Minnesota Muskie Resorts With a Boat Launch

Minnesota Muskie Resorts With a Boat Launch
According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) the muskellunge is one of the largest and most elusive fish in Minnesota. Minnesota lakes contain an amazing variety of freshwater species, including the muskie. Those who set out to fish the muskie are serious, and want to get their boat on the water as fast as they can, without a hassle.

Spring Bay Resort, Lake Vermilion

Located on gorgeous Lake Vermilion, approximately 3.5 hours north of the Twin Cities metro area, is Spring Bay. Cabins at this family owned resort include many amenities. A paved boat launch and assistance with boat launching are among the many services provided free of charge.

Spring Bay Resort
3045 Vermilion Drive
Cook, Minnesota 55723
(218) 666-5607

Whispering Winds Resort, Lake Vermilion

Whispering Winds Resort is located on the west edge of Lake Vermilion. Accommodations include lakeside cabins with docking for one boat; additional boats per cabin are extra.

Whispering Winds Resort
9084 Little Sweden Road
Cook, Minnesota 55723
(218) 666-5699

Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay Resort, Mille Lacs Lake

Located on Minnesota's second largest lake (and most popular for fishing), Appeldoorn's Sunset Resort on Mille Lacs Lake offers valet boat launching via tractor. Resort staff will launch your boat for you, or feel free to use the public launch.

Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay Resort
42089 Vista Road
Isle, Minnesota 56342
(320) 676-8834

Chapman's Mille Lacs Resort and Guide Service, Mille Lacs Lake

Chapman's Mille Lacs Resort is located on 100 feet of beautiful lake frontage. One- and two-bedroom lakefront cabins appeal to families and fishermen alike. Each cabin includes dock space for one boat, use of the concrete boat ramp and a fish cleaning house with water and electric at no additional charge.

Chapman's Mille Lacs Resort and Guide Service
630 West Main St.
Isle, Minnesota 56342
(320) 676-8664

Trader's Bay Lodge, Leech Lake

Located on Minnesota's third largest lake, Trader's Bay Lodge on magnificent Leech Lake offers modern lakeside cabins and a cement boat ramp within a protected harbor.

Trader's Bay Lodge
8820 Midway Circle NW
Walker, Minnesota 56484
(218) 547-1031

Red Wing Lodge, Leech Lake

Red Wing Lodge on Leech Lake offers clean, comfortable cabins located near the water's edge. Accommodations include use of the fully lit harbor and concrete boat ramp. Better yet, the staff at the bait house will clean your fish for you.

Red Wing Lodge
7958 Hawthorn Trail NW
Walker, Minnesota 56484
(218) 547-1272

Steamboat Bay Resort, Leech Lake

Just north of Walker, Minnesota, on the east side of the lake is Steamboat Bay Resort. A boat launch is available and is located within a protected harbor. Free boat launching by the Steamboat Bay Resort staff is available for cabin renters who also rent a harbor slip.

Steamboat Bay Resort
6379 Wedgewood Road NW
Walker, Minnesota 56484
(218) 547-1575

Article Written By Megan Torrini

Megan Torrini is a freelance writer in Minnesota. For the past several years her articles have appeared in various websites and newsletters. She has a Bachelor of Science in environmental studies from the University of Minnesota, and has completed coursework in Information Technology at NAU.

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