Michigan Fishing Destinations

Sparks Park Urban Fishery

Almaco Jack Black Crappie Blue Catfish and 6 more species

Sparks Park Urban Fishery is situated in Jackson, Michigan, USA. The fishing area is best known for its abundant population of bluegill and largemouth bass. Anglers can also catch pumpkinseed sunfish, black crappie, and channel catfish. Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy using a variety of methods such as bait, lures, and flies. Nearby activities include picnicking and hiking. The best time to visit is from May to September, with an average temperature of 70°F to 80°F. Anglers are advised to fish during early morning or late evening when the fish are most active. Get driving directions.

SPARKS PARK URBAN FISHERY
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Almaco jacks are known for their stamina and strength, making them a prized target of sport fishermen.

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Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

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

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The channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value.

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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 coloration of pumpkinseed sunfish is one of the most vibrant of any fish in fresh water.