i am 100% sure, both my grandparents' families homesteaded around the Ray township, so i grew up fishing there. The Mclead reservoir is the litte lake in town, next to the park and building where they have the Grain Palace Days. I used to fish the mclead reservoir with my grandpa a little bit when i was a kid (only northerns) but we usually went to Mcgreggor. have fun down at the Kota!!!, i...Read more
I hope you are right but this is the list cut and pasted from ND game and fish web site. I saw Ray next to McLeod and thought it was Kota Ray. If this is not Kota Ray then that is great because I like catching and releasing the bass out of there.
- McLeod (Ray) Reservoir, Williams County – significant;
- Nelson-Landers Pond, Ward County – total; ...Read more
Kota Ray Is NOT on the 09 winterkill list by the game and fish (http://gf.nd.gov/multimedia/news/2009/05/090508.html) maybee you are taliking about the mclead reservoir in ray... that is the slew next to the golf course, and it did freeze out, but kota ray is a different reservoir, and is not on the list. I seriously doubt it...Read more
i havn't made it down there yet this year, but last spring at this time, i did really well there on my fly-pole just before dark for big bluegills and sunnies, with the occasional bass and trout mixed in. Not sure if you are into fly fishing or not, but an olive wollly bugger with a red tail always seems to work awesome there, i think there are lots of green round worms living in the weeds in...Read more