Lake St. Clair Area DNR Launches Closed – Or a Challenge!

Lake St. Clair Area DNR Launches Closed – Or a Challenge!

Due to high water, as of May 16, 2019 the Michigan DNR “Deckers Launch” Ramp on the North Channel is closed. The Snooks Access site on Harsen’s Island is also mostly underwater (see photos below).

Updated Photo from May 26, 2019:

2019 north channel launch ramp closed

2019 North Channel – Deckers – Launch Ramp Closed

The DNR Deckers Launch Ramp temporarily closed is located just behind the North Channel off of Anchor Bay Drive in Clay Township.  See bottom of page for map along with alternate ramps near your target fishing day.

deckers dnr launch under water

Photo May 16, 2019


Also, if planning to launch on Harsen’s Island at the Snooks Access site on Middle Channel Drive across from Brown’s Bar, as of May 16 the parking lot was almost completely flooded.

snooks dnr access boat launch ramp harsens island

Snooks Access site off Middle Channel Road on Harsens Island under water

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Map of many alternative launch ramps to get you in the area…..

map of lake st. clair dnr boat launch