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herefish101

Baby and Kid Lakes

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herefish101

I'll be up on Baby lake for the first time next weekend (5-31-13) I am just looking for any fishing information on these two lakes. Are they connected? It looks like there is a river or stream going between them. Baby should be plenty to fish for the weekend, I just like to get a little adventurous. Is Baby a panfish lake or gamefish, or should I come with way to much equipment...lol... Any info will be welcome. Thanks and may you catch big fish.

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skibass

I use to fish Baby quite a bit for muskies. It's a beautiful lake with a lot of 30"-40" muskies in it, with a few bigger ones too. I have caught a few big walleyes and several smallies while throwing for muskies but haven't targeted them specifically. I have seen some other boats out fishing for smallmouth bass and having good success around the rocks. It's also fun to venture into Mann and McKeowen (sp?) if your boat is small enough to fit under the bridge. I have never made it into Kidd. I believe Baby is also a decent sunfish and crappie lake, which might be your best shot at action during the weekend. Bring all the equipment you can! I recommend at least 10 different rods and 5 tackle boxes to make sure you have it all covered:-)

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Netman

You can't get into Kid from Baby; Baby should keep you busy.

Good Luck!

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BDawg23

I fished Baby over the weekend. It was really tough. We did catch 2 Smallies right at 4 lbs and a 36" musky but it was A Dead Sea besides those fish.

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BDawg23

I fished Baby over the weekend. It was really tough. We did catch 2 Smallies right at 4 lbs and a 36" musky but it was A Dead Sea besides those fish.

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CanadianMountee

Can I get a 16ft fishing boat under the bridge into Mann? Aren't there good musky in Mann as well?

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BDawg23

It would depend on what type of boat. Tried to put a 17' lund with a 60 HP under the bridge and was about 3" to wide. It's a tight fit assuming you don't have a windshield height wise but the width is the issue. I was pretty bummed as I even switched boats to try and channel through because I have always wanted to fish Mann.

Yes, there are muskies in Mann but still have a couple of weeks until opener. The 36" was caught on a crankbait fishing for bass.

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CanadianMountee

Which is the tighter squeeze the bridge between Baby and Mann or the culvert between Mann and McKeown?

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BDawg23

I've never seen the other culvert but heard its bigger then from BAby to Mann.

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herefish101

Thanks for the replies. I got my second 28 inch walldog on Friday night out on Baby. I am now in love with this lake and the smaller ones around it. We were also able to find some decent size Crappies, the biggest being 13 inches, but most were in the 10 inch range. I am now trying to figure out a way to buy a cabin up there, but maybe not yet, I'm sure a fan of the area now!

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