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Boating & Fishing Business Directory

The Ludington area is a paradise for those who love boating and fishing. Numerous marinas along Hamlin Lake rent a variety of boats such as pontoons, fishing boats, canoes, and jet skis. For the Lake Michigan boater, our marinas are some of the most beautiful in the state and offer modern facilities. We have many charter captains, eager to make your fishing excursion a successful one. They will guide you to the best spots for catching trout, steelhead or salmon- perfect for that fresh fish dinner. What a way to vacation!

Lie-a-Lot Charter Boat Fishing

Come fish with Captain Mike Darke aboard the Lie-A-Lot, a 33-ft. Chris Craft Commander. From the port of Ludington, fish for salmon, steelhead, and trout. When booking your charter, rely on Captain Mike's 20-year experience to make your day on the water relaxing and exciting. Fully insured.

Waterside Resort & Boat Rentals

On Lower Hamlin Lake. Clean, two/four bedroom newly remodeled, air conditioned housekeeping cottages. Fully furnished, microwave, cable TV. Near Lake Michigan beaches, downtown Ludington. Swimming beach, great fishing, boating. On-site store with snacks, bait, tackle, gas, boat rentals. Reservations suggested. Pets are permitted with prior approval. For boat rentals, call (231) 843-2090.

Sunset Bluff Resort & Boat Rentals

Rent a 22' pontoon for $60/hour (four hour minimum), $425/day. 14' fishing boats with 10 hp motor, kayaks, and canoes also available. Enjoy a 3-4 hour canoe trip on the Big Sable River and Upper Hamlin Lake. We'll trailer your kayak or canoe...or rent ours for $10/hour. Important — call or email for reservations and availability.

Call ahead for canoe, kayak, double kayak and SUP rentals. Launch here or take off-site! Rental rates on our website. Bait, tackle, and sport licenses available here. Huge selection of golf discs and accessories! Get your beer, wine, liquor, live bait, tackle, and camping supplies here! Open daily 6am-11:30pm.

Cruise the Dunes! Explore Hamlin Lake's beauty from the water by renting a pontoon, jet ski or fishing boat. Pull the kids tubing behind a luxury pontoon for hours of entertainment. Visit sand dunes by boat. Available by the hour, day, week. Reservations suggested.

Offering the largest selection of watercraft rentals to explore beautiful Hamlin Lake, including paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, tandem kayaks, stand up paddle boards and rowboats. Also fishing and camping supplies, grocery and personal items, clothing, beach supplies/toys, and tubes to float the Sable River. Open seven days a week mid-May through October.

Raptor Charters

(231) 233-5176

Raptor Charters has been purchased by Mike Darke of Lie-a-Lot Charters. Please contact Mike to book your charter boat adventure!

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Shopping

The friendly merchants welcome you to Ludington and invite you to shop until you drop! The variety of stores is not to be missed.

Lodging

Ludington’s lodging facilities provide all the amenities to make your stay enjoyable and keep you coming back.

Things to Do

There are a huge variety of things to do that will keep you entertained while you’re in the Ludington area!

Hotels & Motels

Ludington area hotels and motels offer all the amenities to make your next vacation or business trip an enjoyable one.

Camping

Enjoy nature’s beauty by sleeping under the stars at clean campgrounds, forests, or parks in the Ludington area.

Dining

Most restaurants and dining establishments in Ludington are found on the US-10 corridor or in the downtown area.

Weddings & Celebrations

From beautiful venues, indoors and outside, to talented vendors, Ludington is a great location for your wedding or celebration.

Convenience & Party Stores

Stop into a Ludington party or convenience to store to get your beverages, ice, snacks, lotto tickets, gas, and more.