Bait-shops in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties

Grand Traverse main fishing lakes are Long Lake for walleyes and smallmouth bass. Duck and Green Lake for bass and pike., with lots of smelt being caught on Green Lake in the winter. Leelanau County main lakes are Lake Leelanau for walleye and smallmouth bass, Big Glen and Small Glen for perch and trout. One of the Greatest king salmon fisheries is off the North Manitou “crib” in July and August. Leelanau County also has the Sleeping Bear National Park which is a must see if you are in the area. Grand Traverse County has the two bays East and West which are boaters paradise, with the meeting place at Power Island on West Bay. Also a Great lake trout fishery in May and June, with the salmon showing up in late July and August.

963 Hammond Rd. Traverse City, Mi 49684
231-946-5633

Has a full line of Bait and tackle

11690 S. Lacore St.
Empire, MI 49630
231-326-5433
 

Has a full line of minnows and tackle

Havens’ Interlochen Party Store

2614 M-137, Interlochen, MI 49643

(231) 276-3351

Has a full line of bait and tackle

228 E. State St. Fife Lake, MI

(231) 879-3341 

They have crawlers and worms in the summer, they will handle minnows in the winter

5914 S. Ray Street Glen Arbor Mi 49636
231-334-3872

Handles crawlers and worms, has full line of tackle

Roadside Minnows

8041 S. Good harbor Trl. Cedar, Mi 49621

231-954-5229

Roadside minnows

 
85 W Philip St
Lake Leelanau, Michigan 49653
(231) 994-2108

minnow and tackle

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Just getting set up. South end(Long)

Thanks for your time appreciate the report.

That’s story of Long Lake…Smalleyes

Thanks for all the updates. This is a great help.

Josh Chandler

Jake Stowe

Hunter James Tharp

Jeremy Gray

Tyler Barnes

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Lake Leelanau has been good for walleye and
Empire Outdoors or Roadside minnows is your place to get fresh bait in Leelanau county
Lake Leelanau Walleye 🐟
Congratulations Nick Skrocki on a nice catch
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Lake Leelanau has been good for walleye and
Empire Outdoors  or Roadside minnows is your place to get fresh bait in Leelanau county
Lake Leelanau Walleye 🐟
Congratulations Nick Skrocki on a nice catch

 

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Ken James

Corey Weaver Connor Stapleton

Any hints? Please?

Peter VanWagner

Chris Gomery

Ryan Boone

How much ice?

Kyle Anderson

9” off perrins

Harry VandenBroek

Kyler J Aiken

Ulysses Lennon

Live bait and tackle available 7days a week in Lake Leelanau at Lake Leelanau Narrows Resort. Great to see the fisherman out!

Lake Leelanau Narrows Resort Bait & Tackle is a great place too!

No no no you’re dead wrong. Greg Alsip with lake leelanau narrows resort bait and tackle has the best gear

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Sturgeon Joe Shanty has been out for one week on Otsego Lake by Gaylord and Jack gets the first sturgeon.
Catch and release 51 1/2 in.
Way to go Jack!!!!
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Sturgeon Joe Shanty  has been out for one week on Otsego Lake by Gaylord  and Jack gets the first sturgeon.
Catch and release 51 1/2 in.
Way to go Jack!!!!

 

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Chuck Thompson

Wow

Jeremiah Tanner Jimmy Udell

Nice fish WTG Jack …. is hard to believe they survive in that shallow water but they sure do

Mark Berndt

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