St. Joseph River

Downstream of Sturgeon Lake. The river is navigable, but boaters need to watch for sandbars, boulders and logs. Boating may be difficult under low-flow conditions.

Type of Fishing: Shore, Pier, Boat

Typical Fish Species Available: Bullhead, Carp, Channel Catfish, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Sucker, Sunfish, Walleye, Yellow Perch

Bait: Worms, Minnows, Artificial

Hours: dawn until dusk

Fees: No



(Note: No Restrooms)
Boat Launch Boat Launch (carry-in)















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Driving Directions

The launch is located off Brandt Road, immediately west of Farrand Road bridge over the St. Joseph River.

County: St. Joseph

City/Township: Colon

Town/Range/Section: T6S, R9W, S3

Latitude/Longitude: 41.981324 / -85.335080