The fishing cabin designs featured here are great for weekend getaways . . . whether you're hooking fish or just hanging out. With a variety of looks ranging from simple A-frames to hand-hewn "mini-lodges," they may inspire you to build a retreat of your own. A little place to go to land the big one!
Above: Cabin on Leech Lake, Minnesota by Land's End Development
They also vary in size and degree of finish, or detailing. For example, the design pictured at right is one
and a half stories high and boasts a large wraparound porch. The exquisitely detailed design pictured below is
logs and cut stone blocks. Both of these de- signs come from the talented folks at Miller Architects near Bozeman,
For the more budget conscious, the single story design that follows may be the way to go. Though smaller
and simpler in design than the two cabins pictured above, it still boasts a full width front porch that wraps
around one side and overlooks a lake.
cabin designs pictured at right and below present yet an- other option for fishing cabins. A relatively economical
building type, they are an ideal alternative to more "conventional" designs in to- day's uncertain economy.
The small cabins that follow are also relatively economical to build. Simple in design and lacking any
"frills," they are also semi-portable and can be relocated if necessary.
Conversely, the more elaborate design pictured below is permanently af- fixed to its site. Note how the front
porches with shed roofs add a great deal of visual and architectural interest to this otherwise simple design.
The fishing cabin designs that follow are beautifully sited in idyllic wilder- ness settings. Pictured below,
left, is a compact traditional design. The
design on the right, with its expanses of glass, is somewhat larger and has more of a contemporary look, as does
the design pictured directly beneath it.
A fishing cabin in a remote wilderness setting is a great way to get away from it all with family and friends
-- both human and otherwise. And who knows, you might even land that big one that got away last time!
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