Higgins Lake, Michigan Fishing

Higgins Lake Fishing Information

Location and Information: Higgins Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Michigan. It is located in Roscommon and Crawford Counties and has a surface area of just under 10,000 acres. The lake is named after Sylvester Higgins who was the first chief of the topographical department of the Michigan Geological Survey. Open water or ice fishing the lake has year round opportunities for anglers to pull in various types of fish. Recreational boating, camping, and vacationing peaks here i the summer months. There are boat launches at both the North and South Higgins Lake State Park. The max depth is 135 feet with an average depth of 44 feet and a length of 7 miles long.

Popular Fishing Species List

Brown Trout: State Limits Apply

Rainbow Trout: State Limits Apply

Lake Trout: State Limits apply

Northern Pike: 24” minimum- 2 per angler

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

Yellow Perch: State Limits Apply

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Marinas and Restaurants on this lake

Marina Name: Old Point Comfort Marine

Address: 4629 W Higgins Lake Dr, Higgins Lake, MI 48627

Website: https://opcm.com/

Phone: (989) 821-5692

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