Fishing Licenses are required. A basic or "Restricted License" is required on Lake Lansing for anglers 17 years and older (under 17 - no license required) and can be purchased online at www.takemefishing.org/fishing/license, at most hardware stores, or Meijer stores. A State of Michigan License is required and all regulations apply.
General fishing is allowed at the Lake Lansing Boat Launch. Fishermen may fish from the shore on either side of the main dock. Fees collected are for launching a watercraft. Due to limited parking, only vehicles with an attached watercraft are allowed to utilize the boat launch on weekends and holidays, May to Mid-September (single vehicles are not allowed). The boat launch welcomes all users Monday - Friday (excluding Holidays) during the summer months.
The lake has Bass, Panfish, and Catfish (no Salmon or Trout). Fishing is allowed year round on Lake Lansing and is not monitored by the Parks Department. In addition, ice thickness in the winter is not monitored by Park staff. Please note, vehicles are NOT allowed to drive onto Lake Lansing in the winter months.
Click HERE for information about the Lake Lansing Boat Launch.