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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.

  • Small fish hard to find as South Elgin Lions plan annual smelt fry
  • While the small fish have never come from the nearby Fox River, or from Lake Michigan, where once they were plentiful, the South Elgin Lions Club will be holding its 8th annual rainbow smelt fry Friday evening — and doing its part to keep a Midwest ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 4/22/2017 7:40:00 AM
  • Outdoors: Fish die-off in Lake St. Clair not surprising
  • (Photo: Michigan Department of Natural Resources) If you look at gizzard shad twice, they die. It's no surprise that they're often the first fish to show signs of disease or distress. These delicate silvery fish recently have made headlines for large die .
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 4/22/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Chesaning Area Walleye Fishing Contest set for April 30
  • CHESANING — The Chesaning Area Walleye Fishing Contest is set for April 30. Participation is open to any person with a valid Michigan fishing license who has properly completed and signed an official entry form and returned the $10 entry fee.
  • Argus Press
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  • 4/22/2017 5:12:00 AM
  • 2018 Federal Budget
  • These funds allowed the village of Shorewood, Wisconsin, to reduce contamination at Atwater Beach by investing in improved sewer systems and the city of Port Huron, Michigan, to restore 5,000 square feet of fish habitat and provide recreation areas for ...
  • citiesspeak.org
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  • 4/21/2017 4:45:00 PM
  • Michigan DNR Fish Stocking is Now in Full Swing for Spring, and Anglers Win
  • During the spring, Michigan DNR fish stocking trucks will be heading out to release game fish throughout the state. The Michigan DNR is working hard this spring by drawing on their 46 rearing ponds and Great Lakes net pen facilities to bring trout, salmon
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 4/21/2017 1:58:00 PM
  • Michigan DNR Investigating Dead Fish at Lake St. Clair
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is investigating several fish mortalities – particularly of gizzard shad – that have been reported by citizens around Lake St. Clair. A number of samples have been collected to determine the cause.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/21/2017 8:57:00 AM
  • Blade Fishing Report: 4/21
  • Irish Hills: This group of southeast Michigan lakes provides some of the best springtime opportunities for bass fishermen and panfish anglers. Crappies are falling victim to small minnows or tiny twister tail rigs, once these fish are located in their ...
  • bcsn.tv
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  • 4/21/2017 4:43:00 AM
  • The 2013 NFL Draft: Weird, Strange and Confounding
  • They took Eric Fisher, valuing his athleticism and upside even though he hadn’t faced top-tier competition at Central Michigan. “It was one of those things where, if you understood to have a degree of patience as an organization, that he would begin to ...
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  • 4/21/2017 3:05:00 AM
  • DNR investigating dead fish with bloody patches in Lake St. Clair
  • According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, testing is already underway but there is no definitive way to say that VHSv is the cause at this time. “Right now, we aren’t seeing to many of our other fish species like pan fish, bass or pike ...
  • WXYZ
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  • 4/20/2017 11:20:00 PM
  • Michigan investigates possible fish virus in Lake St. Clair
  • Reports of dead fish floating in Lake St. Clair have Michigan's Department of Natural Resources investigating a possible outbreak of viral hemorrhagic septicemia, a virus researchers describe as "very contagious." Symptoms can include bloody patches on the
  • CBC
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  • 4/20/2017 9:24:00 PM
  • DNR investigating reports of dead fish on Lake St. Clair
  • The Michigan DNR is investigating recent reports of dead fish on Lake St. Clair. The Michigan DNR asks anyone to report anything they might find along those lines, such as the dead gizzard shad shown here. (Michigan DNR) The Michigan Department of Natural
  • Outdoor News
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  • 4/20/2017 7:37:00 PM
  • State investigating reports of dead fish near Lake St. Clair
  • The DNR is also asking for homeowners in the area to continue reporting fish kills, especially those that include more than 25 fish. You can send reports of the fish kills to DNR-FISH-Report-Fish-Kills@michigan.gov.
  • fox2detroit.com
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  • 4/20/2017 5:46:00 PM
  • Michigan investigating possible fish virus in Lake St. Clair
  • Reports of dead fish floating in Lake St. Clair have Michigan's Department of Natural Resources investigating a possible outbreak of viral hemorrhagic septicemia, a virus researchers describe as "very contagious." Symptoms can include bloody patches on the
  • CBC
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  • 4/20/2017 5:23:00 PM
  • Officials say virus might be killing Lake St. Clair fish
  • Michigan officials say a virus might be responsible for recent fish deaths in Lake St. Clair. The Department of Natural Resources says people have reported several fish kills in the area, primarily affecting gizzard shad. Fisheries research manager Gary ..
  • Daily Tribune
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  • 4/20/2017 12:59:00 PM
  • Infectious virus causing large fish die-off on Lake St. Clair
  • (Photo: Michigan Department of Natural Resources) A highly infectious fish virus appears to be causing a recent die-off of thousands of fish on Lake St. Clair, Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials said Wednesday. But while deadly to several .
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 4/20/2017 12:22:00 AM
  • Crews stocking hundreds of Michigan lakes, streams with fish
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Crews are fanning out this spring to stock hundreds of Michigan lakes and streams with young fish. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says stocking is a tool for restoring and improving fishing opportunities in the Great ...
  • WKAR
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  • 4/19/2017 8:58:00 PM
  • Virus may be killing Lake St. Clair fish
  • Some of the fish may have been affected by viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus, a contagious pathogen, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Officials with the agency said Wednesday they have collected samples and are waiting for ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 4/19/2017 8:36:00 PM
  • DNR probes reports of Lake St. Clair fish deaths
  • Some of the fish may have been affected by viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus, a contagious pathogen, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Officials with the agency said Wednesday they have collected samples and are waiting for ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 4/19/2017 6:51:00 PM
  • Fish kills reported, virus could be to blame
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is investigating after several fish kills, particularly gizzard shard, have been reported. The fish mortalities reports have mostly been around Lake St. Clair and samples that were collected have shown some of .
  • WNEM
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  • 4/19/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Lake St. Clair Fish Killed By Virus
  • ST. CLAIR SHORES, MI —The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is investigating several fish mortalities – particularly of gizzard shad – that have been reported by citizens around Lake St. Clair. A number of samples have been collected to ...
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  • 4/19/2017 6:18:00 PM
  • Michigan DNR Investigating Reports Of Dead Fish In Lake St. Clair
  • The Michigan DNR is investigating recent reports of dead fish on Lake St. Clair. Citizens should report anything they might find, such as the dead gizzard shad shown here. Courtesy photo. People are finding dead fish in Lake St. Clair, and a viral pathogen
  • dailydetroit.com
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  • 4/19/2017 6:04:00 PM
  • DNR: Dead fish in Lake St. Clair may have contagious pathogen
  • DETROIT - Several reports and complaints of dead fish floating in Lake St. Clair has prompted an investigation by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is investigating several fish mortalities ...
  • Click On Detroit
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  • 4/19/2017 6:02:00 PM
  • Crews stocking hundreds of Michigan lakes, streams with fish
  • Crews are fanning out this spring to stock hundreds of Michigan lakes and streams with young fish. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says stocking is a tool for restoring and improving fishing opportunities in the Great Lakes as well as inland .
  • WNEM
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  • 4/19/2017 4:55:00 PM

Michigan Guides/Outfitters

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Michigan Fishing Clubs

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