Fishing: Great fishing in both summer and winter months. Quiet lake. Well stocked.
Fishing License: You can purchase your fishing license online at
Fishing poles: Please bring your own
Grill: Charcoal grill. Charcoal can be bought from nearby store or on-site

Grocery Store: 5 miles up the road

Internet: YES! Shared Wi-Fi 

Linens Due to Covid-19 guest are required to provide pillows.  For daily guest, yes, we provide your sheets and linens. Just like a hotel, the beds will be made for you upon arrival. If you are fussy about the thread count of your sheets, just let me know, and I’ll make sure we leave a bed open for your sheets. We have just the basic sheets, pillow cases and bath towels.

Parking: Onsite free parking. There is plenty of space for trucks and trailers!

Pets: Pets are welcome at the Phoebe only!  $125/per pet for your entire stay. Yes, we do accept dogs, yet we do ask that you please clean up after them both inside and outside the cabin. We asked that you be cautious and conscious of your pet being on the furniture and in the beds. Future guests may have allergens to animals. Generally, dogs love the water and places to explore. Pet food does tend to attract mice, so vigilance is needed.
Snowmobiles: YES! They are welcomed and encouraged during the winter months! Our main trail is a mile from the Lodge and can be accessed from the Lodge.

Space:  There are a total of 8 cabins. Rent one or rent a few.

Towels: We ask that you provide your own towels.

Washer and dryer:  Currently there are no guest washer and dryer on site, but, there is laundromats both in Onaway and Rogers City.

Wood: Wood can be purchased at the nearby store, brought by guests, collected from the nearby forests by guests, or bought on-site.  

Animals: Lots of bird watching here, deer of course, and small game (pheasant, turkey, etc.)



  • Basic paper products included.
  • Linens & towels included
  • Ceiling fans
  • Internet/WIFI
  • Box Fans
  • Radio/CD Player
  • Coffee maker
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Standard kitchenware & untensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Fire pit
  • Rowboat included
  • Sandy Beach
  • Patio chairs
  • Grill-charcoal
  • Playground on site
  • ATV allowed for access to miles and miles of public lands and trails

Two night minimum required

A deposit of $300.00 (non-refundable) is required to reserve your stay. First night deposit required for daily rates. Balance is due upon arrival. These rates do not apply to special packages.

A boat is included with each cottage.

Motor and fuel are also available for an additional fee.

Cottage Rentals

The hospitality you expect in Northern Michigan awaits each guests at NettieBay Lodge and It will continue throughout your stay. Each of the eight lake side cottages has their own unique atmosphere. Each lake side cottage has a compact, well equipped kitchen. Beds are ready for your arrival with crisp, clean linens.

NettieBay Lodge is a great place to bring the family and enjoy your summer vacation. Although each cottage has their own outdoor fire pit, we offer a large stoned community pit that is the right spot for evening songs and storytelling.

Lake Nettie is a great fishing lake. Specie of fish include pan fish (blue gill, sun fish, rock bass, black crappie), small mouth bass, large mouth bass, northern pike, perch and the occasional walleye. If fly fishing is your passion, enjoy one of the many nearby streams of fish the secluded 23 acre bullhead lake full of large mouth bass and many large sun fish.

Enjoy swimming, kayaking, canoeing, boating or take a nature hike through 2000 private acres and enjoy wild life viewing. All available to you while staying with us in your lakeside cottage.

NettieBay Lodge

9011 W 638 Hwy., Hawks, MI 49743

989-734-4688 / Mark's cell: 989-330-0807

On the Shore of Beautiful ~ Quiet ~ Calming ~ Natural ~ Lake Nettie

Check-In_Time: 4:00 p.m.

Check-Out-Time: 10:00 a.m.