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  • Rennie Lake is an all-sports lake 13 miles (21 km) southwest of Traverse City, Michigan....
  • Reeds Lake is a fresh-water lake in the city of East Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. A good way to enjoy Reeds Lake is from one of the many benches located along the shoreline at John Collins P...
  • Paw Paw Lake is a lake in Coloma Township and Watervliet Township in Berrien County, Michigan....
  • Otter Lake is the name of several lakes and one village in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake is fed by the Otter River and it drains into the Sturgeon River....
  • Ostrander Lake is a 54.2-acre (21.9 ha) lake that is located near the tri-county corner of Delta County, Michigan, Alger and Schoolcraft countries in the Hiawatha National Forest. The chain consists o...
  • Muskegon Lake is a 4,150-acre (16.8 km2) fresh-water lake in Muskegon County, Michigan, USA. Located in the lower peninsula at the mouth of the Muskegon River, Muskegon Lake forms a 12-square-mile (31...
  • Murray Lake is a naturally formed lake about 9 miles away from the town of Lowell, Michigan. Murray Lake is the third largest lake in Kent County, lying in the northwest corner of the county officiall...
  • Murphy Lake is a lake in Tuscola County, Michigan, United States. Murphy Lake lies at an elevation of 748 feet (228 m)....
  • Murphy Lake is a lake in Schoolcraft County, Michigan, United States. Murphy Lake lies at an elevation of 679 feet (207 m)....
  • Murphy Lake (also, Murphey Lake and Slocum Lake) is a lake in Denver Township in Newaygo County, Michigan, United States. Murphy Lake lies at an elevation of 787 feet (240 m)....
  • Fishing at Mastadon Lake
    Species of fish in Mastadon Lake: Northern Pike
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Murphy Lake is a lake in Iron County, Michigan, United States.Murphy Lake lies at an elevation of 1581 feet (482 m)....
  • Murphy Lake is a lake in Berrien County, Michigan, United States. Murphy Lake lies at an elevation of 735 feet (224 m)....
  • Mullett Lake is a lake in Cheboygan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake is named after John Mullett, who, together with William A. Burt, made a federal survey of the area from 1840 to 1843....
  • Fishing at Marion Lake
    Species of fish in Marion Lake: Walleye:Bass:Musky:Bluegill:Panfish
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

  • Mowe Lake is a 24-acre (10 ha) lake that is located in northern Delta County, Michigan in the Hiawatha National Forest. It is just south of the county line with Alger and Schoolcraft countries and abo...
  • Fishing at Loon Lake - Huron-Manistee
    Species of fish in Loon Lake - Huron-Manistee: Panfish:Bass
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

  • The Manistique River is a 67-mile-long (108 km) river in the U.S. state of Michigan that winds southward through the central Upper Peninsula from its headwaters near Lake Superior to its mouth in Lake...
  • One of the better brook trout streams in the Western half of the Ottawa. Try upstream and downstream from the Wolf Mountain road (FR9300). The stream is canoeable downstream from the bridge, but co...

  • Mandon Lake is a 26-acre (110,000 m2) lake located in White Lake Township of Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake is affectionately known as the 'Mighty Mandon', because despite its ...
  • Loon Lake is a lake located in Gogebic County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Loon Lake is one of about two dozen clear, clean lakes located in a special wilderness area known as the Sylvania Wildernes...
  • One of northern Michigan's most picturesque fishing streams. Wadeable throughout its length.

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  • Long Lake is 5,625-acre (22.76 km2) lake in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake is on the boundary between Alpena County to the south and Presque Isle County to the north near Lake Huron in Northern ...
  • Lamberton Lake is located in Kent county in Western Michigan. The lake is approximately 1,700 feet (520 m) long and 1,040 feet (320 m) wide. The surface elevation is 650 feet (200 m), and most of the ...
  • Lake Thirteen is a private lake located in Surrey Township, Clare County, Michigan. The lake spans about 95 acres (38 ha), and reaches a maximum depth of about 32 feet (9.8 m)....
  • Lake St. Helen is a 2,400-acre (9.7 km2) public lake located in Roscommon County in the U.S. state of Michigan, and borders on the community of St. Helen, Michigan. It is the headwaters for the south ...
  • Lake Skegemog (also known as Skegemog Lake, and rarely Round Lake -its former name-) is a Northern Michigan lake located on the border of three counties, Antrim County, Michigan, Grand Traverse County...
  • Fishing at Lac Vieux Desert Lake
    Species of fish in Lac Vieux Desert Lake: Northern Pike:Walleye:Bass:Musky:Panfish
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulat...

  • Lake Ovid is a reservoir located within Sleepy Hollow State Park, Michigan, which was created in 1974 when a dam was built to block the Little Maple River. Lake Ovid is a shallow lake with an average ...
  • Lake of the Clouds is a lake located in Ontonagon County in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan within the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. The lake is situated in a valley bet...
  • Lake Nineteen also known as Nineteen Lake, is a 26-acre (11 ha) lake that is located in south-western Schoolcraft County, Michigan in the Hiawatha National Forest. It is east of the county line with A...
  • Lake Michigamme, one of Michigan's largest lakes, reaches a depth of over 70 feet (21 m). It covers 4,292 acres (17.37 km2) in Marquette and Baraga County, Michigan. Van Riper State Park provides publ...
  • Lake Margrethe is near Grayling in Crawford County, Michigan. Its area is 1,920 acres (780 ha). It was formerly known as Portage Lake, before the name change. Fish species include: rock bass, yellow p...
  • Lake Macatawa is a lake in Ottawa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake is about 6 miles (10 km) long with a maximum width of 1.2 miles (1.9 km) and a surface area of 1,700 acres (2.83 mi², ...
  • Lake Leelanau lies in the Leelanau Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. The entire lake which includes two bodies of water, usually referred to as North Lake Leelanau and South Lake Leelanau cover...
  • Lake Lansing is a 485-acre (2.0 km2) lake in Haslett, Michigan just a few miles northeast of the state's capital city of Lansing....
  • Fishing at Katherine Lake
    Species of fish in Katherine Lake: Bass
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Lake Independence is located in Marquette County in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake is fed primarily by the Yellow Dog River. The lake is naturally occurring, but its level...
  • Lake Gogebic is the largest lake of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is located within the 1 million acre (4,000 km²) Ottawa National Forest. Lake Gogebic State Park is located along its western s...
  • Lake Five is a private fresh water lake in Kalkaska County, Michigan, United States. Lake Five has abundant water fauna including Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Perch, Painted Turtle, Snapping Turtle. Lak...
  • This river can suopply some surprises. Plenty of brook trout from the headwaters to the Brule. Downstream from the City of Iron River, this is a Type II trout stream. Please check your regulations....

  • Lake Columbia is a small man-made lake in Columbia Township in southern Jackson County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Originally formed as a mill pond in 1836, it was expanded to 840 acres (3.4 km2) i...
  • The Indian River Canoe Trailhead at Fish Lake is approximately 36 miles northwest of Manistique, and about 15 miles south of Munising. The Indian River, from Fish Lake to Indian Lake, a total of al...

  • Lake Charlevoix is a lake in Charlevoix County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the third largest lake in the state with a surface area of over 17,200 acres (70 km²) and 56 miles (90 km) of shore...
  • The Manitou Islands and Michigan’s rich coastline make up this nationally recognized chunk of land and lake. Many interesting natural characteristics make the lakeshore and its watershed well...

  • Lake Cadillac is a lake located within the city of Cadillac, Michigan. It is part of the Muskegon River watershed....
  • Pictured Rocks provides excellent hiking along Michigan’s shoreline. Paths weave in and out of dense woods and carve out walkable paths amongst scenic cliffs.

    All warm and cold wea...

  • Lake Bella Vista is in northwest Cannon Township, Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake was originally known as 'Grass Lake' and once lay in the center of a marsh surrounded by pasturela...
  • Lac Vieux Desert is a lake in the United States divided between Gogebic County, Michigan, and Vilas County, Wisconsin. Fed primarily by springs in the surrounding swamps, it is the source of the Wisco...
  • Lac La Belle (French: 'beautiful lake'), is the name given to both a lake and a small unincorporated community in Keweenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The town was originally the site of a s...
  • Fishing at Hoags Lake
    Species of fish in Hoags Lake: Panfish:Bass
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Hoags Lake Fac...

  • Ironjaw Lake is a 51-acre (21 ha) lake that is located in south-western Schoolcraft County, Michigan in the Hiawatha National Forest. It is just east of the county line with Alger and just north of th...
  • Hugaboom Lake is a 31-acre (13 ha) lake that is located in northern Delta County, Michigan in the Hiawatha National Forest. It is just south of the county line with Alger and Schoolcraft countries and...
  • Hubbard Lake is a lake in Alcona County in Northern Michigan. The lake covers 8,850 acres (36 km²) and is seven miles (11 km) long (north-south) and two miles (3 km) wide. It has a maximum depth of 8...
  • Houghton Lake is a large lake in Roscommon County. The unincorporated community of Prudenville is at the southeastern end of the lake, while the unincorporated communities of Houghton Lake and Houghto...
  • Fishing at Hannah-Webb Lake

    Species of fish in Hannah-Webb Lake: Trout
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Higgins Lake is a large recreational and fishing lake in Roscommon County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. The 9,900 acre (40 km²) lake is known for its deep, clear waters and is the 10th largest in M...
  • Gun Lake is a lake in the U.S. state of Michigan, located mostly in Barry County with the southwestern tip extending into Allegan County. Along most of the lake are numerous summer homes, cottages, an...
  • Directions to Golden Creek:
    Walk in from Forst Road 2192 or North Branch Paint River from CountyRoad 657.

    Fishing at Golden Creek
    Species of f...

  • Gull Lake is a lake in the U.S. state of Michigan, located mostly in Kalamazoo County with the northern tip extending into Barry County. The nearest major cities are Kalamazoo, 11 miles (18 km) to the...
  • Greenwood Reservoir is a large, 1,073-acre (4.34 km2) impoundment located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. It is a very picturesque and relatively secluded....
  • Gravel Lake is a 296-acre (1.20 km2) freshwater lake in the southeast corner of Porter Township near the southern boundary of Van Buren County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The lake is located betwee...
  • Fishing at Foote Pond
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Foote Pond Facts:
    Foote Pond is a Natural Lake or...

  • Goguac Lake is a 352-acre (1.42 km2) lake in the city of Battle Creek, located in Calhoun County in the southwest portion of the U.S. state of Michigan. With a maximum depth of 66 feet (20 m), the lak...
  • Glen Lake is a lake located in Leelanau County in the U.S. state of Michigan, near Lake Michigan. Several villages and hamlets lie along or near its shore, including Burdickville, Glen Arbor, and Glen...
  • Fletcher Pond (Fletcher Floodwater) is a man-made body of water located in Northeast lower Michigan. The pond covers over 9,000 acres (36 km2) of land that was previously cedar forest. A dam was built...
  • Elk Lake is located in Antrim and Grand Traverse counties in Northern Michigan. The lake is about a mile and a half wide (2.4 km) and nine miles (14 km) long. It has maximum depth of 192 ft (59 m), ma...
  • Fishing at Echo Lake
    Species of fish in Echo Lake: Walleye:Bass:Panfish
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Echo Lak...

  • Parts of this river are suitable for canoeing. Try starting at the bridge on Forest Road 6881. Brown trout fishing upstream from this bridge is fair and brook trout fishing good to excellent.

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  • Crystal Lake, the largest lake of this name in Michigan, is located near Lake Michigan in Benzie County about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Traverse City and about 2 miles (3 km) northeast of Frankfor...
  • Cowden Lake is a 111 acre (surface area) public lake located in Montcalm County, Michigan, 2.4 miles (4 km) east of the town of Coral. Residents with homes on Cowden Lake represent a mix of permanent ...
  • Corpse Pond is a small lake in Ontonagon County, Michigan....
  • Fishing at Dorner Lake
    Species of fish in Dorner Lake: Panfish:Bass
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Cass Lake is the largest lake in Oakland County, Michigan. It covers 1,280 acres (5 km²) and has a maximum depth of 123 ft (37 m). It is bordered by the cities, villages, and townships of Waterford T...
  • Fishing at Deadman Lake
    Species of fish in Deadman Lake: Northern Pike:Panfish
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Burt Lake is a 17,120 acre (69 km²) lake in Cheboygan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The western shore of the lake is on the boundary with Emmet County. The lake is named after William Austin ...
  • Budd Lake is a 175-acre (0.7 km2) lake in Clare County, in the central region of Michigan's lower peninsula. Wilson State Park borders the lake to the northwest....
  • Brule Lake forms part of the border between the States of Michigan and Wisconsin and is the headwater of the Brule The source of the name is the Ojibwa name for the river, 'Wisakota', meaning burned o...
  • Blue Lake is a 31-acre (13 ha) lake with a marshy shoreline that is located in southern Alger County, Michigan in the middle of the Hiawatha National Forest. It is located about a mile north of the in...
  • Black Lake is located in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties in Northern Michigan. With a surface area of 10,130 acres (41 km²), it is the seventh largest inland lake in Michigan. The largest body of...
  • Betsy Lake is a lake located in Luce County in the U.S. state of Michigan....
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  • Bear Lake is a small, freshwater lake in Kalkaska County, Michigan, USA. The lake has enhanced clarity due to springs that feed into it. Numerous 'Tiki Bars' dot the shoreline, placed there by the sur...
  • Bankson Lake is a 217-acre (0.88 km2) all-sports lake located in Van Buren County, just south of Lawton, Michigan. The lake is unique in that it has rather undeveloped shores and is home to two large ...
  • Austin Lake is a lake located in Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is approximately 2.2 miles (3.5 km) long at its greatest length. It has an average depth of about 5 feet (1.5 m), wi...
  • Alcona Dam Pond (also Alcona Lake and Alcona Pond) is a lake located in Alcona County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Outflow is regulated by the Alcona Dam....
  • Fishing at Buck Creek
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Buck Creek Facts:
    Buck Creek is a River or Stream...

  • This is a very scenic river to float in the spring for brook trout. Bring some spinners and a frying pan for shore lunch.

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  • Fishing at Bond Falls Lake
    Species of fish in Bond Falls Lake: Northern Pike:Walleye:Bluegill:Crappie
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See belo...

  • Fishing at Blood Creek

    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Blood Creek Facts:
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  • Excellent Fishing Opportunities, access to Lake Superior where charters are ready to take you out for an exciting day of trolling for lake trout and salmon. Steelhead can be found in the Black Rive...

  • Fishing at Big Island Lake - Huron
    Species of fish in Big Island Lake - Huron: Panfish:Bass:Walleye
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)...

  • Big Island Lake Wilderness, part of the Munising Ranger District of the Hiawatha National Forest, lies about one-half mile northwest of the community of Stueben - 22 miles northwest of the city of ...

  • Fishing at Beaton Lake
    Species of fish in Beaton Lake: Walleye:Trout:Crappie
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • The slow moving, meandering AuTrain River offers an excellent four to six hour canoe trip. The trail begins at the Forest Service boat launch in the AuTrain Lake Campground and proceeds north appro...

  • Fishing at Allen Lake
    Species of fish in Allen Lake: Northern Pike:Walleye:Bass:Bluegill:Crappie
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

  • Fishing at Alcona Pond
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    Alcona Pond Facts:
    Alcona Pond is a Natural Lake...

  • The Whitefish River canoe trail offers approximately 28 miles of good canoeing. It offers the canoer two trails, the East Branch is approximately 8 miles longer than the West Branch. Two and a half...

  • This river is wadeable throughout its length.

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  • This is a small, but productive brown trout stream. More gravel and stony bottom here than in many Ottawa streams so take some stonefly nymphs.

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  • Fishing at West Bear Lake

    Species of fish in West Bear Lake: Bass:Panfish
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Fishing at Tanlud Lake
    Species of fish in Tanlud Lake: Bass:Bluegill:Trout
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Fishing at Sucker Lake
    Species of fish in Sucker Lake: Panfish
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Fishing at Snap Jack Lake
    Species of fish in Snap Jack Lake: Bass:Pike
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Fishing at Silver River
    Species of fish in Silver River: Brook Trout:Brown Trout
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

  • Fishing at Sand Lake
    Species of fish in Sand Lake: Panfish:Bass:Pike
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Fishing at Prickett Lake
    Species of fish in Prickett Lake: Northern Pike:Walleye:Bass:Crappie:Bluegill
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See bel...

  • The Pine River is a National Scenic River located in the Manistee National Forest, approximately 20 miles southwest of Cadillac, Michigan. A high-gradient stream, it drops an average 10 feet per mi...

  • Fishing at Pine Creek
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Pine Creek Facts:
    Pine Creek is a River or Stream...

  • At just shy of 1,180 cubic miles of water Lake Michigan is the 2nd largest Great Lake by volume, is the only Great Lake whose boundaries lie entirely within the contiguous United States. Lake Michi...

  • Whitmore Lake is an unincorporated community in the U.S. state of Michigan. The community spans the boundary between Green Oak Township in Livingston County and Northfield Township in Washtenaw County...
  • The Pere Marquette River is a very popular fishing and canoeing river. Its crystal clear water and the variety of terrain and vegetation along its banks were attractive enough for it to be classifi...

  • White Lake is the name of several lakes in the U.S. state of Michigan. The largest White Lake is in Muskegon County, Michigan, formed by the White River. ...
  • Weidman Millpond is a dammed pond in the town of Weidman, Michigan, United States. A small cold water river supplies the pond. The pond has been stocked with yellow perch and largemouth bass. Attempts...
  • Walloon Lake is a glacier-formed lake and the headwater for the Bear River located in Charlevoix and Emmet counties in Northern Michigan. It is now home to many vacation homes and cottages....
  • Verdant Lake is a 25-acre (10 ha) lake that is located in south-western Schoolcraft County, Michigan in the Hiawatha National Forest. It is just east of the county line with Alger and just north of th...
  • Fishing at Ottawa Lake
    Species of fish in Ottawa Lake: Northern Pike:Walleye:Bass:Panfish
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

  • Townline Lake is a 73-acre (300,000 m2) lake located in Mecosta County near the City of Big Rapids, Michigan. It is located in Colfax Township and Big Rapids Township. It has a maximum depth of 50 fee...
  • Torch Lake is approximately 2,700 acres (11 km²) lying mostly within Torch Lake Township and having portions within Osceola Township and Schoolcraft Township. The lake is fed by the Traprock River....
  • Torch Lake at 19 miles (31 km) long is Michigan's longest inland lake and at approximately 18,770 acres (76 km²) is Michigan's second largest inland lake. National Geographic rated it the third most ...
  • Toms Lake is a 23-acre (9 ha) lake that is located at the tri-county corner of Delta County, Michigan, Alger and Schoolcraft countries in the Hiawatha National Forest. The forest service offers a rust...
  • Large variety of vegetative types, from marsh meadows to upland hardwoods. Northern segments have increasily steep terrain. Most of the countryside is remote and wild.

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  • Tippy Dam or Tippy Hydro was built 1918 and is a hydroelectric dam operated by Consumers Energy. The original name of the dam was Junction Hydro, but it was renamed to honor a Consumers board of direc...
  • Thumb Lake, also known as Lake Louise, is a kettle lake located in Hudson Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan. The epithet Thumb Lake derives from the lake's bathymetry. An islet protrudes from the ...
  • Starvation Lake is a small recreational and fishing lake in Kalkaska County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. The 125-acre (0.5 km2) lake is approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) long and has a maximum depth...
  • Sanford Lake is a man made reservoir located in Midland County, Michigan. It was formed by the damming of the Tittabawassee River near the town of Sanford, Michigan. The dam is owned and operated by B...
  • Fishing at Newholm Creek
    Species of fish in Newholm Creek: Brook Trout
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

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  • Round Lake is a 475-acre (192 ha) lake that is located mostly in Delta County, Michigan with a little portion in Alger county in the Hiawatha National Forest. Other nearby lakes include Lake Stella...

  • Fishing at Morrison Creek

    Species of fish in Morrison Creek: Brook Trout:Rainbow Trout
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)
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  • Rollway Lake (also, Murphey Lake, Murphy Lake, and Stony Lake) is a lake located in Beaver Township and Denver Township in Newaygo County, Michigan. Rollway Lake lies at an elevation of 787 feet (240 ...