Fishing guides are available, listing area lakes and maps, directions, size, accessibility and species of fish. See Michigan DNR information below on state regulation information. NOTE: On boundry water (Menominee River) you may use either a Michigan or Wisconsin-fishing license. For more fishing info. and equipment, see Northwoods Wilderness Outfitters. Also, check out, Iron Mountain PowerSports for rentals and service!
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For Dickinson County lake maps, go to Michigan DNR Site.
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For Florence County lake and river fish surveys. Wisconsin DNR.
Bass Lake - Iron Mountain
2 miles off US-2 on Bass Lake Road.
6 1/2 miles north on M-95 to Merriman Road east, 21/2 miles, left 4 miles to lake. 117 acres. Perch and walleye. Boat launch, swimming beach, 11 campsites, water and toilets. Bank fishing.
Cowboy Lake - Kingsford
Carpenter to Woodward to Cowboy Lake Road to the lake.
Off M-95 north of Channing.
Escanaba (West Branch) & Tributaries
North on M-95 to Channing, east on Turner Road to County Rd. 581, north to river. Brook trout. Bank fishing.
Ford River & Tributaries
North on M-95 to Channing, East on Turner Road. Brook Trout - Dickinson County only.
Gene's Pond - Norway Lake area
61/2 miles west of Theodore via County Road 581 - County Road 422. 700 acres. Largemouth bass, walleye, crappie, perch. Boat launch, bank fishing. 14 campsites with water and toilets.
Hamilton Lake - Loretto
US-2 to Loretto, take Hamilton Lake Road 24 miles then left on South Lake Louise Road. 75 acres. Bass. bluegill, northern, crappie, walleye, perch rock bass. Boat launch, bank fishing. Chain of lakes: Hamilton, Louise and Mary.
Hanbury Lake - Vulcan
US-2 between Norway and Vulcan, turn right on Lake St and continue to lake. 89 acres. Bass, crappie, northern, bluegill, walleye. Boat launch and bank fishing. Picnic area, vault toilets, water, swimming beach.
M-95 or 569 north to 69 east to Impoundment. 1200 acres. Bass, crappie, northern, bluegill, walleye. Boat launch, bank fishing. campsites, water.
Lake Antoine - Iron Mountain
US-2, 4 miles north of Iron Mountain on the Lake Antoine Road. 748 acres. Northern, perch crappie, bass. Boat launch, bank fishing. camping, swimming, boating, electric, water and toilets.
Lake Ellen State Forest Park - Channing
4 miles west of Channing via Campground Road. Vault toilets, water, boat launch, good trout fishing. Non-winterized.
Lake Louise - Loretto
US-2 to Loretto, take Hamilton Lake Road 24 miles then left on South Lake Louise Road. 80.5 acres. Bass, bluegill, northern and perch. Chain of lakes: Hamilton, Louise and Mary.
Lake Mary - Loretto
US-2 to Loretto, take Hamilton Lake Road 24 miles then right on south Lake Mary Road. 86 acres. bass, bluegill, crappie, northern, perch, rock bass. Boat launch, bank fishing. Picnic area, bathrooms, pavilion, horseshoe court, swimming, sandy beach, kiddy lot. Lake Mary Day held each July. Chain of lakes: Hamilton, Louise and Mary.
Menominee River - WI-MI border
Off US 2/141. Access from Cowboy Lake, Hydraulic Falls and County Road 607. Boundry waters for MI and WI - use either fishing license. Bass, northern, muskie, perch, bluegill, rock bass, crappie, walleye. Boat launches, bank fishing. Swimming, campsites, canoeing.
Begins at Lake Michigamme, runs through the Peavy Falls backwater and enters into the Menominee River.
Norway Lake - Felch area
6 miles north of Felch on County Road 581( Norway Lake Rd). 52.9 acres. Bass, bluegill. Boat launch, bank fishing. 25 campsites, electric, water, toilets. Swimming beach.
Originates in Randville, runs through Copper Country State Forest, ends at Norway. Brook Trout. Bank fishing.
Sawyer Lake - Channing area
4 miles north of Channing on M-95, west on Sawyer Lake Road. 241 acres. Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, bluegill, northern, crappie. Boat launch, bank fishing. 30 campsites with water and toilets. Swimming.
Silver Lake - Channing area
6 miles north of Channing on M-95. 118 acres. Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, bluegill, perch, crappie.boat launch, bank fishing. 30 campsites with electricity, water and toilets. Swimming beach.
Sturgeon Falls Impoundment
US-2 to County Road 577 south to Impoudment.
Twin-Falls Flowage - Badwater Lake
US-2 to Bass Lake Road, drive under bridge (north) to lake. 640 acres. Bass, perch, crappie, muskie, bluegill, northern. Boat launch, bank fishing. Swimming.
West Branch of Sturgeon & Tributaries
M-95 to river (just past Randville). River travels basically with M-69.
Fumee Falls - Quinnesec
Located on US-2 at the roadside park in Quinnesec, 4 miles east of Iron Mountain. Picnic tables, water & toilets.