Saugatuck and Douglas are harbor villages that offer its visitors an excellent vacation getaway. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, this area has plenty to do such as art galleries, golf, fishing, boating and much more. This area is a popular fishing vacation destination and there are plenty of fishing charters available to help you fill a limit of salmon and trout.
Salmon & Trout Fishing
The Saugatuck & Douglas Area offers anglers some good salmon and trout fishing out of this port. Anglers target chinook salmon, coho salmon, lake trout, steelhead and brown trout in the waters of Lake Michigan. You will find plenty of charters that operate out of this area to help you plan a trip.
The Kalamazoo River offers anglers some very good fishing for a variety of different fish. Anglers can find smallmouth bass throughout the river, however, the better fishing is usually found in the middle part from Battle Creek to the Allegan Dam impoundment. Walleye are found in the lower two-thirds of that section and really become numerous below the Allegan Dam.
Northern pike fishing is good in this river too with good numbers and some big fish here too. Try fishing upstream from Battle Creek and you should be able to find some northern pike. Channel and flathead catfish are also found in the river.