Fishing in Pure Michigan: An Infographic

With trout, walleyes, salmon, perch, bass and more ready to bite, Michigan is home to the best catches a fishing trip can offer. And with four Great Lakes, 11,000 inland lakes and hundreds of rivers and streams, there’s no end to the places to cast your line during your Pure Michigan fishing experience.

We compiled just a few reasons why Michigan is an angler’s dream. To download a full-sized version of the graphic, click here or on the image below.

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  • Mark Ish

    Thanks for promoting fishing in the great state of MI.
    One correction though, this poster promotes winter fishing in Lk. St. Clair for Musky, I don’t think so – season closes Dec. 15th. I guess that might be considered “winter” fishing, but not really.

  • Kathryn Kenny

    Manistee is home of the World Record Brown Trout: Caught September 9, 2009 in the Manistee River. 41lbs. 7ozs. 43 3/4″ long 27″ girth. Stop in the Manistee County Visitors Center to see this massive fish!

  • Steve Jones