Fishtown in Leland, Michigan, is one of the few remaining commercial fishing complexes on the Great Lakes. The historic fishing village allows visitors to learn about Great Lakes commercial fishing and maritime traditions and experiences. A collection of opportunities abound at Fishtown - learn about fisheries while you shop, enjoy fine fisheries meals, and experience a historic working waterfront and active commercial fishery.

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Places
Carlson's Fishery (Click to show on map)
Fresh and smoked fish retail market and wholesaler
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Fishtown Welcome Center (Click to show on map)
Fishtown Welcome Center
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Fishtown Preservation Administrative Offices (Click to show on map)
Non-profit owning and managing Leland's Fishtown property.
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Fishtown (Click to show on map)
Fishing Heritage Site
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Fish Tug Janice Sue (Click to show on map)
Historical Fishtugs Janice Sue and Joy
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Bluebird Restaurant & Tavern (Click to show on map)
A riverfront restaurant the historic Fishtown community that serves local Great Lakes fish dishes.
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The Cove (Click to show on map)
Waterfront dining at this restaurant in Leland, Mich. offers Great Lakes fish menu options.
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More Information
Book and oral history of fishing history and heritage, values, issues, and user conflicts on Lake Michigan
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Book documenting the historic fishery of Fishtown in Leland, Mich.
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book and oral history, sharing voices from the Leland Fishery at Fishtown, 1940-2006
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Affiliated Organization: Fishtown Preservation Society