The Charlevoix area is home to many fish species as there are a variety of water bodies, including Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix, inland lakes, rivers and many streams. The Trout Tournament challenges fisherman to find the best catch in each division.
Locals call Lake Michigan The Big Lake for a reason. As the fifth largest lake in the world, Lake Michigan holds a recorded 100 species of fish. Charlevoix is located on the northern portion of Lake Michigan which is pristine and pure enough for the pickiest of anglers. You can fish Lake Michigan from a boat or from the pier located at Michigan Beach.