Michigan Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Michigan

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Perch,  Crappie,  Northern Pike,  Pumpkinseed Sunfish,  Smallmouth Bass,  Walleye,  Bullhead,   and 86 more

Michigan Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 6,876   Rivers/Streams: 3,837   Reservoirs: 211   Others: 916   All: 11,840

Michigan Fishing Reports

  "Caught lots of small bass, a few keepers. Have caught keeper walleye and..." Silver Lake

  "Lived locally and fished Hawk lake many times. Cought bluegill, crappie..." Hawk Lake

  "Micro jigs and nymphs on weedlines and dropoffs for hammerin bluegill...." Iron Lake

  "Fished Onemile for ten years back in the sixties. Was a great bass lake,..." Onemile Lake

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Michigan Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Michigan Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of Michigan, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 11,840 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Croton Dam, Burt Lake and Newburgh Lake. Fish for Bullhead, Smelt or Perch or one of the other 20 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.