Places to Eat and Stay


The restaurants listed below will cook your catch of the day.

Choppos Northside

132 Monroe St.

Manistee, MI 49660

(231) 299-3022



312 River St, Manistee, MI 49660

(231) 887-4188



1100 28th St, Manistee, MI 49660

Places to Stay & Dine in Manistee, Michigan


(231) 723-8000


Manistee Extra's

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Platte River State Fish Hatchery

15210 US-31, Beulah, MI 49617

 (231) 325-4611



Walleye known for their delicious and finely textured meat making them delicious to eat.  Her are some delicious tried and true recipes.

Best Walleye Recipe


By Ross Kellermeier October 17, 2014

What You Will Need:

  • 1 Sleeve of Ritz Crackers
  • 1 Box of Shore Lunch Batter
  • Milk
  • Canola Oil
  • Lemon and Pepper (For seasoing)
  • 1 Paper Grocery Bag


  1. Soak fish in milk.
  2. Crunch up Ritz Crackers and mix with Shore Lunch in your paper grocery bag.
  3. Add fish, and shake in bag for 30 seconds.
  4. Pan fry in canola oil until golden brown.
  5. Season with lemon and pepper.
  6. Enjoy

Fish Batter


Parmesans Crusted Walleye

Captain Nick highly recommends

Andy’s Fish Batter

Follow Susan Kandes on Pinterest check out her “Fishy Food” board for tried and true recipes.