Sand Lake Lodge is a small family owned and operated boutique resort located in the heart of Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest

FLY FISHING Guide Adventures

Here at Sand Lake Lodge we are very proud to offer a variety of unique fly-fishing experiences and adventures that are designed for the beginner and the advanced fly fishers alike. Though, our specialty and passion is definitely in Stand Up Paddle Board fly-fishing. It is incredible fun!! We  encourage you to give it a try!! 

Your stay

in one of our five boutique lakeside cabins will be memorable and lasting

Sharing the life of the NOrthWoods and beyond

As spring starts to reveal it's presence it gets hard to not get super excited for the coming season. Soon the temperatures will rise and the waters will start to open, activity in the forest will become more frequent and the smells in the air with give way to change. The family and I always start to shift gears fairly early and start to talk of the plans we have for the summer. Even though we are having a blast in Steamboat, with skiing, dance, tennis lessons, and sledding in the snow, the girls are always expressing excitement to get back to the resort and start the summer. We have a bunch that we want to do this season and look forward to having everyone join us. I for one am definitely looking forward to being on the water with my fly rod and paddle. We all can't wait to see everyone!!

Give us a call if you have any question about the resort.
The Gerlitz Family

General Contact Information:

Sand lake Lodge
54832 Rainbow Rd
Deer River, MN 56636

September – May please call (718)986-8084

Main Office Phone Number:  (218) 659-2867