Tawas Bay, Michigan
Click for larger version of Tawas Bay Satellite PhotoSituated in Iosco County, in Northeast Michigan, Tawas Bay provides arguably the best natural harbor on Lake Huron. Tawas Point shelters the Bay from the strong northeast storms that can quickly arise, particularly in the autumn and winter months.

Tawas Bay averages approximately 15 to 25 feet in depth offshore and has a nearshore average water temperature in the summer months in the 70's.

Fishing in Tawas Bay includes Walleye, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Brown Trout, Smallmouth Bass. During the spring and fall, Whitefish, Steelhead, Brown Trout, Lake Trout and Walleye move along the shoreline of the Bay.

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The East Tawas State Dock provides secure, sheltered dockage for 30 seasonal slips and 110 transient slips. Dock amenities include: water, electricity (30- and 20-amp service), restrooms, showers, gasoline, diesel, pump-out, boat launch, pay phone, day-use dockage and playground/park. MiWiFi, wireless Internet service, is available for a fee.

Tawas Point is the home to the Tawas Point State Park with campsites featuring electric hookups, modern toilet buildings, showers, wheelchair-accessible sites and a sanitation station. Within the park is the Tawas Point Lighthouse and just outside the park is the U.S. Coast Guard Station Tawas.

The twin cities of Tawas City and East Tawas and the Township of Baldwin share the coastline of Tawas Bay. According to the 2000 census, Tawas City has a permanent resident population of approximately 2,005 while East Tawas has a permanent resident population of 2,951. Baldwin Township has a permanent resident population of 1,726. During the summer months, the area's population swells with an influx of visitors and part-time residents.

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The Tawas Bay Weather Station and Webcams website shows a current picture of the East Tawas State Dock and of the Tawas Point Lighthouse;  provides current weather conditions and water temperature on the Bay; and has slide shows, video clips and panoramic views of the area.

Information about events and activities in the Tawas Bay area, can be found at the Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce website. For a list of the websites of businesses and organizations in the Tawas Bay area, try Tawasbay.net. For more about the history of Tawas Bay, visit the Iosco County Historical Museum website. For other information and photos of Tawas Bay,

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