3 Popular Michigan Lakes Dubbed ‘Best in the US for Fishing’
Michigan once again proves that it's got a lot to offer. We have some of the best scenery, landscape, swimming and sunsets of anywhere in the United States. Michigan is also home to tons of lakes, rivers and streams. Fishing in Michigan is pretty good.
Michigan sealed the deal recently with having not one but three lakes that rank in the top 9 for fishing in the United States. AZ Animals conducted the survey and it's awesome to see our lakes so admired. Why'd they do it and how'd they do it?
The United States is home to more than 240 lakes that serve as water sources, income sources, and recreational spots. The five Great Lakes on the North American continent represent 21% of the Earth’s surface freshwater by volume! We’ve checked how many species they host, which of them are the most popular ones among fishing enthusiasts, and even if the lake is suitable for beginners!
I grew up on the shores of Lake Michigan and fishing was something that everyone did. Either we went out onto Lake Michigan or we hit some inland lakes to fish.
The information about the lakes ranked and their placement is informative and if you have not tried fishing in Michigan, get to it. If you haven't fished one of the Great Lakes, it's time to take a charter trip and have some fun.
Michigan Lakes That Rank in Top 9 For Best Fishing
Lake Michigan is the second-largest lake by volume among the five Great Lakes. It has shorelines in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, covering more than 22,000 square miles. Steelhead trout and salmon are the most popular fish species that attract numerous anglers yearly. Other fish species that inhabit Lake Michigan are lake trout, yellow perch, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and catfish.
Lake Erie is one of the five Great Lakes – the fourth-largest by surface area, the shallowest, and the smallest by volume. It is known for being one of the largest freshwater commercial fisheries in the world. Lake Erie contains 50% of all the fish that inhabit the five Great Lakes. These include walleye , argemouth bass, smallmouth bass, lake trout, king salmon and steelhead.
Lake Superior is the largest lake by surface area worldwide. It represents 10% of the Earth’s surface freshwater and is part of the Great Lakes chain. The lake is inhabited by more than 80 species of fish, including bloater, killifish, lake trout, lake whitefish, smallmouth bass, northern pike, lake sturgeon.Moreover, numerous species have accidentally or intentionally become part of the lake’s ecosystem, such as Atlantic salmon, carp, rainbow trout, chinook salmon and brown trout. We recommend choosing charter fishing on Lake Superior. This way, you’ll have an amazing fishing experience alongside enjoying some time in the tranquil waters. If you’re not up to it, you can always choose one of the fishing spots available on Lake Superior’s extensive shoreline.
Not too shabby Michigan. See ya on the water.