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Crooked Lake (Independence Township, Michigan)

Crooked Lake is a 68-acre lake along the Clinton River.[2] The lake, with a maximum depth of 65 feet, lies within Independence Township in Oakland County, Michigan.[3]

Crooked Lake
LocationOakland County, Michigan
Coordinates42°46′38″N 83°23′37″W / 42.777252°N 83.393555°W / 42.777252; -83.393555Coordinates: 42°46′38″N 83°23′37″W / 42.777252°N 83.393555°W / 42.777252; -83.393555
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area68 acres (28 ha)
Max. depth65 ft (20 m)
Surface elevation293 meters (961 feet)[1]
SettlementsIndependence Township

The lake is located east of Sashabaw Road and south of Shappie Road.

Crooked Lake connects upstream to Upper Bushman Lake

Crooked Lake was formerly named Lower Bushman Lake.


Crooked Lake does not have a catch-and-release policy like nearby Upper Bushman Lake. Fish in Crooked Lake include pickerel, yellow perch, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, northern pike and crappie.[4]


  1. ^ "Deer Lake Map - Oakland County, Michigan - Mapcarta". Retrieved 2016-08-13.
  2. ^ Russ Ravary248-310-6239Keller Williams Realty. "Russ Ravary with Russ Ravary: Crooked Lake Oakland County Michigan". Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  3. ^ "Crooked Lake - Oakland County Michigan". Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  4. ^ "Destination Oakland - Oakland County, Michigan". Retrieved 2016-08-13.