River and Stream Fishing

The Ottawa National Forest has over 500 named lakes and nearly 2,000 miles of rivers and streams awaiting anglers visiting the Forest. We have listed some of them here for you. As you use this site, we hope you find a lot of valuable information for your use. Good Luck!!!


River and Stream Fishing Areas

  • Bessemer Ranger District area description
  • Iron River Ranger District area description
  • Golden Lake Campground
  • Lake Ottawa Recreation Area area description
  • Paint River Forks Campground
  • Kenton Ranger District area description
  • Sparrow Rapids Campground
  • Sturgeon River Campground
  • Watersmeet Ranger District area description
  • Burned Dam Campground area description


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/ottawa/recreation/fishing/?recid=12303&actid=43