Presque Isle Bay

Best Place to Fish & Boat

About Presque Isle Bay

Catch pro football player Al Villanueva at the oldest harbor on the Great Lakes.

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Northern Pike Northern Pike

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

White Perch White Perch

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

Yellow Perch Yellow Perch

The yellow perch, unlike the so-called white perch, Morone americana, is a true perch, not a bass.

Steelhead Steelhead

The steelhead is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.

Smallmouth Bass Smallmouth Bass

The smallmouth bass is the second largest member of the sunfish family attaining a weight of almost 12 lb.

Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

Muskellunge Muskellunge

It was once believed that there were at least four species of muskellunge, but these varieties are now considered to be one species

Walleye Walleye

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

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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.