The Pere Marquette River area in West Michigan is a paradise for those who love boating and fishing. Numerous liveries along the Pere Marquette River rent a variety of fishing boats, canoes and kayaks. Many charter captains offer river trips on the Pere Marquette, and are eager to make your fishing excursion a successful one. They will guide you to the best spots for catching a trout or steelhead -- perfect for that fresh fish dinner. What a way to vacation!
Baldwin Canoe Rental
Three miles from Baldwin on M-37, Baldwin, MI 49304, (800) 272-3642
Explore the Pere Marquette River with West Michigan's largest paddlesports provider. This National Scenic River begins in Baldwin where it has a stronger current and meanders through state and national forest land. Canoes, kayaks, tandem kayaks, six person rafts and tubes. River hours 9am-6pm. Last launch 2pm. Open seven days a week.
Century Circle Guided Service
Ludington is the center of the famed 100 mile Century Circle, which has some of the best rivers for Salmon, Trout and Steelhead fishing in the lower 48 states. I invite you to join the fishing experience within this circle. Fully insured, jet and drift boats, all tackle provided.
Lake Michigan Carferry
P.O. Box 708, Ludington, MI 49431, (800) 841-4243
Trade highway miles for cruise ship smiles! The 410' S.S. Badger offers an affordable cruise experience and the lowest cross-lake fares. Passengers enjoy low-cost Wi-Fi Internet, free entertainment, movies, food, shopping, and more. Cars, RVs, motorcycles travel with you. Group and frequent sailor discounts available. Big ship, more fun, best value!
Lie-A-Lot Charter Boat Fishing
Docked at Ludington Municipal Marina, (800) 850-1978
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.
Ludington Fishing Reports
The Ludington area offers some of the best fishing in Western Michigan. Our site includes all the information you need about charter boat captains, boat/motor rentals, marine weather, bait/tackle shops, and more. Current local fishing reports for Lake Michigan, Hamlin Lake, Pere Marquette Lake, and Pere Marquette River.
The Manistee River is used extensively for recreation, and offers excellent conditions for canoeing, boating, and fishing. Considered one of the finest trout and salmon rivers in the country, the Manistee River presents an angling adventure that you will always remember. Follow the fishing reports link for the latest fishing activity.
Pere Marquette Expeditions, LLC
1649 S. PM Highway, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7285
Located on the Pere Marquette River. Experience the Marquette Loop in a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard. Ask us about offsite pick-up and delivery. New Tackle Shop: big water tackle, plus live and cut bait. Sport licenses. Offering sandwiches, groceries, wine, over 400 beer brands, golf discs. Open daily 6am-11pm.
Pere Marquette River Fishing Reports
The Pere Marquette River is known for world-class trout and steelhead fishing. Check out the fishing reports link for the latest update on Pere Marquette River fishing activity.