Hot, dry weather has
hit the Big Stone Lake area and folks are at the lake to cool off, as
well as, set the hook on their favorite fish.
Big Stone has been
rewarding anglers this past week with some decent catches of walleye,
perch, white bass and even a bluegill or two. The south end that was
the most popular spot all spring as become very weedy forcing many
anglers to try different parts of the lake. By just drifting down
the center of the lake from Hartford Beach to the south – south east
toward the islands with a bottom bouncer, spinner, crawler
combination, fishermen have been able to pick up a variety of fish.
Not many limits of anything, but a nice mix to fry up in the frying
Some anglers have been
targeting the perch and getting a few put together. They express that
the bite is very light...but with persistence they are bagging some
Three anglers pull their limit with spinners and crawlers.
Zoe holds up her largest walleye (16”) and a nice perch.
Mike and Kevin get a nice variety of fish.
Wayne have some nice walleye.
Wes Johnson gets a 25 incher.
A net full of tasty bluegill.
Wes and Jared get a table full.
Ian caught two nice large mouth bass.
using Grandpa’s pole and bait, caught a dandy 6 pound walleye.
finds a dandy walleye.
Roger and Bob put together 3 nice walleye.
Chuck caught and released this nice 25 1/4” walleye.
followed with a 25” walleye caught and released.
3 walleyes in the net hit the table
4 walleyes and 4 white bass make it to the cleaning table
family start out the week right with this mix bag of fish.
gills by the Hansen family.
proud of the Mueller family catch with Grandma in the background.
Bob finds a nice 6 pound walleye.
Mueller fish, Kinley points to hers.
“boss” finally gets out on the water and found this nice limit of
finishes out the camping week with this nice catch.
first Big Stone Walleye at 4 pounds.
and Addison like their fish.
holds his walleye of the day.
nice crappie for Dillon.
Mary caught this dandy northern off our docks too.
Arizona fishermen catch fish here too! Steve caught this northern
casting off the docks. His partner caught a similar one as well.
Larry’s 13.5 pound northern ~ off the dock.
walleye caught by Roy
off the pontoon
wins the northern challenge with this nice fish caught off the dock
Al gets a northern off the dock.
Scott and daughter, Ryane, find three walleyes pulling spinners.
Aaron pulls spinners to get this dandy 6 pound walleye.
puts in his time and gets an 11 inch bluegill, a northern and a
northern off the docks!
northern and a walleye caught on a cold and windy day.
customers Bill and Pete get a nice two-man limit.
All except one is just under the 20 inch mark.
A white bass in the mix
Jake casts shoreline for two nice walleye
Iowa angler happy with his limit of walleye