Lake St. Clair Fishing Information
Location and Information: Lake St. Clair is one of the most popular fishing lakes not only in Michigan and nearby Ontario, but in all of North America. It is classified as part of the Great Lakes system, connecting both Lake Erie and Lake Huron via the St. Clair River and the Detroit River.
Lake St. Clair has an impressive surface area of 430 square miles, making it one of the larger lakes in the country. The lake has a maximum depth of 27 feet with an average depth of 11 feet.
It is located near the cities of Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Popular Fishing Species List
Lake Sturgeon: First Sat. in February to the following Wednesday or until your limit is caught. There is no size limit.
Trout: State Limits Apply
Walleye: Excellent fishing opportunities — 15” minimum- 5 per angler
Northern Pike: 24” minimum- 2 per angler
Smallmouth Bass: Outstanding quality and quantity
Muskie: Great fishing opportunities
Yellow Perch: One of the most popular species on the lake
Bluegill: State Limits Apply
Rock Bass: State Limits Apply
Lake St. Clair Fishing Videos
In the video below, you will find a sample of the quality smallmouth bass fishing you might be able to find on this lake.
Marinas and Restaurants on this lake
Marina Name: Miller Marina
Address: 24770 Jefferson Ave, St Clair Shores, MI 48080
Phone: (586) 771-9000
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Additional Michigan Fishing Resources
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.