Higgins Lake Fishing Map

Higgins 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 Higgins 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 Higgins Lake Navigation App provides advanced features of a Marine Chartplotter including adjusting water level offset and custom depth shading. Fishing spots, Relief Shading, Lake Temperature 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 Higgins Lake

Higgins Lake is a large recreational and fishing lake in Roscommon County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. The 9,900 acre (40 km²) lake is known for its deep, clear waters and is the 10th largest in Michigan with a shoreline of 21 miles (34 km). It is named after Sylvester Higgins, the first chief of the topographical department of the Michigan Geological Survey. It has a maximum width of 4 miles (6.4 km) and a length of 7 miles (11 km) with a maximum depth of 135 feet (41 m). The mean depth is 44 feet (13 m) and the lake contains almost 20 billion cubic feet (570 million m³) of water. Its retention time is about 12.5 years. The lake's watershed covers 19,000 acres (77 km²). The twin-lobed lake receives half of its water from submerged springs, six percent from incoming streams, and the remainder from direct rainfall and runoff. It drains into Marl Lake by the Cut River which runs into Houghton Lake and eventually to Lake Michigan. A mile north of the lake, water flows into the Lake Huron watershed. Sportfish in the lake include yellow perch, trout, smelt and pike. Fish are taken both in open water and by ice fishing. Higgins Lake is considered a morphometrically oligotrophic lake, meaning that its large size causes it to appear and function as a nutrient-poor lake although it receives a fair amount of nutrients. The unincorporated community of Higgins Lake is located along the western shores of the lake, and the lake is situated on the boundary between Lyon Township on the west and Gerrish Township on the east. There are two state parks, located on opposite ends of the lake: South Higgins Lake State Park, which has a mile of shoreline, and North Higgins Lake State Park. Both provide public boat launches and camping, and are very popular in the summer months. The south park is older, larger, and more developed. The north park is located on what was once the world's largest seedling nursery, a part of the CCC of the 1930s. Centuries before European settlers came to North America, the Chippewa people called the lake Majinabeesh, which means 'sparkling water'.

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Popular fish species in this lake include Yellow perch.

Higgins Lake Fishing Map Stats

TitleHiggins Lake
Scale1:24000
Includes Data from Fish AtlasYes
CountiesCrawford, Roscommon
Nearby CitiesRoscommon, Houghton Lake, Prudenville, Grayling, Frederic, Saint Helen, Bear Lake, Moddersville, Manistee Lake, Lovells
Area *10192.91 acres
Shoreline *22.13 miles
Min Longitude-84.78
Min Latitude44.42
Max Longitude-84.67
Max Latitude44.51
Edition Label 1
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Edition Label 3
IdUS_MI_72_117
CountryUS
ProjectionMercator
* some Stats may include nearby/connecting waterbodies

Marine Wind Meteogram for Lake/Chart

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Date/TimeSpeed *Dir *
05/30 Thu 12:00PM1.32173.94
05/30 Thu 03:00PM2.38207.64
05/30 Thu 06:00PM2193.37
05/30 Thu 09:00PM1.59175.61
05/31 Fri 12:00AM0.83174.98
05/31 Fri 03:00AM1.21291.58
05/31 Fri 06:00AM0.8254.27
05/31 Fri 09:00AM1.4161.19
05/31 Fri 12:00PM1.5562.55
05/31 Fri 03:00PM2.9839.79
05/31 Fri 06:00PM3.9752.12
05/31 Fri 09:00PM3.4243
06/01 Sat 12:00AM2.3928.36
06/01 Sat 03:00AM2.0524.55
06/01 Sat 06:00AM2.0614.4
06/01 Sat 09:00AM2.1358.43
06/01 Sat 12:00PM2.39358.51
06/01 Sat 03:00PM3.85359.52
06/01 Sat 06:00PM4.15359.02
06/01 Sat 09:00PM4.98359.47
06/02 Sun 12:00AM3.07315.43
06/02 Sun 03:00AM1.73299.05
06/02 Sun 06:00AM1.13247.92
06/02 Sun 09:00AM0.84263.34
06/02 Sun 12:00PM1.09232.42
06/02 Sun 03:00PM1.06206.37
06/02 Sun 06:00PM1.62240.99
06/02 Sun 09:00PM1.27290.75
06/03 Mon 12:00AM3.32336.85
06/03 Mon 03:00AM2.22333.25
06/03 Mon 06:00AM2.24334.82
06/03 Mon 09:00AM2.07316.81
* : UTC Timezone, Speed in meters per sec, and True Direction