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digmetrofishing

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digmetrofishing

Heading up to Kavanaugh's Resort from the cities with the wife 4/20 - 4/23 and hoping to catch some pan fish, sunnies/crappies doesn't matter, they all fry up nice. Anybody have some tips/info on the crappie/sunnie bite happening in the area? Depth, bait, and other info would be very helpful. The wife just started fishing so I want to turn her on to some fun fishing and not have her start out with a disappointing experience. Thanks for any and all comments.

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Davidjojo

I would go to Bar Harbor in the morning. the earlier the better. As you face the lake there, the docks to the left usually produce the most fish. To the left of the docks is a little shallow (very shallow) area that has a little dock.This area is loaded with sunfish, Some are nice sized too. I would used an ultralight setup with the smallest jig you have. maybe use some waxes.The action can be great there. If you want Crappies the Bar Harbor docks are good. This is no secret location. When the fish get going the docks will be filled with people. The fishing here is starting to pick up with the warmer weather. Jason at Sportland can set you up with bait/tackle and tips.

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digmetrofishing

Thanks for the info David. I will give it a run and let you know how it goes. One thing since it don't know the area. Where is Bar Harbor?

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Davidjojo

I didn't ask if you were bringing a boat or not. It's on the north end of Gull Lake on Hwy 77. You can fish from the docks or if you have a boat, there is a public access just down the road from Bar Harbor past the bridge.

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digmetrofishing

Thanks David. I am bring my boat. I truly appreciate all your help.

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centralmnguy

You can find Bar Harbor by turning off hwy 371 down co.77...just look for the signs for Bar Harbor & Zorbaz. The access is across from Zorbaz.

Have they started biting in that little bay yet or is it still to cold?

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digmetrofishing

didn't do too well. weather was cold and raining. tried deeper 10-15 on the first breaklines, nothing. Tried shallow saw a few, but nothing was biting. Water temp was very cold, 46.2 - 49.00 was the warmest and that was in 3 FOW. Oh well, keep trying.

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