Thumb Lake, Michigan Fishing

Location and Information: Thumb Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Michigan. It is located in Charlevoix County and has a surface area of 485 acres. This lake is home to multiple different species of fish. This lake has a max depth of around 150 feet. This lake is also sometimes known as “Lake Louise”

Species List: According to the Michigan  Department of Natural Resources, this lake contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish are in this Lake? You can find Bluegill, Rock Bass, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Black Crappie and Trout. This lake is also very good for ice fishing.

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

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

Black Crappie: State Limits Apply

Bluegill: State Limits Apply

Trout: State Limits Apply

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