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I'm planning on coming up to red lake this weekend and it is my first trip ever. Not really sure on where to go. I've heard of JR's Corner, Hillmans, and West Wind and was wondering which access people prefer to go out of and how far out to travel before setting up.

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Eric Wettschreck

I'm a big fan of going out of Hillmans. It's a bit farther north, but it's been worth it for me.

As far as how far out.....well.......yes. The big thing to do is look for 13 to 14 feet or so, and get away from the crowds. The absolute huge thing is stay away from others, like 100 yards or so, minimum. Drill a bunch of holes and fish them. If you arn't on fish, move. I don't know the structure, or lack thereof, on Red but I've learned if you arn't on fish, move.

Good luck to ya.

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