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DAY 2 - "Fred Knudsen" Lake Mille Lacs, MN


Take A Vet Fishing | MINNESOTA

DAY 2 - "Fred Knudsen" Lake Mille Lacs, MN

August 14 th


Event Schedule

6:00am - 7:00am

Check In/Registration

7:00am - 11:00am


12:00pm - 12:15pm

National Anthem

12:15pm - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 3:00pm

Veteran Honor Ceremony




 Welcome to DAY 2 of the "Fred Knudsen" 2022 Mille Lacs Take a Vet Fishing Event!


This is now (2) - 1- Day events! - PLEASE READ!!

You will arrive at McQuoids on Saturday, August 13th (AFTER 3PM ONLY!!) and fish on Sunday, August 14th (in Guide Boats)


We need to be able to offer this outing to ADDITIONAL Veterans! - YOU NEED TO CHOOSE ONE DATE ONLY! - First come - First served - through our website!

You will arrive on Saturday August 13th (AFTER 3PM), & you will receive a hotel room for SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY! - YOU MUST CHECK OUT on Sunday MORNING and put your personal belongings in your car - while you fish and attend the honor ceremony - We need to clean the rooms and get them ready for the next guests who will be arriving at the resort.

We WILL have 1 Launch Boat available for our Veterans on Sunday also!

However, On SUNDAY, August 14th, it will be our REGULAR - Take a Vet Fishing Event - on guide boats!

MINNESOTA FISHING LICENSE is needed for all participants.

You must provide your own fishing license.

On Sunday, Boats can launch anywhere on the Lake. If you decide to launch elsewhere, you still need to check-in with the TAVF reps to confirm you are safely on the water and you have your Veteran(s) with you. The McQuoids Inn Launch will be open for our event at no charge.

Sunday's launch boat will be going out at 7am and returning to McQuoids at 11am.

Boat Captains are responsible for providing your own live bait.

Registration/Check-In for SUNDAY starts at 6:00am for both Veterans and Guides at McQuoids Inn


McQuoids Inn

1325 Hwy. 47 N.

Isle, MN.  56342

(320) 676-3535

Fishing Time on Sunday is 7:00am – 11:00am.

Flag Presentation and the National Anthem will begin at 12:00pm honoring all of our active and retired US Military Veterans at McQuiods Inn. All families of participating military personnel are welcome to join. When you signup online, we ask how many family members will be attending to help plan for seating and food. Please do not exceed 4 family members. 

Lunch will be served starting at 12:15pm.

Veteran Recognition Tribute will immediately follow Lunch at 1:00pm. Each Veteran who participates in the event will be recognized with gifts.

 If you or a family member would like to volunteer your time and/or talents to help with this great event, please click on "VOLUNTEER Sign-Up"


The Hotel stay is available for all Veterans who are traveling over 60 miles in order to attend this weekends event. We will be utilizing hotel rooms at McQuoids Inn (limit of 30 Hotel rooms). Please keep in mind that you will need to checkout from the hotel BY 9:00am on Sunday morning. Our event does not conclude until 3pm, by this time, the hotel would need your items completely out of the rooms.

All hotel rooms must be requested by June 26th, 2022. If you do not request a room by this date, Take a Vet Fishing will not be able to pay for your room. We will release our block of rooms back to the hotel by June 27th. 

***NOTE: TAVF will pay for your hotel rooms ONLY if you are over 60 miles away from the event.