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Hot Deals!

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

We have new last second deals & specials to offer:

“Fill The Gap” Special – Looking for some last minute deals and specials? Let’s fill the calendar “gaps” on our availability.  We are now offering the following last second deals and specials for the weeks of June 15th – July 10th, 2010:

A-Frame #1 – June 20 – July 2, take 25% off weekly or nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $416.00!
A-Frame #2 – June 15 – 26 and July 3 – 10, take 25% off weekly or nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $321.00!
Cottage #3 – June 26 – July 4, take 15% off weekly or nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $225.00!
Cottage #4 – June 19 – 26, and July 3 – 10, take 25% off weekly or nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $472.00!
Cottage #5 – June 19 – July 3, take 25% off weekly or nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $424.00!
McCleary Cabin – June 19 – 26 and July 3 – 10, take 20% off weekly or nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $465.00!
Cottage #9 – July 3 – 10, take 20% off weekly or nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $345.00!
Cottage #10 – June 26 – 30 and July 7 – 10, take 25% off nightly rate.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $361.00!
Cottage #11 – June 26 – July 2 and July 5 – 10 take 25% off.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $449.00!
Cottage #12 – June 21 – 30 and July 7 – 10, take 25% off.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $318.00!
Cottage Deluxe – June 20 – 26 and June 30 – July 3, take 20% off.  3 night minimum. Savings of up to $444.00!
Condo #1 – June 26 – July – 10, take 25% off.  3 night minimum, 14 night maximum.  Savings of up to $860.00!
Condo #3 – June 26 – July – 10, take 25% off.  3 night minimum, 14 night maximum.  Savings of up to $646.00!
Condo #4 – July 3 – 10, take 25% off.  3 night minimum.  Savings of up to $323.00!
Condo #6 – June 26 – July – 10, take 25% off.  3 night minimum, 14 night maximum.  Savings of up to $646.00!

Call Now to make your reservation and save big!


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Hot Deals!

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

We have a new special to offer:

“Fill The Gap” Special Let’s fill the calendar “gaps” on our availability.  We are now offering the following last minute deals and specials for the weeks of June 11th -25th, 2010:

A-Frame #1June 11 – 16, take 25% off.  3 night minimum, 5 night maximum.  Savings of up to $416.00!
A-Frame #2June 11 – 16, take 25% off.  3 night minimum, 5 night maximum.  Savings of up to $321.00!
Cottage #11June 12 – 15, take 15% off.  3 night reservation only.  Savings of $130.00!
Cottage DeluxeJune 11 – 25, take 25% off.  3 night minimum, 15 night maximum. Savings of up to $895.00!
Condo #4June 11 – 19, take 30% off.  3 night minimum, 8 night maximum.  Savings of up to $360.00!

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Deals & Specials

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

For all of you still planning a Memorial Day Weekend vacation and looking for last second deals and specials, we are now offering 15% off the nightly rate for the first person to call and book a minimum 3 night stay in one of our cottages. Availability is updated and posted on our website.  This is a first come, first serve deal.

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May Days

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Because of the cooler weather recently, surface water temps haven’t fluctuated much.  We are still around the mid-50’s.  However, there has been a pretty good crappie bite going on in most of the area lakes, including Thunder.  Some panfish and bass have moved up the shallower water and underneath the docks to feed and get ready to nest for the spawning season.  All indications are that the walleyes have been done spawning now for a week or two, which is far ahead of a normal spawning schedule.  Hopefully that translates into a better success rate for catching walleyes on fishing opener and for Memorial Day  Weekend.

Speaking of fishing opener and Memorial Day Weekend, it’s still not too late to book a last second reservation for either weekend.  We also have some good openings on other weeks in the month of May and June.  We still are running our special for stay 3 nights, get the 4th night free.  Check out our ‘Deals & Specials” page on our website for details.  We also still have some openings during the peak summer months.  Feel free to check our availability page if you are interested.

Cottage #9’s bathroom remodel is beginning to take shape and should be completed soon.  We also have decided to replace the kitchen and living space carpet area with a new wood floor.  It will definitely have a new and improved feel throughout the cabin when it is finished.  Cottage Deluxe and Condo #1 also had their linoleum replaced in the kitchen areas.

The wet spring has really greened everything up in the area.  The trees and grass are in mid-season form already.  The rain brought us a double rainbow that ended just at the end of our docks the other day. Thought we would post a couple photos of it for you. The second rainbow is fading a bit in the photo and isn’t as prominent as the other. Unfortunately, we did not find the pot of gold.  🙂  Enjoy!



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Monday Morning Musings

Monday, April 12th, 2010
  • Had a great weekend of weather, with highs in the 60’s.  It was a perfect time to start putting in the docks, which we did.  We have all the sections of the docks in the water, with the exceptions of the wings.  A special “thank you” goes out to our friend Luke Rasmussen for helping us out with the docks this weekend.
  • Also had a chance to get a boat in the water and go for a ride on the lake.  Water temps on the surface of the main lake basin were around 44 degrees, while Stiner’s Bay surface temp was about 50 degrees.  Didn’t see a whole lot of action anywhere in terms of panfish.  I still think it just might be a little bit early yet.  If you remember last year, the crappie bite took off on Memorial Day weekend (May 24th) when mid-lake water surface temps were in the mid-50’s.  We are still a little ways off on that.  With weather forecasted in the mid 70’s this week, the water temps may improve pretty rapidly.  We will keep you updated on the water temps and any fishing reports we come by.
  • All the waterfowl have made their way back to Thunder Lake.  The otters have been active around the lake and we also heard our first loon call last night at sunset.  Still waiting for a resident to take us up on our wood duck house.
  • The telephone has been ringing quite a bit lately for reservations on fishing opener weekend and Memorial Day Weekend.  We still have availability for those dates.  Call now to make your reservation.  You can also check out our current deals and specials.

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March Madness! (Random Notes)

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010
  • The weather has been downright crazy this month.  We have consistently had 35-50 degree temps for highs during the last 3 weeks.  The snow has been rapidly melted, especially on the hillsides of the resort.  We have very little snow left standing.  The only snow spots left are where I have piled snow from plowing this winter.  The ice on the lake is slowly withering away.  There is probably only 18″ of ice left right now.  It’s crazy, but we LOVE an early spring and we will take it every year.
  • As stated in the past, we have been building a workshop building at the top of the hill so that we have a warm workspace in the winter to work on future cabin projects and wood furniture.  The building is up and the roof is on.  We still have to put the steel siding on and finish the interior.  Those of you visiting us this year will see it as you drive down the cobblestone driveway.  I will be chipping away at it all spring, summer and fall and hope to finish it before winter.
  • We are currently running a spring special up until June 20th.  On any NEW reservations, if you book 3 nights, you will get a 4th night free.  This special is not applicable to Memorial Day Weekend.  Be on the lookout for our new “Specials & Deals” page on our website where we will be posting our current deals for the future.
  • We still have some good availability for the summer weekly reservations.  Our availability page is updated once a day.  Also remember to scroll down on the far right side to see all of the units on the calendar.
  • Keep visiting our blog for updated ice-out conditions on the lake in the next month or so.  We will do our best to take photos and let everyone know the status of it.  Based on this weather, there might a be an extended open-water panfish season leading up to the May fishing opener.  Crappies, anyone?  Last year, the ice went out on April 24th, as shown in these pictures of our bay.

That’s all for now.  Enjoy the great early spring weather, everyone!

And by the way, HAPPY ST. PATTY’S DAY!

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Timberwolf Sighting

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Back in early August, our guests in Cottage #7 had an extraordinarily rare encounter on their drive back from town on County Road #7, only a couple miles away from Thunder Lake Lodge.  One person in the car pointed out the gray wolf on the side of the road.  So they got as close as they thought they could get to take a picture.  After taking the first photo, they decided to try get a little closer and get an even better photo.  Amazingly, the wolf did not run as they approached closer.  Apparently, the wolf didn’t really pay much attention to them.  I still have yet to see a wolf myself, although I know there are plenty in the area as our deer hunters in November see them quite frequently.

Thanks for the photos, Dolan family!

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TLL Scenes

Friday, September 11th, 2009

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Kids Fishing Contest Results (9-3-09)

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

It’s hard to believe that summer is over already, but the weather was fantastic for the participants in the final Thunder Lake Lodge Kids Fishing Contest of 2009.  The contest commenced last Thursday with 7 contestants showing off their angling skills for one last time off the docks.  Here are the results:

Jacob from Cottage #7 caught the biggest fish of the day.  It was a 7  1/2″ rock bass.

Lyndsey A. from Cottage #7 caught the smallest fish, which was a 4  1/2″ sunfish.

Sydney from Cottage #10 caught the most fish.  She caught 7 total fish.

Congratulations to all the contestants who participated throughout the summer.  We look forward to to having all of you in next year’s contests.

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Kids Fishing Contest Results (8-27-09)

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Eight contestants caught scores of fish in last week’s kids fishing contest.  Here are the results:

Brooke from the Cottage Deluxe caught the most fish.  She reeled in 8 total fish.

Stella from Cottage Deluxe caught the smallest fish, which was a 3  5/8″ sunfish.

Nikita from Cottage #3 caught the biggest fish.  His smallmouth bass measured in a 11  1/8″.

Congratulations to all the contestants who participated!

“See You At The Lake”