Charter Fishing Information

Charter Fishing Times


Normal Charters run 4 hours (half day) or 8 hours (full day).

Regular Departure Times are: 6:00am - 7:30am, 11:30am - 1:00pm, and  4:00pm - 5:30 pm.

Note: Departure times and charter duration may vary on occasion depending on availability.

Fishing Charter Rates

Get ready for a great day of fishing!

Our 1/2 day charter rates are:

  • $400 for 4 people
  • $440 for 5 people
  • $480 for 6 people‚Äč

Charter Capacity

We can take from 1 to 6 people per boat and can arrange accommodations for up to 60 people at one time.

What To Bring

All tackle is provided. Things you provide: food, beverages (alcohol is permitted), light jacket, sunscreen & sun glasses, camera, etc.

Fishing License

17 years of age. Must have a valid fishing license (daily license available at local license dealers or at www.mdnr-elicense.com).

Note: Children 6 years old and younger must wear a life jacket at all times. You may want to bring your own children's life jacket, as they may fit more comfortably.

Boats & Crew

We run a 1st mate & Captain on our charters. All captains are licensed by the United States Coast Guard. All boats are state-inspected by the Department of Natural Resources. All boats are insured.

Fish Cleaning

Your catch is cleaned and packaged (included).

Book Your Trip Today!

Get ready for a great day of fishing in Traverse City. From the moment we launch to the time we dock you'll have a blast with our Captains and Crew!