Lake Skegemog


About Lake Skegemog

Imagine a day of fishing, and water sports with shopping and lunch in Elk Rapids.

lake skegemog fishing
Lake Skegemog, a serene gem in Northern Michigan, offers an idyllic setting for an array of water activities. This lake, known for its tranquil waters and rich biodiversity, is a haven for both nature lovers and aquatic adventurers. Start your day with a gentle dip in its welcoming waters or engage in a rewarding fishing experience, as Lake Skegemog is home to species like muskellunge, walleye, and various types of bass and trout, drawing anglers to its abundant waters. Boating enthusiasts will appreciate the opportunity to navigate its peaceful expanse, exploring the picturesque shoreline and connecting to other lakes in the Chain for a comprehensive day of exploration.

For those keen on water sports, Lake Skegemog’s calm surface is ideal for kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. If relaxation is on your agenda, anchor in one of the lake’s quiet spots to soak in its natural beauty, perhaps accompanied by a relaxing picnic on board.

And if you’re inclined to explore beyond the lake, the surrounding area offers charming localities with quaint shops and inviting eateries, perfectly complementing your tranquil lake experience. Lake Skegemog, with its combination of serene beauty and adventurous possibilities, caters to a wide range of preferences, ensuring a memorable day for all.

Lake Skegemog Features

Covering 2,766 acres and reaching depths of 29 feet, Lake Skegemog is a serene and biodiverse lake in the Chain of Lakes. It’s known for its peaceful waters and rich aquatic environment.


Lake Skegemog is a haven for anglers, boasting a variety of fish including muskellunge, walleye, and different types of bass and trout. The lake’s diverse fish population adds excitement and variety to the fishing experience.

Lunch & Shopping

For dining and shopping, the nearby towns around Lake Skegemog offer a range of options. Enjoy local cuisine, craft beverages, and unique shopping experiences. Discover local events by visiting area chambers of commerce and tourism websites.

Dropping Anchor

DNR Boat Launch
This site offers a developed boat launch complete with a dock, parking, and restrooms.

Tubes & Lilly Pads

MK Marine offers Tubes and Water Lilly Mats to make your day more enjoyable.

Pet Friendly

Your pet is likely part of the family and we want your entire family to enjoy the lake. We are good with your pet coming along.

Lake Skegemog