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Lake Michigan fishing charters
Michigan's premier charter
St. Joseph Michigan fishing charters


Our Tiara Yacht is over 31' long and 12' wide pushed by 700 horse power. This boat has a huge fishing deck and also a full mid cabin including a couch and dinette for your use during the charter. This boat has one of the fastest cruising speeds of any charter boat on the Lake of this size. It will comfortably handle 6 passengers and crew with room to spare.

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We are a full time Lake Michigan fishing charter service, this is our life. Serving families, friends and corporations since 1997.


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July photo's

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June catches above

May afternoon catch

April catches

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Some early August King Salmon

Early July catches

Some early June catches.

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Some Photo's from May

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May  AM catch with an afternoon trip monster

Friday catch of nice mature King Salmon

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Some May action

some April catches


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Action packed

Fishing Charters Start April 1st and run through October.

Kelli and her big Salmon

A 5 man limit of perch

The Big Kings are showing up a few at a time. Arlene battled this one on the left.

Here is a limit catch

 non stop action


Matt and his family had a great trip after Saturday's blow


Captain Mike has been fishing on Lake Michigan since the late 1980s. He has been a licensed charter boat Captain since 1997 and is a full time charter Captain and hunting guide. We can accommodate large parties of over 6 passengers as we have access to several boats. Since 2009 the salmon limit has been increased to 5 fish per angler.

      We believe in always being courteous and polite to all of our clients. Fishing or hunting can vary from trip to trip but our 110% effort and getting as much as possible out of every trip is our goal. No prior fishing experience necessary. We are licensed for up to 6 passengers not including the crew.

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Steelhead fishing

Capt Mike holding a clients 14 pound steelhead from 07/20/08

Big King salmon

Brian's big August King salmon. What a fish.

Big Steelhead

Roger's huge 20 pound July  Skamania Steelhead

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May Kings

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June Mixed bag

Captain Mike,

   "Thanks for such a great day on Lake Michigan. Your attitude and eye for details were the best. We have been out with several Captains over the years. One thing always comes to mind, getting yelled at when missing a fish or losing one. You never once raised your voice when we lost a fish or even when Kirk knocked that big King off with the net,  you just laughed and said, "you'll remember that for a while". Other Captains we have had would have went nuts but you stayed calm and got the bait back out never muttering a bad thing. Thanks for making every aspect of our trip great including our limit in Kings."

Jeff Wright



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These fisherman had a great trip and limited on Kings 08/15/08. 

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A couple dandy perch from our July 31st charter. August 3rd 08 King, just short of 20 pounds.

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Paul's group had some great action on 09/18/09

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A nice limit catch with a bunch of Adult kings to 16 pounds on 08/09/09

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A nice 07/25/09 catch of Big Kings and Lake trout.

Another limit catch on 06/26/09

Another limit catch on 06/21/09

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The fish were biting 06/12 and 06/13/09 with limit catches

The action was good on this off shore fishing trip on 06/06/09

These were part of a 4 man limit on 05/31/09

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A real nice limit catch for Nick and Jeanette on 05/22/09

Ryan with a nice King 05/10/09

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Mike Boyd, 452 Tripp Rd, Coldwater  MI, 49036

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