Fishing Resorts in Michigan

Fishing Resorts in Michigan
Michigan has 11,000 lakes and 36,000 miles of rivers and streams for visitors to fish. There are a variety of fishing resorts spread throughout the Lower and Upper Peninsula that offer different lodging styles as well as a variety of different fish species to target which include salmon, trout and walleye.

Maple Ridge Resort

Maple Ridge Resort, located in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan, sits on the shore Lake Michigamme, a 4,300 acre inland lake with 95 miles of shoreline. It offers lake-view rooms, which include multiple beds, separate living areas and fully equipped kitchens, as well all linens and towels. Facility amenities include a swimming beach, fire pit and picnic area as well as gas grills, playground and lawn furniture. Maple Ridge Resort is next door to the public boat launch and the resort has its own protected harbor for guests to dock their boat. There is a fishing pier for guests to use as well as many access points on the shoreline where guests can fish from. Resort management provides maps and advice on where the fish are currently being caught and to what bait to use. Lake Michigamme has large populations of walleye, perch and smallmouth bass as well as some bluegill and northern pike.

Maple Ridge Resort
HCR-1 Brown Road
Michigamme, MI 49861

Barothy Lodge

Barothy Lodge is located in the central Lower Peninsula of Michigan and has 320 acres on the Pere Marquette River. The resort offers 15 rental cabins that can accommodate from 2 to 20 guests and all include a fully equipped kitchen, separate living areas and all linens, as well as hot tubs and game rooms in select cabins. There is a large conference facility on-site that can hold 120 guests and includes a full kitchen. There are several ponds on-site that are stocked with trout where guests can fish as well as miles of shoreline with access points to fish the Pere Marquette. Barothy Lodge also rents canoes, kayaks and rafts for use on the river as well as having fishing guides for hire. The resort has fishing information in the lobby as to where to fish and what baits to use for the current time of year and will answer any questions the guests have. The river has quality fishing for trout, salmon and steelhead and is very popular with fly fishermen.

Barothy Lodge
7478 Barothy Rd.
Walhalla, MI 49458

Fletcher's Landing Fishing Resort

Fletcher's Landing Fishing Resort is located in the northeastern Lower Peninsula of Michigan on Fletcher's Pond, a 9,000-acre lake. It offers lakefront cabins, which can accommodate two to five guests, and include a full equipped kitchen, linens and campfire pit, along with a picnic table and dock space for one boat. The resort rents boats and ice shanties depending on the season along with selling bait and providing maps of the lake with the locations of where the fish are currently being caught. Fletcher's Landing has quality fishing for largemouth bass, northern pike and perch.

Fletcher's Landing Fishing Resort
5614 Emils Landing Rd.
Hillman, MI 49746

Article Written By Matthew Knight

Based in Southwestern Michigan, Matthew Knight has been writing outdoor and technology articles since 2008. His articles appear on various websites. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Western Michigan University.

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