Sunrise Lodge Resort

Land O' Lakes Wisconsin Resort Vacations at
Sunrise Lodge on Lac Vieux Desert

Sunrise Lodge Resort
Home Page
Main Lodge
Lodging &
Accomodations
Handicap Accessible
Lodging
Our Rates
Sunrise Lodge
Restaurant
Sunrise Recipes
Activities at
Sunrise Lodge
Fishing on
Lac Vieux Desert
Winter Activities
Birding
Phil's Words of
Wisdom & Reports
Photo Album
Resources
& Links
Contact Us
Sunrise Lodge Resort Wisconsin

E-mail Sunrise Lodge Resort

PHIL'S WEATHER REPORT

Friday, Dec. 19

Trails are groomed, the lake is solid, and life is good--if you like winter fun!

Wed, Dec 17

Winter is back in time for the Holidays!!!!
Snow and ice and everything nice.
Come on up for some winter snow fun!

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Well it looks like the warm up, rain, fog, and generally crappy winter weather is behind us.
It is currently 23 degrees with a couple of inches of fresh white stuff on the ground and it is still falling from the sky.
Good temps and chances of snow in the forecast thru Christmas. YEAH!

Tuesday Dec. 9

A little warm up is in our future....30's for highs.
Ice fishing, snowmobiling, and skiing conditions are excellent.
The Sunrise ice rink is ready for you.
Come enjoy some pre Christmas winter fun!

Thursday, Dec. 4

Another cold morning, currently 18 degrees but some warmer temps are on the way
so we can get out and enjoy the great outdoors.
Skiing and icefishing are in full swing. S
Snowmobile trails open Dec. 12 but they are already open in MI and Watersmeet has been out grooming.

Friday, Nov. 14

Merry Thanksgiving? It is snowing.....either again or still.
Well over 20 inches on the ground and the lake is frozen over.
I have not ventured out there yet but it will not be long.
 The 10 day forecast is for COLD and SNOW.
We have more miles on our sleds already than we have at Christmas most years. 

 Monday, Nov. 10

Merry Christmas. It is snowing hard this morning and is not going to stop for 2 days. 12-17 inches in the forecast.
COLD weather is supposed to follow so I think we will have ice fishing, skiing, and snowmobiling (illegally) by this weekend. If you like winter...you are in luck. Congrats to Davey for making All conference soccer in his sophomore season.

Monday, Nov. 3

The rest of the dock is coming out today and we are preparing for the winter season.
Cool temps with chances of snow in the forecast. In other words--perfect for late season muskies.


PHILS' FISHING, HUNTING, SNOWMOBILING, and SKIING  REPORT

Dec 16

Ice fishing has been good. Action from northerns, some nice walleyes, and panfish as well.
The snowmobile trails are open but took a HUGE beating the last couple of days.
Things are looking much better today and if Mother Nature cooperates we will have good trails for the Holidays!
Downhill and cross country ski trails are in prime shape.

Dec. 9

A couple more days and all our riding will be legal----that's no fun!

Dec. 4

8 inches of good ice on the lakes. Have seen 4 wheelers and sleds on the ice but no trucks yet.
Some reports of northerns being caught but not too many fishermen yet.
The deer season is is finally winding down so we can open the snowmobile trails officially Dec. 12.
The Frosty club trails have been inspected and we are panning and setting a solid base. Michigan is open and being groomed.
Still early season conditions but.....ride on. Cross Country and downhill ski trails are open and in excellent shape.

The Frosty Snowmobile Club will be conducting a snowmobile safety class December 30 from 8AM to 4PM.
Call 715 547 8307 to register.

Friday Nov. 14

Rode the Frosty Club snowmobile trail system yesterday and finished brushing and signing.
There is so much snow out there we kept getting buried. Too bad the trails are not officially open because there is more snow right now than most years at New Years. Lac Vieux Desert is frozen over and I imagine we will see our first ice fishermen this weekend. Hopefully we get no more snow so we can freeze some good ice.

  Monday, Nov. 10

Davey took his 1st snowmobile ride yesterday and we should have over a foot on the ground by the time the day is over.
Highs in the 20's and teens and single digit lows all week so the lake should be ready for ice fishing very soon.
I think musky season may be done. Lac Vieux Desert was froze past the weeds yesterday and that was before the cold snap.
My grouse count is up to 5---a miracle for me. The snow should be good for tracking the movements of the deer for the archery and gun seasons. Some of the local ski hills opened last weekend. This global warming is something.

Monday, Nov. 3

I actually am a successful grouse hunter X 2. One of local trappers got a surprise when a bobcat was in his muskrat trap. He said that was a VERY tough release and the cat was not happy. John Brust was unsuccessful chasing muskies this weekend but he did get to see lots of Halloween snow! Others musky hunters had some success on suckers.



Bear, deer bow and grouse hunt seasons have begun and other seasons will start soon.





                          SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER HAVE LOTS OF HAPPY FISHERMEN AT SUNRISE. 

                                                           The 2014 fishing season.


6 lb 28 1/2 inch caught June 23, 2014 by Randy Hile

   Dean Nicolo - May 16 2014  May 17, 2014 - Dean & Dennis Johnson with 24 and 27" walleyes  

   
Teresa's 1st Walleye 27 inch 7.2 lb in May 2014      Rocky's walleye caught June 6, 2014
     
Nice Bass are being caught too.

Geri Feld'd bass caught May 29, 2014   Jeff Williams bass caught May 30, 2014

Northern and Musky aren't too shabby either.

Jeff Branan's 38 inch northern caught May, 2014   Troy Wagner's 46 inch Tiger Musky caught June 7, 2014              

Panfish too!                                                                                   

 

   

  John Brust has the start of a good fish fry with Crappies caught in June, 2014

   

 

Musky picture taken by Tom Kostuch on Sept 24, 2012



PHIL'S WORDS OF WISDOM ???

Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.



PHIL'S PACKER REPORT

10-4  The Pack is looking????? Glad I am not a Bears fan.

All you betting Bear Fans can start your Miller Lite deliveries any time now.

Go Pack Go!

Jay Cutler for MVP!

 



Augie - Here is that picture of you wearing a Packer shirt....again and again!
It isn't easy being green. Looks like he'll be wearing this classy shirt again next summer.

Go Packers !

Land O' Lakes Wisconsin resort vacation cabin rentals at Sunrise Lodge Resort on Lac Vieux Desert. Land O' Lakes Wisconsin fishing, hunting and snowmobile vacations and resort cabin rentals in Vilas County near beautiful Land O' Lakes Wisconsin. Land O' Lakes Wisconsin resort vacation cabin rentals at Sunrise Lodge Resort on Lac Vieux Desert. Land O' Lakes Wisconsin fishing, hunting and snowmobile vacations and resort cabin rentals in Vilas County near beautiful Land O' Lakes Wisconsin.

 For more information or to make reservations
feel free to contact us anytime at:

Sunrise Lodge

Four Season Recreational Resort and Restaurant
American Plan Resort/Vacation Cottages

5894 West Shore
Land O'Lakes, WI 54540

1-800-221-9689 or 715-547-3684

E-mail: sunlodge@newnorth.net


Fishing Information Network Musky Fishing from Muskie411.com
Snowmobiling Information from Snow Tracks

Outdoor Network - Web Hosting, Design & Marketing

Land O' Lakes Wisconsin resort vacation cabin rentals at Sunrise Lodge Resort on Lac Vieux Desert. Land O' Lakes Wisconsin fishing, hunting and snowmobile vacations and resort cabin rentals in Vilas County near beautiful Land O' Lakes Wisconsin.