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Jaspernuts

Is Swan Lake Motorable?

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Jaspernuts

Can you get on Swan Lake by Nicollet with a outboard?

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Waters

with the number of trucks parked at the acc. I would think u should be fine we been out on middle and there have been outboards out there

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dan z

Get ready to get ran over by go devils and hyper drives, outboards are running around but I have seen a few guys blowing smoke out of them from clogged water pumps.

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chillincarp870

don't listen to all the hype about mud motors, i hunt swan about 5 days a week, with a 25 short shaft, and have had very few problems this year. The south part of South bay is chuck full of weeds which makes for a slow go, but other than that i'll blow by any surface drive. shoot em up, gettin should be gettin good

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GooBack

Where can you launch on swan? What are the best spots to hunt?

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chillincarp870

there is a launch on the north side off cty rd 4(gravel) and one on the south side off hwy14. I tend to stick to nicollet or south bay

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BenelliBob

25 outboard blow by any surface drives.....HAHAHA i know this post is from 2012 but yeah...if you wanna race your outboard against me just say when bud. id bet a 6pack my little 23 horse passes you

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Mike89
4 hours ago, BenelliBob said:

25 outboard blow by any surface drives.....HAHAHA i know this post is from 2012 but yeah...if you wanna race your outboard against me just say when bud. id bet a 6pack my little 23 horse passes you

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Kettle

I have not hunted it in about 5 years but there were plenty of people running outboards, you have to be logical and not try and run where you can't. I wouldn't do it in the dark the first time. The majority of places I hunted on swan and had good luck were via canoe where I would paddle then drag it across a bog then paddle more. There are places where no motor outboard, longtail or surface drive can't get to, find these places there will be birds but it takes a lot of work 

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