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SHANTY

GPS corrdinates for red lake

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SHANTY

where can i find gps corrdinates for upper red lake fish cribs? also is there any web site that offers a good map of the lake and shows the depths?

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MuleShack

If you have a H20 with the lakemaster chip in it, they have the cribs marked on the grid.

I dont know of any where else to find it.

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Random guy

The Upper Red Lake Area assocation website has them posted aas that was the group that created and installed them. Actaully a very interesting tale of a small organazation pulling together to acheive big things. They are a Fishing Minnesota sponsor and sponsored by FM, the crib pojects where one of many things done by a memeber driven organazation such as the Upper Red Lake Assocation, this Assocation also does beach clean up every spring and many other great things for the Upper Red Lake area. Sadly the ,membership is dwindling making projects such as the cribs and beach clean-up harder and harder to achieve.

URLAA Fishing page

cribset9.jpg

And crib #5 by Morts are locatead as such

5--South Shore Cluster-2002

N4805259 N4805259

W9438492 W9438387

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N4805244 N4805242

W9438491 W9438384

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kelly-p

In 1998 after the collapse of the walleyes the URLAA was down to 5 members. It was Upper Red Lake's darkest hour. I will be forever thankfull to all the people statewide that joined the URLAA and started to get things done. For instance I do not think that many people know that every crib put in the lake was Sponsered by a fisherman or business paying $250 for the materials to get that crib in the lake. Building and installing the cribs was done with volunteer help.

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scott-z

It was well worth a little hard work. I will be forever grateful for the friendships that were made over the years. It does not seem like it has been that long since it all started. Now I just need to get up there and get my attitude adjusted!

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ZEEK1223

what do the cribs look like?

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mnhunter 3815

they are made of logs and concrete i do believe.if you ever go to red lake go check out west wind resort.as soon as you walk in the door they have pics, ect, ect ,ect about the lake and the cribs.

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late night

Lake Master makes a good paper map, $15.00.

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kelly-p

Once scott-z was voice on the phone offering to bring a crew up to help build the cribs. Oh, the fish caught and memories made since then. cool

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SHANTY

Thanks guys! I also found the gps crib coordinates on my lowrance xog. i bought the topo map at cabelas and downloaded all the lakes in the upper half of the US. i highly recommend the topo map from cabelas. it is just like the lake master chips. Have the cribs moved at all? 2 years ago we lost a anker in one. the last 2 years i fished the last weekend in may. the fishing was hot. i am going to plan another trip this year. how does the last weekend in may sound?? to early or to late?? thanks for the info

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SHANTY

Thanks Jonny for the info. that web page has all the info i need. are the cribs still holding fish? What happend to all the crappies on red? it seeems like the numbers are not there. i do know red has some big northerns.

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