Welcome to the best all-round fishing spot in America! Summer here means deepwater fishing for salmon and steelhead, fly fishing on four blue-ribbon trout streams, going after some of the world’s biggest, smartest bass, and even checking out the carp flats of Grand Traverse Bay. Did somebody say “hex hatch?”
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Choose the lakes you want to fish in, take a look at Michigan's Fishing rules and regulations and find out where to get a license with these helpful Department of Natural Resources' links below.
Fish Stocking Database - Search for lakes in the Traverse City area to see when the DNR stocked fish.
Michigan Fishing Guide - All the rules and regulations you need to know.
License Agents - Map of where to buy fishing licenses.
Purchase a License - Buy your license online.