The fun starts on hard water!
You can get just about anywhere on a lake during the ice fishing season. Find all the info you need to get started, including gear, techniques, how-to videos, important safety tips and more.
Fishing Guide (text version)
Rules apply from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.
Helping you discover, explore and enjoy Michigan's world-class fishing and the aquatic habitats that make it possible. Learn how we manage Michigan's fisheries for current and future generations.
Fishing in Michigan:
Once per month updates about fishing in Michigan, including connections to resources and opportunities.