Lake Lansing in Haslett, MI Lake Lansing is large enough to operate motorized boats and they do have a boat lunch. A boat is the best way to take advantage of the great fishing. Also, ice fishing during the winter is great. Species: northern pike, blue gill, and black crappie. Baits: natural presentations work best wax worms, minnows, and large shiners on tip-ups for pike.

Lake Lansing in Haslett, MI Lake Lansing is large enough to operate motorized boats and they do have a boat lunch. A boat is the best way to take advantage of the great fishing. Also, ice fishing during the winter is great. Species: northern pike, blue gill, and black crappie. Baits: natural presentations work best wax worms, minnows, and large shiners on tip-ups for pike.

Park lake in Bath Township, MI Fishing access can be found on the north end of the lake. There is a dock off of Park Lake rd with parking. The bottom is very weedy so use top water baits. This lake is also a good destination for ice fishing in the winter.  Species: large mouth bass, perch, bluegill, and black crappie  Baits: top water plugs, spinners, and natural baits

Park lake in Bath Township, MI Fishing access can be found on the north end of the lake. There is a dock off of Park Lake rd with parking. The bottom is very weedy so use top water baits. This lake is also a good destination for ice fishing in the winter. Species: large mouth bass, perch, bluegill, and black crappie Baits: top water plugs, spinners, and natural baits

Red Cedar River (MSU) in East Lansing, MI On MSU campus between Brody and the Sparty Bridge on the north bank of the Red Cedar fishing is allowed. The stocking of steelhead in 2013 might provide good future fishing opportunities as well. http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2013/04/el_fishing_notes.html Species: small mouth bass, bowfin, and suckers. In the fall Coho and Chinook salmon can be spotted in lower number. Baits: spinners, Hot-n Tots, spawn sacks, and natural baits.

Red Cedar River (MSU) in East Lansing, MI On MSU campus between Brody and the Sparty Bridge on the north bank of the Red Cedar fishing is allowed. The stocking of steelhead in 2013 might provide good future fishing opportunities as well. http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2013/04/el_fishing_notes.html Species: small mouth bass, bowfin, and suckers. In the fall Coho and Chinook salmon can be spotted in lower number. Baits: spinners, Hot-n Tots, spawn sacks, and natural baits.

McCormick Park 300 N Putnam st. Williamston, MI.  Along the Red Cedar River McCormick Park offers dock fishing and a gravel boat lunch. The best spot is under the bridge on Putnam St if the water is not too high. The boat lunch can be accessed at the end of N Cedar St off of High St behind St Mary Catholic Church Species: pan fish, northern pike, bullheads, carp, And Suckers. Bait: bobbers and worms work great for most, Spinners for pike, and corn for carp.

McCormick Park 300 N Putnam st. Williamston, MI. Along the Red Cedar River McCormick Park offers dock fishing and a gravel boat lunch. The best spot is under the bridge on Putnam St if the water is not too high. The boat lunch can be accessed at the end of N Cedar St off of High St behind St Mary Catholic Church Species: pan fish, northern pike, bullheads, carp, And Suckers. Bait: bobbers and worms work great for most, Spinners for pike, and corn for carp.

Rose Lake Wildlife Research Center in Bath, MI Take Woodberry rd to W Bath rd turn left first parking lot on south side of road. Fallow the trail back to lake flooding ¼ mile. Easy water access for shore fishing or lunching a kayak. http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/sga/Rose_Lake_SGA_map.pdf  Species: small pan fish and bullhead catfish. Baits: natural baits, worms near the water control structure on the edge of the trail (GPS location 42.812519, -84.358588)

Rose Lake Wildlife Research Center in Bath, MI Take Woodberry rd to W Bath rd turn left first parking lot on south side of road. Fallow the trail back to lake flooding ¼ mile. Easy water access for shore fishing or lunching a kayak. http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/huntingwildlifehabitat/sga/Rose_Lake_SGA_map.pdf Species: small pan fish and bullhead catfish. Baits: natural baits, worms near the water control structure on the edge of the trail (GPS location 42.812519, -84.358588)

Moores Park in Lansing has several good spots to fish: above the dam, below the dam, and down stream. Below the dam the water is very turbulent making sinkers a must. Species: walleye, channel cats, perch, small mouth bass, and bullhead cats. In the fall steelhead, coho, and Chinook salmon can be found below the damn only. Baits: suspended crawler harnesses, Hot-n-tots, spawn sacks, and natural baits.

Moores Park in Lansing has several good spots to fish: above the dam, below the dam, and down stream. Below the dam the water is very turbulent making sinkers a must. Species: walleye, channel cats, perch, small mouth bass, and bullhead cats. In the fall steelhead, coho, and Chinook salmon can be found below the damn only. Baits: suspended crawler harnesses, Hot-n-tots, spawn sacks, and natural baits.

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