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Fishing At Hamlin Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, tiger muskie and northern pike at Hamlin Lake in Michigan.

Stretching over 12 miles long, Hamlin Lake is a 5,000-acre lake in the northwest part of the lower MI peninsula, at the town of Hamlin. Explore over 30 miles of shoreline from a boat or on land at various access points around the lake. Fishing from the bank, or launching canoes or kayaks, is accessible at campgrounds, parks and a few walk-in areas off the roads around the lake. Rent a boat at the lake or bring your own pleasure, pontoon, sailing or fishing boat and take advantage of the boat launch ramps available to the public. Fishing enthusiasts will find walleye, perch, bass, crappie, muskie, pike, sunfish and catfish residing in the lake here. Some of the local MI fishing guides offer trips with the boat and all fishing gear provided. In winter try your hand at ice fishing once the ice is safe.

Primary fish species residing in Hamlin Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Rock Bass Yellow Perch Northern pike Tiger muskie

Hamlin Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Ludington State Park Campground - 231 843-2423

Lakeview Campsite Campground - 231 843-3702

Cartier Park Campground - 231 845-1522

Lake Michigan Recreation Area Campground - 231 723-2211

Hamlin Lake MI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Hamlin Lake
Ludington State Park and Campgrounds
8800 W. M-116
Ludington, MI 49431
231 843-2423

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Fishing in the northwest part of the lower MI peninsula, at Hamlin Lake, for walleye, perch, bass, crappie, muskie, pike, sunfish and catfish.

Fishing on Hamlin Lake.