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Public Boat Launches

Hamlin Lake

Pere Marquette Lake

Pere Marquette River

  • On Pere Marquette Hwy. just south of Ludington
  • Scottville Riverside Park just south of Scottville
  • Indian Bridge on Reek Road southeast of Custer
  • Walhalla Rd. Bridge south of Walhalla

Other Inland Lakes and Rivers

  • Big Sable River – Upper Launch off Free Soil Rd. four miles northeast of Fountain
  • Ford Lake – Mason County
  • Gun Lake – Mason County
  • Hackert Lake – Mason County
  • Hoags Lake – Mason County
  • Ruby Creek – Mason County
  • On the Big South Branch of the Pere Marquette River seven miles south of Branch
  • Pleiness Lake – Mason County
  • St. Mary’s Lake – Mason County
  • Tallman Lake – Mason County

Discover more around Ludington!

The Baby Badger

A children’s flotilla that’s a miniature replica of the historic S.S. Badger carferry. Children get to ride in one of many “cars”.

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What's happening now in Ludington?

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More Ludington Area Fishing Information

Fish on for Freedom

“Fish on For Freedom” is a non-profit event that provides a free day of fishing to military veterans on Lake Michigan.

Fishing Tournaments & Events

Ludington fishing tournaments give anglers a chance to add a little money to their pocket in addition to the fish in their bucket.

Ludington Salmon Fishing

Ludington’s natural resources, charter captains, and outfitters provide great salmon fishing on Lake Michigan and the Pere Marquette River.

Ludington Fishing Reports

Here you will find past fishing reports for the Ludington area, including Lake Michigan, PM Lake, PM River, and Hamlin Lake.

Boating & Fishing

The Ludington area is a paradise for those who love boating and fishing. Numerous marinas rent a variety of boats and offer modern facilities.


There are many places for anglers to try their luck, and Ludington has such a great variety of fish. The area also has great charter captains.