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What is the pike fishery like in Big Sandy? I have a northern "fishing tournament" up there with a group of friends this weekend, and I have never fished the lake. (It's all CPR, no fish will be taken.) Just wondering what I can expect, maybe a couple of hints? wink.gifgrin.gif

Thanks, John

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The area by the bouys straight across from the prairie river ,just north of Ponderosa Point it's shallow and weedy with massive drops(it splits north & south Bill Horn Bay).The far end of Bill Horn is good for pike too.

There's a small point out in front of the culvert on the upper most part of Bill Horn.The point has a sand bar that extends to the west.I caught some nice pike there.

Out in front of the Van Duse creek is good too.

The north end of Davis Bay behind the island is good for pike.

Over by the dam is good and the first part of the river that goes to Aitkin Lake.

good luck


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Any general suggestions about where one would start searching for walleye in Big Sandy Lake? You could email at [email protected] if you don't want to post here. Thanks.

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Geeze they are all over.Work around the islands by Moosegut in 5-10 FOW.

Across from BS Lodge in Davis there is a gazebo on the little point on the north side of the bay.Out in front is a rock bar.

Out in front of the Van Duse in 10 FOW.

On the south side of the narrows between Maxwell & Geoffs bays in 8 FOW on the east shore leading to the narrows.

Under the bridge at the pier.It can be a busy place.

There are so many places.

I can be avaialble to help find them.

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i dont really know much of names of bays or isles on bsl but most of northern i caught was at east bay? by the public access and by the rocks area northeast of the lake and mepps 4 or 5 will do good. u might have to sorts out the slimers to get nice size northern..

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Thanks for the tips. I will try some of these locations this weekend.


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Thanks CK. Appreciate the tips. Now we've got a leg up on everyone else. grin.gif

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Hey Muskiechaser,

I hope it makes a difference for you.

I'd start on the north end of the lake at the dam ,then hit the Van duse ,then Upper Bill Horn ,then the bouys out across from the Prairie then back to Davis.

That should take you around 5 hours to fish it thouroughly.

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