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The fishing opener begins on May 15 for game fish.  Bass season opens May 26, 2018.  It’s time to get ready to head up to the beautiful U. P.!  

Come on up and enjoy all that the Watersmeet Area has to offer.  Stay where you play!  You won’t be disappointed in all the great accommodations, fantastic lakes and rivers to enjoy, wildlife to see, hunting areas, fall colors that are a feast for your eyes, ATV/UTV, snowmobile, cross-country ski, and bike trails, and all the friendly people here that want to help make your vacation the best ever!  Explore the beautiful Cisco Chain and Lac Vieux Desert any time of the year.  Try your luck at the Lac Vieux Desert Casino.  Sylvania Wilderness Area offers a huge virgin forest that will give you a sense of peace any time of the year.  There’s so much more here.  Mother Nature has truly blessed this area with awesome scenery and wildlife!  You will want to come back in every season!


Ottawa Visitor Center US 2 and 45, Watersmeet, Michigan (906) 358-4724 Visitor Center and (906) 358-4127 Bear’s Den Gift Shop Website:   Thank you for your interest in our summer programs, and we hope you’ll join in the fun of all upcoming programs. The Ottawa Visitor Center provides an excellent source of information about the local…Continue Reading