Largest Freshwater Chain of Lakes in the World

Here is a great article by LakeLubbers.com  – https://www.lakelubbers.com/eagle-river-chain-of-lakes-869/ The Eagle River Chain of Lakes in far northeastern Wisconsin is known to fishermen as prime Musky water, but the lakes are also a prime vacation destination for the entire family. The Eagle River Chain includes nine lakes that span 3,928 acres with 68 miles of shoreline: Read More …

Wildlife Wednesdays: Musky

This is our last wildlife Wednesday for the season – we feature the most illusive fish of the Northwoods – the Muskellunge. There are multiple contests each summer to see who can catch the biggest Musky. We have had multiple guests catch musky right off our piers; however, you swimmers don’t need to worry – Read More …

Wildlife Wednesday: Large and Small Mouth Bass

I know this will interest the anglers coming to our resort! One of our guests, Tyler Bickle, was casting near the swim raft one morning and reeled in this beauty – a 20 lb large mouth bass! These beauties put up a nice fight. Here are some facts about these fish:   The world record Read More …

Wildlife Wednesday: Robin

There are so many bird species here in Wisconsin – great bird watching here at the resort. The most common bird you will see is the Wisconsin State Bird – Robin. We find a few robins’ nests each year around the resort. This year there was one on the stairs of our tree house. You Read More …

Wildlife Wednesday: Common Loon

When you are Up North in the quiet of the night, you will hear a haunting and lovely call of the loon. They are beautiful black and white birds with piercing red eyes. You will see these birds swimming along on the lakes, but when you get near they dive under the water and swim Read More …

Wildlife Wednesday: Yellow Perch

This week we are going to feature a fish. You may not see them around or when you are swimming, but if you go fishing right off the dock here you are guaranteed to catch one! Lizzie went fishing the other day and caught 3 different perch within 10 minutes. Here is a photo with Read More …

Wildlife Wednesday: White Tailed Deer

Our featured animal this week is White Tailed Deer. You are pretty much guaranteed to see one of these majestic creatures walking around the resort. If not there, then you will definitely see them driving around the area. Just be careful around dusk when driving – keep an eye out for them on the side Read More …

Wildlife Wednesday: Ruby Throated Hummingbirds

Welcome to the second edition of Wildlife Wednesdays. Now you have to keep a good eye out for these fast birds here at the Resort. You usually can hear them before you see them. A lot of people mistake the sound of their wings for bees! Some facts about these little creatures: They can only Read More …

Other Ideas for Bug Repellant

As hard as we, resort owners, wish to provide a bug free environment for the campfire and out on your deck, we cannot. But we can offer you advice on tricks to keep those pesky mosquitoes away from you. Crushed Lavender Buds create a fragrance that repels mosquitoes! Get some lavender oil and rub it Read More …