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Question for Red Lake veterans

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Is there any of the seasoned perm shack renters that offers a service to those with their own wheel house to try to set you up on fish for a small fee? I just purchased my first wheel house and would be interested in this as I don't have much experience out on Red.

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Most of the people who service the roads will plow for a fee. I generally bring my wheel house out myself early in the year when the snow is usually not a problem. I leave my house on the lake all winter and have never had a problem. Mine is not one of those fancy ones. Not sure if anyone else has had any theft or break-ins. Make sure you block it up as the heavier the snow gets on the ice, the more water you get coming out of the holes when you drill and you could freeze in. I have a 4-wheel drive truck with chains and can usually move my house around when I need to. By the end of the season I usually need some help plowing me out. I go out of Hillman's and can always find someone to help me. Bring a small portable with you and you can venture off and use your wheel house as a base. Night fishing on Red can be great. Good luck and welcome!

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I could E-mail some GPS coordinates. But I almost wouldn't recommend setting a permanent up to them. I've fished both early Jan.& late March for a little while now and found a couple of spots, however I rarely have seen similar results the next time around. Take them for what they're worth though, it changes, I've caught crappies 7,5,& 3... miles out in March (for example). I think word of mouth's your best bet? If interested shoot me an E-mail.

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Is there any of the seasoned perm shack renters that offers a service to those with their own wheel house to try to set you up on fish for a small fee? I just purchased my first wheel house and would be interested in this as I don't have much experience out on Red.


I know if you go out of Hillmans one of the plow drivers will always try to help you out, its part of the road fee and road pass you keep on your dash. With three to four of us on the lake you can normaly find somebody to help, just don't try to stop them when they are working on the road. It takes a long time to build up that head of steam and once you get going you are pretty much blind.

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