100th Anniversary T-Shirts

We are now taking pre-orders for the East Silent Lake Resort 100th Anniversary Shirts. The 100th Anniversary Logo is being included on three styles of shirts. They come in many sizes and colors. The cost per shirt is $22 for adult sizes and $14 for child sizes. If you want to ensure a certain style, […]

Ode to a Fish House

The fish cleaning house at East Silent Lake Resort has a long and storied history. It has changed dramatically over the years….it’s location, size, amenities and construction. But certain things about the fish house never changes; most importantly, the relationships that it nurtures. Enjoy! Ode to a Fish House You, dear fish cleaning house, are […]

Area Events- Underwood Lions Ice Racing

Need something to fill your Sunday afternoon?  Then make sure to check out the Underwood Lions Ice Racing on Bass Lake near Underwood! The races are held Sunday afternoon at 12:30 PM. The races are held on a 1/2 mile oval located on Bass Lake on the Northwest edge of Underwood, MN. Check out www.lionsiceracing.com […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

The cold can definitely make you not want to go out ice fishing, so thankfully today is supposed to be a little warmer than the past few days! With as many lakes as there are in Otter Tail County, it’s nice to have a different lake for each kind of fish you are trying to […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, February 19, 2015  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. Another cold week has passed, but the landscape looks cleaner thanks to the fresh snow of a few days ago. As of Thursday […]

Area Events- Mardi Gras

Have you ever thought of trying gator, catfish, or jambalaya? Or have you tried it and really enjoyed it? If you have tried it, you’ll be happy to hear that this Saturday, February 21st, there will be Mardi Gras at the Ottertail Community Center. There will be a great buffet of gator, catfish, bourbon street […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

It has been a brisk week for ice fishing, and it doesn’t seem like this weekend will be much warmer. Its days/weeks like this that it is extremely nice to have either a fish house or a pop-up, and not have to hole hop. Having to stay in the fish house because of the cold […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, February 12, 2015 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 a cold week in the northwest and shows no sign of getting spring-like any time soon. A SHORT-EARED OWL  has […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Minnesota Family Vacations

As you know, we’re celebrating East Silent Resort’s 100th year. It is humbling to think about the thousands of family traditions that have taken place on this small parcel of land in Otter Tail County. As a tribute to the many families that came before us, we’ll be chronicling East Silent Resort’s history here in […]