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Burt Lake, Michigan Fishing

Fishing Information: Burt Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Michigan. It is located in Cheboygan County. This lake covers just over 17,000 surface acres and has a max depth of 73 feet.

Species List: According to the Michigan Department of Fishing and Wildlife Resources, Burt Lake contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Walleye, Yellow Perch, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Northern Pike, Muskellunge, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, Steelhead and Black Crappie on these waters.

Species Regulations

Walleye: 15 inches or more- 5 per angler

Yellow Perch: No size limit- 25 limit

Rainbow Trout: State Limits Apply

Brown Trout: State Limits Apply

Northern Pike: 24 inches or more- 2 per angler

Muskellunge: 48 inches- Limit 1 per angler

Smallmouth Bass: 14 inches or more- Limit 5 

Largemouth Bass: 14 inches or more- Limit 5

Bluegill: State Limits Apply

Steelhead: N/A

Black Crappie: State Limits Apply

Burt Lake Fishing Videos

Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: Indian River Marina

Address: 3020 Apple Blossom Rd, Indian River, MI 49749


Phone: (231) 238-9373