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Nov. 21

OPENING DAY! 20 degrees and light snow--perfect.  There is a light layer of ice covering Lac Vieux Desert--not enough for even a dummy like me to walk on it. Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner. Still time and space for you to join us at Sunrise for our traditional Thanksgiving Feast---Noon-5 pm

November 11, 2015


A cold rain is supposed to change over to snow tonite. 2-4 inches expected. Joe says about time but Linda and Karen say way too soon. Another few days of warmer temps are in the forecast so come on up and catch that late fall trophy musky, go grouse hunting, bow hunting, a walk in the quiet woods, or relax and do nothing. Sunrise is serving breakfast Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Mornings. DON'T FORGET the Annual Thanksgiving Feast will be served Noon--5:00. Stop by and see Big Buck Bob's trophy deer--he has not shot it yet but positive thoughts never hurt.

October 29

Crappy weather the last couple of days with a little snow but the forecast looks good.
We still have the main dock in so come on up and catch a MONSTER MUSKY!
Birds are flying and deer are starting to move. Life is good in the Northwoods.

Serving Breakfast FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAYS

October 19

Fall special---stay 3 nights for the price of 2---cabins from $89 per night for 2!!!

A beautiful fall day. Sunrise is now serving breakfast only Friday, Sat and Sundays.
Cabins are always open.
Beginning to take out the North dock today and hope to leave the main dock in for quite a while yet.
The 10 day forecast is pretty good. Time to think Musky fishing, grouse hunting, a just getting away for a couple of days.

October 6

The fall weather has been spectacular.
Colors are still not quite at peak and the forecast is for more awesome weather.
Sunrise is serving 3 meals daily thru October 17 so come on up for 1 last fall Hurrah!
Grouse hunting, muskie fishing, deer hunting, walleye fishing, a walk in the woods, biking.....what should we do next!

September 14

Beautiful fall weather. The trees are just starting to turn colors--The next 3 weeks should be awesome. Upper 70s and plenty of sun here the past couple of weeks and the 10 day forecast is excellent.


Nov. 21

20 degrees and snow covering the ground. The ground is starting to freeze so it looks like winter is starting to arrive. Snowmobile trails are brushed and signed---waiting for Mother Nature to cooperate.

November 11

Last year at this time we were snowmobiling in 15 inches of fresh powder. This fall has been mild but snow is forecast tonite. If we get 4 inches Joe will be all over the yard. Remember to Join the Frosty Snowmobile Club and save $$ on trail stickers. Contact me for details. Musky season is still going thru the end of November. I don't think there will be ice for quite a while this year. No deer hunting in the morning and ice fishing in the afternoon. Hunting seasons are going strong.

October 19

First snow of the year and the water temps are now in the upper 40's. The wind was blowing and it was COLD on the water this weekend. The fish were not cooperative either unless you were fishing with Matt McIntee. He was limiting out on walleyes in the morning and catching muskies in the afternoon. Joe, Dave, and I have been seeing a lot of grouse---shooting straight has been a challenge.

October 6th.

This past weekend the muskies were really snapping for the Midwest Muskie Classic. 19 legal fish were caught with a 46.5 incher taking home 1st place. Seems like 50% suckers and 50% bucktails. Water temp is in the low 50's on area lakes. Dr. Dave and Co just returned with their limit of walleyes and a dandy 13 inch perch. We have been seeing plenty of grouse with a few shots even finding their mark. The bear hunters are having excellent success. Bow season and Duck season are in full swing.

September 14

The water temp is still around 70 degrees. Musky fishing has been excellent. Crappies, bass, gills are fantastic as well. Walleyes are tough and northern action has been so so---someone did catch a beautiful 41 inch pike the other day. Water levels are excellent as well. Deer archery, Bear, and Grouse seasons started last week and the hunters are off to good starts---kinda hot for my liking, but.... Joe has the snowmobiles all cleaned up and ready to go. First Frosty Snowmobile Club meeting of the year tonite. Join the club and save $$$$$ on trail passes.

People are all reporting that they are catching fish. Crappies are getting ready to spawn, bass are hitting, walleyes have been hitting jig and minnows. Joe and I caught perch and bluegills Sat. The water temp is about 60 degrees. Musky season opens Friday. This is the best time of the year to be fishing. 

Bear, deer bow and grouse hunt seasons have begun and other seasons will start soon.


                                                           The 2014 fishing season. 2015 is underway and more pics to follow soon.

Dave Lemon and his 19" & 25" opening day Walleye. May 1, 2015   6 lb 28 1/2 inch caught June 23, 2014 by Randy Hile

   Dean Nicolo - May 16 2014  May 17, 2014 - Dean & Dennis Johnson with 24 and 27" walleyes  

Teresa's 1st Walleye 27 inch 7.2 lb in May 2014      Rocky's walleye caught June 6, 2014
Nice Bass are being caught too.

Geri Feld'd bass caught May 29, 2014   Jeff Williams bass caught May 30, 2014

Northern and Musky aren't too shabby either.

Jeff Branan's 38 inch northern caught May, 2014   Troy Wagner's 46 inch Tiger Musky caught June 7, 2014         

Panfish too!                                              


  John Brust has the start of a good fish fry with Crappies caught in June, 2014 

Musky picture taken by Tom Kostuch on Sept 24, 2012


Keep skunks at a distance!

PHIL's Sports Report

Packers 6-3

The Vikings are Favored---wow.

Did Rodgers and Cutler switch jersies?????

All you betting Bear Fans can start your Miller Lite deliveries any time now. Hear that Bob W. Augie is starting to like his Packer attire

Go Pack Go!


Augie - Here is that picture of you wearing a Packer shirt....again and again!
It isn't easy being green. Looks like he'll be wearing this classy shirt again next summer.

Go Packers !

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Four Season Recreational Resort and Restaurant
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Land O'Lakes, WI 54540

1-800-221-9689 or 715-547-3684


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