Fishing on Lake Gogebic is everything one would expect from a lake that boasts more state angler awards than any other in the UP. With large volumes of walleye, jumbo perch and smallmouth bass Lake Gogebic provides great action for every season. Hunt for early spring walleyes along the rocky shorelines, then move to the lush, shallow weed beds in the summer.
Fall is trophy season, while winter turns Gogebic into an ice-fisherman’s paradise. Beyond Lake Gogebic itself, the greater Gogebic area provides an endless variety of lakes and river, and amazing Great Lakes fishing can be found on Lake Superior, just a stone’s throw away. To top it all off, the Gogebic area features more than 2,000 miles of very fish-able rivers and streams.
The woodlands surrounding Lake Gogebic are full of deer, bear, and other wildlife, providing some of the Midwest’s best hunting. Hikers will encounter majestic waterfalls and excellent wildlife-watching in the summer, and dazzling colors in the fall. Winter snows turn the Lake Gogebic area into an endless stretch of white powder, perfect for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. If you prefer to experience nature at higher, motorized speeds, multi-use trails are open to ATV riders in the warm months and snowmobilers in the wintertime.
Several fishing/hunting resorts operate on the shores of Lake Gogebic, providing visiting sportsmen with a wide array of lodging choices. Otherwise, there are campgrounds, RV parks, rental cabins, and motels. Dining options include family-friendly restaurants and sports bars, while local shops provide bait, tackle, equipment, and basic necessities.
Towns: Lake Gogebic, Merriweather, Marenisco
Bodies of Water: Lake Gogebic, Lake of the Clouds