Hamlin Lake

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)



Animal Friendly Animal Friendly
Beach and Swimming Beach and Swimming
Bike Trails Bike Trails
Boat Launch Boat Launch
Camping Camping
Canoe Trails Canoe Trails
Modern Restrooms Modern Restrooms
Picnic Tables and Grills Picnic Tables and Grills
Rustic Restrooms Rustic Restrooms


Additional Information

Status of Fishery Report
Fish Stocking
Lake Map


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Driving Directions

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

County: Mason

City/Township: Hamlin Township

Town/Range/Section: 19N 18W Sec 20