Welcome to our NEW website!
We embarked on this journey a few years back and just never quite found the “right portage” to finish
the trek. Thank You Pete Swanson, for giving us direction, resources and knowledge! Not unlike a good
map routing session with Mark!
Enjoy your on-line stroll of our services and please be sure to give us feed-back.
Here we are, well into another season, this makes 81 total! The past 52 years have been here on Lac La
Croix… with the first three decades on Crooked Lake. Season 81 has been filled with new visitors at the
lodge! This is a direct result of our daughter, Jennifer booking some fabulous groups while on the Sport
Show circuit the past few winters… she sells like Grandpa Bill! With all of the positive feedback we have
been receiving… (thanks for the great reviews) I think we have “hooked” a few for future visits as well!
(And yes, they left their hat on the wall!) Many return guests… (family to us), have already been
through and have reserved again for 2018. We thank you all for your patronage, photos, fish stories and
hugs! Lodge families are the best!
An early ice out actually led to a late smallmouth bass spawn, surprising us all! June was cold and wet
which led to smallies still spawning well into the 3 rd week of July… the bite was incredible despite the
weather. Our fishery continues to amaze us. Plenty of 20, 21 and 22” bass have found their way into
the nets! The largest northern this season is a 52” monster! Walleyes have been plentiful, Lakers a bit
elusive. We look forward to September and the Crappie bite!
Enjoy the remainder of your summer!
Kathy, Mark & Jennifer Zup