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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, green sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, bowfin, longnose gar and northern pike at Grand Lake in Michigan.

Grand Lake, MI

Boating enthusiasts are pleased to know there are four boat ramps that serve the public at Grand Lake, plus there are rental boats available. Anglers come here for great smallmouth bass and trophy northern pike fishing.

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Grand Lake, located in northeastern Michigan, is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a rewarding angling experience. With its serene beauty and abundant fish populations, Grand Lake offers excellent fishing opportunities for both recreational and serious anglers. The lake is known for its diverse fish species, including walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and various panfish. Anglers can cast their lines from the shore or venture out on a boat to target these prized catches, creating memorable fishing experiences amidst the scenic surroundings of Grand Lake.

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

This large body of water is a 5,700-acre lake in the northeast corner of the lower peninsula. It has 35 miles of shoreline to survey during the season, and there is good Ice fishing in winter, especially for big perch and walleye. While this lake is best fished from a boat, determined anglers can find places for fishing from the bank.

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Primary fish species residing in Grand Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Walleye Rainbow Trout Bluegill Green Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish Rock Bass Yellow Perch Bowfin Longnose Gar Northern Pike

Grand Lake 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 Grand Lake, providing anglers and boating enthusiasts with ample opportunities to explore the calm waters and enjoy the lake's natural beauty. Whether it's cruising along the shoreline, water skiing, or simply relaxing on a pontoon, Grand Lake offers a tranquil boating experience. Public boat ramps and marinas are available, ensuring convenient access for boaters to launch their watercraft and set sail on the expansive waters of the lake.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Grand Lake Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
989 595-3365

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

E Grand Lake Road Boat Launch
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off E Grand Lake Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Fletcher-Gilchrist Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off E County Road 638, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.


Grand Lake Marina
15279 US-23 S
Presque Isle, MI 49777
989 595-3365

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For those seeking a longer stay, Grand Lake offers camping facilities that allow visitors to fully immerse themselves in the natural surroundings. Nearby campgrounds provide amenities such as picnic areas, fire pits, and restrooms, ensuring a comfortable camping experience. Falling asleep to the sounds of nature, waking up to stunning lake views, and spending the day fishing or boating create cherished memories of outdoor relaxation and connection with the great outdoors.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Presque Isle Harbor Association Campground - 989 595-2411

Grand Lake MI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Grand Lake
Presque Isle Harbor Association
6424 Kauffman Road
Presque Isle, MI 49777
989 595-2411


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