Walleye lakes

Lake Vermilion management

Public input now open

Boats fishing on Lake Vermilion in summerComments on Lake Vermilion's draft management plan are being accepted through Wednesday, Aug. 16.

The plan, which was shaped by a citizen committee and will be effective from 2017-2022, updates the existing management plan. The 20-member committee met eight times over eight months in 2016 to develop the plan.

Online comments on the plan's four sections can be made by following the links below:

Email comments also will be accepted through Aug. 16. Email comments to

All comments will be reviewed in August and September. The final plan will be completed in October.

Input group members

Citizens representing diverse local and statewide interests in Lake Vermilion shaped the draft management plan. They are: