Hamlin Lake, Michigan Fishing

Lake Fishing Information: Hamlin Lake is a popular lake in Michigan. It is located in Mason County and covers just under 5,000 acres. It has a max depth of around 89 feet at its deepest point and an average depth of around 25 feet. The length of this lake is approximately 12 miles long. The lake is named after the fifteenth Vice President of The United states Hannibal Hamlin. Summer, fall, winter or spring this lake can be fished on open water or ice. There are multiple different species of fish to be found on Hamlin.

Species List: According to the Michigan  Department of Natural Resources, Hamlin Lake contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, Brook Trout, Black Crappie, Rock Bass, Channel Catfish, Sunfish, Muskie, Northern Pike, Walleye and Yellow Perch.

Species Regulations and Limits

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

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

Northern Pike: 24” minimum- 2 per angler

Muskellunge:  1 per angler April 1st to March 31st

Walleye: 15” minimum- 5 per angler

Yellow Perch: State Limits Apply

Rock Bass: N/A

Trout: State Limits Apply

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Marinas on Hamlin Lake

Marina Name: North Bayou Resort

Address: 4849 N Lakeshore Dr, Ludington, MI 49431

Website: https://www.hamlinlake.com/category/resorts_and_cottages

Phone: (231) 845-5820

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