South Bayou Public Access-
Access- On the east side of Lakeshore Drive where it crosses the South Bayou channel. Cement ramp with two docks. Limited parking.
Restrictions- no power loading, no cocking in launch ramp, do not block road
Ecosystem- inland lake mostly surrounded by private properties
Most recent date this info personally checked - August 2014
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Fishing- Hamlin Lake - black crappie, bluegill, brook trout, channel catfish, largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, rock bass, smallmouth bass, sunfish, walleye, yellow perch (list from lake-link.com)
There are picnic tables and grills. Fixed benches face the bayou.
There are two swing sets, one with baby seats, and a sandbox.
Potable Water- none
Access- paved road
Restrictions- Open 5 am - 11 pm, no swimming, no camping, no overnight parking, no glass containers, pets must be leashed, no firearms, no dumping, no disorderly conduct
Seasonality- may not be plowed in winter, picnic tables removed
Ecosystem- small bayou with access to large-size inland lake (Hamlin)
Other points of interest- Hamlin Lake connects with Ludington State Park and Nordhouse Dunes. Long Skinny Park is 0.25 miles north.
Most recent date this info personally checked. August 2014
Maintained by- Hamlin Township
3775 North Jebavy Drive
Ludington, MI 49431
Phone: (231) 845-7801
Michigan DNR Mason County Lakes
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