Walleye • Smallmouth Bass • Muskie • Northern Pike • Largemouth Bass • Crappie • Perch • Tullibee (Cisco) • Eelpout
The Red Door Resort boasts world class fishing opportunities for several of America’s favorite sport fish. The walleye fishing is historic. Smallmouth fishing on Mille Lacs Lake has recently been ranked #1 in the country by Bassmaster Magazine. Experts predict that the next Minnesota Musky record will come out of Mille Lacs. Book your next fishing adventure with The Red Door Resort for a truly memorable experience.
John Wersal was born and raised on the shores of Mille Lacs Lake. He has made the Mille Lacs area home his whole life and has developed a deep passion – and exceptional skill set – for angling on the big pond, where John has logged thousands of hours on the water.
John believes that Mille Lacs provides unmatched fishing opportunities with world class smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike and muskie angling. He is well versed in multiple species and fishing techniques, and is enthusiastic about using the latest technology to stay on the fish.
John takes the time prior to each trip to understand each guest’s expectations for the guided fishing trip and does his best to personalize the trip. In addition to being a successful angler, John prides himself on providing excellent customer service and on working hard to provide a positive and enjoyable experience.
Clients will need to bring current Minnesota fishing license, weather appropriate clothing/rain gear, snacks, beverages and, of course, camera. Clients are welcome to bring their own fishing rods and tackle. Otherwise, rods, tackle, bait and other miscellaneous items will be provided.
John looks forward to hosting you for a guided trip and to sharing a memorable day on the water!
Captain Bruce Jean started fishing at age five and hasn’t stopped since! Born and raised on Rainy Lake, fishing is in Bruce’s’ blood. For the last twenty-eight years Bruce has been part of Rainy Lake Guiding, the family business, where he has been professionally guiding alongside his dad and brother. But Bruce isn’t limited to just Rainy Lake – he takes his expertise to lakes all across Minnesota, including Gull Lake and Lake Mille Lacs. Armed not only with the latest fishing equipment but also years of experience, Bruce can get the bite on any body of water.
Bruce is sponsored by Lund Boats and Mercury Motors, using a 2022 Lund Pro V 2175, 400 Mercury, 15 hp Mercury Kicker, the newest in Hummingbird technology and the newest Ulterra to help put you on any species of fish! He has also been featured in Outdoor New “Pro Tip of the Week” and was up for WCCO’s Best Guide in Minnesota. When not guiding, you can find him fishing at walleye tournaments around the state. Bruce specializes in Walleye, Northern Pike, Muskie, Crappie and Bass
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