Michigan Fishing Destinations

Cass Lake

Black Sea Bass Bluegill Northern Pike and 2 more species

Cass Lake is a popular fishing destination in Michigan, offering anglers a chance to catch a variety of fish species, including walleye, bass, pike, perch, and bluegill. The lake is surrounded by several parks, providing opportunities for hiking, biking, and camping. Fishing techniques vary depending on the species targeted, but live bait and artificial lures are commonly used. The best time to visit is during the summer months when temperatures average in the mid-70s to low 80s Fahrenheit. Fishing can also be productive during the spring and fall, but temperatures can be cooler during these seasons. Get driving directions.

CASS LAKE
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Fish Species

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Black sea bass are hermaphrodites; most begin their lives as females and change to males.

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Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.

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The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.

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The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.

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Despite its common name, the white perch is actually a bass and a close relative of the white bass and ...