Looking for a nice spot to ice fish this month? Fletcher Pond in Hillman is a premier fishing destination for pike, bass, and pan fish here in our corner of Northeast Michigan. 

The 4-county Northeast Michigan area is home to more than 100 accessible bodies of water, offering 300,000 acres of open water, with Fletcher Pond being a favorite among local and visiting anglers. As an added bonus, there are 2 lodging accommodations right on Fletcher Pond with different amenities to suit your needs. As of January 17th, around 12 inches of ice was reported by Jack’s Landing Facebook page around their shanties.

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Jack's Landing

A sunny morning on the ice at Jack’s Landing

Jack’s Landing Resort – Whether you’re looking for a weekend fishing trip to get away from it all, or a week-long family reunion, Jack’s Landing has a package to suit your needs and budget. You’ll have access to 9,000 acres of pure fish habitat and one of the largest concentrations of northern pike, largemouth bass, and pan fish in the state. An on-site restaurant serves up a full menu of home-cooked meals to satisfy your appetite along with Pikers Cove Bar located right below the restaurant. Spend the evening trading fishing stories and the scoop on the latest water hot spots, while you play pool, cornhole, and shuffleboard. Pikers Cove Bar is open in the evening, Thursday through Saturday, in season. Call 989-742-4370 to book your stay!

Pike caught on Fletcher Pond. Photo by Fletcher's Landing Resort

Pike caught on Fletcher Pond. Photo by Fletcher’s Landing Resort

Fletcher’s Landing Resort – Fletcher’s Landing offers waterfront cabins located on the shores of the 9,000-acre fishing paradise that is Fletcher Pond. Accommodations consist of 14 waterfront cabins and duplexes that sleep three to six persons. Each features its own kitchen and private bathroom. Also included with your rental is dock space, a campfire pit, and a picnic table. A boat launch is available for those of you bringing your own boat or you can choose to rent from Fletcher’s boats and motors. Meanwhile, the tackle shop sells live bait and many of the lake’s hottest lures as well as other amenities to make your stay enjoyable. *Coming in spring 2022 – new cabins are being built! Call 989-742-4166 to book your stay!

Visit the Michigan DNR’s fishing page to find a weekly fishing report for Fletcher Pond.