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Month: December 2013

Vacation Home 3 – Exterior Framing and Sheathing

By East Silent Resort / December 29, 2013 / 0 Comments

It was a beautiful day in Otter Tail Lakes Country yesterday. Mild temps allowed us to spend the day hiking and sledding. Today is much colder (-8). We also took a few minutes to check out the progress on the latest Vacation Home (#3). The exterior framing and sheathing is nearly complete. We are a […]

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Minnesota Birding Report

By East Silent Resort / December 27, 2013 / 0 Comments

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, December 26, 2013 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, but at least there has so far been no bad snowstorms to spoil the […]

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Minnesota Trails Report

By East Silent Resort / December 26, 2013 / 0 Comments

Maplewood State Park has approximately 10 inches of snow in the woods. The ski trails are groomed and in fair to good condition, with a 2-4 inch base. The snowmobile trails remain ungroomed and in fair condition. East Silent Lake Resort is the perfect “home-base” for your next winter escape. We are minutes from the […]

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Minnesota Trails Report

By East Silent Resort / December 23, 2013 / 0 Comments

The Winter Wonderland Snowmobile Trails running through the Detroit Lakes area are open for riding. Total snowfall accumulation is now 8-15 inches. The trails are fully groomed and will be groomed weekly throughout the season. Trail conditions range from fair to good, and the trail base is up to 3 inches deep in areas with […]

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Minnesota Fishing Report

By East Silent Resort / December 22, 2013 / 0 Comments

Now that the severe cold snap has passed through, ice measurements have grown to 9-12 inches thick on most area lakes. While snow cover ranges from 8-12 inches deep, the frigid temperatures have helped solidify most of the slush. Truck travel is expected on most area lakes by Christmas. Walleyes and perch have been biting […]

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Minnesota Birding Report

By East Silent Resort / December 21, 2013 / 0 Comments

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, December 19, 2013 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. After a brief warm-up, we are back into the deep freeze again in the northwest. Sightings are few as most folks are staying […]

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