Mullett Lake Literature

Mullett Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Cheboygan County, Michigan, in the northern tip of the Lower Peninsula. It’s the third-largest inland lake in the state, covering an area of approximately 17,360 acres (7,020 ha).

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The lake is named after John Mullett, who, together with William A. Burt, conducted a federal survey of the area from 1840 to 1843. A neighboring lake, Burt Lake, was named after the other surveyor.

Here are some key facts about Mullett Lake:

  • Length: 10 miles (16 km)
  • Width: 4 miles (6.4 km)
  • Maximum depth: 120 feet (37 m)
  • Major inflows: Indian River (connecting it to Burt Lake), Pigeon River, Little Pigeon River, and Mullett Creek
  • Outflow: Cheboygan River, flowing into Lake Huron

Mullett Lake is a popular destination for various recreational activities, including:

  • Boating: The large surface area makes it ideal for motorboating, sailing, kayaking, and canoeing.
  • Fishing: The lake is known for its diverse fish population, including walleye, yellow perch, smallmouth bass, northern pike, and muskellunge. The state record lake sturgeon was even caught in Mullett Lake!
  • Swimming: Several beaches and sandy areas provide opportunities for swimming and sunbathing.

The lake is also part of the Inland Waterway, a 38-mile (61 km) waterway that connects several lakes and rivers in northern Michigan, offering a scenic route for boaters.