Fishing, cleaning and eating, oh my!

Fishing at Lake Florida

Fishing is one of the many activities that our guests enjoy at Dickerson’s Resort. Lake Florida has a number of species – Sunfish, Bluegills, Crappie, Northern, Large mouth Bass and Walleye. crappie

Aaron caught this beautiful Crappie while fishing Lake Florida with his grandpa Rich.

fishA beautiful Large mouth Bass and a mess of pan fish made for a great day of fall fishing for Bob & Linda.

BassNot to be outdone by his brother, Roger & Louise caught these beautiful Large mouth Bass.

The elusive Walleye

We don’t get as many pictures of the elusive “Walleye. ” The Walleye is the state fish of Minnesota and many Walleye & Bass fishermen practice “catch & release”. Check out this great article about walleye fishing, cleaning and eating from Explore MinnesotaWalleyes are synonymous with fishing in Minnesota, …more

If you catch the fish and you keep the fish, then you need to clean the fish! You can almost always count on getting a filet lesson from the resort owner himself! If you are really patient, he will save some scraps for you! 🙂

Check out the diagram below from Rapala about fileting your fish.

filet instructions

The Minnesota Governors Fishing Opener

We have a big fishing event taking place in Kandiyohi County in May. We will be hosting the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener! The dates are May 10-13, 2018. The main headquarters will be in Spicer, but fishermen will be fishing on all of the lakes in Kandiyohi County. For more information check the Willmar Lakes Area website.

We have vacancies for the Fishing Opener and Memorial Weekend. We would love to have you join us! Check out our website at or send us an email at We’d love to host your vacation!