Benzie County, at 321 square miles, Benzie County is the smallest of the 83 counties in Michigan. Here you will find 60 miles of shoreline with 25 miles on Lake Michigan. This is a very scenic area with its sandy beaches, high bluffs, clean lakes and natural rivers.
You have a lot of options here if you want to fish. Lake Michigan’s waters offer excellent fishing for salmon, trout and perch and inland you will find plenty of lakes and rivers where you can target other species of fish too. To learn more about this area, take a look at our Benzie County fishing tips page.
See How It Ranks
|Benzie County, MI||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.5||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.5||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|