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eyemaster

I am thinking about going to Bigstone in Eary July, how is this lake at that time? What about places to camp in the area? I know there are several places on the lake but which ones are the best. I will have small kids with

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kaz2611

big stone in early july depending on how warm may and june get the lake could green up id suggest staying up the lake a ways there camping at the foot of the lake in ortonville which has toilets and elect hookups not sure what the city charges used to be free some years back but times have changed there is also a couple resorts up the lake on minnesota side along with a state park. south dakota side also has a few resorts and a state park.contact the city of ortonville mn or big stone city sd they will help you out with information reguarding camping as far as fishing walleyes can be had around hartford beach and rocky ledge areas along with mallard point area. smile.gif

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jnorm1984

Wallys can be hit and miss in july, usually miss in my case, you wont have any trouble catching sheep head crazy.gif

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oil painter

Agree Sheepers are going strong but you can still pound em if u find them, If you cant dont despair, Bass fishing can be great around islands, weed beds etc.. for the eyes the prime times are pretty crucial allthough if you can find shade in the rocks ????

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Try Too Fish

Where are the best boat ramps on Big Stone! I have tried 3 on the minnesota side from the state park south towards ortonville. None were great in my opinion. shallow rocky and no concrete! shocked.gif

Is there a concrete one on the minn side in the middle of the lake!

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kaz2611

have you tried mallard point not sure if they charge you or not since its private but ive launched there few years back and was fine, the foot of the lake has nice ramps. hartford beach has nice landing also.they put a new public access in off cnty rd 68 but havent checked it out. hope this helps

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waterfowl74

the landing at the old mallard point is now owned by the dnr and dont charge anything....just a year ago or so they re-did the landing and put pavement on the roads and made a pavement parking lot that is too big.

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Rippinlip

Looking forward to this year, this will be my first opener on Big Stone. Hoping the weather cooperates somewhat, just want to be on the water. From what it sounds like here this is a multi-presentation lake, which works out great.

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