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Curtis Area Fishing Report

6-4-24 Curtis area Well, the fish are biting very well in the Curtis area here in early June. Our camera boats were up and filming a great bass show and we also caught a bunch of very nice sunfish. So ...Full Report

Manistique Lakes Area Tourism Bureau
P.O. Box 8, Curtis, MI, 49820
(906) 586-3700 or (800) 860-3819

Curtis Michigan Fishing on the Manistique Lakes
Curtis Michigan is surrounded by the largest lake complex in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  These lakes consist of North Manistique Lake - also known as Round Lake, Big Manistique Lake, South Manistique Lake – the largest lake in the complex, Milakokia Lake, Lake Ann Louise, and Millecoquins Lake.  The Manistique Lakes Complex when combined with the smaller lakes within the area, gives anglers a total of over 20,000 acres of fresh water adventures.  If you also consider nearby Lake Superior and Lake Michigan, and the area’s rivers and streams, you have the ultimate fishing opportunity in the nation’s mid-west.

Manistique Lake Fish Species
Muskie, Northern Pike, Walleye, Perch, Bluegill, Large and Small Mouth Bass, Sunfish, Rock Bass, and Bullheads can all be expected throughout our lakes.  Our nearby rivers and streams provide Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Steelhead Trout.  If you have trophy fish in mind for your next vacation, make sure to stop and stay awhile, here in Curtis, MI and the Manistique Lakes Area!

Curtis MI Ice Fishing on Manistique Lakes
Winter season ice fishing also is a great experience here around the Manistique Lakes.  The ice fishing season changes year to year, so it is wise to check out our area fishing report.  The last Saturday in April brings the opening of Trout season and the Smelt runs.

Curtis Michigan Attractions, Events and Activities
Along with great fishing, Curtis, MI and the Manistique Lakes also offer the best in activities and attractions.  The Erickson Center for the Arts is a great place to visit during your vacation.  It is a true Michigan treasure that sits just west of downtown Curtis with the view of South Manistique Lake.  They have activities and events for all ages including:  Music in the Park, the Independence Day Celebration, the Tri-Lakes Triathlon, Songwriter’s Showcase Staff Concert and Art on the Lake, just to name a few.
Other great places to see and visit are:  The Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Lower Tahquamenon Falls, Oswald’s Bear Ranch, Whitefish Point, Kitch-iti-kipi, the Sault Locks, Seney Wildlife Refuge, Pictured Rocks, Crisp Point, Grand Marais, the Toonerville Trolley, Tahquamenon Logging Museum, and the Newberry Country Club.

People come to our area to enjoy the jet skiing, boating, hiking, biking, golfing, tubing, birding, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, ice skating, dog sledding, snow-shoeing, skiing, snowmobiling, and hunting.  Well known as a, “Unique Waterfront Village”, come and experience what many call a great water-filled adventure!

Area Photos

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