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One destination that you will find the perfect combination of family outings and the best fishing vacations in the US is on Lake Mille Lacs. Located in Northern Minnesota, this lake is a popular destination for families and anglers alike.

Minnesota fishing regulations can change annually, so it’s vital to check in before each season to make sure you are up to date. Fishing laws have been around for decades and have a very important role in maintaining the ecological state of our environment.

Days are finally getting longer and the ice is almost gone, so it’s time to gear up for another season of open water fishing on Lake Mille Lacs! We finally made it through the winter and Minnesota lake resorts have pulled in the ice houses and are tuning up the boats once more.

We all know that the weather in Minnesota doesn’t always know exactly what it’s doing, so the transition from ice to open water fishing isn’t always a solid line in the sand. Mother Nature sometimes decides to drag things out to make us wait just a bit longer. So, when is ice out on Mille Lacs?

Mille Lacs Lake Summer 2022 Fishing Regulations Released March 29, 2022 Today the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR) released the 2022 …

The Red Door Resort just wrapped our best ice fishing season ever! If you missed us this year, it’s never too early …

The Red Door Access is Open to Full Traffic for the Final Walleye WEekend Following the snowstorm from Monday and Tuesday, which …

Access is Open to Full Traffic. Weather Anticipated to be Rough. The Red Door Resort Roads are currently open to full traffic.  …

We’re only slightly exaggerating when we suggest that there are just three types of Minnesotans: Anglers who love ice fishing so much …

Open to Full Traffic and the Bite has Improved The Red Door Resort access remains open to full traffic.  Seasonal Members and …

Open to Full Traffic with Access to Ten Different Mud Flats The Red Door Resort access remains open to full traffic.  Seasonal …

Join us at The Red Door Resort on Saturday, March 5 for the inaugural Lake Mille Lacs Tullibee Ice Fishing Tournament. For a registration fee of just $25, you will fish from sunrise to 4pm. Payouts for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places - and for largest single Tullibee. Dinner included!

best fishing vacations in the US

Best Fishing Vacations in the US: Lake Mille Lacs

One destination that you will find the perfect combination of family outings and the best fishing vacations in the US is on Lake Mille Lacs. Located in Northern Minnesota, this lake is a popular destination for families and anglers alike.

Minnesota lake resorts

Open Water Fishing is Back: Minnesota Lake Resorts

Days are finally getting longer and the ice is almost gone, so it’s time to gear up for another season of open water fishing on Lake Mille Lacs! We finally made it through the winter and Minnesota lake resorts have pulled in the ice houses and are tuning up the boats once more.

Ice out on Mille lacs

When is Ice Out on Mille Lacs? Transitioning to Open Water Fishing in MN

We all know that the weather in Minnesota doesn’t always know exactly what it’s doing, so the transition from ice to open water fishing isn’t always a solid line in the sand. Mother Nature sometimes decides to drag things out to make us wait just a bit longer. So, when is ice out on Mille Lacs?

Red Door Resort Ice Highways

Mille Lacs Ice Report 2/24/2022

The Red Door Access is Open to Full Traffic for the Final Walleye WEekend Following the snowstorm from Monday and Tuesday, which dropped 15-20 inches

Hardwater Fishing Out of the Red Door Resort

Mille Lacs Ice Report 2/17/2022

Access is Open to Full Traffic. Weather Anticipated to be Rough. The Red Door Resort Roads are currently open to full traffic.  The access will

Turn Your Icehouse Into Your Cabin

We’re only slightly exaggerating when we suggest that there are just three types of Minnesotans: Anglers who love ice fishing so much they have their

Mille Lacs Lake Ice Highway

Mille Lacs Ice Report 2/10/2022

Open to Full Traffic and the Bite has Improved The Red Door Resort access remains open to full traffic.  Seasonal Members and weekend guests will

Ice Highways on Mille Lacs Lac

Mille Lacs Ice Report 2/3/2022

Open to Full Traffic with Access to Ten Different Mud Flats The Red Door Resort access remains open to full traffic.  Seasonal Members and weekend

The Inaugural Tullibee Tourney

Join us at The Red Door Resort on Saturday, March 5 for the inaugural Lake Mille Lacs Tullibee Ice Fishing Tournament. For a registration fee of just $25, you will fish from sunrise to 4pm. Payouts for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places – and for largest single Tullibee. Dinner included!

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