Check out this HUGE MILLE LACS MUSKIE!! 54" X 26 1/2" We had the pleasure of having Steve Obert and friends stay with us at the Red Door. Steve returned from a successful trip up at LOW and came down for Muskie fishing on Mille Lacs. This fish was brought in by one of the [...]

November 13th, 2017|

11.3.17 MLFAC and Hard Water Season Update

Discussion at the MLFAC Advisory/DNR meeting last night was informative.   The DNR stated that Mille Lacs is on the cusp of recovered as poundage, spawning stock and other variables have shown improvement.   There has also been an increase in small yellow perch which has improved the health of the younger year class walleye's. [...]

November 3rd, 2017|

8.15.17 Fishing, the Governor and Ice Fishing News

With the walleye fishing back open and live bait allowed, many have come up to enjoy fishing.   The bite has slowed somewhat but good reports have been coming from the north flats.    Northern and Musky fishing has improved as water temp has dropped substantially with all the rain and we have had a [...]

August 17th, 2017|

7.24.17 Fishing Report & Resort News

Walleye will remain closed until August 11th when it will reopen until labor day.    Bass fishing reports have been good to the west of Knox point from 5 FOW -16 FOW.    Musky and Northern reports have been improving; large northerns have been caught to the east and west of the resort along the rock [...]

July 24th, 2017|

6.30.17 Red Door Fishing Report

The bite on the north end is amazing.   Bassmaster magazine just ranked Mille Lacs #1 in the Nation! Multiple walleye and huge bass are being caught in large numbers.   Water temp remains cool in the low seventies and successful reports keep coming in from as shallow as 4 feet to 16 feet off [...]

June 30th, 2017|

6.5.17 Fishing Report

WOW!!!  CHECK OUT THE HUGE FISH!!  Here are a number of pics from Tim who frequents the Red Door Resort on Lake Mille Lacs.   Fish like these are the reason we have visitors from all over the country.   Thanks for the spectacular pics Tim!  This weekend, we received a number of great reports for [...]

June 5th, 2017|

6.2.17 Mille Lacs Fishing Report

Walleye bite remains excellent with many of our guests having the "fishing experience of their lives".   Smallmouth Bass seems to have slowed a little with the recent bug hatch though some of our guests from down south reported catching the largest smallmouths they have ever seen.   Water temperature is around 58 degrees and [...]

June 2nd, 2017|

2017 Fishing Opener Report

It was one of the most beautiful openers that we can remember.    The weather was in the mid seventies and the winds were calm yet enough to create a mild chop.   Our guests were enjoying fishing as well as camping, barbecuing and relaxing in the sun. Fishing reports were exceptional.  Everyone of our [...]

May 15th, 2017|

4/25/17 Pre-Opener Report

It was a beautiful weekend in the high 60's that turned to snow flurry's and 37 degrees this morning!  Water temperature is now 48 degrees and the grass has turned green.   Multiple projects are going on around the Red Door to get ready for the summer season.   Special thanks to Dick DeShaw, Charles [...]

April 23rd, 2017|

3.1.17 End of Season Report

We have wrapped up our 2016/17 Ice Season and access is now closed.    It was an amazing bite and we appreciate all the amazing photo's that our guests and members shared with us.   It was a challenging year with the access with the significant swings in temperature and due to weather, we had [...]

March 2nd, 2017|