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Lake Information for Lake Huron


Lake Huron is the second-largest of the Great Lakes, with a surface area of 23,010 square miles (59,596 km²)—nearly the size of West Virginia, making it the third largest fresh water lake on earth (fourth largest lake if the saline Caspian Sea is included). It contains a volume of 850 cubic miles (3,540 km³), and a shoreline length of 3,827 miles (6,157 km).

The surface of Lake Huron is 577 feet (176 m) above sea level. The lake's average depth is 195 feet (59 m), while the maximum depth is 750 feet (229 m). It has a length of 206 miles (332 km) and a greatest breadth of 183 miles (245 km).

Important cities on Lake Huron include: Bay City, Alpena, Rogers City, Cheboygan, St. Ignace, and Port Huron, Michigan; and Goderich, and Sarnia, Ontario Canada.

A notable feature of the lake is Manitoulin Island, which separates the North Channel and Georgian Bay from Lake Huron's main body of water. It is the world's largest freshwater island.

Fishing Description: 

Lake Huron is home to a variety of fish including carp, chinook salmon, a variety of panfish, bass, pike, and catfish.

Largemouth Bass
Catfish Family
Pike Family
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Businesses Located Nearby

Bait & Tackle

    Dam Store
  • 1879 W River Rd - Oscoda, MI
  • (989) 739-9979
    Harrisville Auto & Sports Center
  • 216 S Huron Rd - Harrisville, MI
  • (989) 724-5012

Boat Rental

    Cedar Lake Marine
  • 3454 E Cedar Lake Dr - Greenbush, MI
  • (989) 739-8783
    Rainbow Canvas
  • 4180 N Us-23 - Oscoda, MI
  • (989) 739-5696

Vacation Rental

    Pappas Motel
  • 5139 Main St - Greenbush, MI
  • (989) 724-6840
    Loyal Order of Moose Lodges
  • 2000 S Huron Rd - Greenbush, MI
  • (989) 724-5995

Bar and Restaurant

    Ki Cuyler's Sports Bar & Grill
  • 262 S Huron Rd - Harrisville, MI
  • (989) 724-5866
    Kenneth Beloskur Restaurant
  • 106 E Main St - Harrisville, MI
  • (989) 724-6641

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