Elk Lake, Michigan Fishing

Lake Fishing Information: Elk Lake is a popular lake in Michigan. It is located in Antrim and Grand Traverse County and covers approximately 7,730 acres. This lake lies within the 45th parallel and is halfway between the North Pole and the Equator. Other than its clear blue waters and beautiful scenery there are also multiple different species of fish to be caught on this lake.

Elk Lake Species List: According to the Michigan  Department of Natural Resources, Lake Leelanau contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish are in this Lake? You can find Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Muskie, Walleye and Yellow Perch on these waters.

Species Regulations and Limits

Largemouth Bass: Must be at least 14”- Limit 5

Smallmouth Bass: Must be at least 14”- Limit 5

Walleye: 15” minimum- 5 per angler

Yellow Perch: State Limits Apply

Brown Trout: State Limits Apply

Lake Trout: State Limits Apply

Rainbow Trout: State Limits Apply

Bluegill: State Limits Apply

Marinas on Elk Lake

Marina Name: Elk River Marina

Address: 118 Bridge St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629

Website: Not Available

Phone: (231) 264-9500

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