Leland, MI Fishtown is a group of historic fishing structures lying along the Leland River at it outlet to Lake Michigan. Visitors can learn about commercial fishing (past and present), wander along the docks to see commercial fishing boats (MC Joy and MV Janice Sue); buy smoked and fresh fish at Carlson's Fish and or a gourmet sandwich to go, and find souvenir of their visit in a number of small gift shops. The Fishtown Preservation Society owns, preserves and managed Leland's Fishtown. The Manitou Transit Company which takes visitors to and from South and North Manitou Island during the summer months operates out of Fishtown.
FPS B&B, Fishshed, FPS store, interpretation.
What you can do here
Access Fishing History & Culture ResearchBoat ViewingBuy FishCatch FishEat FishSchool or Group ToursView Active FisheryView Exhibits