The lake is known for several species of fish among local anglers, but channel cats are probably tops. There are big ones and lots of them, along with a scattering of flatheads that might reach
So what and where do channel catfish eat?
Fishing is a favorite pastime for Ramsey Lake visitors. The lake is managed by draw-down sand stocking. Some of the species involved in the stocking program include largemouth bass, bluegills, redear sunfish, channel catfish and
Instead of looking for current seams as in a normal year, you want to just find the current, wherever that is. Normally the fast water is everywhere, but on a year like this, you will
The primary species sought by anglers here is largemouth bass. You’ll find plenty of fish, though they run rather small.
Big Darby is a smallmouth bass haven. And private and public interests do what they can to get the word out concerning the value and vulnerability of Big Darby as a public resource.
“The 2020 bass survey was one of the best surveys on record for this lake.”
Most lakes are free of ice, and overall, the fishing is reportedly good.
The ice is all but gone from waters across the state. And the fishing? Depends on the species and fishery you’re targeting. Check out what’s what here.