Legendary Private Bar Awesome View Snowmobile Ice Fish Skier Group Fun TV Wifi(8 Reviews)
The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more
- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Million $ Lakeview w/private bar TV WIFI beds and huge kitchen. Fish snowmobile
When you're ready to book, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Paying with a credit card on VRBO protects your payment for up to $10,000 against listing fraud. We recommend completing your booking on VRBO.Learn more
Member since: 2013
- 2500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
Non Smoking Only:
Please smoke outside only. There are front, side and kitchen exit awnings and also the huge outdoor deck for smoking. Please collect and clean up your butts and dispose of them when they're put out....moreless
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Lake View:
50 feet from Moore's Bay, Chippewa Flowage. Lodge dock capable of two or more boats and electricity. Campfire ring and millions of stars await. Incredible view from huge deck and lakefront windows....moreless
Cross country ski or snowmobile across the frozen lake in Winter. The #6 snowmobile trail goes right by in front. The American Birkebeiner is held nearby in Hayward. It starts to the north in Cable. ...moreless
- Water View:
50 feet and walleyes, smallmouth off the dock. Moore's Bay fills with crappie, walleye and musky in the Fall. Right on snowmobile trail. Cross country ski from here also. Ice fishing straight out....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Air Conditioning:
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Large Lot capable of several vehicles with boat trailers For pontoon and fishing boat rentals call Deerfoot 715-462-3328, Johnson's 715-462-3225, Deer Run 715-462-3276 or Dun Rovin 715-462-3834....moreless
- Towels Provided:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Use the center dock for your boat will handle 2 boats. Large parking lot will handle several trailers. Boat ramp for small boats only. Two nearby boatramps (Deerfoot & Deer Run Resorts) both $5...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - Mar 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 11 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100
- Tax Rate 5.5%
A $400 deposit is required within 7 days by credit card or check to reserve the Lodge. The remaining balance is due 15 days before your arrival date by check or money order. In the case of cancellation, deposits will be returned(less $50 handling fee) only if reservation dates are rebooked. This refund would be returned upon receipt of deposit from guest filling your reservation. No credit for short stays. Please call immediately if you will not be staying during your reserved dates. Check in time is after 3 pm and checkout is by 9 am. VRBO(877-228-3145 & 800-349-8218) and Gary W Skillestad(309-712-4767) require a phone call within 2 hours of entry on the 1st day of the lease to discuss any issues. Watch the walk-thru video to be sure this old bar will work for your group. The downstairs bedroom is an open old gameroom with couches and cots. Cell phone reception is better upstairs, by the Fishhouse, near Deerfoot Resort or at the Casino for full service. The rental includes the use of fish house(closed, no water in Winter), one dock with two sides for the lodge(center dock). Mail checks payable to Gary W Skillestad, 9068 W Moore's Bay Trail, Hayward, WI 54843.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Just out of Hayward past LCO Casino and the new Prop's Landing, Big Chip Lodge is on the edge of the Chequemagon National Forest. Wilderness beauty is spectacular with the sounds of loons and zillions of stars in the dark night sky. Big Chip Lodge is waiting for fun travelers! Moore's Bay fills with crappie in the Fall. The Hayward Lakes Muskie Inc. Tourney, Lumberjack Shows and American Birkebeiner are here. Cross country ski across this huge lake. Ice fishing straight out in Moore's Bay. Snowmobile Trail #6 out front.
Chippewa Valley Airport Eau Claire 104 miles
Minneapolis St Paul International Airport 149 miles
Sawyer County Airport 2 miles For pontoon and fishing boat rentals call Deerfoot 715-462-3328, Johnson's 715-462-3225, Deer Run 715-462-3276 or Dun Rovin 715-462-3834.
See us, Like us & Share us on Facebook. Skillys Big Chip Lodge
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: I've had a varied life as a commercial illustrator, childcare center owner, commercial fisherman, beverage salesman and small business entrepreneur. I'm also the father of four beautiful children and 4 and 1 year old granddaughters. And in the picture is my very special girlfriend, Mame.
Why the Owner Chose Hayward, WI, USA:
This property has the best view and the most desirable access to great fishing and hunting on Big Chip! Plus its right on the snowmobile trail and fabulous ice fishing location. The American Birkebeiner is a blast! Think of the money your group will save by having your own bar!
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
A huge deck, knotty pine construction, beautiful fireplace room, dock and great view make this place. Then there's the historic bar filled with pictures of days gone by. The great stereo system. Think of the money your group will save by having your own bar! Relax without feeling like you're on pins and needles around the furnishings. I still see something new there as I eat my breakfast and look out over Big Chip. Awesome. Moore's Bay fills with crappie, walleye and musky in the Fall. Everyone on the lake comes right out front of the Lodge for excellent fishing every Fall. There's ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling just out front. Then there's the American Birkebeiner Ski Race in February. Always something going on here.
- Primary: 309-712-4767
Snowmobile Trail #6 runs right out front. Ice fishing too. And private bar!
Drive out when the ice is 20 plus inches thick. Find your honey hole for crappie
Brett Skillestad with 44.5 inch Tiger Musky caught Oct 2013
Birkie is a blast!
Morning is awesome on Big Chip Moore's Bay.
Huge kitchen with 2 refrigerators, 1 full size freezer and all pots pans dishes
Summer fun and adventure. Come on out to Nature's Garden.
Memories made that will never be forgotten.
Hanging in the huge kitchen. 2 Frigs, Full horizontal freezer, stove and all.
Newly redone upstairs bath shower
The rides we'll never forget!
Your private historic bar with WIFI, 50 inch TV, inlaid photos and stunning view
Master bedroom upstairs Lodge Knotty pine everywhere
Bring the kids!
Fall is great for hunting and fishing!
Nothing like this side of Big Chip. Totally wilderness! Beautiful.
Large open living room with double bed couch, foldout couch 2 cots. TV tabl
Historic bar overlooking Chippewa Flowage Great view for meals.
Bedroom 3 Lodge bunkbed. Floor is not level. It's an old bar.....
Mame's 20 inch walleye. New walleye limit 2 15 to 20" and 1 over 24 inch.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
Enter dates to see accurate pricing
Booking confirmation within 24 hours
Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO
- We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
- You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
- We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7
Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM
Send a message to owner
Anonymously report this listing
We appreciate your participation and assistance with our efforts to operate the most secure and trusted vacation rental marketplace in the industry
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center.