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Basket O’ Loons Gift Set

Own a piece of northern Minnesota with a fun gift basket from Ely, Minnesota! Get two beautiful and unique glass mugs hand painted by Ely artist Joe Baltich of Northwind Lodge, Red Rock Wilderness Store, and sole artist of Ely Art Company!  Included are a 4-pot… Continue Reading “Basket O’ Loons Gift Set”

Coming This May & June

I’m working on a new experience for for our May & June lodge guests!  Still hammering out the details but I hope to enlighten participants in the beauty of the natural world all while honing a skill that you didn’t even know you had.  It’s… Continue Reading “Coming This May & June”

Nebo Flashlight – Tactical LED Light and Laser

Laser are Fun!

Life of a Landing Net – Part 2

Every now and then, I get to sneak away.

Painting Chairs with Joe

Slow day at Northwind Lodge and Red Rock, today. I commenc

Our Rental Cabins – Everybody Knows Everything

“I thought that was kinda cool, but didn’t fully grasp what it all meant”

Ely MN Fishing Resorts – and then there’s Wood Lake

I grew up going to Wood Lake as a young kid with my brother and dad.  I also began gudding fishing trips at 14 on Wood Lake when we could use outboard motors.  I lugged many a 3  HP Evinrude down that 180 rod portage… Continue Reading “Ely MN Fishing Resorts – and then there’s Wood Lake”

Bluegills and U-Boats

Using what whatever snow is left in the yard to get the Skidoo to the water, I drove out on the ice on Jasper Lake  on March 16 at 1:30 PM to set up a pup-up shelter for fishing.  It was warm out at… Continue Reading “Bluegills and U-Boats”

On the Beach at Northwind Lodge

Here’s a simple video of our beach area on Jasper Lake.  One of those boats should be yours for a week!

Welcome to Northwind Lodge!

Jasper Lake at Northwind Lodge beach

Nice, clean housekeeping cabins nestled in the woods along the southern shore on a gem of a lake called Jasper – that is Northwind Lodge.  We are an Ely, MN resort located in a wilderness setting,  far enough from civilization to enjoy the tranquility… Continue Reading “Welcome to Northwind Lodge!”