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PiKeGuY101

Fishing on Red Rock in E.P.

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PiKeGuY101

Was out on red rock this morning from about 10am-2pm. Walked out to the center on the north end and caught a lot of small sunfish and a few nice crappie. Does anyone know if there is a better spot for bigger crappies on the lake? I was in 10 FOW, should I try the 16' hole??? Not looking for your honey hole just some pointers as it was my first time fishing the lake today...

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PiKeGuY101

Anyone??? confused.gif

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hoggsback

Check out this link Here it has some info. I was out there on Sunday and caught a few sunnies and bass in the south bay. There were a few houses off the point to the north. The DNR map shows the north end to be slightly deeper.

Hope that helps.

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Squirtis

Hey Pikeguy,

I was out there on Saturday too. Were you in a house? Were you the guy on the 4 wheeler? I was with a buddy in the guide just north of the point (black Pickup next to the house). I fish on the SE side of the hole in anywhere from 5-10 FOW. This has proven to be the best setup for crappies. I have been migrating towards the hole moreso this year, but it has proven ineffective so far. I may need to start wandering back towards shore. Good luck and keep us posted on what you catch.

Curtis

P.S. I may be heading out there today, sometime in the afternoon, if you are out and see me, stop by and say hello.

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PiKeGuY101

Squirtis, I was in the Clam 2000 with the black jet sled.. I was also off the north point in about 10 FOW, Did you drive your truck out? I think you were there after me cause I didn't see any trucks on the ice when I left. I am going out tommarow morning so i'll post the results then!

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Squirtis

Yep, I have a black Tundra. I drove out around 11:30 or 12 with a buddy, and then also went back to the launch to pick up the wife and her friend to show them the house. We had a good hit on our jigging rod with a northern, but nothing after that. That was within the first 15 minutes.

I was out yesterday afternoon and had a couple of nice hits by northerns, but I couldn't set the hook. I wonder if they might be bent.

Good luck today if you go out, let me know how you do.

Curtis

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portageman

I would really like to give Red rock a try because I live so close. Is the only place to access the park on the south end?

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Squirtis

Yep, take Mitchell north off of Pioneer Trail and head to Blakeney Rd, take a left and the park is straight ahead at the 'T'. There is a pretty good trail heading out on the ice from the launch and there is 15" of pretty good ice out there too. Just stay on the beat down path and you should be fine.

Good luck,

Curtis

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PiKeGuY101

Unfortunately I didn't make it out this morning, I ended up driving the wife to work and then got called into work myself for a few hours, so I didn't make it... I am going to try and get out there on Sunday after work(5:30 or so) with a buddy. Hows the panfish bite after dark? You think I would be alright driving out in a 2x4 ranger? If anyones out there we'll be in a clam 5600 and a white blazer or my silver ranger, stop but and sat hi! Good Fishin'

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Squirtis

PikeGuy, you should be alright out there in the truck. I have been driving my Tundra out there for about a week. There is a pretty beaten down trail out to the main part of the lake too, so the snow shouldn't be much of a problem. There is a pretty consistant panfish bite and I saw the crappies come on about 4. Bring some crappie minnows and maybe some wax worms or larvae and you should be able to keep busy. Good luck and let us know how you do.

Curtis

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chuckwagon

hey all ... seen curtis out there a week ago with the tundra. i was in the middle of the two bays in about ten FOW caught a load of sunnies about 4 came home with me. i'll be out friday night for sure and sunday probably. im in a fish trap yukon with a dark grey ranger next to it, feel free to stop in if any fm'ers are out there. curtis you mind if i try out by your spot on the noth bay? dont want to steal your thunder though. wondering what you hooked your northerns on?

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PiKeGuY101

Thanks for the tips, I will post our results on Sunday night!

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Squirtis

No Problem Chuckwagon,

I have gotten them on a Custom Jigs and Spoons blue jigging spoon with a red treble and shiner (Medium sized), and a glow in the dark Lindy jigging spoon also with a shiner. I caught a nice 4lb bass a couple of weeks ago on the tipup with a simple quick strike rig and a shiner.

Good luck out there and let us know what you bring up the hole.

Curtis

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chuckwagon

hey all, going to be on red rock tonight in the north bay with a gray ranger and genz shack .. stop out if you want proly be there 4 to 6 or so a coulple quick hours anyway.

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DitchPickle13

I live in E.P. and fish Red Rock every now and then...I'll probably be out there in a green F150 w/topper this afternoon. Later.

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low_tech_angler

Fished for about an hour and half until sunset on 1/6/08. Sunnies were plentiful but smaller than previous years. Had to do a lot of sorting to make a meal. Seems like Red Rock may have finally succumbed to the heavy pressure of the past few years. Did catch a 2 lb. bass on a tip up, and missed a northern that took my sucker for a ride.

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