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Family Friendly Fishing Waters
Find a new fishing location!
The Family Friendly Fishing Waters map shows family-friendly fishing locations across the state that are easy to access and have a high likelihood of catching fish. You can filter the locations by what type of fish you want to catch, what kind of fishing you are looking for (boat, pier, shore) what amenities you would like (swimming, restrooms, etc.) and entrance fee.
Recommend a location to be added to the map
Want to submit a location? Send an email to Williamss100@michigan.gov with the following information:
- waterbody name
- size of waterbody
- type of fishing available (shore, pier, boat)
- fish species found there
- hours open
- if a fee is required for entry
- on-site amenities (including if there are rustic bathrooms, modern bathrooms or no bathrooms)
- county, city/township, address (if available)
- a photo (if available)
Submissions and locations are evaluated by our staff to make sure they fit the requirements. Submission of a waterbody does not guarantee it will be included on the map. We will make every effort to include as many waterbodies that are submitted as possible.