Lake Vermilion Resorts

Fish Caught on Lake Vermilion

A Multi Species Lake

Crappie, Perch, and other panfish. Please refer to Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet on page 22 & 23 for more information.


Bass season opens May 11, 2024

Small and Large Mouth Bass Season: May 25 – Feb. 23,2025

6 Combined

There is a six fish combined total largemouth or smallmouth bass.


Musky season opens June 1- Dec. 1, 2024

Lake Vermilion is fast becoming known for big muskies. According to the most recent fisheries management plan, 3,000 Musky fingerlings will be stocked annually.

One fish possession limit – Minimum size limit is 54″.


Northern season opens May 11- Feb. 23, 2025

There is currently a protected slot of 30″-40″inches, with one fish allowed over 40″. All northerns of 30-40″ in length must be immediately returned to the lake. Bag limit is 2 fish.


Walleye and Sauger
May 11, 2024 -Feb. 23, 2025 Walleye Slot: All Walleye from 20"-26" must be immediately released. Posession limit 4, only one over 26".

Please Remember to Check with MN DNR for Fishing Regulations.