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Harmony Beach Vacation

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Just got back from a week at Harmony Beach Resort, and wow is this an awesome place! They were easily able to accommodate my wife’s huge family! Their whole setup is really nice. The 2 guys they had working at the docks were awesome! 

 

My wife’s family doesn’t fish, so I was the amateur guide for the week...except for 1 day, where her brother actually hired a guide. I didn’t bring my boat, because it’s just too small for Kabetogama, and the other available boat was out of commission. So with only 1 boat for the week, we had to shuttle people back and fourth, which cut down on fishing time, but it worked out.

 

The guide we went out with typically takes people to Rainy Lake through kettle falls, but we wanted to stay on “kab” and Namakan. We still had shore lunch at kettle falls though, which was a cool ordeal. He also took us to check out hoist bay and stevens’ island. It was really windy that day, so it probably prevented us from fishing an extra spot or 2, but it was still a really fun experience.

 

Overall, we caught around 150 fish for the week. We caught a ton of pike! Surprisingly, not very many bass. Several jumbo perch. And an equal mix of walleye and sauger. Biggest pike was 30 inches. Biggest walleye was 23 inches. Biggest bass was 17.5 inches. Like I said before, my wife’s family doesn’t fish, so a lot of people were catching their first ever walleye or pike. So there was lots of excited kids (and grown ups) all week!

 

Lots of fun was had, both on the water and at the cabin. Sounds like this may have been the first of an annual trip. Harmony Beach is awesome!

 

 

 

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The good times and memories are the best catch anyway.  Looks like you all had a blast!

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Looked like you had a lot of fun. Let me guess, the last guy is from Texas?  😄

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*LOL* They actually do have family from Texas! But he is not one of them.

 

Seems like we were the only people from Minnesota staying at the resort! They had a group from Texas, Tennessee, and Louisiana.

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