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Big Stone Lake Fishing near Ortonville, Minnesota

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Fish for:
  • Walleye
  • Perch
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Carp
Access: Public
Fishing License: Required
Fishing Rules & Regulations: Minnesota Fish & Wildlife

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Fishing Times for Big Stone Lake

Fishing Times for Big Stone Lake near Ortonville, MN

Best Fishing Times
1:12AM to 3:12AM, and 2:01PM to 4:01PM

Alternate Fishing Times
7:34AM to 9:34AM

Fishing Big Stone Lake, MN on 5/28/2015 will be best from 1:12AM through 3:12AM, and from 2:01PM to 4:01PM. If those times won’t work for you, 7:34AM to 9:34AM looks promising. Remember to adjust these times based on barometric pressure, and weather changes.

Weather for Big Stone Lake

Current Temp: 64.38
Max Temp: 64.38
Min Temp: 64.38
Outside: broken clouds
Wind: Gale
Wind Speed: 18.17
Wind Direction: South
Humidity: 95
Pressure: 983.76
Sunrise: 5:43 AM
Sunset: 9:03 PM

3 Fishing Reports for Big Stone Lake - Ortonville, Minnesota

7/23/2012 5:00 PM

Big Stone Lake Roundup

Big Stone Lake SD The past 24hrs have been providing some tricks to the fishing. The extensive rain that has moved into the area has put a shutdown on most fish near the surface. Reports are coming in from fisherman that they have been trolling the bottoms with bottom bouncers and also live bait such as minnows. Surface Temps of the water are around 75F however at about 5ft water temps rapidly drop to the upper 60’s and this seems to be the layer supporting the walleyes right now. The bass have also moved more into the shallower warmer waters under the vegetation facing the south shores. Winds have provided for a little bit of chop out of the southeast which has been helping the perch be located around the islands and also the rocky ledge area.
Species Caught: Yellow Perch
Gear Used
Soft Bait Worms

7/17/2012 7:00 AM

Fishing Roundup for July 17

Big Stone Lake SD Past Weather: The pressure has been rising along with a eastelry wind near 12mph which has been limiting the fishing to deeper waters. Report: Fishing has slown down over the past 24hrs as more activity has shifted to the deeper waters along with more of a trolling idea working the best. Water: Temps are running in the upper 70's for the top 2ft.
Species Caught: Walleye
Air Temp: 81 °F Water Temp: 77 °F

7/9/2012 10:30 PM

Big Stone Lake Weekly Fishing Summary

This border lake is a traditional hot spot for catching the classic walleye and also yellow perch and bass along with the deep layered carp and catfish. The past 24hrs the lake has been dealing with a light northerly wind around 7-12mph which is blowing the long way down the lake creating larger waves towards the southern end of the lake, which are favorable for walleye fishing. The warmer day time temps would be crucial for heading into the deeper waters of 8+ feet. The pressure is rising in the area which may limit the amount of activity that will be seen on the lake. Fishing Report: The last week has been a strong push for trolling to get the walleyes, while fishing with worms or leeches has been promising for the perch. The traditional spot has been trolling the deeps for the walleyes, while lying near shore for the perch. Wave heights have been around 0-0.5ft which is an excellent walleye chop and has been proving true over the past few days. The waves are out of the north so you want to do a South to North transit to get the most effect out of the waves. Also another big advantage that is coming into the local area is the New moon phase around July 19, however there is a frontal boundary that is also moving in during that time which may hamper the full view of the moon towards the lake.
Species Caught: Walleye
Air Temp: 80 °F
Gear Used
Spinner Baits

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Big Stone Lake is a reservoir located just .4 miles from Ortonville, in Big Stone County, in the state of Minnesota, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including walleye, perch, largemouth bass and carp here. Whether you’re baitcasting, spinning or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Big Stone Lake.

Alternate names for this reservoir includes Bigstone Lake. To find this fishing spot check the map shown above or enter 45.30274 latitude, and -96.452 longitude into your GPS device. View Big Stone Lake Topo Map.

And please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the reservoir is open to the public, and that you have the necessary fishing license. Now what are you waiting for, get fishing!
Big Stone Lake est un réservoir situé à seulement .4 miles de Ortonville, dans le Big Stone County, dans les état de l'Minnesota, United States. Les pêcheurs trouveront une grande variété de poissons, y compris le doré jaune, perche, achigan à grande bouche et carpe ici. Que vous soyez CASTING, filature ou pêche à la mouche vos chances d'obtenir une morsure ici sont bonnes. Alors prenez votre canne à pêche à la mouche favorite et la bobine, et partez à Big Stone Lake.

Autres noms pour ce reservoir comprend Bigstone Lake. Pour trouver cet endroit de pêche consultez la carte ci-dessus ou entrez 45.30274 de latitude et de longitude -96.452 dans votre appareil GPS. Voir Big Stone Lake Carte Topographique.

Et s'il vous plaît n'oubliez pas de vérifier avec les poissons de la faune locale et du service pour assurer le réservoir est ouvert au public, et que vous avez le permis de pêche obligatoire. Maintenant, ce que vous attendez, vous la pêche!
Big Stone Lake es el embalse situado a .4 miles de Ortonville, en Big Stone County, en los estado de Minnesota, United States. Los pescadores encontrarán una gran variedad de peces incluyendo Alaska, perca, lobina y carpa aquí Ya sea que esté baitcasting, hilado o la pesca con mosca sus probabilidades de contraer una picadura de aquí son buenos. Así que coge tu caña favoritos pesca con mosca y carrete, y diríjase a Big Stone Lake.

Suplente nombres para este reservoir incluye Bigstone Lago. Para encontrar este lugar de pesca Consulte el mapa que aparece arriba o entrar en 45.30274 latitud, y -96.452 de longitud en el dispositivo GPS. Ver Mapa Topográfico de Big Stone Lake.

Y por favor recuerde verificar con el local de Pesca y Vida Silvestre del departamento para garantizar la embalse es abierto al público, y que tiene la licencia de pesca necesario. Ahora, ¿qué estás esperando, consiga la pesca!
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