Founder's Fishing Pier

This 2 acre pond had a deep point in the middle with lots of vegetation around the edges.

Type of Fishing: Pier

Typical Fish Species Available: Carp, Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Sunfish, Yellow Perch

Bait: Worms

Hours: Dawn until Dusk

Fees: No


Modern Restrooms
Animal Friendly 
Picnic Tables
Walking Trails



Founders Fishing pier

Driving Directions

From I-696, take the Orchard Lake Rd. exit and head south on Orchard Lake Rd. Turn left onto Grand River, and take a right back onto Orchard Lake Rd. Turn right onto 8 Mile Rd.

From I-275, take the 8 Mile Rd. exit and head east on 8 Mile Rd.

From I-96, take exit 174. From Schoolcraft Rd. take Farmington Rd. north, then turn left on 8 Mile Rd. The fishing pier is the secondary (west) entrance to Founder's Sports Park on the north side of 8 Mile Rd. The pond is located at the north end of the gravel parking lot.

Address: 35500 W. Eight Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48335

County: Oakland

City/Township: Farmington Hills

Town/Range/Section: T1N, R9E, S32