eVermilion Magazine

Lake Vermilion Muskie is New State Record

An angler on Lake Vermilion caught and released Minnesota’s new state record muskellunge, a 57 1/4 inch fish that he called a “true giant.” The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources certified the state catch-and-release record fish on Oct. 11. The 57 1/4 inch fish had. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

With water temps in the upper 50’s walleye are beginning to move to their fall locations. They are keying on mayfly larvae in soft bottom areas from 22-35 F.O.W.  A chartreuse or black/orange jig head tipped with a minnow has worked best. The leaves are. . .

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Loon Nest Platforms at Lake Vermilion in 2020

Loon nest platforms provide additional options for Vermilion’s nesting loons as their population recovers. If your lakeshore property provides suitable habitat and loons in your area have not had chicks recently, please consider hosting a loon nest platform in 2020. The nesting pair prefers a. . .

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Septic & Private Well Workshop

Learn About Septic Systems and Private Wells! Monday, September 30th 2019 5pm-7pm Northwoods School 10248 Olson Rd E Cook, MN 55723 This free class will cover the basics of how septic systems function, well water testing, and how to help protect your well from contamination. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

The walleye bite on Vermilion has been all over the place the last 10 days. Lead core or down rigging the main basins with crank baits have dominated the scene. Slip bobbers and half a crawler fished shallow and a jig and minnow fished in. . .

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Check Your Docks and Lifts for AIS This Fall

Early detection of new aquatic invasive species (AIS) infestations is a team effort: The key to our success at Lake Vermilion is property owners, lake visitors, volunteer access sentries, and trained AIS Detectors all working together. Fall is an important time for property owners to. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

The lead core trolling bite in the main basins have been the hot ticket for walleye this week. The 19-26 foot depth are the best. The northern pike bite has picked up in wake um up narrows at the 7-8 foot weed edges. Have Fun!. . .

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Vermilion Lake Association Booth Busy at Boat Show

The Vermilion Lake Association (VLA) information booth was again a busy place at the Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Landing Restaurant last Sunday. Many lake visitors and current members stopped by to ask questions and to thank the group for its work to. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

Lead core Line trolled over the 19-26 foot depths in Niles, Frazier, and Big Bay have been producing walleye this week. Smallmouth have still been biting on the 6-8 ft. Rock piles with crawdad colored tubes working best. It’s a Beautiful time of year! Have. . .

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Lake Vermilion Fishing Report

A lead core line walleye bite has begun to produce in the main basin areas from 19- 32 ft. Of water. Perch colored crank  baits have worked best. Smallmouth action has been hot using crawdad colored tubes on rock piles in 6-8 ft. Of water.. . .

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