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A Monday Moose

A Monday Moose By Ross Coyer  It was a brisk October 1st in Orr, MN when I made the decision to spend a few hours collecting hazard buoys from the various rock piles randomly lurking beneath the clear blue waters of Pelican Lake. The Association of resorts on Pelican Lake has spent several years managing…

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The Blue Walleye

Pelican Lake Blue Walleye

Hopefully a lot of you guys saw this last Fall. In going through our pictures this winter we came across it again. We did quite a bit of research on the existence of blue walleyes when it was caught, and this was in our opinion the best picture, and arguably the bluest that we could…

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A new century

A new much larger storage building away from the lake was built.  A second pontoon boat was added to the fleet. The campground saw the addition of full utilities and a change to seasonal camping.  A new large playground was erected.  Electricity was added to the main dock and a major expansion of the main…

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1990’s

Helia passed away at the wonderful age of 92, her home was then remodeled and became our largest rental “Split Rock”.  Remodeling of the cabins continued, deluxe fishing boats were added and a half-court basketball area. The boathouse was torn down; in its place, a campsite on the beach was added.

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1980’s

Gary married Lori, whose family were guests of Cabin O’Pines.  The now old Lone Star boats were showing their age and were replaced by a new fleet of Lunds.  The fish house was moved away from the beach.  Several old farm buildings were torn down, the grounds cleaned up and everything was painted. New arrivals…

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1976-1979

Mike and Helia’s grandson, Gary Coyer purchased Cabin O’Pines.  Repairs, updating and building of a new 8’ x 48’ floating main dock were accomplished with a lot of help from his parents, Gene and Delores.

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1966

LeRoy replaced the old homestead cabin/home/store with a new split level home/lodge.

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