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A couple of fishing buddies and I are planning a trip up to Mille Lacs for late January. I was wondering what you guys thought about staying in the ice house vs. staying in the motel. What are your thoughts? It seems that the motel is cheaper.

Walleye #1

Also how is the perch population this year?

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I would suggest staying out in a sleeper on the ice. I have stayed at Red Door on a couple of trips. They would be the first place I would check to stay again. Their is nothing better than waking up to a rattle wheel with a 8 pound walleye (or pout) at 4am. Thats what stories are made of!! I haven't heard many stories about a hotel room. Although I'm sure their are some to be told!!

Besides if you run out of ice for mix drinks you can always chisle some off the lake.

crappie getter,

Chris's Croix Guide Service
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St. Croix River

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Walleye #1,
I agree with crappie getter. There were a lot of 1 to 3 AM runs last year that you probably would have missed if you were in the Motel. The folks at the Red Door will definitely take care of you.


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