Powderhorn Sportfishing in Holland, Michigan

Guided by Tim Becker

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About Your Guide

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Captain Tim has fished Lake Michigan for over 25 years. He's a fun person and a great captain who loves to take out families, kids, beginners, and seasoned anglers. No challenge is too great for this knowledgeable and patient captain! Captain Tim works alongside Captain Matt, another avid angler, who brings even more to the table (literally)! With these two specialists on board, you're in for a very productive day.

Powderhorn Sportfishing Trips

Join Captain Matt for an afternoon adventure chasing massive Sheephead! These Freshwater Drum make for great sportfish because they put up a great fight, can grow well above 20lbs, and can be mighty fine table fare as well. Don't be surprised if you hook into some Walleye on these trips either! Captain Matt likes to use a couple different techniques out on Lake Macatawa. Some days the Sheephead like the slow troll, other days they're enticed by the action of a deep diving crank bait, and other times they are bottom feasting on gobies where jigs can be most effective. Luckily, Captain Matt will be there to provide insight into what technique is fishing best! Captain Matt's 30’ Baha Cruiser is the perfect vessel for fishing freshwater lakes. She can comfortably fit up to 6 guests plus the captain, so you can bring your friends and family on this trip. The 395hp Mercruiser engine will power you smoothly through the calm waters of the lake as you search for your prey. There is also a bathroom on board for your comfort. Everything you need for a successful fishing trip will be provided by Captain Matt and his crew. They bring the rods, reels, bait, and tackle, so all you need to bring is a valid Michigan fishing license and a good attitude! Well, all that and appropriate clothing. Check the weather forecast before you head out so you know what to wear. At the end of the day, Captain Matt will clean and fillet your catch, then you can head home with a delicious meal! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Holland

Lake Macatawa Sheepshead Trip

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $75 / person

Looking for massive trophy fish you’ll never forget? Set out on Lake Michigan with Captain Matt! He will guide you to the best fishing areas known for Salmon and Trout, and try to put you on the catch of a lifetime. Salmon and Trout in the great lakes reach epic sizes, so be sure to bring a camera—without photo proof, your friends might not believe you! Captain Matt's 30’ Baha Cruiser comfortably fits up to 6 guests plus the captain, so you can bring your friends and family on this trip. The 395-HP Mercruiser engine will power you smoothly through the calm waters of the lake as you search for your prey. There is also a bathroom on board for your comfort. You will be trolling multiple lines, so you can sit back, relax, and wait for the scream of the reel. Everything you need on this journey will be provided by Captain Matt and his crew. They bring rods, reels, bait, and tackle for all 6 guests, and they’ll even clean your catch at the end of the day. You do need to acquire a valid Michigan fishing license, which is pretty easy to do online. You should also check the weather forecast before your trip, so you’re prepared with appropriate clothing. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Holland

Michigan Salmon Action

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $158 / person

Get out there with captain Tim and experience the great freshwater fishing that Lake Michigan has to offer! Lake Michigan is the third-largest of the Great Lakes and the fifth-largest lake in the world, with just over 22,000 square miles of surface area. It's loaded with fish, including fantastic sportfish species such as Steelhead, King Salmon (also known as Chinooks), Coho Salmon, and Lake Trout—all of which you can target on this trip with Captain Tim. If you've ever wanted to fight big freshwater gamefish, this trip has your name on it. You'll primarily be trolling lines to attract big Salmon and Steelhead, which love to hit fast-moving baits and lures. Salmon and Trout are great fighters that will really test your strength, stamina, and skills—so come ready! In addition to their fighting abilities, all of these species are terrific table fare, and Captain Tim is happy to clean them for you. You'll be fishing from the deck of his 33' Wellcraft sportfisher. She's a beautiful boat with all the equipment necessary for a great day of fishing, including twin Yamaha 330-HP engines and a comfortable cabin to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the fall. Your captain will bring everything you need for an ideal trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is a Michigan fishing license with the appropriate stamps, a cooler with snacks and drinks, proper clothing, sunscreen, and a smile! Get out there and enjoy the clear, cool waters of Lake Michigan with Captain Tim! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Holland

Lake Michigan Salmon And Trout Trip

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $158 / person

Join Captain Tim for an afternoon adventure chasing massive Sheephead! These Freshwater Drum make for great sportfish because they put up a great fight, can grow well above 20lbs, and can be mighty fine table fare as well. Don't be surprised if you hook into some Walleye on these trips either! Captain Tim likes to use a couple different techniques out on Lake Macatawa. Some days the Sheephead like the slow troll, other days they're enticed by the action of a deep-diving crankbait, and other times they are bottom feasting on gobies where jigs can be most effective. Luckily, Captain Tim will be there to provide insight into what technique is fishing best! Aboard the 33’ Wellcraft you will find all the comforts of home. The vessel has a spacious berth that includes a bathroom and table. She is powered by twin Yamaha engines with a total horsepower of 660hp. Sleek, big, and fast, this boat is extremely comfortable and luxurious. She can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests, plus the captain. Captain Tim will provide all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle you need for an amazing afternoon. You do need to bring a valid Michigan fishing license, which is easily acquired online. Other than that, you should wear appropriate clothing and bring a camera to record your possible trophy catch! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Holland

Lake Macatawa Trophy Sheepshead

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $75 / person

Recent Reviews of Powderhorn Sportfishing

Julie J.

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Such a great day with Captain Tim and his son Brian. So much fun and a ton of laughs. Definitely a trip we will always remember!

Ronnie C.

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These guys know their stuff and work hard to get you on the fish. The Lake was rough but it was well worth it. I was exhausted when the trip was over. Five stars all around.

Jayson S.

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Guys we’re great at getting us out catching fish , very respectful and helpful.. fish on ….

Kris G.

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Another great day with captain Tim on the reel ginger. Had plenty of bites and tons of laughs. Managed to boat 7 fish out of the 17 bites we had.

Claire M.

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Highly recommend! We had a blast on our three hour tour and caught over 20 fish with their help and expertise!

Steve H.

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We had a big day of salmon fishing planned, but unfortunately mother nature and the fish had other plans. Capt. Tim came up with an alternate plan. And while they weren’t salmon, we still caught plenty of fish and had a great time on the water.

Steve M.

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It’s not contacting that everything was great about this whole trip. The captain and crew are awesome and work really hard to make sure we got fish. Fantastic experience!

Morgan P.

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We had the most amazing experience. Well organized. Successful. Awesome communication regarding weather, etc. Highly highly highly recommend!

Alissa W.

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This experience was excellent. We went on one of the first warm days of the year and Tim and Scott gave us a couple options for our trip based on the weather and water temp so we would catch the most fish. This was a surprise gift for my son’s 9th birthday. They were great with the kids, friendly, and the kids said it was “the best birthday ever”. Highly recommend.

Species

Brown Trout, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Freshwater Drum, Lake Trout, Walleye

Techniques

Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

Types of Fishing

Lake

Start Location

Ottawa Beach Road, Holland, MI 49424, United States | Bodies of water fished: Lake Michigan

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