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Kids Fishing In Michigan

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in MI.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Michigan kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Michigan to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Great Lakes State.

Ann Arbor
- Delhi Metropark
- Ford Lake Park

Battle Creek
- Battle Creek Linear Park

Bay City
- Bay City Rec Area

- Lower Huron Metropark

Benton Harbor
- Carronde Park
- Galien Fishing Platform

- Huron Meadows Metropark

- Lake Erie Metropark

- Brevoort Lake

- Mackinaw City Pier

- Elizabeth Park
- Hines Park
- Lake Erie Metropark
- Tri-Centennial St Park

- Dexter-Huron Metropark
- Hudson Mills Metropark

Grand Rapids
- Riverside Park

Harbor Springs
- Bear River Pier
- Petoskey East Side Pier

Harrison Township
- Lake St. Clair Metropark

- Lake Michigamme

- Emerson Park
- Stratford Woods Park

- Kensington Metropark

New Boston
- Oakwoods Metropark
- Willow Metropark

- Ed H. Henning County Park

- Wolcott Mill Metropark

Shelby Township
- Stony Creek Metropark

Traverse City
- Traverse City Public Park
- Traverse City State Park

- Bald Mountain Rec Area
- Cass Lake

White Lake
- Indian Springs Metropark

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in MI

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

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Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our MI kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.


Help us identify other youth fishing spots in MI.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Michigan.