Vermilion Bay Lodges and Resorts
Plan your next Canada vacation rental in Vermilion Bay, Canada, which is located on the shores of beautiful Eagle Lake. Eagle Lake is home to walleye, northern pike, trophy musky, smallmouth bass, lake trout and whitefish. Eagle Lake is quite large - its 90 miles long and covers over 65,000 acres. The lake has over 490 islands with many channels, bays, weed beds and drop-offs to explore during your Canadian fishing trip. The average depth of Eagle Lake is 22 feet with a maximum depth of 110 feet. There are both housekeeping cabins and American Plan Lodges on Eagle Lake. Some lodges offer bus trip packages. You hop aboard a bus in the US Midwest and they bring you up north so you don't have to drive. The lodges on Eagle Lake are generally accessed from Vermilion Bay (Highway 17) or Eagle River (Highway 594). If you're planning a family vacation, many of the resorts in the Vermilion Bay area cater to families.
There are also many other great fishing lakes around Vermilion Bay. If you take Highway 647 north from Bobby's Corner in Vermilion Bay, you'll come to the Indian Lake Chain. This includes Augite, Alexandra, Edward, Whitney, Forest, Bladder, Cobble, Boulder, Little Boulder and Moose Lakes. You can fish for walleye and musky on all these lakes and for smallmouth bass and lake trout on many of them. The Indian Lake Chain is a unique body of water; it's a system of small lakes and channels, approximately 18 miles in total length.
If you head north just a little further, you reach Canyon Lake - famous for its musky fishing. Each year many guests at the lodges on Canyon Lake catch many musky 20 to 30 pound some have even caught musky over 50 pounds! Canyon Lake also has great smallmouth bass and walleye fishing. There is good northern pike fishing in nearby lakes.
From Vermillion Bay, drive approximately ten miles north on Highway 105. Turn left on Highway 609 and drive to Clay Lake. Clay Lake is 28 miles long. You can fish for walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, muskie and lake trout. If you head north on Highway 105 towards Perrault Falls, you'll reach Cliff, Cedar, and Perrault Lakes. Richard Lake is located halfway between Vermilion Bay and Kenora, Ontario. The lake is small and quiet; you'll enjoy the lakefront cabins.
Fly-in Outposts Departing From Vermilion Bay
Vermilion Bay is a starting off point for many fly-in outposts. Fly into lakes such as Antenna, Bertrand, Campfire, Clace, Confusion, Conver, Co-Pilot, Crooked, Devlin, Lynx, MacDowell, McVicar, O-Nee-Gum, Pilot, Portal, Shabumeni, Solitary, Upper Wapesi, Vaughn and more! Fly over vast stands of forest and blue lakes and into the lake you'll call home! It's just you and the fish!
Campgrounds and RV Parks in Vermilion Bay, Canada
Your campground options in the Vermilion Bay area are: Private campgrounds, lodges with camping facilities or camping in Blue Lake Park. You can find campsites on Eagle Lake, Cliff Lake, Cedar Lake and Richard Lake. During the winter, go dog sledding, where you'll spend your nights in an outpost cabin or a heated wall tent. They have a rustic appeal yet provide warmth and a place to relax after a day on the trail.
Camping at Blue Lake Provincial Park
A popular recreational park just northwest of Vermilion Bay, Blue Lake boasts a long, sandy beach and water so clear you can see the bottom at six metres. There are around 200 spacious and well-spaced tent and trailer sites, many with electricity, available from mid-May to mid-September. Many sites are pull-through for trailers and RVs. There are also trailer equipped campsites to rent.