June showers bring May flowers?

June weather has been dynamic to say the least.  We started with sweltering heat and then cool, rainy weather.  Water temperatures have dropped from the high 60s to low 60s in less than 4 days.  But our fishermen have persevered and the fishing has been excellent.  When the weather stabilized the walleye fishing rebounded and …

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Its June and the living is easy

Its warm, and sunny and beautiful.  And the fishing is indeed easy.  Bass have spawned and the males are guarding the soon to be fry.  Walleye are shallow and easily caught.  Water temperatures are in the high 60s and even warmer on some of the out-lakes. Summer is here.  Our first major hatch of the …

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And the season begins!

This is our first post of the season.  We opened just 2 weeks ago and what a great start to the season.  At the ope we have beautiful weather.  Temperatures in the 70s, sun and light chop.  The bass responded immediately, walleye finished up their spawn and lake trout were caught regularly. Then came the …

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We are off the grid

Greetings all.  Just a quick note that even lodge owners take a break every now and then.  Starting tomorrow we will be on vacation for the next 2 weeks, returning Monday March 27th.  During this time we will not be returning phone calls.  However, we will be checking emails each day.  So, if you are …

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We are off to the races

Its Monday morning after the Super Bowl and I am still reeling.  One for the ages.  Just incredible. Where was I.  Oh yes, fishing!  As many of you have noted our first two television shows from last summer have aired and we thought they were wonderful.  Lindner’s Angling Edge along with Babe Winkelman’s show aired …

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Here we go

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday with family and friends.  In just 4 months we will be heading up to our magical place we call home every summer.  Just a heads up that the many TV shows we filmed last year are starting to air.  More specifically: Lindner’s Angling Edge First airing on World …

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The Technological Angler Seminar at Hawk Lake!

We are pleased to announce a special opportunity for a few lucky guests next July.  Sonar expert Dr. Jason Halfen, The Technological Angler will be holding a sonar conference at Hawk Lake.   This special event at Hawk Lake Lodge represents a unique opportunity to learn from Jason and The Technological Angler’s head on-the-water trainer, …

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Quick Note

Deposit emails are going out now and will be complete in the next 7 days.  So be on the lookout in your inboxes if you booked for 2017 already. Also we still have a couple cabins left in June and 3 left at the open.  Prime time for sure. -Ted

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One for the books

And so we come to the close of another wonderful season.  It seems like yesterday we were arriving at the lodge and opening her up for our 30th summer!  This summer was one of many dimensions.  We were 100% sold out from the open until August and all systems go right out of the gate. …

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On to summer….sort of

Much of the weather is behind us, although as I type this it of course is raining.  The bass spawn is essentially done, with a few nests here and there but not many.  Bass are now starting to hit top-water which is a great sign.  We have had several scattered mayfly hatches which keeps us …

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