Phone: 612-208-1800 | 41334 Shakopee Lake Road, Onamia, MN 56359 view map
*Please note: This location is susceptible to high winds. Be sure to check this the day of your reservation.
Parking is available at Eddy’s Resort, where YBC – Mille Lacs is located.
About The Lake
Meaning “thousand lakes” in French, Mille Lacs is a large-yet-shallow lake is located just 30 minutes from Brainerd and roughly 80 miles north of the Twin Cities. This 132,516 acre lake covers a total of 207 square miles and is Minnesota’s second-largest inland lake. Mille Lacs provides a quick opening for a fun weekend getaway and is sure to be the memory-making destination you so desire! It has been a long-time vacation destination and has a wide variety of outdoor recreation, local events, and business establishments to make the most. Come see all Mille Lacs has to offer today!
WINTER SPECIAL: MEMBERS & RENTERS RECEIVE 10% OFF FISH HOUSE RENTALS ALL WINTER!
Exclusions may apply, contact Garrison Sports Bait & Tackle for more information.
A diversity of world-class fishing opportunities.
According to the DNR, “Mille Lacs Lake is best known for its phenomenal Walleye catch rates but also offers several other trophy fishing opportunities. During the winter, venture out on the lake for a fast-paced walleye bite, catch a few tullibee or fish for some trophy northern pike. During the summer, you may hook into a trophy smallmouth bass, muskellunge or northern pike.”
Fish species include: Walleye, Muskie, Northern Pike, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass & More.
*Mille Lacs has unique fishing regulations for MN, please see more details on the DNR website here.
Bait & Tackle Options
Garrison Sports Bait & Tackle – Members get 10% off fishing houses all winter!
Make YBC on Mille Lacs a weekend getaway for you and your loved ones! Eddy’s Resort offers a variety of rooms, from standard to king suites, parlor rooms, and cabins! They also have a restaurant, which is a great place to pull up and dock at for a meal while you’re on your boating adventure. The Launch Bar & Grill offers food and drinks with an incredible lakeside view. Other bar options nearby include Harbor Inn, a bar with outdoor patio seating, or the popular JJ’s Bird Nest in Brainerd, MN.
Also nearby is Grand Casino Mille Lacs, offering gambling and entertainment options, dining, and an array of rooms for your stay when you come visit Mille Lacs. Other nearby lodging options include: Hunter Winfield’s Resort, Beachside Resort, and Rocky Reef Resort, all great for families making Mille Lacs a getaway!
There are some other great outdoor recreation activities in addition to boating while you’re here, including two awesome state parks: Father Hennepin State Park and Mille Lacs Kathio State Park, two popular trail and hike destinations.