Recipes for the Resort: Honey Lime Rainbow Fruit Salad

Here at East Silent Lake Resort in Otter Tail Lakes Country and all over Minnesota know that the fruit is the best in the summer. So why not take advantage of that? Try this delicious fruit salad that the whole family will love. This recipe can be found on cookingclassy.com. Ingredients 1 lb fresh strawberries, […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, June 26, 2-14 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. It has been very wet this week in most of the northwest, so be aware that roads may not be passable or marginal […]

Resort Recreation: Spanky’s Stone Hearth

Have you ever been to the restaurant named Spanky’s Stone Hearth? If not you are missing out! Spanky’s re-opened in May 2011 after a devastating kitchen fire. Owner Josh Hanson is happy to be open and thanks everyone for their support back then and now. The original name of Stone Hearth came from the fireplace […]

Minnesota Fishing Report: Ross’s Fishing Review

Wow, what a week of rain! Otter Tail Lakes Country, like many parts of the upper Midwest has been sacked by rain. The lakes that were a bit low to begin the season are now encroaching on roadways, shorelines, and cabin yards. It rained so hard this week I was wondering if the fish were […]

Recipes for the Resort: Mushroom Skewers

Mushrooms, either you love them or hate them. If they are not your favorite thing to eat maybe this recipe will change your mind. They would be a great addition to any meal here at East Silent Lake Resort in Otter Tail Lakes Country. This recipe is from Dinner & Dreams: A Moroccan Recipe Journal […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, June 20, 2014 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. What a soggy week it has been in the northwest! All the low spots are brimming with water, and now the level ground […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

We had a rainy couple of days here in Otter Tail Lakes Country but now, the sun is shining and the weather is perfect for fishing. Just don’t forget the sunscreen! Once you have put your sunscreen on and you are ready to head out on the water here’s where you will find the fish. […]

Recipes for the Resort: Indoors Skillet S’mores

Mother Nature sometimes needs to nurture the Earth in a way we don’t always want at East Silent Lake Resort in Otter Tail Lakes Country. Sometimes she needs to make it rain. While the Earth takes in what it needs so do we! Stay dry inside and bring a campfire treat with you! Try out […]

Ross’s Fishing Review

Walleye fishing continues to be strong in Otter Tail Lakes Country. It’s exciting. The past few weeks seemed a bit hit-and-miss for most anglers but the walleye have finally slipped into mid-June patterns and fishing is much more consistent. The final hurdle to get over this spring are the bug hatches, and most specifically, the […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, June 12, 2014 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. The entire state has had a stretch of wet weather and rainfall amounts vary greatly. Secondary roads are a mess, and birders are […]