Department of Natural Resources
Hamlin Lake is a natural lake that is enlarged by Hamlin Dam. This site offers an accessible fishing pier in addition wade/shore fishing opportunities on several miles of shoreline.
Type of Fishing: Shore, Pier, Boat
Typical Fish Species Available: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskellunge, Northern Pike, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Black Crappie, Walleye, Yellow Perch
Bait: Worms, Minnows, Artificial
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Fees: Yes (Recreation Passport)
From Ludington, proceed north on Lakeshore Dr. (M-116) for approximately 6 miles to Ludington State Park.
Address: Ludington State Park, 8800 W. M-116, Ludington, MI 49431
City/Township: Hamlin Township
Town/Range/Section: 19N 18W Sec 20