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I have put in at Hunter's and at Fisher's on the east side w/o any problems. Any recommendations for the west side or any other side for that matter? I will gladly pay a launch fee rather than risk being beached or replacing a prop.

Thanks in advance.

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If your on the west side, I always use Terry's. He is right in St.Albans bay. If you launch from there you are close to lots of different structure:flats, gravel, rocks, sand, or mud. Had good luck there Monday and Tuesday.

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yaeh terrys is the way to go. if it is calm or a west wind the garrison landing is fine. we'll be at garrison if possible or we'll see you at terrys! Good luck

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Terrys by far is the way to go. We were out there last weekend on Saturday in the 3 foot rollers and his little harbor was a calm as it could be. I felt bad for those people who needed to load their boat at the garrison access with the waves pounding the shore. Well worth the $10 if you ask me. I'll be using Terry's again this Saturday. I just might bump into some of you out there. Good luck to all who head out.

CA

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I was one of those unlucky suckers on Saturday. Took a chunk out of the prop when the wave bottomed out and I hit bottom. That wind and temp drop was brutal.

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Used the Agate Resort access on Saturday. Not impressed. First time I have ever had a problem getting it on the trailer coming in. I know the water levels dont help. But the slope of the landing is way too steep. Plus, i had to park my trailer on the highway. Going back to the south end this weekend, Cove Bay public access is always smooth for me. Plus the price is right. Save the $10 to spend on tackle I don't really need.

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FYI The south ramp at Agate is significantly less steep. I had the same problem with the north ramp if that is the one you used. I used the south ramp the next time and it was fine.

Jim

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I have used Red Door on the north side twice this spring and it is VERY nice. They have the sand dredged out to the lake too. 2.4 feet was the shallowest I saw. Great for any kind of wind - other than a strong straight South perhaps. Plenty of area on the resort or on nearby streets to park. 2 porta-potties right by the harbor too.

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Is the casino access too shallow this year? Ive always used it in years past but havent tried it yet this year.

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Hunters Point, Fishers Resort are the two most easiest acesses on the east side of the lake next to Macs Twin Bay.

On the north end Red Door and Myr Mar are going to be your best bet for boat access to the lake.

Terry's has probably the best access on the west side of the lake and then there is Eddy's which in my oppinion is fare at best.

aoan the south end Izaty's, Lyback's, the Cove are going to be your best choices.

Fish On!!!

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