Enjoy pleasant family fun, swimming,
canoeing, hiking and, of course, fishing where walleye,
crappie and smallmouth bass abound and where the Musky is king!
Our resort's historic
was featured in
the book, Bottoms Up,
A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars & Breweries.
have a cold drink in our famous
bar and let us share our tavern's unique ambiance
John & Brenda Dettloff
Welcome You To
Indian Trail Resort
atmosphere will remind you of simpler times and provide
you with a peaceful escape from today’s fast paced
Relax in the comfort
of our cottages’ screened in porches, as you gaze out at
a beautiful sunset and listen to the magical call of the
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*OPEN 1st weekend in May thru 2nd weekend in October
*CLOSED FOR THE
WINTER SEASON with the
exception of the
Beachfront Apartment...please call
email us at
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Indian Trail Resort is
Nestled on the
scenic and secluded shores of the world famous Chippewa Flowage
See Video Of The Chippewa Flowage Fishing
See Video Of a 46" Musky catch on 8/8/13 - Guided by John
See The Video Of One Of Our Guests Catching A 43" Musky
See a Midwest Outdoors Clip With John & Larry Ladowski
John and his European guest Catch a Nice Musky !!!
Lake Front Cottages
Piers with Electrical Outlets
Tables & Grills
Feet of Shoreline on 50 Acres
Wilderness Setting (No Development)
Sandy Beach &
Fire Pit (Sunset Views)
"Musky fishing is
not just a MAN'S SPORT!"
Brenda caught this 30# beauty
in August of 2008.
Boats & Canoes (Free)
Boat Launch Ramp
Motors, Guides, Bait, Ice
Gas & Oil
Liquor Bar & Pizzas
10˘ Juke Box
Probably the Last
10˘ Bowling Machine
Smoke Free Bar
with Adjoining Patio for Smokers
massage therapy available for our guests...To make an appointment,
MORE TROPHY MUSKIES ARE BEING CAUGHT THAN
ON THE CHIPPEWA FLOWAGE. JOIN US AT INDIAN TRAIL RESORT AND
EXPERIENCE OUR GREAT MUSKY FISHING FOR
9/25/14 - Matt Swiatkowski proudly
hefting his beefy 46" musky
Brenda Dettloff's 34# 48" Musky release on Sept 28, 2011
9/24/14 - Guide, Al Denninger, holding
Mike Blaska's 48 1/2" catch
As Hemingway's Santiago once said,
"September is the month of the big fish."
And this was again proved this past
September when our guests caught two 30#
class muskies in just two days.
It was an unforgettable
Father/Daughter moment !!
10 year old Alyssa
Dettloff caught & released this 20# musky while
fishing with her dad.
The Chippewa Flowage is an
unspoiled area where water recreation can be enjoyed by all !
The scenic waters of the Flowage are
truly a paradise for canoeists and
here at the right, with his
39 Pounds 11 ounces, 52˝ Inches Musky
Here To Read The Story
Vacation Adventure Is Waiting !!
Fall On The Chippewa
This is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The explosion of
Autumn colors will dazzle the eyes.
Walleye, Bass, Crappie or Musky, you will find it at
weather also brings the promise of some great
11 year old Parker Coleman was guided
by John Dettloff to this 47.5" Musky on 9/25/08
In October 2007, Pat O'Brien caught
a 42", 44"
this 46" Musky
all in one day !
John Dettloff with this late
fall 34# release.
Mike Drover with two October
Dettloff with a 28# Fall beauty.
The Little Red Bar…
Where the people
are friendly, the beer is cold,
and the fish tales are many!!!
are many good times in the Little Red Bar!
historic 'Little Red Bar' welcomes visitors and
guests as Indian Trail Resort celebrates another season on the World Record waters of the
Chippewa Flowage. Each year an impressive count of Musky are caught out of Indian Trail
Resort, with 98% of those Musky being released.
Its secluded location is only minutes away from
prime Musky water and is in the vicinity where Louie Spray's World Record Musky was
During the day,
the family can enjoy swimming or sun bathing at our
The shelter of the
trees makes the beach a great location for an
afternoon fish fry.
In the evening,
the fire pit on the beach is an excellent option for
getting the family together and roasting
marshmallows, hot dogs or making smores.
Indian Trail Resort has a full liquor bar and pizzas as well as a fine
selection of quality Musky lures and, of course, live bait and ice and
Resort gets you off to a good start !
All new guests are treated
to a lake orientation conducted by
fishing guide John Dettloff.
your complimentary trip with John, he will point out some of the lake's
breathtaking scenery, the bountiful wildlife and, most importantly, he will
show you some of the lake's nearby hottest fishing spots.
John, Brenda and Pat Dettloff would love to have you spend
your next vacation at Indian Trail Resort.
Indian Trail Resort
7431 N. Chippewa Flowage Road
Couderay, WI (54828)
Call (715) 945-2665
Recently featured on CBS television's
program, "CBS Sunday Morning," check out
"Three Record Muskies in His
Day," the fascinating book that has captured not only national
acclaim, but has also been featured three times in one of Great
Britain's leading angling magazines.
This book is a unique Northwood's novel about the life and times of one
of Wisconsin's greatest outdoor legends, Louie Spray. Sure to capture
the interest of anyone who enjoys Northwood's nostalgia, outdoor
adventure, and Muskie fishing, this book promises to take you on a rare
journey back to a most fascinating era in Wisconsin history, as seen
through the eyes of the region's most flamboyant outdoorsman.
John Dettloff's new
book Topwater Tactics & Tales
is now available.
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