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

Has a large selection of tackle and all the live bait

Mancelona Sports
311 N. Williams Mancelona, Mi 49656

Has a full line of tackl;e and live bait

115 W. Caynga Bellaire, Mi 49615

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

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