FISHING AT VERMILION DAM LODGE
Welcome to Vermilion Dam Lodge, your gateway to fishing, boating and vacationing in northern Minnesota’s rugged Arrowhead region, where nature’s beauty awaits, wildlife abounds and fish of all species teem beneath the pristine surface. A place where you can experience it all…or just plain take things slow and easy…whatever your heart desires. In all cases, it’s a great destination to get away from it all and experience the finest, most unspoiled settings that Mother Nature offers.
August 26-29, 2023 - Openings Available!
A workshop designed at teaching late summer patterns of trophy walleye and how to catch them using open water trolling techniques.
You'll learn from legendary WAM angler and retired teacher, KAY HAWLEY. Kay has spent hundreds of hours on and off the water studying structure fishing and scientific angling. Kay brings her experience as an educator to the lake and enjoys sharing her knowledge of late summer walleye patterns, game plan development, boat control techniques and electronics usage.
BRAD JAUIRE is an Open Water Trolling Guru. He has been teaching clinics on trolling for more than 20 years. Hundreds of anglers have attended his classes and benefited from Brad's immense trolling knowledge. He is considered as a pioneer in open water crankbait trolling-- with techniques for catching suspended walleye with crank baits, planer board methods, use of line counter reels and lead core usage.
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THREE NIGHTS LODGING, ALL MEALS, BOAT LAUNCHING/DOCKING, BAIT & ICE INCLUDED!
SUMMER WALLEYE WORKSHOP
1st Session- (FULL) SEPTEMBER 21-24th, 2023
2nd Session- SEPTEMBER 28-OCT 1=Openings Available!
This learning event brings together walleye enthusiasts of all skill levels; from beginners to anglers wishing to improve their savvy and skills, to aspiring professionals who’d like to tackle the tournament game and pro circuits. They all come together under the tutelage of two well-known walleye & electronics experts who’ve fished a wide variety of waters and taught countless anglers how to better pursue their sport.
By employing a comprehensive blend of classroom sessions with on-the-water instruction, our experts will show you how to fully utilize your electronics to locate and catch more and bigger fish.
You'll fish right here on Lake Vermilion, because there will be plenty of fishing time to put your new knowledge to work between classroom sections.
You'll learn from the best: National Walleye Champion and professional guide/educator Johnnie Candle; And “Doctor Sonar” Bruce Samson(1st Session), ten-time professional walleye tournament winner, well-known for his instructional DVDs and fishing classes on Electronics and Fishing Skill.
Call 800-325-5780 or go to www.vdl.com/fall-walleye-school to reserve your spot at the Fall Walleye School. Space is limited to 60 anglers; first come, first served. A total of $825/person, plus tax- includes all meals, instructional classes, THREE NIGHT'S LODGING, BOAT LAUNCH, DOCK SPACE, BAIT & ICE INCLUDED! Reservations must be accompanied by a $100 down payment.
Make your down $100 down payment HERE to hold your spot.
FALL WALLEYE SCHOOL
LARRY RAMSELL FALL MUSKIE OUTING
OCTOBER 5th-8th, 2023 OPENINGS AVAILABLE!
Every October, hardcore muskie nuts make Vermilion Dam Lodge a must stop on their fall schedule to take advantage of our fall get-together for muskie enthusiasts. It’s become so popular, in fact, that we’ve been forced to limit the attendees to 90 anglers. So if you’re interested in attending, make sure to make your reservations well in advance.
The Muskie Outing is not so much a school, as an opportunity for anglers of all different skill/experiences to share information, learn from each other and have a great weekend of fishing. Many of Lake Vermilion’s best muskie guides will be in attendance, including legendary muskie historian Larry Ramsell himself. Nightly seminars, raffles and great meals top off this non-competitive fishing event.
All LODGING, MEALS, BOAT DOCKING and INFORMATIONAL PRESENTATIONS are included: $725/person (plus tax).
Limited to 90 guests, $50 deposit per person required at booking. Cancellations prior to September 5, 2023- Full deposit refund. After September 6, deposits only refunded if your reservation can be filled.
Reserve your spot with a $50 down payment HERE!