Fishing the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes provide some of the finest fishing opportunities for a variety of salmon and trout species as well as smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike and muskie.  There are so many destinations to fish and we have information on all of the top destinations to fish in the Great Lakes.

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Lake Erie

Lake Erie is the tenth largest lake on Earth and the fourth largest of the five Great Lakes.  Lake Erie is located farther south than the other lakes and it is the shallowest.  The lake is bounded on the north by Ontario, Canada and on the south by Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York and on the west by Michigan.  Lake Erie is arguably the best walleye fishery in the country.  There are numerous fishing charters located along the shores of Lake Erie and thousands of fishermen enjoy fishing this lake every year.  Salmon and trout are available in Lake Erie, but most anglers enjoy fishing for walleye, smallmouth bass and perch on this lake.

Lake Huron

Lake Huron is surrounded by Michigan to the west and Ontario, Canada to the east.  Lake Huron offers plenty of fishing opportunities.  There are numerous fishing charters around this lake that fish for salmon, steelhead, lake trout, brown trout, walleye and perch.  We put together some information on the ports that have fishing charter and lodging information.

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America and it is the only one that is located entirely within the United States.  The lake is located within the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes and it is bounded on the north by Ontario, Canada and on the south by New York. & Lake Ontario provides some excellent fishing for salmon and trout.

Lake Superior

Lake Superior is the largest of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is surrounded by Ontario, Canada to the north and the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.  It is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area.  This lake is extremely popular among fishermen.  There are plenty of ports with fishing charters available.  Most anglers fish for salmon, trout, walleye, northern pike, perch, muskie and whitefish.  The location and time of year will dictate what is biting.

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