Experience the angler's paradise of Marquette County, Michigan, where pristine waters and diverse species await to challenge and reward fishing enthusiasts. From the open waters of Lake Superior to the secluded corners of inland lakes, or meandering rivers and streams, choose your unique angling adventure.

Explore the rich waters of Lake Superior, home to prized catches like Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, and Whitefish. Venture into the tranquil inland lakes for encounters with species such as Blue Gill, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, and Walleye. Cast your line in the flowing rivers and streams to hook impressive catches like Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Steelhead, and Rainbow Trout.

If you're looking to catch walleye and northern pike, Deer Lake is a great option with high catch rates. This lake consists of two elongated basins that provide more than 900 acres of quality catch-and-release fishing. Boat and shore fishing is allowed, except along the county road shoulder. If you plan to go kayak fishing, then Teal Lake in Negaunee is an ideal destination.

Nearby Recreation Areas

Fishing Charters

Black Shadow Guide Service

Black Shadow Guide Service offers guided fishing trips in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We are a family-run business with over 30 years... Read More

Great Idea Charters

Great Idea Charters is a professional fishing charter business located in Marquette, Michigan. We fish the beautiful waters of Lake Superior... Read More

Hooked Up Charters

Hooked Up Charters specializes in fishing trips on Lake Superior. Captain Tom Tarkleson is licensed by the United States Coast Guard and has... Read More

MQT Adventures and Guide Service

Fish, Explore and Adventure the U.P. with the areas most experienced and professionally trained guides. We combine Upper Peninsula fishing... Read More

Rivers North Guide Service

Rivers North Fly Fishing Guide Service offers secluded, guided fly fishing trips throughout ALL of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Join U.S.... Read More

Sore Arm's Fishing Charters

Sore Arm's Fishing Charters is based on Lake Superior and departs from Historic Big Bay Harbor in Big Bay, Michigan. We specialize in... Read More

Superior Outfitters Guided Trips

Our guides offer customized fly fishing trips in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We have been guiding fly anglers for over 15 years in northern... Read More


Before you go

Water Safety

Before heading out to cast a line, check out our water safety guidelines. See More

Invasive Species

Follow these simple practices to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. See More

Respect Marquette County

RMC aims to inspire locals and visitors alike to respect the local culture and natural resources of Marquette County.

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