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July trip

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Just booked a trip for the family for the second week in July at White Eagle resort. Anyone have any comments about this resort? Is it a good place for kids?

And most importantly...How's the fishing in July??

I've fished Rainy a few times...Is Vermillion along the same lines as far as fishing goes?

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not sure how old your kids are but we stayed there last summer. They have a basketball court, some indoor table games (don't really remember what they were), one of those water trampolines, water bikes and kayaks. Water is kinda deep off the end of the docks if that is a concern. Prob more stuff than i remember too

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I've stayed at White Eagle the second week of July for the past 4 years, and we will be up there again this year. It's a great place to stay for both those who fish and those who want to relax. Although of the 52 weeks in a year, I certaily feel that it may be the absolute worst week to go to Vermilion (from a fishing standpoint)but it works for my family. The great scenery more than makes up for the additional effort it takes to boat fish that time of year!!

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We do most of our fishing on the East end of the lake and have had pretty good fishing all summer. It took a few trips with some of the guides and talking to some of my buddies on the lake to get a better understanding of the lake. I suggest that you hire a guide early in week and let them know what you want from the guiding trip, your experience on Rainy and I am sure you will not be disappointed . My experience with the guides and the fishing on the lake has always been excellent. Good luck and have fun.

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that time of year...on a quiet moment one can find a good rock pile to slip bobber fish up that way....not to mention the great evening fishing off white eagles dock...lots of fish then but never fish on the 4 or 5...

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Thanks for the replies guys! I'm looking forward to the trip. I've heard you can do well in July with a Shad rap in the bays.

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My kids are 9 8 6 3.....Should be fun!

Are we close enough to where we can sneek off into a secluded bay...or are we on the wrong side of the lake?

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you will be fine...lots of gill and largemouth action to keep them busy.....talk to the dockboys and such....you are going to have a good trip

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There is plenty of places in Head of the lake bay to get out of the wind, or to get away from all the boat traffic. You can troll cranks out in the basin for walleyes or cast for Pike just around the corner from the resort. There is some pretty good Smallmouth action around Taylors island and the shoreline on the north side of the bay. Even if the Walleye action is a little slow that time of year, there are plenty of other opportunities to catch fish. You'll find plenty of panfish near by to keep the kids happy as well.

You won't regret coming to Vermilion and White Eagle is one of the finest resorts on the lake.

"Ace"

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