Michigan Fishing Destinations

Grand River (Eaton Rapids)

Blue Catfish Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass

The Grand River in Eaton Rapids, Michigan is a popular fishing area for smallmouth bass, catfish, and panfish. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and kayaking. Fishing tips include using live bait and fishing near structure. The best time to visit is in the summer months, with average temperatures ranging from 70-80°F. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...

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There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.