Anglers of every stripe can enjoy the Hammond Port Authority waters for the bounty of fish they provide.
The Hammond Marina serves as a launch for boat-based fishing, and provides a bin wall from which to angle. Lake Michigan waters are overseen by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Annual fishing activities include the Fishing Derby each April sponsored by Mayor Tom McDermott Jr.
Lake Fishing Resource: DNR Lake Michigan Info
Game fish found in Lake Michigan include:
Fish on Wolf Lake by small boat or from the area’s restored shoreline. Motorized boats cannot exceed 10 hp limit. The Hammond Parks Department has reported that recent catches in Wolf Lake include:
Pier-fishing at Lost Marsh on George Lake is accessed from the North Entrance. Access the Google Map to George Lake for directions.
Before venturing out on the water, please check the latest water and weather conditions.
- National Weather Service – Hammond area forecast
- NOAA’s National Weather Service – Lake Michigan conditions
- National Weather Forecast Office – Current water temperatures
- State of Indiana – Current beach advisory warnings and closures