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Stony Point Campground on Leech.


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Can anyone tell me anything about Stony Point Campground out of Walker on Leech? I have three days reserved the last weekend of July. Have never been there or even on the lake. Any tips on where to fish walleye nearby that time of year. I don't even have a map yet. Will be fishing with the wife and dogs so most popular (and productive) method is dragging bottom bouncers with spinners and bait rigs. Also interested in other nice places to camp on the lake if this is not the greatest. Prefer secluded. Any thoughts/suggestions greatly appreciated.

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Rocstar - Stony Point Campground is very nice. Well maintained and clean. It has a nice launch with 2 ramps that people trailer in from all over to use. There are two protected marinas that you can use if you are coming in for lunch or even to leave your boat in over night if you are comfortable with that (we did). We were up there for the opener and I went back several weeks ago - so that is some indication of how we liked it. I would not put this campground in the secluded category although I would say the sites are generous, and you drive far enough to get back in there that there is no road noise or city lights. As far as fishing out of this location it presents a good central location. You can fish Stony Pt, Pine Point, run across to Duck Pt or Ottertail Pt. Good midlake structure is also within striking distance of here. Overall I would recommend this campground.

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Is this not a State Park, but a private run campground then?

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It's Federal. Forest Service owns/operates it.

Stayed there many times and I highly recommend it. Unfortunately, reservations are recommended as this campground seems to have turned into mostly RSVP with fewer first-come-first-served campsites over the years.

I don't know the RSVP website off the top of my head, but if you run a search on the web under USFS Stoney Point, it will come up.

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Thanks Chuck - may have to check it out. Looks nice from the water.

Nice ice-house too, I have the same one cool

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