Lady Bug Lodge



Newly Rebuilt Fishing boat and pontoon boat rentals at Lady Bug Lodge, Ely, Minnesota

Envision yourself piloting across the placid waters of Shagawa Lake. Enjoy the sun as you catch a fleeting glimpse of distant wildlife. Teach the kids to fish from the deck, enjoy a picnic, or simply relax and soak in the scenery. The choice is yours. Our pontoon boats feature electric start, captain's chair and steering wheel, canopy, couches and 20-50 h.p. motors. Our staff ensure a safe and pleasurable experience for your entire family. All guests receive boating orientation and personal floatation vests. And don't forget! With your cabin rental, a complimentary pontoon boat rental is included.

An unforgettable experience... Located just minutes from Ely, Minnesota, Lady Bug Resort offers a variety of fishing boat and pontoon rentals to suit your every need. We offer four hour, full day and longer rentals to fit into your vacation schedule. Whatever your preference – a pontoon outing, or a fishing boat – Lady Bug Resort delivers. 

Weekly pontoon boat rental starting at $850. All boats available on Shagawa Lake or we will deliver to other lakes (fees apply). See our rate charts below.

ON SITE Pontoon Rentals

HP Name People 2 Hrs 4 Hrs Add Hrs 1 Day 2 Days Add Day Week
LBL 20HP
8-10 $60.00 $100.00 $25.00 $175.00 $350.00 $140.00 $850.00
LBL 25HP
8-10 $65.00 $110.00 $28.50 $190.00 $380.00 $150.00 $950.00
40HP GI
10 $70.00 $115.00 $30.00 $200.00 $400.00 $160.00 $1100.00
50HP GI
10 $80.00 $125.00 $35.00 $220.00 $440.00 $175.00 $1200.00
50HP 20ft Bennington 10-12 $100.00 $150.00 $40.00 $250.00 $500.00 $200.00 $1400.00
60HP 20ft Quest 10-12 $105.00 $175.00 $45.00 $290.00 $580.00 $230.00 $1450.00
90HP 24ft Tahoe 13 $115.00 $190.00 $48.00 $320.00 $640.00 $255.00 $1600.00
Gas $10-$20 $15-$30

$29-$45
$58-$85

Off Site Pontoon Rentals

(To almost any lake with public launch) 2 DAY MINIMUM

All Rates Include Delivery Burntside Lake
(Van Vac Rd.)
Fall Lake, Little Long Farm Lake,
White Iron Lake
Eagles Nest Lakes, Big Lake, Snowbank Lake, Birch,Bear Island 
Pontoon Capacity 2 Days Week 2 Days Week 2 Days Week 2 Days Week
LBL 20HP 8-10 $410 $900 $420 $910 $440 $930 $460 $950
LBL 25HP 8-10 $430 $1000 $440 $1010 $460 $1030 $480 $1050
40HP GI 10 $490 $1150 $500 $1160 $520 $1180 $540 $1200
50HP GI 10 $530 $1250 $540 $1260 $560 $1280 $580 $1300
Gas
$29 $58 $29 $58 $29 $58 $29 $58
50HP 20 FT Bennington 10 $610 $1450 $620 $1460 $640 $1480 $660 $1500
60HP 20 FT Quest 11 $650 $1500 $660 $1510 $680 $1530 $700 $1550
90HP 24 FT Tahoe 13 $690 $1650 $700 $1660 $720 $1680 $740 $1700
Gas $45 $85 $45 $85 $45 $85 $45 $85

On Site Fishing Boat Rentals


Boat HP Ppl Name 4hrs 8hrs 2days addday Week
14' 9.9 2-3
$50 $75 $150 $65 $375
16' 15 or 20 3-5
$65 $90 $180 $80 $475
17' LBL Fishing Boat 50 5
$110 $180 $360 $145 $900
Polar Kraft 16.5’ Fishing boat 60 5
$135 $220 $440 $175 $1100
Gas $10-$20 $15-$30 $29-$45
$29-$85

Off Site Fishing Boat Rentals

(To almost any lake with public launch) 2 DAY MINIMUM

All Rates Include Delivery Burntside Lake 
(Van Vac Rd.)
Fall Lake, Burntside Lake (Passi Rd.) Farm Lake, 
White Iron Lake
Eagles Nest Lakes, Big Lake, Snowbank Lake, Birch, Bear Island 
Size Hp Ppl 2 Days Week 2 Days Week 2 Days Week 2 Days Week
14' 9.9 2-3 $200 $425 $210 $435 $230 $455 $250 $475
16' 15 or 20 3-5 $230 $525 $240 $535 $260 $555 $280 $575
Gas $29
LBL Fish 50 5 $420 $950 $430 $960 $450 $980 $470 $1000
Polar Craft 60 5 $490 $1150 $500 $1160 $520 $1180 $540 $1200
Gas $45 $85 $45 $85 $45 $85 $45 $85