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Guide to fishing for smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch and northern pike at Lake Gogebic in Michigan.

Lake Gogebic, MI

The largest natural inland lake of the Upper Michigan Peninsula, Lake Gogebic is 12,800 acres of year-round fishing and outdoor activities. When the ice is safe, anglers enjoy particularly good fishing for multiple species.

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Lake Gogebic, nestled in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is a renowned destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a memorable angling experience. As the state's largest inland lake, Lake Gogebic offers over 13,000 acres of pristine waters and diverse fish species. Anglers can target a variety of fish, including walleye, smallmouth bass, northern pike, yellow perch, and panfish. With its healthy fish populations, the lake provides ample opportunities for both recreational and serious anglers to reel in impressive catches.

Lake Gogebic, with its exceptional fishing opportunities, invigorating boating experiences, and convenient camping options, stands as a remarkable destination for outdoor enthusiasts in Michigan. Whether you're an avid angler, a boating aficionado, or simply seeking a serene camping retreat, Lake Gogebic offers an unforgettable escape. Its diverse fish species, expansive waters, and breathtaking landscapes combine to create an impressive outdoor experience that will leave visitors with cherished memories of their time spent in this natural haven.

Residing in the lake are bass, crappie, walleye, perch, sunfish and northern pike. This vacation paradise is located in the western part of the upper Michigan peninsula, at Bergland. Fishing enthusiasts can explore 34 miles of shoreline by boat or from land in search of bass, crappie, sunfish and perch. Access is open for fishing from the bank at numerous place around the lake, including campgrounds, parks and open areas along the road which circles the lake. Several boat launch ramps allow for launching fishing boats, pleasure boats, sailboats, kayaks, canoes and other watercraft. If you visit for the beautiful scenery, you'll end up coming back again for the great fishing.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake Gogebic

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Smallmouth bass Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Rock Bass Yellow Perch Northern pike

Lake Gogebic Amenities

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

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Boating is a popular activity on Lake Gogebic, allowing visitors to fully explore the vast expanse of the lake and enjoy its scenic beauty. Anglers and pleasure boaters can cruise along the calm waters, cast their lines from a boat, or simply relax and take in the tranquility of the surroundings. The lake features public boat ramps and marinas, ensuring easy access for boaters to launch their watercraft and embark on their aquatic adventures.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Gogebic East Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off E Shore Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Lake Gogebic North Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Ash Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Lake Gogebic State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off State Highway 64, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Ontonagon County Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, west side, off County Park Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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For those seeking an extended stay, Lake Gogebic offers camping facilities that allow visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area. Nearby campgrounds provide amenities such as picnic areas, fire pits, and restrooms, ensuring a comfortable camping experience. Waking up to stunning lake views, spending the day fishing or boating, and gathering around a campfire under the starry night sky create cherished memories of outdoor relaxation and connection with nature.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Gogebic County Park Campground - 906 842-3333

Ontonagon County Park Campground - 906 884 - 2930

Lake Gogebic MI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Gogebic
Lake Gogebic County Park Campground
N8598, 49947 M-64
Marenisco, MI 49947
906 842-3333


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