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Fishing At Burt Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, green sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, muskie, northern pike and sturgeon at Burt Lake in Michigan.

Offering anglers numerous fish species to pursue, Burt Lake is a 17,000-acre lake in the northern tip of the lower peninsula, at Indian River, MI. Walleye, smallmouth bass, northern pike and big muskies are the primary target of local anglers. Bring a fishing, family or pontoon boat and explore these fertile waters which are surrounded by 35 miles of scenic shoreline. Boats are also available for rental, at the lake. Kayaks and canoes are a good option on days with minimal wind. Whether you fish from the bank, from your boat or a rental boat you have the opportunity to catch bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, trout, bluegill, sunfish, perch, muskie, northern pike, sturgeon and others. In winter, when the ice is safe, ice fishing enthusiasts can also catch most of these species. There are several boat launch ramps available for public use. Area fishing guides offer fishing trips complete with boat and all fishing gear.

Primary fish species residing in Burt Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Green Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish Rock Bass Yellow Perch Muskie Northern pike Sturgeon

Burt Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Maple Bay State Forest Campground - 989 732-3541

Indian River RV Resort & Campground - 231 238-0035

Michigan Oaks Campground - 231 238-8259

Burt Lake MI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Burt Lake
Maple Bay State Forest Campground
1700 Maple Bay Rd
Brutus, MI 49716
989 732-3541

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Fishing near the northern tip of the lower MI peninsula, for bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, trout, bluegill, sunfish, perch, muskie, northern pike and sturgeon.

Fishing on Burt Lake.