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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.

  • Blade Fishing Report: 5/26
  • Michigan record: Monroe County’s River Raisin has served up a state record bigmouth buffalo to the same angler who held the previous state record. Roy Beasley of Madison Heights, Mich., took the 27-pound, 35.25-inch long fish around 11 a.m. on May 13 ...
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  • 5/26/2017 5:08:00 AM
  • A Lake Michigan fish story: Return of the king
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — In the harbor towns along Lake Michigan ..
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  • 5/26/2017 1:09:00 AM
  • Research vessels begin Great Lakes fish surveys
  • (Courtesy Thurston De Vos, file) LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Crews with four Michigan research vessels are beginning annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The Department of Natural Resources says the studies produce information for conserving and ...
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  • 5/26/2017 12:54:00 AM
  • Michigan research vessels begin Great Lakes fish surveys
  • Crews with four Michigan research vessels are beginning annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The Department of Natural Resources says the studies produce information for conserving and managing the lakes' fish, which support a multi-billion ...
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  • 5/26/2017 12:48:00 AM
  • Spring trout fishing trip provides unusual catch
  • Parker caught this Master Angler-caliber creek chub on a southern Michigan trout stream. Sometimes you have to take what Mother Nature hands you. The Michigan DNR Fisheries Division stocks hundreds of thousands of trout in Michigan streams and rivers ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/25/2017 9:07:00 PM
  • Research vessels back on the Great Lakes surveying fish populations
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries vessels conduct annual surveys, designed to examine and collect information on all aspects of the lakes’ fish communities and their habitats. This information is essential in supporting the DNR’s ...
  • Up North Live
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  • 5/25/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • Man sets Michigan fishing record with catch of bigmouth buffalo
  • MONROE COUNTY, MICH. - An angler from Madison Heights has set the state's first fishing record of 2017 after catching a 27-pound, 35.25-inch bigmouth buffalo. Roy Beasley was bow-fishing the morning of May 13 on the River Raisin in Monroe County when he ..
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  • 5/25/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • Bow Angler Beats Own State Record Fish in Michigan
  • Bigmouth Buffalo: The Michigan state fish and wildlife agency said the bow fisherman from Madison Heights beat his previous state record fish by more than 2 pounds. From Michigan Department of Natural Resources The Michigan Department of Natural ...
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  • 5/24/2017 7:39:00 PM
  • White Gull Inn’s Famous Fish Boil Recognized As “Best Of Door County”
  • The traditional fish boil features lake Michigan whitefish, small red potatoes and salt. Melted butter is served over the meal with side dishes of coleslaw and Swedish limpa rye bread along with a slice of homemade Door County Cherry Pie to top off ...
  • Door County Daily News
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  • 5/24/2017 7:30:00 PM
  • DNR launches program to encourage visits to state fish hatcheries
  • (WPBN/WGTU)--The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging the public to pay a visit to the state fish hatcheries to see the important work of the hatcheries up close. Throughout Michigan, the DNR has six state fish hatcheries. The hatcheries
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  • 5/24/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • Michigan's state fish hatcheries offer up-close experience for all ages
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has reared fish at its state fish hatcheries for more than a century. This summer, the DNR encourages the public to pay a visit to these unique facilities and see this important work up close. Located throughout
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  • 5/24/2017 6:03:00 PM
  • Kitten fishing rescue mission caught on video
  • Using ingenuity, bait and the tools at hand, Michigan Humane Society workers rescued three kittens trapped in a Detroit drain pipe last month. Much like fishing, patience was the key. A resident in east Detroit heard meowing and called the Michigan Humane
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  • 5/24/2017 4:33:00 PM
  • Michigan: DNR Stream Fish Trend Viewer Updated
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Monday announced the annual update to its web application designed to inform the public on local and regional trends in abundance, growth and survival of important fish populations in selected streams across ...
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Planning Memorial weekend, Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report
  • Smaller baits this time of the year are your best baits to go to right now. When the wind lets u get out on Lake Michigan fishing in 90 to 110 ft of water is good for lake trout and coho fishing surface to the bottom fish ed thru water coloum Most places .
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 5/24/2017 3:25:00 AM
  • WALTERS COLUMN: Fishing coho from a canoe on Lake Michigan
  • Walking on thin ice and fishing out of a canoe on Lake Michigan have two things in common; you should probably not do either. Well, I happened to hear that they are catching coho salmon at Port Washington, and I thought I could bring my boat over there and
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  • 5/23/2017 11:48:00 PM
  • Michigan: Angler Access Improved at Victoria Dam
  • The Victoria Dam on the West Branch of the Ontonagon River provides good sport fishing opportunities. The improved boat launch facility at the Victoria Dam is shown With walleye season now open, Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries officials
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Ferris State University's First All Woman College Fishing Team
  • Now they are the first ever female duo in Michigan for college club fishing. “I started fishing when I was about five and you could not get me off the end of the dock. I was out there for hours, my dad really got me into it and we would go together all ...
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  • 5/22/2017 10:59:00 PM
  • DNR's Stream Fish Population Trend Viewer updated with fresh content
  • MICHIGAN (WLUC) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced the annual update to its web application, designed to inform the public on local and regional trends in abundance, growth and survival of important fish populations in selected ...
  • Upper Michigans Source
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  • 5/22/2017 4:41:00 PM
  • Michigan fish hatcheries help balance the ecosystem
  • Fish stocking is a critical activity of the DNR. Not only does it help provide diverse fishing opportunities; it also helps support Michigan’s economy. Here, year-old Steelhead Salmon are being stocked in the Huron River at Rockwood. (Photo: David Kenyon .
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 5/22/2017 12:37:00 PM

Michigan Guides/Outfitters

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Michigan Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Michigan.

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