Fishing At Black Lake
AKA: Black Lake State Forest
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, rock bass, yellow perch, longnose gar, muskie and northern pike at Black Lake in Michigan.
Musky, northern pike, walleye, bass and perch are the favorite fish species at Black Lake, a 10,000-acre lake at the northern tip of the lower peninsula. This large body of water has 19 miles of shoreline and exceptionally clear water. In winter, ice fishing for walleye and perch is quite popular and catches of other species is common. While the lake does not have a marina or rental boats, other amenities like bait, restaurants, camping, convenience stores and lodging are all at or close by the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Black Lake
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Black Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Black Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Bonz Beach Highway, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Black Lake State Forest Campground Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Eisen Trail, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off County Road 489, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Black Lake State Forest Campground - 231 627-2811
Uaw Camping - 989 733-8521
Black Lake MI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Black Lake State Forest Campground
2674 Eisens Trail,
Cheboygan, MI 49721
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Black Lake in MI
General Fishing Info
Fishing for pike, walleye, bass, musky and perch in the northern tip of the lower peninsula, MI.