Timber Trail Lodge & Boundary Waters Outfitters
629 Kawishiwi Trail, Ely, MN 55731 Directions
Reservations : 1-800-777-7348
Welcome to Timber Trail Lodge

Welcome to Timber Trail Lodge

A FOUR SEASON, Ely Minnesota Resort.

A FOUR SEASON, Ely Minnesota Resort

Located on a chain of four interconnected lakes with direct access to the BWCA

Located on a chain of four interconnected lakes with direct access to the BWCA

We offer a choice of comfortable accommodations and great rates

We offer a choice of comfortable accommodations and great rates


Northern Minnesota Fishing...

Northern Minnesota Fishing...We have everything a fisherman needs for our chain of lakes and the surrounding area: bait, tackle, gas, boats, motors, canoes, fish cleaning house, freezers, veteran guides and excellent advice. We are a full-service fishing resort with direct access to four lakes, which includes both motorized and paddle-only portions of the Boundary Waters.

 

Ely Minnesota
is rated one of the
Top Fishing Towns in America
by Field & Stream Magazine
January 2008

 

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Fishing in Northern Minnesota Spring Special
Tackle / What to Bring Fishing Packages
Fishing Pictures

 

Call for information about our fishing packages or to set-up a custom fishing trip for your group. We are here to help you find the right place to spend your next fishing vacation. Our professional fishing guides will help you learn these productive waters and take you into remote lakes around Ely, Minnesota. Each guest of Timber Trail Lodge receives free maps of our lakes and our staff is available to provide you with the information you need.

 

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Professional Guided Fishing Trips are available

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Fishing In Northern Minnesota


Ely Minnesota FishingGet your tackle box out of winter storage. The fishing season opens earlier here than in most parts of Minnesota. With the retreat of winter in early May, the spring thaw leaves our icy-cold waters alive with trophy-sized species, enticing avid anglers eager to get a line into the water. So, whether you're seeking tonight's dinner or a trophy for the den wall, we offer an ideal setting for your fishing vacation.

Many Ely vacationers enjoy the northwoods waters for their angling opportunities. Known for its walleye, northern pike, small and largemouth bass and slab size panfish, Ely's waters can be extra productive with the help of one of our fishing guides. Our guided trips are designed to put you directly over some of northern Minnesota's best producing waters and fishing holes. Our guides will tell you which bait and lures will work, and how to use them effectively. Fish all day, only breaking for a delicious shore lunch of the morning's catch prepared by your guide. Don't let this fishing opportunity escape you. When fishing with a guide, your chance of landing more and bigger fish is greatly increased.

Fishing Packages


(All prices are for a minimum of two persons)

SPRING and FALL Fishing Packages

TROPHY BUSTER
FISHING PACKAGE
EXPLORER FISHING PACKAGE
 
Includes: lodging, 14 foot boat, 15 horsepower motor and bait. All-Inclusive Package Includes: Seven nights lodging, 14 foot boat, 15 horsepower motor, canoe, seasonal live bait on hand and a guided fishing trip.
 
Minimum stay 3 nights Seven (7) nights
 
Available from May 12 - June 1
and August 18 - September 30
Available from May 12 - June 1
and August 18 - September 30
 
Lodging based on availability. Typically Kitchenette Lodging Lodging based on availability
 
2 people: $75.00
3+ people: $67.00
2 people: $675
3+ people: $525
 
(Minimum of two people) (Minimum of two people)

 

SPRING and FALL Fishing Packages

SUMMER EXPLORER FISHING PACKAGE
 
Available June 1 - August 13
 
All-Inclusive Package Includes: Seven nights lodging, 14 foot boat, 15 horsepower motor, canoe, seasonal live bait on hand and a guided fishing trip
 
Seven (7) nights
Available from June 1 - August 13
Lodging based on number of people and availability
 
2 people: $750
3+ people: $550
 
Rates are per person for the week,
plus tax and licenses
(Minimum of two people)
Upgrade to a standard 16 foot boat and 25 horsepower motor for $70 per week

GRAND SLAM PACKAGE
Save on Three Days of Fishing!
 
The ultimate guided fishing adventure. 3 Days of guided fishing! This package is customized to you. You can fish on 3 different lakes, go for 3 different species of fish, or spend three days looking for the big one - whatever you want, it's up to you! Fish for Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, or Muskie! This is truly the Best way to experience fishing in the North. No trial and error, no time spent wandering the lake looking for the best fishing holes, just guided fishing at its best!
 
Three (3) days
 
Rate per trip:
3 Full Days 2 People: $1,095
Additional People: $75 each
 
(Permit fee of $20 and portage fee may apply)

Spring Special!

Experience Minnesota during our PRIME angling season -- SPRING! Our fishing opener occurs shortly after the "ice out", which means our cool, clean waters are busting with several species of feisty game fish. Known for our Northern Pike, Walleye and Smallmouth Bass, Timber Trail Lodge is your springtime angling headquarters.

Cabin & Boat Special Includes: Accommodations, 14 foot boat, 25 horsepower motor and seasonal bait on hand
Available: May 11-30 | Minimum Stay: 4 nights

  Cabin Cabin & Boat
  Weekly
Rate
Nightly
Rate
  Weekly
Rate
Nightly
Rate
2 Bedroom Cabin-up to 4 people $795 $145   $995 $175
3 Bedroom Cabin-up to 6 people $895 $155   $1095 $185
4 Bedroom Cabin-up to 8 people $995 $175   $1195 $195

Tackle and What to Bring


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Smallmouth & Largemouth Bass Surface and diving plugs (not exceeding 2 inches); Spinner baits such as Mepps; hair and feather type and rubber bodied jigs; slip bobbers
 
Walleye Sinking plugs (not exceeding 2 inches); Spinners in mid sizes; Floating jig heads; Hair and feather type jigs; Slip bobbers
 
Northern Pike Spoons, Spinner baits, and Surface and Diving plugs in mid to larger sizes; Steel leaders from 6-12 inches
 
Pan Fish Spinner and assorted jigs in small to mid sizes; Slip bobber
 
Lake Trout Spring - Surface and diving plugs; Spinner baits such as Mepps
Summer - Hair and feather type jigs in 1/2 to 1 ounce sizes in black, yellow, white, red/white, and black/white; Spoons and deep running plugs

     

 

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