Bishop Lake

Fishing from dedicated pier as well a good shore access around the lake. Try the shore south of the beach.

Type of Fishing: Shore, Pier, Boat

Typical Fish Species Available: Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Sunfish

Bait: Worms, Minnows, Artificial

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Fees: Yes (Recreation Passport)



Animal Friendly Animal Friendly
Beach and Swimming Beach and Swimming
Boat Launch Boat Launch
Bait Store Bait Store
Camping Camping
Concessions Concessions
Modern Restrooms Modern Restrooms
Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter and Grills
Picnic Tables Picnic Tables
Walking Trails Walking Trails



Additional Information

Fish Stocking
Lake Map



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Driving Directions

Follow signs from I-96 through Brighton on Brighton Rd. to Chilson Rd. Turn left on Chilson Rd. and after 1.5 miles turn left on Bishop Lake Rd. After 0.8 miles turn left into Brighton State Recreation Area and follow signs to fishing pier.

Address: 5426 Bishop Lake Rd., Brighton, MI

County: Livingston

City/Township: Brighton

Town/Range/Section: T1N R5E Sec.10