details in the link below. https://www.vermilionlakeassociation.org/2020-photo-contest/

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Get Paid to Protect Lake Vermilion This Summer

The North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) through Always There Staffing is currently seeking aquatic invasive species (AIS) watercraft inspectors to work at public access sites throughout Northern St. Louis County throughout the 2020 boating season. Locations include: Lake Vermilion, Bear Island. . .

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Need a Summer Job at Lake Vermilion or Area Lakes?

The North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) through Always There Staffing is currently seeking aquatic invasive species (AIS) watercraft inspectors to work at public access sites throughout Northern St. Louis County throughout the 2020 boating season. Locations include: Lake Vermilion, Bear Island. . .

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Please Give Vermilion Loon Nests a Wide Berth

Don’t be the one who causes a pair of loons to abandon their nest. Loons are curious creatures who will check out your boat while you’re fishing on Lake Vermilion. But they do not tolerate curious people checking out their nest during incubation. Please give. . .

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Spring Newsletter Available Online

The Vermilion Lake Association has mailed its winter newsletter to its members. Act now to be among the first to read about AIS Funding, loon nest updates, a 56-inch muskie, and more. Download or view your copy here.

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Lake Vermilion Sucker Sale Cancelled for 2020

The traditional spring sucker sale at the DNR’s Pike River Hatchery will not take place in 2020. Hatchery operations are delayed due to the coronavirus. By the time the walleye egg-take occurs, the sucker run will be over, and no sale will be possible. For. . .

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2020 Membership Renewal

We have 214 members that have not renewed for 2020. We would appreciate it if you’d take the time now to renew for 2020 by visiting  www.VermilionLakeAssociation.org/renew. PayPal & major credit cards accepted. To update your membership records during the year, please contact Sheri Sawatzky. . .

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A Reminder to Protect Lake Vermilion

As you approach Cook MN on Hwy 53, you can’t miss this reminder that a clean boat protects all lakes from aquatic invasive species (AIS). Let’s all do our part statewide as responsible anglers and recreational boaters. Additional information about Vermilion’s AIS program can be. . .

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Help Protect Lake Vermilion by Using Amazon Smile

The Vermilion Lake Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit working daily to protect and improve Lake Vermilion. Our 2500 members, hundreds of volunteers and numerous partner organizations ask your help. When you shop at Amazon, simply go to their website Smile.Amazon.com rather than Amazon.com. Everything else. . .

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VLA Volunteer Opportunity

Throwing a rake can be loads of FUN….and helps protect Lake Vermilion. AIS Sentries are needed on both East and West ends. Sentry’s are trained in Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) identification, then working with our Sentry Leader, monitor specified boat launches 3-4 times per season,. . .

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