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Try your reel with a Lake Placid fishing getaway at Golden Rule Resort!

All year round Golden Rule Resort offers outdoor adventures on land and water. Just 11 miles east of Hayward, Wisconsin nestled among whispering pines and majestic oaks, this resort is located on the shores of Placid Lake, 166 acres of peaceful, fish and fun-filled water. With private boat landings you can navigate the 1,700 acres of surface area. Throw you line in a Class A Musky lake and see if they bite! Then, return to your room and soak in the simple life with lakeside views, a fire pit and a clear night sky.


The private sandy beach is fun for travelers of all ages! The little ones will enjoy building sand castles, playing on the swings and swimming. While the adults will savor the chance to soak in the sun. With private boat docks you can explore the shoreline and try your reel on a musky!


Let your family experience the outdoor beauty of Northwest Wisconsin with a trip to Golden Rule Resort. Set along the shores of placid lake, you're just steps away from 166 acres fish and fun-filled clear waters. You can also take your family to each of the six lakes that make up the Tiger Cat Fowlage Chain of Lakes. Two-, three-, and four-bedroom cabins ensure there is enough space for every in your clan.


Golden Rule Resort is located just 11 miles east of Hayward, and some of the premier lakes in the regions. However, you don't have to leave the resort to experience a great time on the water. Placid Lake sits just steps from your accommodations and offers fishing adventures for all ages. The Tiger Cat Fowlage Chain of Lakes provides 1,700 acres for fishing or recreational boating. The famed American Birkebeiner cross-country ski trail sits just minutes away.


Golden Rule Resort offers fishing boat rentals, making it easy to get on the water during your Northwest Wisconsin fishing trip. Placid Lake, as well as the rest of the chain of lakes, is a Class A Musky Lake and is full of muskies, large mouth bass, and walleye. With more than 1,700 acres in the Tiger Cat Fowlage Chain of Lakes, you're sure to find your own private fishing hole.


No matter what the season, the fishing is phenomenal at this resort! Navigate the waters in the summer, searching for walleye, muskie, northern pike, and bass. Lake Placid boasts a Class A Musky lake with plenty to try your line on. In the winter, bundle up and set up a fish house!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 4 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Hayward
  • Nearby Water Placid Lake
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU) / 81.3 miles
  • Duluth International Airport (DLH) / 71 miles
  • Amery Municipal Airport (AHH) / 74.4 miles

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

Additional Information

  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Photography
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Service
  • Fishing Guides
Languages Spoken
  • English
10990 N Chickadee LN Hayward, Wisconsin 54843 United States  
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