How much is a fishing charter in Michigan?


FISHING CHARTERS Each includes up to 6 passengers WEEKDAY (Mon thru Thu)
6 Hour | Capt’s Recommendation $609
8 Hour | No Fish, No Pay [Best Value!] $749
3 Hour | Twilight Sunset Charter Call for Rates
Additional time available on the water at $90/hour. (Subject to availability)

Are charter fishing boats Open in Michigan?

All charter boats used for fishing in state of Michigan waters are required to report their catch and effort. It is up to new charter operators to inform us they are now an active charter fishing operation.

How much is a charter on Lake Michigan?

For your convenience your catch will be filleted and bagged.

1 (5) hour Standard charter
Group Size Price Per Person
2 People→ $230
3 People→ $160
4 People→ $125

What size boat requires a captain’s license in Michigan?

The Operator license is for uninspected vessels (ie: boats that hold up to 6 passengers, weigh up to 100 gross tons, and travel up to 100 miles offshore).

Do you need a fishing license for charter fishing?

Charter, headboat and saltwater fishing guide operations must have an FWC charter captain or boat license to cover their passengers, who are not required to hold a recreational saltwater fishing license.

Where is the best place to deep sea fish?

These are some of the top deep sea fishing destinations where every fisherman and fisher-woman ought to get their line in the water.

  • Phuket, Thailand.
  • Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
  • Limón and Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
  • Sicily, Italy.
  • Victoria, Australia.
  • Madeira, Portugal.
  • Florida Keys, USA.

What is the best time of year to fish Lake Michigan?

Usually, fishing season in Lake Michigan opens in mid-April, May, and June. During this time, it is best to catch Coho Salmon with a very good chance reeling in Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. The months of April and May are the peak season to catch Jumbo Yellow Perch.

Are there any fishing charters in Lake Michigan?

Charters runs daily Michigan charter fishing trips for King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown & Lake Trout and Steelhead from the port of St. Joseph. Reservations fill up fast so if you’re interested click the button below to send us a request and reserve your spot on the boat!

How big is a kingfisher fishing boat in Lake Michigan?

The “King Salukis” is a true fishing machine redesigned in 2015 and retrofitted with new equipment. At 34 feet long and a 12”3 foot beam. Powered by two 350 Crusader’s engines 700 Horsepower. Fishing Lake Michigan is a pleasure in this vessel. There is a private washroom on King Salukis and has comfortable seating on the back deck or the galley.

Who are the owners of Kingfisher charters Chicago?

KingFisher Charters employ’s three Chicago charter fishing boats. If you live in Chicago or are just visiting we would love to be your charter boat of choice. Our owner Captain’s are Ian Stewart and Kevin Bachner we personally want to make sure your Lake Michigan Experience is a safe and fun event that will keep coming back for years

Who is the best salmon captain in Lake Michigan?

Captain Kevin was born to be a Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Fishing Captain. He won his first major Salmon Tournament in 2007 the 333 Port Championship in Michigan City Indiana. ” I still get goose bumps as the sun rises over the downtown skyline in the morning, I would spend everyday on Lake Michigan if possible.”