Crystal Lake Fishing Map

Crystal Lake fishing map is available as part of iBoating : USA Marine & Fishing App(now supported on multiple platforms including Android, iPhone/iPad, MacBook, and Windows(tablet and phone)/PC based chartplotter.).  

 With our Lake Maps App,  you get all the great marine chart app features like fishing spots, along with Crystal Lake depth map. The fishing maps app include HD lake depth contours, along with advanced features found in Fish Finder / Gps Chart Plotter systems, turning your device into a Depth Finder. The Crystal Lake Navigation App provides advanced features of a Marine Chartplotter including adjusting water level offset and custom depth shading. Fishing spots and depth contours layers are available in most Lake maps. Lake navigation features include advanced instrumentation to gather wind speed direction, water temperature, water depth, and accurate GPS with AIS receivers(using NMEA over TCP/UDP). Autopilot support can be enabled during ‘Goto WayPoint’ and ‘Route Assistance’.
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Fishing Info for Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake, the largest lake of this name in Michigan, is located near Lake Michigan in Benzie County about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Traverse City and about 2 miles (3 km) northeast of Frankfort at 44°39′N 86°09′W / 44.650°N 86.150°W. It measures approximately 2.5 by 8 miles (4 by 13 km), and has a maximum depth of 165 feet (50 m). At 9,854 acres (40 km2), it is Michigan's ninth largest inland lake. Up to and through the American Civil War years Crystal Lake was known as "Cap Lake" due to the frequent whitecaps visible on its surface. Crystal Lake is adjacent to the southern reaches of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. In 1873, an effort was made to connect Crystal Lake with Lake Michigan via a channel. The lake level of Crystal Lake was higher than that of Lake Michigan and when the channel was opened, the water level in Crystal Lake dropped about 20 ft (6.1 m). Although the project was a failure, the lowering of the lake level uncovered sandy beaches, including the current public beach at Beulah. The watershed that feeds Crystal Lake is very small, and fertilizer and sewage outflows are minimal, leading to the exceptionally clear and beautiful water that gives it its current name. The surface area of the lake is 35% of the total area of the drainage basin (land and water combined).

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Popular fish species in this lake include Black crappie, Blacknose shiner, Bluntnose minnow, Brook stickleback, Burbot, Iowa darter, Johnny darter, Lake herring, Lake whitefish, Mottled sculpin, Northern redbelly dace, Rainbow smelt, Sand shiner, Western banded killifish and Yellow perch.

Crystal Lake Fishing Map Stats

TitleCrystal Lake
Sailing Clubs in this Chart region
Crystal Lake Yacht Club
Includes Data from Fish AtlasYes
Nearby CitiesPilgrim, Beulah, Benzonia, Frankfort, Elberta, Honor, Arcadia, Empire, Thompsonville, Bear Lake
Area *9876.52 acres
Shoreline *20.83 miles
Min Longitude-86.25
Min Latitude44.63
Max Longitude-86.09
Max Latitude44.69
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* some Stats may include nearby/connecting waterbodies

Marine Wind Meteogram for Lake/Chart

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Date/TimeSpeed *Dir *
04/11 Thu 12:00AM6.5921.37
04/11 Thu 03:00AM4.428.8
04/11 Thu 06:00AM2.933.38
04/11 Thu 09:00AM3.39290.39
04/11 Thu 12:00PM3.74305.11
04/11 Thu 03:00PM3.18269.1
04/11 Thu 06:00PM4.25236.4
04/11 Thu 09:00PM5.33216.8
04/12 Fri 12:00AM7.21174.46
04/12 Fri 03:00AM8.41164.5
04/12 Fri 06:00AM11.69151.13
04/12 Fri 09:00AM11.93143.06
04/12 Fri 12:00PM15.72145.16
04/12 Fri 03:00PM16.06148.51
04/12 Fri 06:00PM12.57144.47
04/12 Fri 09:00PM9.81127.14
04/13 Sat 12:00AM12.45135.41
04/13 Sat 03:00AM10.26134.78
04/13 Sat 06:00AM10.32133.26
04/13 Sat 09:00AM8.85125.15
04/13 Sat 12:00PM8.36127.63
04/13 Sat 03:00PM5.89124.67
04/13 Sat 06:00PM3.5368.96
04/13 Sat 09:00PM5.5210
04/14 Sun 12:00AM6.46.28
04/14 Sun 03:00AM5.55358.21
04/14 Sun 06:00AM7.51347.81
04/14 Sun 09:00AM10.0118.01
04/14 Sun 12:00PM4.6412.22
04/14 Sun 03:00PM4.35141.77
04/14 Sun 06:00PM6.01168.08
04/14 Sun 09:00PM6.27179.56
* : UTC Timezone, Speed in meters per sec, and True Direction