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Fishing Michigan

EZFishing brings you Michigan's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 10938 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Michigan Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Michigan.

Michigan Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Michigan?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Michigan Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Michigan Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Michigan's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Michigan Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Michigan.

  • More than 25 million fish stocked in Michigan Lakes
  • Fall fingerling Walleye pond drawdown Bellmont Mi. and release Crystal Lake, Crystal Mi. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced the totals from its spring and summer fish stocking efforts. The DNR stocked a total of 25,470,199 fish ..
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  • 9/23/2017 10:20:00 AM
  • The ‘Pout-Pout Fish’ explores uncharted waters of bullying
  • Diesen is a former librarian and bookseller who is based in Michigan. She talked with MarketWatch about covering the sensitive subject of bullying, the challenge of portraying fear in a children’s book, and where the “Pout-Pout Fish” character will ...
  • Market Watch
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  • 9/22/2017 3:01:00 PM
  • Blade Fishing Report: 9/22
  • Anglers on Wamplers Lake have taken a few decent-sized crappies by drifting minnows near the bottom. Michigan salmon: Angler Martin Modrowski reports on a very successful trip to fish the Pere Marguette River near Lundington with his son and grandson.
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  • 9/22/2017 5:22:00 AM
  • WWW Chicago outdoors: Kings, Hunting & Fishing Days, Field Museum IDs
  • Add heat to this Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors. I still think chasing kings on the Lake Michigan lakefront will be the primary focus for hard-core fishermen, but with the weather forecast I expect a lot will be wading our rivers and ...
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 9/22/2017 3:44:00 AM
  • Sarley: Enjoying the best day of fishing yet this year
  • Caleb Weiner bought the Migrator Charter business from my old buddy Bob Rossa early in 2017. You all remember that Rossa used to furnish the Lake Michigan Fishing Report for this column every week. Weiner has been doing it for me this year. In early spring
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 9/22/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Bob Gwizdz: Quality fishing
  • This is an outstanding bass fishery — one of many in Michigan —and if the rest of the world only knew (it is catching on) about this lake, and many others, the lakes would be even more crowded than they already are. You can reach Long at www.longcast.com.
  • Traverse City Record-Eagle
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  • 9/21/2017 6:08:00 PM
  • 2 fishermen net $10,000 fine, forfeit tackle boxes
  • They were each fined $5,000. Read more: 25 million fish added to Michigan waters this year Madison Heights man sets state fishing record with catch of bigmouth buffalo
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 9/20/2017 9:03:00 PM
  • Seafood Recipes Compiled across Sea Grant Network
  • Wisconsin Sea Grant researcher quantifies the value of Lake Michigan sports fisheries Georgia Sea Grant funded the development and testing of a turtle excluder device (TED) to help jellyfish trawl fishermen operate more efficiently. Alaska Sea Grant is ...
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  • 9/20/2017 4:16:00 PM
  • 25 million fish added to Michigan waters this year
  • 25 million fish added to Michigan waters this year Michigan's lakes and rivers got 25 million new residents this year. Check out this story on Freep.com: http://on.freep.com/2xi5cFU Embed Share Michigan's lakes and rivers got 25 million new residents this
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 9/20/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • Michigan: Fishing Regulations Changes Approved
  • At its last meeting Thursday, Sept. 14, in Lansing, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved several fishing regulation changes regarding the Big Island Lakes Complex in Schoolcraft County, reptile and amphibian possession and ice shanties.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/20/2017 4:44:00 AM
  • Fishing regulations changed
  • Like Local 3 News on Facebook: SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY -- At its last meeting Thursday, Sept. 14, in Lansing, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved several fishing regulation changes regarding the Big Island Lakes Complex in Schoolcraft County ...
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  • 9/19/2017 11:04:00 PM
  • October is Seafood Month - time to enjoy some fish from the Great Lakes!
  • The leading farm-raised products produced in the U.S. include catfish, crawfish, trout, salmon, oysters, and clams. In Michigan, both locally produced farm-raised fish, as well as wild-caught Great Lakes fish, are available for consumers. Michigan ...
  • Michigan State University
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  • 9/19/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Fish stocking efforts
  • Like Local 3 News on Facebook: MICHIGAN-- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced the totals from its spring and summer fish stocking efforts. The DNR stocked a total of 25,470,199 fish that weighed more than 320 tons and consisted of
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  • 9/19/2017 10:21:00 AM
  • Michigan: Over 25 Million Fish Stocked
  • Volunteers work to harvest a walleye pond so the fish can be stocked in public waterbodies throughout Michigan, just one of several fish stocking efforts supported by the Michigan DNR each year. individuals harvesting a walleye pond for stockingThe ...
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  • 9/19/2017 5:54:00 AM
  • Wurstfest to be held Sept. 30 in downtown Three Oaks
  • Enjoy a night of fabulous local bites and sips in Go Fish's special venue. Help ensure that Southwest Michigan seniors live well by funding meals delivered to homebound seniors. Reservations are required and cost is $60 per person. Call (269) 925-0137 for
  • harborcountrynews.com
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  • 9/19/2017 3:38:00 AM
  • DNR releases info as to where to find the fish
  • LANSING, Mich. – Want to know where the fish are in Michigan lakes and rivers? The Department of Natural Resources has released where they have stocked their 25 million fish in 2017. The DNR announced that during the spring and summer, they have ...
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  • 9/18/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services deems Au Train River sea lamprey free
  • "It's very important that we do all we can - citizens, fishermen, anyone who has contact with the Great Lakes - to do whatever their part is," says John Pepin, Deputy Public Information Officer of Michigan Department of Natural Resources. This river was ..
  • Upper Michigans Source
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  • 9/18/2017 1:30:00 AM
  • Shakespeare Joins As Sponsor for National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • Their support is greatly appreciated.” Created in 1897 by William Shakespeare Jr. in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Shakespeare has been the leader in quality, affordable fishing tackle. The company has thrived over its 100-plus-year history and their success ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 9/15/2017 10:30:00 PM

Michigan Guides/Outfitters

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Michigan Fishing Clubs

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