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TYMAN

Im going out sunday and since i had never been there before i was hoping u guys could give me some spots or lure/bait tips

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Pick up bait at MK Fishing on Hwy 13. Its a couple miles south of the 13 and 42 intersection. Get a map of the lake there and some minnows and worms. Put in your canoe at the Sandpoint access. Go north hugging the west shore. Their is a white flat roof home on the north end of the lake. Next to the home is a small channel which leads to a small bay near the harbors townhomes. Go in this bay and you should find some crappies. Its no wake so its safe for canoes in there. I would try paradise bay, rustic bay, and kneafseys cove as well all on the north side of the lake. Paradise and Rustic are both no wake and keafseys has a big log pile in the middle that slows people down. If the crappies are not biting put on a worm and you will catch all the panfish you want though not much size. You may also catch a few accidental bass which will be a thrill for your kids. The fish are shallow- less than 6 feet. Enjoy.

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TYMAN

actually now im going in a boat lol is the sandpoint acess a boat launch?

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