Crystal Lake, Michigan Fishing

Location and Information: Crystal Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Michigan. It is located in Benzie County and has a surface area just over 9,000 acres. This lake sits just inland of Lake Michigan. it has a maximum depth of around 160 feet and an average depth of 70 feet. The lake is home to a trove of recreational boaters as well as fairly decent fishing.

Popular Fishing Species List

Below, you will find a list of popular species on this lake, as well as the limits and size restrictions imposed by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Brown Trout: State Limits Apply

Rainbow Trout: State Limits apply:

Lake Trout: State Limits Apply

Rock Bass: State Limits Apply

Smallmouth Bass: Minimum of 14″- Limit 5 Per Angler

Crystal Lake Fishing Videos

Marinas and Restaurants on this lake

Marina Name: Crystal Lake Marina

Address: 7271 Crystal Dr, Beulah, MI 49617


Phone: (231) 882-7058

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Premier Angler aims to provide general information about some of the top fishing destinations across the country. To ensure up-to-date accuracy, make sure to check with your state’s natural resources department and your local marinas before hitting the water.