WELCOME TO FRED THOMAS RESORT!

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.

Day 1 of newest resort toys. The Tesch children, a 4th generation resort family, were the first to try them out. Another fun activity to look forward to at FTR. ... See MoreSee Less

Day 1 of newest resort toys. The Tesch children, a 4th generation resort family, were the first to try them out. Another fun activity to look forward to at FTR.

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Michelle DemlSteve Deml1   ·  5 days ago

Bev Murray MorganJenn Morgan Phyllis Morgan Jeff Hollenbach and all other 'Morgans' not on FB ☺️2   ·  5 days ago

Phyllis MorganDo these belong to the resort per chance? I would love to try this.2   ·  5 days ago

Phyllis MorganOh, it helps to read the caption. Yeah!!1   ·  5 days ago

Fred Thomas ResortI want to see you on one next year Phyllis.1   ·  5 days ago

Lillian SimpsonWonderful place to go.1   ·  4 days ago

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What chipmunks do during the bean bag tournament. Eat the left over coffee cake on the patio. ... See MoreSee Less

What chipmunks do during the bean bag tournament. Eat the left over coffee cake on the patio.

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Jeni MursauLook at those cheeks!1   ·  5 days ago

Lillian SimpsonI want to be there so bad. Brings back wonderful memories of years gone by.1   ·  5 days ago

Maggie NelsonAaron Casey can take care of that no problem!1   ·  5 days ago

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The rain seems to have stirred up the big fish. Jack and son Rob caught a 34", a couple 32", a 31", and a couple 24" Northern Pike. ... See MoreSee Less

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Duane F. PruettCounting down the days!2   ·  1 week ago

Fred Thomas ResortTodd, missed it by a day. Bummer1 week ago

Ken Vicki ToddGreat job guys!!!! What's the trick? I only fish Crappie when I'm there.1   ·  1 week ago

Bob Linning Sr.Wait until next year.2   ·  1 week ago

Duane F. PruettAnybody at Fred Thomas know what they caught those on?1   ·  1 week ago

Stacie Hardy CriswellKaren Hardy Angie Suiter better get out fishing!!2   ·  1 week ago

Lillian SimpsonRon and I spent many years going there. We always caught our limit.I miss those years. Their Parents would be so proud of how they have kept everything.1   ·  1 week ago

RuthAnne BryantSee you soon1   ·  1 week ago

Debra LynnJealous!!!!6 days ago

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Jan & Bill with 21" walleye Jan caught at dusk with a night crawler. At last seeing keeper walleyes. ... See MoreSee Less

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Duane F. PruettCounting down the days. Can't wait to get up there.2   ·  1 week ago

Ronnie PaschelMe to, can't wait! Come on Sept!1   ·  1 week ago

Becky DoigTom Doig, Frank Doig, & Jake Mondloch3   ·  1 week ago

Jason HorwathI'll be there on the 10th to slay em!1   ·  1 week ago

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Todd has found the large Walleye. This is his second keeper in two days! ... See MoreSee Less

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John KlenzakNice! Good eating size.2   ·  2 weeks ago

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