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Michigan offers great fishing opportunities for anglers with more than 11,000 inland lakes, thousands of miles of Great Lakes shoreline, and numerous rivers and streams.
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This body of water has been selected as a great place to fish and boat with your family and friends because it offers incredible fishing areas, family-friendly amenities, and beautiful landscapes to enjoy a day out on the water.