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This will be my first time out to red lake. Right now we are looking to come out next friday(13th). Any thoughts on if we will be able to drive out? Is there a recommend spot to go one at? Will the fishing pick up than? What type of jigs would you recommend? Sorry for all the questions. Have not done a lot of ice fishing, so in need of help.

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PUTZ

And another one on the long list that doesn't
know how to fill out a PROFILE.
How are we suposed to heckel you if we do
not know where you are from or your interests.

PUTZ

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SuddenlySummer

I got drove up twice last year. It's the best action, on ice, I've ever had.

Get a map of the cribs, get to one and work out away from there. Stay away from people. If you have a fish finder use it. Just pop holes until you mark.

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mnwild14

Do the bait stores have maps of the cribs or where can you get one. Are they online anywhere?

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jigglestick

the upper red lake assn has a web site where you can down load a lake map with depth structure and crib location w/coordinates. i don't know how to post a link, nor do i want to cut through the red tape it would take to post one, but it would be fairly easy to find by simply searching for upper red lake assn smile.gif have a great day!

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Pig_sticka

every time i have been out there i have been skunked, no matter how many glow jigs or glow sticks or anything. finally got a vexilar, but we usually fish where the people are, or atleast try and get to the outskirts. there was a big pressure ridge last year and i guess u had to be right on it to catch em cuz we were like 5 ft off. who knows but red lake really doesn't like me.

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Crowds are not indication of biting fish. Crowds are usually an indication of where the fish WERE biting. Try drilling a few holes and getting away from the crowd. You will have much better luck. Scott Steil

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SuddenlySummer

Both times I was up the nearest person was a minimum of 200 yards away.

Just have your holes puched before it gets too late. If you aren't into them after sundown move to your other holes.

My very first time there I was on top of them immeadiatly. Never moved once. Caught and released 60 of the biggest crappies I'd ever seen. Kept 5.

My second time I didn't find them until I went to my 4th option.

You don't have to drill 100 holes Just give youself the ability to move to at least 5 or 6 areas. Have the holes punched before dark.

I'll Be Back

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