Coast Bridges and Dams Natural Wonders History


Arcadia Lake, located on scenic M22, is a terrific location for fishing enthusiasts during all four seasons. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including crappie, largemouth bass, flathead catfish, channel catfish and white bass.

Arcadia Lake is a drowned rivermouth Lake where Bowens Creek flows into Lake Michigan. This facility provides a free public accessible fishing pier that gives direct access to deeper water that holds great fishing potential. The lake is about 100 acres.

Information about Veteran’s Memorial Marina in Arcadia can be obtained by calling 231-889-9653.

Access: Public

Fishing License: Required

Fishing Rules & Regulations

Fishing Reports: DNR Fishing Report

2012 Fisheries Report

Charter Fishing Resources

Arcadia Lake Topographic Map

Purchase a fishing license online

Weather Report

Wind Report

Free Fishing Weekends: February 13 & 14 and June 11 & 12 are DNR Free Fishing weekends for 2016.

Learn more about fishing in Manistee County