Good luck with that theory on Red. Last census put Waskish at 139 people. Other areas like Alex and Brainerd, yes, Red no.
When you get out in the boonies “locals” is a relative term. When Red got fished/netted down my fried’s uncle from Rapids said they’d take off after work, drive up to Red, go out to the first break, catch a limit and be home by midnight. They’d do that 3-4 times a week. That’s local enough for me. Bemidji’s even closer.