My same questions. I only went there once late last summer in a kayak. The east lake was very weedy then but the middle and west ones were quite nice and not too weedy. I never caught anything in four hours but I did spook a couple of big bass in the middle lake. I don't really know what I'm doing. Never did find the crappie I heard were in there. I want to go back and give it another chance this summer. There are some trails you can get to at least part of the west lake but it seems to be mostly private property over there. I hope someone with more information chimes in. Good luck.