Kalkaska County and Antrim County

Kalkaska County with miles of forest, broken by 86 lakes and 275 miles of trout streams is a sportmans paradise. With lots of state land and swamps the hunting is very good. Log, Bear, Twin, and Big Guernsey are great rainbow & brown trout lakes. While Elk and Torch offer great lake trout and huge smallmouth bass in the summer. Lake Skegemog offers great perch,bass, pike, muskie, large and smallmouth bass. Antrim County have a great lake system called the chain of lakes. This system offers a wide range of fishing. You can catch every fish in Northern Michigan in these lakes each lake has a different species of fish that is unique to the lake. Elk, Skegemog, Torch, Clam, Bellaire, and Intermediate Lakes form the chain that has some of the best water in the world.

212 Cedar Street Kalkaska, MI 49646
231-258-8892

Has a large selection of tackle and all the live bait

Mancelona Sports
311 N. Williams Mancelona, Mi 49656
231-587-9421

Has a full line of tackl;e and live bait

115 W. Caynga Bellaire, Mi 49615
231-533-8559

Has a full line of bait and tackle, but is not open in the winter

Butch’s Tackle & Marina
6235 Cystal Spring Rd. Bellaire, MI 49615
231-377-6787

Has a full line of bait and tackle, but not open in winter

Bellaire Bait and Tackle

204 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615

(231) 350-7126

Full line of bait and tackle

Eastport Market

5431 US-31, Eastport, MI 49627

(231) 599-2507

Full Line of bait and tackle

First weekend of the Houghton Lake MI tip up Town fishing tournament first place stringers. See MoreSee Less

First weekend of the Houghton Lake MI tip up Town fishing tournament first place stringers.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Adam Rostkowski

Brian Johnson on lake 15 by Atlanta
47 smelt tonight to go with the 56 weekend. Pike and Smelt for dinner tomorrow
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Brian Johnson on lake 15 by Atlanta
47 smelt tonight to go with the 56 weekend. Pike and Smelt for dinner tomorrow

 

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Would love to get some smelt for tip up bait. Anyone know where? Heading to Cadillac next weekend, need whole smelt as I am OUT.

Any news on smelt at Green Lake?

I’ve fish there in the summer, great lake.

I haven’t had smelt since I was a kid! We really thought we were getting away with something eating the bones and all! Seems like we were in Canada back in the 70s. I’m going to have to ask my 94 year old mom about it. So much fun!

I love Smelt

Oh how I miss smelt dipping!

Green lake was open in spots a week ago I’m waiting took.

Smelt alright but

Nice

Yuck..

Yum

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Sturgeon Joe son with 54" catch and release Sturgeon Otsego Lake by Gaylord. Good job Jack Verduce! See MoreSee Less

Sturgeon Joe son with 54 catch and release Sturgeon Otsego Lake by Gaylord.  Good job Jack Verduce!

 

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Congrats what a great fish! GJ on the release.

I love Sturgeons,some of the mysterious fish. Congrats!

nice fish great job releasing him

A True Sportsman here that believes in catch and Release ! Good Job

Jonny Fickert Nate Yeager Trey Demko Dylan Bordner Jake Hossler Brent Harmon

Mike Thelen

Rhonda Jean Smith

better

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Chris Sharp

A lot of big fish on Fife $1000.00 for biggest fish next weekend.

Tyler Bridson

Robert Stamper

EricBrown Rose Hancock

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