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Deer River, Minnesota
Bowstring Shores — the setting for your next fish story.
You can’t beat a northern escape route, where bright screens and the blaring of car horns make way for clear waters and the churning of fishing reels. Up here, life is simply better. At Bowstring Shores, we take pride in blending a quintessential Northwoods experience with modern, upscale comfort.
The fishing here is some of the best in the country, and is one of the main reasons so many of our clients have been coming to us for decades. When paired with our full-service marina, boat and lift rentals, luxury lakeside cabins, and more, there’s no place better to immerse yourself in the magic of lake life. Whether you’re in search of a fish story, some quality time with family, or some solitude in the wild, the answer awaits at Bowstring Shores.
At a glance.
- 14 luxury cabins
- 10 watercrafts
- 5 ice houses
- Full-service marina
- Boat lifts
- Some of the best fishing in the country
- Hunting in nearby Chippewa National Forest
- Dozens of nearby area attractions
- Breathtaking Northwoods setting
Wonderful place. The owners are the best. Look forward to coming back each year. Great place to kick back and relax.
Megan, thank you so much for helping my wife! She got a great deer while bow hunting and was grateful to get some hand warmers from you for her hunt and ice afterwards so she could make the 5 hour trip back home.
Really enjoyed our stay at Bowstring Shores! The cabin we stayed in was wonderful. The kitchen was the most well equipped kitchen of any resort I have ever stayed at. It was even equipped with beautifully seasoned cast iron fry pans. The boat lift worked great for my boat and even in strong winds docking was no problem. It was a fantastic week and I look forward to returning to Bowstring Shores Resort.
At Bowstring Shores Resort we think of ourselves as the perfect Minnesota vacation getaway. Anglers can enjoy world-famous fishing on Bowstring Lake and the non-fishermen in the family can enjoy the multitude of great activities available!