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  • two kayaks on the lake Alpena Fishing

    You’ll find numerous inland lakes and river systems that offer a variety of healthy fish species. Locations for trolling, fly fishing, and even deep water options abound in and around Alpena.

  • a fishing boat in the harbor Benzie County Fishing

    From the turquoise waters of Lake Michigan to the sparkling inland rivers and lakes, Benzie County is bursting with fishing opportunities for young and old.

  • a boat in the water at sunset Cadillac Fishing

    Between the lakes and nearby rivers, the area boasts an incredible sport fishery. Anglers can find walleye, pike, perch, rainbow trout and all manner of pan fish in the immediate area.

  • people holding big fish Charlevoix Fishing

    The Charlevoix area is home to many fish species as there are a variety a water bodies, including: Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix, numerous inland lakes, rivers and streams.

  • a young man fishing off the dock Jackson Fishing

    Whether you are a recreational fisherman from the dock or a championship ice fisher, there are many opportunities for you to take advantage of Jackson’s waterways!

  • a boy fishing with his dad Manistee Fishing

    Manistee County is home to three fantastic harbors and three rivers. We also have many public boat launches that will give you access to Lake Michigan, inland lakes and scenic rivers.

  • a boy holding a large fish Mecosta County Fishing

    We are home over 100 lakes and numerous streams, and the majestic Muskegon River, the 2nd longest river in Michigan. Come discover one of Michigan’s best kept fishing secrets!

  • a boy fishing with his dad Sault Ste. Marie Fishing

    The St.Mary's River offers four species of salmon and spectacular steelhead, northern pike, walleye, and small-mouthed bass provide great opportunities for sports fishing in our many lakes and bays.

  • people fishing off a boat Traverse City Fishing

    Steelhead and trout are available in the spring and opportunities in the area are plentiful.

  • online fishing license icon Online License System

    Purchase a fishing license online at our eLicense site.