Michigan Fishing Destinations

Indian River

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Northern Pike and 1 more species

The Indian River fishing area in Michigan is a popular spot for anglers. The river supports a variety of fish species including trout, bass, walleye, and pike. Nearby activities include hiking, kayaking, and golfing. Fishing tips include using live bait or lures that mimic the local prey. The best time of year to visit is during the summer months when temperatures average in the low to mid-70s°F. Fall is also a popular time for fishing when the leaves turn colors and temperatures average in the mid-60s°F. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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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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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.