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joneshat11

Red Door and Bombeck Flat

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We are renting a sleeper at the Red Door and they had said that fishhouse we are staying at is on Bombeck Flat. How is the fishing there or will I have to do some searching with the one man trap on some other flats? Looking for wallys and also perch! Any help would be great!

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Ole1855

Nice rentals, nice people that run the resort, no fish!!!! I had my camera down the hole and we saw a grand total of 2 walleyes and they had no interest in biting. 7 guys, 36 hours, one pout. We were on Bombeck on the 17th and 18th.

Ole

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bigeyes

fishing is a little slow, but you are near a lot of quality flats and you can drive anywhere now so if you want to move around you can. I have never had much luck on Bombeck, but that means very little!

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Icerookie

Fished out of Red door last thurs/friday (23rd/24th) had a rental on Weimer flat right next to bombeck. Caught one slot walleye during the day thursday just off the east side of Weimer at about noon and one tulibee (off the bottom no less) same spot. The rental was on the north tip of Weimer...stayed thursday nite...rattle's went off 4 or 5 times all night...nothing to show for it. Then fished friday on Bombeck, Weimer, East and Resort flat....fished on top and off the edge's....nothing! Marked a few fish with the vex but no takers. Talked to a DNR guy friday morning tho, and he said anyone catching perch was using some type of larva...minnow heads weren't working. The rental was real nice tho...and Fred is a great guy. Good luck fishing!!!

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joneshat11

kingr,

didn't even catch one fish. the fish house ended up to be on weimer flat and not bombeck flat. even went out searching with a snowmobile and one man traps and nothing. Had a cousin on who rented a house out of mcquids on the south and they caught nothing. first time ever in my 24 year old life that I have gone to the big lake and not caught a walleye. well guess I was do! the only thing I could suggest is to try a different lake, sorry for the bad news.

joneshat11

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kingr

Joneshat how was the fishing? I'm heading to the Red Door this weekend. Any info would be much appreciated.

Brian

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bigeyes

Yup, a walleye is hard to come by these days and you were deffinitely due. I hate to admite it but every year I have multiple outings with zip. How deep were you fishing?

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joneshat11

we fished everywhere from 23 to 32 feet, on the break, top of the break, bottom of the break, basin and not even one fish.

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Joneshat

How is the lighting in those things?? Do you recommend lanterns or are the gas lights alright?

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you'll need a couple of lanterns as they only have one light, also bring extra mantle as they didn't put thiers on that well. Also, be careful as they have their bridge by shore way to high. Overall I wasn't to impressed with the Red Door as I had better experiences and nicer houses elsewhere on the lake.

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