One reason Motor City makes this list is because it is a great jumping off point for fishing the northern reaches of Michigan’s Southern Peninsula. But you don’t even have to go that far, because Detroit has two world-class lakes at its disposal — Lake Erie, and Lake St. Clair, the latter of which is sandwiched in between Detroit and Canada. St. Clair is shallow and sandy-bottomed, making it a haven for smallmouth bass. Further upstate you can catch salmon and steelhead in Lake Michigan, or trout and bass in any of the numerous lakes and streams couched in Michigan’s remote north.
Credit: Jeff Greenberg / Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
The New NFL
Andrew Luck and the Super-Athletes Making Football Faster, Meaner, and More Fun
Plus: A New Approach to Heart Health
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
The NFL's Pot Problem
David Feherty: The Golf Channel's Wild Man
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.