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Has anyone had success for walleyes on these lakes in the winter? How about in the spring time? Am looking to relocate up here after vacationing in the area for 25 plus years. Want to spend my time chasing the eye's and crappies here. Any info would be appreciated!( My 4 and 6 year olds would love to hook up with the walleyes!)
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Tyler...both lakes are productive through the ice. Spring bite as well. It's a great area, and Carlos and Darling are only two of five great lakes on the Chain....then there is the lower chain...equally productive summer and winter....You can spend plenty of time chasing the 'eyes this winter on any of the lake on the Chain.

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What lakes constitute the lower chain?

My wife and I were walking this summer on the old RR tracks that is now a biking trail. It is at the North end of Cowdry. There we noticed several other small lakes that were connected to Cowdry. You can access them by small boat through the culverts, but wondered what is back there? My boat would not fit, too wide.

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tyler...the lower chain would include Cowdry, Taylor, Brophy, Union, and Stony....and you'd be surprised what size boats can fit through some of the channels...a few bassin' teams have worked there way back to Union with Ranger419's...depth may be more of a concern than width...

It is a beautiful area...with less development...but still some excellent angling opportunities...we're exploring doing a canoe/kayak regata in that area...would be a lot of fun....the view from the trail is fantastic too...

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