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willfishforfood

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Been on the lake 2 time and have only caught small Walleyes (several in the 10" range). Should I continue looking for bigger fish, or do they tend to hang with the small ones? Any input would be appreciated.

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I was on Independence yesterday and had the same problem as you. I figured if i was catching walleyes that there had to be bigger ones in the area too. Needless to say I never caught one over 10 inches. Did they stock it this year?

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Hey, how was the condition of the ramp? I saw a post saying it might be shut down for repairs soon. I am going to be in the campground the last week of June is why I'm asking...

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I had my icehouse on Indy all winter! Nice walleye bite every single day, pretty good fishing all year. Only problem was the biggest of the year was 13 inches. I dont know if it was last years stocking or the year before but tons of 10-12 inch fish.

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The ramp is in good shape - looks brand new. Fishing was not up to par from what I've experienced in the past.

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I gave indy a try on opener fish were biting decent, eyes were small.I did see alot of big fish close to the surface and I mean big, muskie's or pike,there is definately big fish in there.I didn't have any troubles with the access.

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I was out on opener and i had the same problem, i caught about 20 walleyes all around 8 or 9 inches, but when taking the boat out of the water another fisherman said that he caught 4 walleyes 2 22's and 2 18's. I also saw a couple boats land some dec. fish.

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Haven't been able log on for a few days, but thanks for the input. I was hoping for better news, but maybe in a few years it will be better. Hopefully people are letting the little ones go. I will have to look into the boat landing thing though.

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Yeah, we saw the same thing about a week or so ago...pretty sure they were carp. frown.gif Had one come up pretty close to the boat...

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