Five Corners, we recognize our importance not only to the
local fishing community, but also to summer residents and
vacationers, and we pride ourselves on friendly and knowledgable
Crystal Lake's only Bait & Tackle Shop, we're just around
the corner from the public boat launch. We offer an assortment
of basic equipment to meet your fishing needs—whether
you're hitting the lake or wading one of the area's many streams
a licensed minnow dealer and always keep fresh supplies
of seasonal bait on hand, and we'll share any information
we have about the current "hot spots," as
well as what's working and what's just being dragged
through the water.
something goes wrong with your favorite fishing rod
or reel, we can provide repair services.
in, have a cup of coffee, and tell us what you need. If we
don't have it, we'll do our best to get it for you.
we are the only Bait and Tackle shop on Crystal Lake,
we make your search for bait as convenient as possible.
When you have to run back to shore for minnows or
wigglers, you can walk instead of drive to our door.
We keep our new "baitquarium" stocked with
the best minnows available.
hours are currently 9:00
to 5:00 Mon-Sat, and 11:00
to 3:00 Sun.
catch from an October day on Crystal Lake -
71 perch, some up to 14 inches.
Ritchie and his son, Shane, show off their prizewinning
fish from the recent GTASFA Frozen Shoot-Out
on Crystal Lake. The fish weighed 14 lbs. and
9.25 lbs. Both took first place in their division
(adult and youth).
23 - Here is the latest news we've
gathered from our customers, the DNR, and various other
Smallmouth should be coming in shallow to spawn. Perch
fishing has been fair, with no one spot being overly
Browns are being caught off the piers in the early morning
hours. Kings are starting to show up, and alewives are
Steelhead can still be caught, but anglers are starting
to target trout.
Still a few walleye in the river, but they are tough
to catch. Trout fishing has been fair in the evening.
Try fishing for walleye at the logjam in the evening.
Lots of panfish being caught.
to the Marketplace, where you can buy or sell miscellaneous
new or used fishing equipment. Maybe it's an old rod, or a
downrigger mount, or something else that's just taking up
space in your garage, attic, or basement. Or, maybe you're
looking for a part for that special reel, or you need a particular
wading shoe and you don't want to spring for the full-price
some cases, these items are available at our store; other
items are offered or sought by by the public.
encourage you to check out what's available. If you have something
to sell, or if you're looking for a particular item, contact
us for a free listing! All we need is a description
of the item, a price, and some contact information.
Five Largemouth Bass Mounts for sale. These are real
mounts in perfect condition. Asking $500 for all five.
Contact William Brashear in Traverse City at 231-392-5459.
Hodgman Advantage Wetlands Camo boot-foot neoprene
waders, size 7, used less than a dozen times, $50 plus
shipping. Call store (231-882-5202) for details.