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Kid's Fishing Pond in Petoskey

It's just for kids--a fishing pond in Petoskey where kids can throw a line in the newly stocked trout pond located on the waterfront.

 The one acre pond is 65 feet deep, filled with trout, and includes a wheelchair ramp and fishing platform.

The Fishing Pond Project

A project of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the City of Petoskey and the Miller Van-Winkle Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the lime kiln, spring fed pond is stocked with retired broodstock trout from the Oden State Fish Hatchery.

More Than Just a Fishing Pond

The waterfront park is a popular Northern Michigan spot a waterfall, marina, Little Traverse Wheelway, picnic area, benches, pedestrian tunnel to the Gaslight District, and more. The pond has been a fixture of Petoskey’s Bayfront park for decades but now it has a different angle for young anglers: fishing!

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