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Escanaba Area Fishing Report

5-16-19 The Walleye opener in the Bays De Noc area was solid from all reports. The best bite was occurring up in the Whitefish and Escanaba rivers. Slow drifting jigs or plain hook tipped with a 1/2 a ...Full Report

Bays de Noc Convention and Visitors Bureau
230 Ludington Street
Escanaba, MI 49829
906-789-7862 | 800-533-4386
www.visitescanaba.com

Escanaba, MI and Bays de Noc Fishing on Lake Michigan
Escanaba, MI and Bays de Noc are nestled along 211 miles of shoreline in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Escanaba fishing is a way of life along the Bay.  Escanaba has the most shoreline of any other county in the United States.  Sandy beaches, marshes, wetlands and stunning limestone cliffs offer breathtaking views throughout the area. Escanaba fishing offers trophy sized catches that have not gone unnoticed by the professional fisherman.   Tournaments such as the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit, the In-Fisherman Professional Walleye Trail, the FLW Walleye League Championships, the FLW Bass Series and B.A.S.S. Tournament Series, all have held professional competitions on the Bays.

Lake Michigan Easy Access
Multiple species can be caught from boats or from the shore of the Bays, inland lakes, or from the various rivers and streams that fill Lake Michigan. Accessing our abundant waters is as easy as pulling up to one of the boat launches scattered throughout the county.

Escanaba MI Attractions and Activities
Visitors will also enjoy a multitude of activities as disc golf, golf courses, hunting, ORVing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, skiing, scuba diving, shipwreck hunting.  Escanaba attractions include lighthouses, beaches, our historical museum, and the William Bonifas Fine arts Center.  We are, “The Natural Paradise of Pure Michigan”.

Bays de Noc
Carefully managed and protected throughout the years, the Bays de Noc have emerged as one of the best freshwater fishing locations in the United States. The area has undergone an aggressive fish planting in the past three years. More than 20,000 have been planted to sustain the fishery.  Multiple species can be caught from boats or from the shore of the Bays, inland lakes, or from the various rivers and streams that fill Lake Michigan. Accessing our abundant waters is as easy as pulling up to one of the boat launches scattered throughout the county. Permits are required and are available at the launch sites. Please be aware that weather conditions can change quickly on the big water. Make sure you are aware of weather conditions and have the proper safety equipment.

Area Photos

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