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Vermillion the weekend of October 26 -29

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First, thank you to those who replied in the "buoy" thread for the advice about avoiding complete destruction of my boat since the bouys will be pulled before my first trip to the lake. I've been looking and think I have decided to buy the LakeMasters paper map (my hand-me-down GPS doesn't take map chips).

Second, my wife has agreed to celebrate our 3rd anniversary (and my birthday) by taking a trip to Vermillion for 3 nights on October 26 - 29. I'd like to make the stay up there as enjoyable as possible to help ensure the anniversaries keep coming. Does anyone have suggestions for lodging (place to stay or stay away from)? Right now I'm leaning towards voyageur cove. My wife has already agreed to spend some time chasing muskies but I would like to have some other things planned. I'm pretty sure we'll head over to the wolf center, but does anybody out there have other good ideas? Being that this is FISHINGMinnesota fishing advice would also be welcome and appreciated.

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The Casino is pretty nice.

The walleye bite should be pretty hot by then. Look for steeply dropping points and hard to soft transitions around 25 to 35 FOT or so.

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Pack your long johns. It can be sort of nippy by then. And remember it gets dark early, so don't waste good daylight. :-)

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you guys dont think there will be ice on the lake yet, rite???????

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Tower can get pretty cold, so one can only hope grin.gif

Seriously probably won't see ice until at least late November.

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I'm not worried about ice, but I had planned on snowmobile suits, winter boots and life jackets.

Thanks for all the quick replies.

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I was out last year the 1st weekend of Nov and the in just a sweat shirt over a t-shirt so you never know. Couple years before that around the same time I got caught out there in a snow storm.

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    • tworiversman
      Mississippi is iced up above the 10th street dam. There is a little ice flow in the middle. 
    • Neighbor_guy
      I'm hoping the snow they are forecasting shows up. Because then it's on for sure.    Put new glass on the light weight .223 so I don't have to carry the heavy target weight gun around. Just not practical where I hunt to have a 300yard gun. A 150yard gun will do just fine.    When you cary a shotgun and a rifle on almost every stand a few extra pounds can add up in a hurry.    Good luck tonight moose
    • Neighbor_guy
      Twin is pretty deep. One of the last to freeze over in most years.    I wasnt home yesterday evening to see if any more kids went through the ice.    I will did the spud out and see how thick  it is by shore tomorrow. 
    • tworiversman
      that's insane! 
    • Neighbor_guy
      The East Central Chapter of the MDAA will be holding its December meeting at Junction Bowl in Isanti Sunday December 11th st 6:00pm.