Lake Cadillac

Michigan

Best Place to Fish & Boat

About Lake Cadillac

A popular fishing and camping destination — especially on Free Fishing Days.

People Often Fish Here For:

Northern Pike Northern Pike

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

Bluegill Bluegill

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

Smallmouth Bass Smallmouth Bass

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

Brown Bullhead Brown Bullhead

The brown bullhead is relatively small compared to other similar species, but is an extremely popular fish with anglers.

Black Crappie Black Crappie

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

Yellow Bullhead Yellow Bullhead

Even though the yellow bullhead is smaller in size compared to the other bullheads, it is a scrappy fighter and popular with anglers.

Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.

Pumpkinseed Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish

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

Bowfin Bowfin

The bowfin is considered a living fossil as the sole surviving representative of the Amiiformes.

Walleye Walleye

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

Rock Bass Rock Bass

The rock bass are known as scrappy fighters but tire quickly.

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Conservation Through Participation

You can help support and protect our aquatic natural resources by simply going fishing and boating. Buying a fishing license, respecting other anglers, practicing catch and release, being mindful of water conservation, keeping the environment around us clean and fishing responsibly are just some of the ways you can participate.

Responsible Fishing Starts With You

Learn more about how fish populations and habitats are managed, the connection between fishing and water quality, and the importance of fishing laws.