No matter what time of year it is or how experienced of an angler you are, you are sure to enjoy an adventure here in the greater Big Rapids area. From tip ups in the winter months to trolling in the spring or just kicking back and relaxing in the summer months to see where the current takes you. Once you experience fishing in Mecosta County you’ll be hooked.
Save time and get out on the water a little more quickly by purchasing your fishing license on line at Michigan DNR e-license.
If you have your own boat and are looking for just the right spot to drop in, check out our Boat Launch Director noting launch location, courtesy pier and bathroom availability along with water acreage - Boat Launch Directory.
So you know what you are fishing for but not sure where to find it? Check out the Michigan Lake Finder for Mecosta County link for more information.
For fishing that is completely accessible to all, the Big Rapids Riverwalk is an award winning, multifunctional planked pathway with fishing platforms, benches, bike racks, and picnic areas on either side of the 250 foot wooden bridge that spans the Muskegon River.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) has resources available for fishing:
Enjoy fishing Mecosta County with your friends and family. A day, a week or a lifetime... we are glad you stopped by.
Places to Stay
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