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Tamarack Lodge is a four season family-friendly resort located on the shores of Lake Winnibigoshish (Lake Winnie) in the heart of northern Minnesota. Nestled in a protected bay shaded by towering pines and stands of birch, we offer everything you need for a memorable fishing or family vacation. Our peaceful resort is open year-round and has been the vacation destination of choice for many of our guests and their families for over 20 years!
Your Hosts – Jeff & Laura Starck


Scenic Tamarack Lodge
Tamarack Lodge swimming pool

Looking to relax, unwind and enjoy all that an “Up North” northern Minnesota resort has to offer? Some of our amenities include;

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Protected docks
  • Free boat launching
  • Deluxe rental boats
  • Pontoon boats
  • Paddleboats
  • Gas & bait
  • Dock service
  • Wireless internet access
  • Basketball hoop
  • Air conditioned cabins
  • Horseshoes
  • Kayaks
  • Cable TV
  • Laundry facility
  • Fish cleaning house
  • Fish cleaning service
  • Bar
  • Lakeside fire pit wood provided
  • Souvenirs
  • Ice cream
  • Many other family activities!

From the Minnesota walleye fishing opener in May, to tubing and wakeboarding in July to winter ice fishing and snowmobiling, we offer plenty of exciting and fun-filled outdoor activities along with the opportunity to just simply relax and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

Fishing on Lake Winnie

Tamarack Lodge on Lake Winnie is your gateway to some of Minnesota’s best trophy walleye and jumbo perch fishing! Lake Winnie is home to the state Musky record and also produces many trophy size Northern Pike. In addition to these widely sought after fish, Lake Winnie also has excellent populations of Crappies, Sunfish, and a virtually untouched population of huge Largemouth Bass. Unlike some other lakes, Lake Winnie not only produces limits of fish in the spring, but throughout the summer, fall and winter.

In the fall, Walleye, Musky, and Northern fishing is phenomenal and come mid-November the duck, ruffed grouse and deer hunting is spectacular! Winter ice fishing brings awesome Jumbo Perch and Walleye opportunities, with plowed lake access to the best fishing spots on Lake Winnie! No matter what time of year, we have people in camp that can help you catch fish. From professional guides to hard-core local fishermen, we always have up to the minute information about where the fish are and what they are biting on.


Tamarack Lodge EagleIn addition to fishing, we have numerous family outdoor activities. Our location on Lake Winnie and in the Chippewa National Forest also provides spectacular Bald Eagle viewing opportunities, miles of hiking trails, cross country skiing, ATV, and snowmobile trails. There are three casinos just a short drive from your cabin and great shopping in Grand Rapids, Walker and Bemidji. If you enjoy golf, there are several nearby championship courses.

Our Lake Winnie resort’s cabins are fully equipped and spotless when you arrive. They include appliances, cable TV, cooking utensils, bedding, picnic tables and barbeque grills plus other amenities.

Make your reservations today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Chippewa National Forest

This institution is operated under special use permit with the Chippewa National Forest. In accordance with Federal law, U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Call Us: (218) 246-8515


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