Resort Recreation: I-94 Speedway

Are you a fan of NASCAR or car racing in general?! Then you have to check out this area attraction! The I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls, MN. They are located only 40 minutes away from East Silent Lake Resort in Otter Tail Lakes Country and well worth the drive! With races every Friday night the […]

Minnesota Fishing Report: Ross’s Fishing Review

Happy summer everyone! I can’t believe summer’s actually here this week. We’ve had a couple small periods of summer but have been interrupted by small things like POLAR VORTEXES and damaging winds and flooding rain fall. It’s been like fishing from a yo-yo. The main question this season has been, “Has the high water affected […]

Recipes for the Resort: Baked Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Check out these easy to make cheese sticks. Simple enough to have the kids help and something the whole family can enjoy. It would be nice to sit out on the deck and enjoy these after an afternoon of swimming at East Silent Lake Resort. This recipe can be found on the blog Foods Exclusive. […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, July 24, 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. This has been a very quiet period here in the northwest during the past two weeks. Perhaps it is the coming of summer […]

Resort Recreation: Red Horse Ranch Arena

8 seconds is a long time to hang on to a mad bull, and the folks at Red Horse Ranch Arena know what I am talking about. The ranch is a wonderful place to spend time at and have many different events all throughout the year. This year they still have events going on like […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

It has been another wonderful week here in Otter Tail Lakes Country, even though we did have a couple really hot days. The fisherman are still fishing away and finding some big ones. When fishing for Walleye look in 10-20 feet of water using jigs, minnows, snells, leaches, and crawlers. Then get out your sucker […]

Recipes for the Resort: Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta

Summer and Shrimp just go together. Don’t you agree? Try this recipe by Julie on Julie’s Eats and Treats site. The fact that I love pasta has me loving this recipe even more! The recipe will make enough for the whole family to enjoy. Ingredients 16 oz angel hair pasta 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp […]

Resort Recreation: The Williams Company Store & Deli

Looking for something to do in Otter Tail Lakes Country? I recommend a visit to stop number three on the Otter Tail Art Trail of 2014. Stop number three is The Williams Company Store & Deli. Check out their wonderful selections of gifts, bath and body products, jewelry, children’s things, and food. They also have […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

It has been an interesting weather week here in Otter Tail Lakes Country. This weekend the temperature dropped and the wind picked up. Instead of wearing t-shirts and shorts in the boat we had on jeans and a jacket. The fishing was still good if you knew where to look and what bait to use. […]

Recipes for the Resort: Strawberry-Basil Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Want to make a yummy summer salad? Try this recipe from It only takes about 15 minutes to make and serves 6 people about 1 ½ cups of salad. This would be perfect for an addition to lunch or dinner at East Silent Lake Resort. Gather 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar […]