Guide To Fishing At Indian Lake
AKA: Indian Lake - Manistique
Home to a wide variety of fish species, Indian Lake is an 8,700-acre lake in the south-center part of the upper peninsula, at the town of Manistique. Anglers can traverse about 15 miles of shoreline from a boat, or in some areas fishing from the bank.
Best known for walleye, rock bass, smallmouth bass and northern pike, the lake is also home to inviting schools of crappie, trout, perch, sunfish and catfish. Public boat ramps are open for launching pontoon boats, pleasure craft and fishing boats of all kinds. Canoes, kayaks and inflatable's can be portaged from several places around the lake. The lake gets light fishing pressure, so the fishing can be excellent at times. Ice fishing can be very good, especially for fat yellow perch.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, warmouth, yellow perch, bowfin, longnose gar and northern pike at Indian Lake in Michigan.
Primary fish species residing in Indian Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Indian Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Indian Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off County Road 455, this is a one-lane, gravel ramp with gravel parking.
Indian Lake Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off County Road 442, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Indian Lake State Park - 906 341-2355
Indian Lake Travel Resort - 906 341-2807
Sandy Shores Campground - 906 341-6711
Indian Lake MI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Indian Lake State Park
8970 Co Hwy 442
Manistique, MI 49854
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Indian Lake in MI
General Fishing Info
Fishing for walleye, rock bass, smallmouth bass and northern pike in the south-center part of the upper peninsula, MI.