Fred Thomas Resort is a northern Wisconsin premier family and fishing vacation choice for the ultimate “up north” getaway! Situated on the shore of Big Lake Chetac in Northwest Wisconsin, Fred Thomas Resort brings you comfort and hospitality.  Our impeccable accommodations and peaceful surroundings combine to create the perfect northwoods vacation experience.

oldpicIt was the early 1900’s and Fred Thomas was living the life that young boys dream of. He was playing professional baseball. Fred was batting at pitches thrown by Walter Johnson and hoping his line drives would get by the glove of Ty Cobb. His teammates were the likes of Everett Scott, Harry Hooper and Babe Ruth. Fred Thomas was playing third base with the Boston Red Sox. The highlight of his career was in 1918, when he helped Boston win the World Series against the Chicago Cubs. When Fred retired from Baseball in 1924, he knew where he was headed. He, his wife, and small sons were off to the wilderness of northern Wisconsin to build their dream — a resort on Big Lake Chetac.

con-img1From a primitive beginning with no roads, electricity or running water, Fred and his wife, Connie, built a modern-day resort. Fred and Connie were determined to offer the best and the slogan “Perpetually New” has stood as a reminder to that commitment.

The Thomas family continues the management in the Fred Thomas tradition of “Perpetually New”. This concept of continually upgrading the resort’s facilities has ensured beautiful and immaculate accommodations that guests come back to enjoy year after year. Vacationers enjoy more than exceptional facilities when choosing our family owned resort. It is the intangible that makes your vacation experience truly special. It is the feeling of warmth and
hospitality, that unique place in your heart when you know you have come home.

Jim and Gail caught so many big crappies (34) that it took them both to carry the basket! ... See MoreSee Less

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Melanie RachaelDenise Amy Jeff David Dan I can't wait!!!!🎣🚣🏽‍♀️🐟2   ·  15 hours ago

Jan Ritthaler-PowersWow!!!! Beautiful!!!1   ·  14 hours ago

Amy Summers PodobinskiI'm SO ready!!2   ·  14 hours ago

Lillian SimpsonI want to be there. We did it for many years. We live in Florida now and I fish in the Ocean.5 hours ago

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Hung it all out today but couldn't get the win @indianapolismotorspeedway big thanks to @belardiracing for the great car. Had a lot of fun battling to the front. Next up: Road America! #MRTI #teamcoopertire

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Aaron's race will be live tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

We will roll off 6th for the Freedom 100 @indianapolismotorspeedway tomorrow! We've got a great car for the race so it is gonna be a good one. Tune in to NBCSN at 11:30 central time to catch the race! #MRTI #teamcoopertire

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Gail BartonGo get that win Aaron!!2 days ago

Julie Borg JohnsonGood Racing, Aaron~! Get a top finish~!1   ·  2 days ago

Steve TaylorI will be watching!1   ·  2 days ago

Daniel MoravecSweet. May get to catch some of the race. Woo 4 day weekend1   ·  1 day ago

Lillian SimpsonI miss Fred Thomas Resort. We went there many years and it was always wonderful, The fishing was always awesome.1 day ago

Roger WhaleyCongratulations on your 2nd place finish!!!1   ·  1 day ago

Pam ScheilWow proud of you Aaron Telitz. Great job.1   ·  22 hours ago

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Arlene and her two great large mouth bass, 16" and 17" ... See MoreSee Less

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Gail BartonBoth great catches!1   ·  7 days ago

Ronnie PaschelNice catch, hope there is some left when I get up there, save a couple for me please1   ·  7 days ago

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