Welcome to THE Wigwam Resort

Come celebrate our 100th year anniversary with one of our hot ice fishing packages!!!!!!!

Previous owner, Tom Briggs,  is back at the helm of Wigwam Resort! He’ll be running things for the foreseeable future, and he would love to see all of his old guests for our 100th anniversary!! 

Since 1917,  Wigwam Resort has offered fishermen and families easy access to year round hunting and fishing opportunities unlike anywhere else in the country. Whether you are a fisherman pursuing world class Walleye, Sauger, and Sturgeon or a hunter after deer, bear or geese, you can find these and more in abundance in Northern Minnesota. Head out hunting or fishing on your own or go straight to the game with one of our professional guides who know exactly how to get you in the hunt.

This outdoor playground has plenty of activities to keep the entire family entertained such as snowmobile trails, hiking, canoeing and local events happening frequently throughout the year. No matter the season, our family friendly cabins and full-service lodge will make yours a comfortable and exciting vacation packed with thrilling experiences.

Through our website we offer a variety of tools to help you plan your vacation, check fishing reports, or obtain hunting and fishing licenses. Or, if you’d like to send an email or give us a call our friendly staff will go the extra distance to make sure you have everything you need to prepare for your exciting adventure vacation.



Fishing Report

  • 10-26-17 FISHING REPORT - October 26th FISHING REPORT: Temps have been fluctuating the last few days, and you might have to move around a little bit to find the big boys. Little saugers and walleyes are abundant, but the eaters are there all along … Read full article
  • Fishing Report, 10-16-17 - Fishing Report: October, 16th, 2017 With the cold front that moved in, the last 4-5 days have slowed down, but shiners are still present, and being marked on the graph. Temps should start to warm up over the next 2-3 … Read full article
  • Fishing Report 10-4-17 - Fishing Report: October 4th, 2017: The jig bite is ON down here on the south end. Schools are scattered along the south shore as the shiners continue to move. Dropping anchor with a jig tipped with a frozen or live … Read full article
  • Fishing Report 9/28/17 - Lighthouse Gap and Morris Gap are still on fire, as the shiner run in upon us. Jigging with shiner or live minnow is at it’s best right now. Numbers of walleyes gathering in Big Traverse, and a couple miles out … Read full article
  • Resort For Sale - As most of you know, Mark Ward passed away on Monday, June 5th. Since that time, the resort has remained open for business, and is currently listed for sale at $1,500,000 with Dan Houle of Minnesota Resort Sales. You can … Read full article
  • Condolences - With winter fast approaching, the staff at Wigwam Resort want to send our thoughts to customers and family who were part of Mark Ward’s time here at the resort. As most of you know, Mark Ward passed away on Monday, … Read full article
  • Fall Fishing Report-September 20th, 2017 - Walleye in numbers just outside the Lighthouse Gap. Schools are starting to gather near the south shore 11′-17′. Morris Point Gap producing in 27′ – 30′.  Jig with live shiner is hot, as the shiner run is about to start … Read full article
  • Fishing Report: September 7th - As Autumn looms near and the temperatures start to drop, the schools are moving in towards the mouth of Four Mile Bay and the Lighthouse Gap. Crankbaits and spinners with shiners are producing the best. Hot spinner color are chartreuse, … Read full article
  • Catch of the Day: 1-10-17 - We have had some really good fishing the last week or so.  More and more fish with some size to them!  We’ve moved our houses out to 30-36′ of water.  Glow pink, and white seem to be doing well.  We … Read full article
  • Catch of the Day: Independence Day - Denise Waldvogel reeled in this 29 1/4″ walleye yesterday, July 4th.  


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