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

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Chris and Heather Hettinger report from Frankfort last night "Familiar bite is on fire right now!We distribute Familiar bite Ballyhoo to Roy’s General Store Traverse CityArmstrongs on the Lake in WhitehallFishhook, LelandNarrows bait and tackle, Lake LeelanauJacks Sport, KalakaskaHesperia Sport, HesperiaDon’s Sporting Goods, ManisteeLymans on the Lake, Houghton Lake #familiarbite #salmon #frankfortmichigan #bucsbait See MoreSee Less

Chris and Heather Hettinger report from Frankfort last night Familiar bite is on fire right now!
We distribute Familiar bite Ballyhoo to Roys General Store Traverse City
Armstrongs on the Lake in Whitehall
Fishhook, Leland
Narrows bait and tackle, Lake Leelanau
Jacks Sport, Kalakaska
Hesperia Sport, Hesperia
Dons Sporting Goods, Manistee
Lymans on the Lake, Houghton Lake #familiarbite #salmon #frankfortmichigan #bucsbait

Todd Bosley from Buc’s Bait caught this beautiful 24 pound king out of Frankfort last night on Familiar Bite Ballyhoo. We distribute Familiar bite Ballyhoo to Roy’s General Store Traverse CityArmstrongs on the Lake in WhitehallFishhook, LelandNarrows bait and tackle, Lake LeelanauJacks Sport, KalakaskaHesperia Sport, HesperiaDon’s Sporting Goods, ManisteeLymans on the Lake, Houghton See MoreSee Less

Todd Bosley from Bucs Bait caught this beautiful 24 pound king out of Frankfort last night  on Familiar Bite Ballyhoo. 
We distribute Familiar bite Ballyhoo to Roys General Store Traverse City
Armstrongs on the Lake in Whitehall
Fishhook, Leland
Narrows bait and tackle, Lake Leelanau
Jacks Sport, Kalakaska
Hesperia Sport, Hesperia
Dons Sporting Goods, Manistee
Lymans on the Lake, HoughtonImage attachment

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Chris and Heather Hettinger report from Frankfort last night "Familiar bite is on fire right now!We distribute Familiar bite Ballyhoo to Roy’s General Store Traverse CityArmstrongs on the Lake in WhitehallFishhook, LelandNarrows bait and tackle, Lake LeelanauJacks Sport, KalakaskaHesperia Sport, HesperiaDon’s Sporting Goods, ManisteeLymans on the Lake, Houghton Lake See MoreSee Less

Chris and Heather Hettinger report from Frankfort last night Familiar bite is on fire right now!
We distribute Familiar bite Ballyhoo to Roys General Store Traverse City
Armstrongs on the Lake in Whitehall
Fishhook, Leland
Narrows bait and tackle, Lake Leelanau
Jacks Sport, Kalakaska
Hesperia Sport, Hesperia
Dons Sporting Goods, Manistee
Lymans on the Lake, Houghton Lake

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Leland morning charter July 19th Lilly & Judson caught all these beautiful lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy #puremichigan #puremichiganfishing See MoreSee Less

Leland morning charter July 19th Lilly & Judson caught all these beautiful lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy #puremichigan  #puremichiganfishing

Leland morning charter, July 2nd, Reilly, Joel, Ella, Gavin, Shannon, Jamie show off there limit of beautiful lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy #lelandmichigan #Leland #lelandfishing #fishtown #leelanaucounty #m22life #whitecapcharters #lakemichigan #laketrout #CHARTERFISHING #puremichigan #fishing #lakemichiganfishing #LelandHarbor #salmon See MoreSee Less

Leland morning charter, July 2nd, Reilly, Joel, Ella, Gavin, Shannon, Jamie show off there limit of beautiful lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy #lelandmichigan #leland #lelandfishing #fishtown #leelanaucounty #m22life  #whitecapcharters #lakemichigan #laketrout #charterfishing  #puremichigan #fishing #lakemichiganfishing #lelandharbor #salmonImage attachment

Leland morning charter, July 2nd, Shannon caught this beautiful 13 1/2 lb laker fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy #lelandmichigan #Leland #lelandfishing #fishtown #leelanaucounty #m22life #whitecapcharters #lakemichigan #laketrout #CHARTERFISHING #puremichigan #fishing #lakemichiganfishing #LelandHarbor #salmon See MoreSee Less

Leland morning charter, July 2nd, Shannon caught this beautiful 13 1/2 lb laker fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy #lelandmichigan #leland #lelandfishing #fishtown #leelanaucounty #m22life  #whitecapcharters #lakemichigan #laketrout #charterfishing  #puremichigan #fishing #lakemichiganfishing #lelandharbor #salmon

Leland morning charter, July 2nd, Ella caught this beautiful 11 lb lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy See MoreSee Less

Leland morning charter, July 2nd, Ella caught this beautiful 11 lb lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy

Leland morning charter, June 28th, Elon caught this beautiful 8 lb lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy See MoreSee Less

Leland morning charter, June 28th, Elon caught this beautiful 8 lb lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy
Leland afternoon charter, June 27th. London caught a 9 lb lake trout fishing aboard the Whitecap with capt Jack Duffy #lelandmichigan #leland #lelandfishing #fishtown #leelanaucounty #m22life  #whitecapcharters #lakemichigan #laketrout #charterfishing  #puremichigan #fishing #lakemichiganfishing #lelandharbor #salmon