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Hunting Excursions in Minnesota's "Heart of the Lakes"

Viking Valley Hunt Club is a membership shooting preserve located in central Minnesota's "Heart of the Lakes" region in Otter Tail County. Members experience the pleasure of hunting pheasants from September to April, on eight dedicated fields measuring 400 acres. Viking Valley allows its members to stay in their rustic, yet modern lodge, which has 18 beds in eight different sleeping areas. Guests also have access to docks and pontoons on Lake Jolly Ann and on the private "catch and release" Rask Lake. Viking Valley is also home to one of the most challenging and scenic fully-automated sporting clay courses in the upper Midwest -- with 24 fields and 42 stations, plus 5 stand to keep your sights sharp.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 8 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Fargo, ND
  • Nearby Water Middle Lake
  • Open Dates All Year


Your entire family will enjoy a stay at Viking Valley Hunting Club! Enjoy all 400 acres that the Ashby, MN area has to offer. Take a pontoon boat ride on Lake Jolly Ann or head to the private "catch and release" Rask Lake. Enjoy the great outdoors or just relax. However you choose to enjoy your vacation is up to you!


Being located in Otter Tail County's 'Lakes Country,' hunting at Viking Valley Hunt Club doesn't always have to involve shooting. Guests have access to the onsite docks and pontoons on Lake Jolly Ann and on private "catch and release" Rask Lake. Not to mention the countless other lakes, all within short driving distance that offer a chance to land your limit of sunfish, bluegill, and more!


Specifically a private shooting preserve, Viking Valley Hunt Club is the go-to spot for hunting or just keeping your sights sharp. From September to April, prime pheasant hunting takes place on Viking Valley's vast 400 acre premises. Guides and dogs are available upon request, as well as scenic duck hunting, with rustic blinds, boats, and decoys. You can also try your hand at goose hunting and wild turkey hunting during your stay at Viking Valley Hunt Club.

Pet Friendly

Specifically designed as a lodge for hunters, Viking Valley Hunt Club does offer pet-friendly accommodations for those traveling with their four-legged hunting companions. The lodge even has a heated kennel system, accommodating up to 4 dogs. Viking Valley is well aware of the integral role Fido plays when bagging pheasants, ducks, and grouse.


Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 Lakes, and when you stay at Viking Valley Hunting Club in Ashby, you'll be in the heart of all of it! Enjoy Lake Jolly Ann and the private "catch and release" Rask Lake. Go fishing, boating, or whatever your heart desires. Book your lake vacation today!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Open to its members, Viking Valley Hunting Club offers a lodge that has 18 beds dispersed in eight different dedicated sleeping areas. The lodge features a large central meeting and dining area, a full-kitchen, a screened porch with a large BBQ grill, a "pro shop" for ammunition and hunting and shooting supplies, and a heated kennel. Viking Valley's lodge offers the perfect combination of rustic charm and modern convenience.

  • Pro Shop
  • Air Conditioning
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Photography
  • Swimming
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Meeting Room(s)
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Nearest Airports

  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 25.6 miles
  • Benson Municipal Airport (BBB) / 57 miles
  • Hector International Airport (FAR) / 74 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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