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Take a trip with Captain Chris and experience the great 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 famous sportfish species such as King Salmon, Coho Salmon, and Lake Trout—all of which you can target on this trip with Captain Chris. On this trip, you'll primarily be trolling lines to attract big Salmon, which love to hit fast-moving baits and lures. When these powerful fish take the hook, you'll feel it! Once that rod is in your hands, bring your A-game, because these fish fight hard. You'll also have the opportunity to drop your lines deeper to hook up some massive Lake Trout, which prefer the deeper, colder parts of the Lake. Whatever you're hoping to catch, Captain Chris is an expert in finding, hooking, and fighting fish in these waters. You'll be fishing from the deck of his 32' Coastal WellCraft sportfisher. She's a beautiful boat with all the equipment necessary for a great day of fishing, including a climate-controlled 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. Chris and his crew will also clean and package all your keepers at the end of the trip. All you need to bring is a Wisconsin 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 Chris! Read More
Kings, Coho, & Big Ol' Lake Trout
If you've been looking for some truly epic sportfishing on Lake Michigan, then this trip has your name on it! For some reason, many people don't know about the fantastic fishing that the Great Lakes have to offer—leaving more big fish for you. Captain Shane has decades of experience fishing out of Kenosha, WI, and will definitely put you on the fish and make sure you have a blast. On this trip, you'll be chasing big King Salmon, Cohos, and Lake Trout on trolling gear. These fish love to whack fast-moving baits and lures, and you can expect wild fights once a trophy fish is on the line. Captain Shane is full of expert advice and tips to improve your fishing, so you'll leave this trip a better angler than when you went out. He's also happy to clean and bag your keepers once you return to the dock, so you can take home a cooler's worth of excellent table fare. Salmon and Trout are delicious eating fish, whether you opt to toss them on the grill, sear them on the stovetop, or even try them fresh as sushi. Ask Captain Shane for his favorite recipes! You'll be fishing aboard his 33' Tiara sportfisher, a beautiful and comfortable boat that's ideal for fishing the lake. She sports twin Crusader engines with a total of 700 horsepower, and is kitted out with electronics and gear to maximize your fishing. She also features a full cabin in case of inclement weather, or just to keep you out of the sun. This vessel is truly a fishing machine, and has everything you need for an awesome trip. Captain Shane will supply all the necessary gear, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. The only things you need to bring are some sunscreen, weather-appropriate clothing, and a pair of sunglasses to cut the glare. Captain Shane is here to catch fish, and sometimes that requires going further off shore. If you opt to go out further, there may be an additional fuel surcharge. Read More
Kenosha Salmon Hookfest
Experience the ultimate fishing adventure on a half-day charter out of Kenosha, Wisconsin! Join us for an exciting journey where both novices and experienced anglers can reel in an impressive catch. We offer two trips daily, a 5 AM trip and an 11 AM trip, ensuring flexibility to fit your schedule. Prepare to embark on an unforgettable fishing experience as we take you out on Lake Michigan's abundant waters. Our expert team will guide you to the best fishing spots, where you'll have the opportunity to catch a variety of salmon and trout. Using a combination of light and heavy-duty equipment, we employ the highly effective technique of slow trolling. Cast your line, feel the anticipation, and get ready to battle with some of the most prized fish in the area. Our method ensures that you have a high chance of success in landing that trophy salmon or trout. The picturesque surroundings of Kenosha, Wisconsin provide the perfect backdrop for your fishing expedition. As you glide across the tranquil waters of Lake Michigan, take in the stunning shoreline and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Whether you're looking to bond with family and friends or seeking a solo adventure, our fishing charter caters to all. We provide top-notch fishing gear, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle, ensuring you have everything you need for an exceptional fishing experience. Don't miss your chance to be part of an exciting angling adventure in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Book your half-day fishing charter today, choosing between our early morning 5 AM trip or our mid-morning 11 AM trip. Get ready to slow troll, catch salmon and trout, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Read More
Lake Michigan Angler's Delight
Head out with Josh and prepare for an action-packed day of Great Lake fishing! The massive Lake Michigan is a perfect place to get the vast experience of ocean fishing while targeting freshwater Salmon and Trout! On this 6-hour morning trip, Cpt Josh will take you into the Lake Michigan waters where you'll be going after Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Steelhead, Chinook Salmon, and Coho Salmon. Josh will take you trolling the open waters to attract these picture-worthy fish. Trolling trips are great because the boat and the knowledge of your guide take care of half the work for you. You get to sit back, relax, enjoy the breeze, and rest your arms while you wait for the reel to start screaming and your work to begin! Josh will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, warm clothing, an Illinois fishing license with a Salmon stamp, any snacks or drinks you might need, and a cooler to store your catches. Josh will happily clean any keepers for an additional fee. Book your trip today and come home with some tasty fish! Read More
Lake Michigan 6 Hour Trip
Experience the thrill of reeling in trophy salmon and trout on Lake Michigan with Captain Frank and Harley's Half Day Fishing Trips! Our expert team is dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable angling adventure. Choose from our early morning 5 AM trip or our mid-morning 11 AM trip and embark on a half-day journey across the majestic waters of Lake Michigan. Captain Frank and Harley, seasoned professionals with years of experience, will guide you to the best fishing spots where the salmon and trout are abundant. Our unique slow trolling technique combines light and heavy-duty equipment to optimize your chances of landing that prize catch. Nothing beats the anticipation while waiting for the strike of a powerful salmon or trout as you take in the breathtaking scenery surrounding you – from the stunning shoreline to the endless blue horizon. Lake Michigan is known for its exceptional fishing opportunities, and our trips ensure you make the most of it. Whether you're an experienced angler or a novice, our team will provide all the necessary fishing equipment, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle, so you can focus on the thrill of the catch. Join us on our 5 AM trip to witness the sunrise over the tranquil waters of Lake Michigan, or opt for the 11 AM trip to enjoy the mid-morning serenity. Whether you're seeking a memorable outing with family and friends or a solo adventure to test your skills, Captain Frank and Harley's Half Day Fishing Trips are tailored to meet your needs. Book your half-day fishing trip with Captain Frank and Harley today, and get ready for an unforgettable experience that combines angling expertise, stunning scenery, and the thrill of landing trophy salmon and trout. Don't miss out on the opportunity to create lasting memories on Lake Michigan's pristine waters. Read More
Lake Michigan Magic
Take a trip out 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. On this trip, you'll primarily be trolling lines to attract big Salmon and Steelhead, which love to take fast-moving baits and lures. When these powerful fish hit the hook, you'll feel it! Salmon are great fighters that will really test your strength, stamina, and skills—so bring your A-game! You'll also have the opportunity to drop your lines down to hook up some massive Lake Trout, which prefer the deeper, colder parts of the Lake. In addition to their fighting abilities, all of these species are terrific table fare! Whatever you're hoping to catch, Captain Tim is an expert when it comes to finding, hooking, and fighting fish in these waters. You'll be fishing from the deck of his 33' Trojan sportfisher. She's a beautiful boat with all the equipment necessary for a great day of fishing, including twin Crusader 350-HP engines and a 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. Tim will also clean and package all your keepers at the end of the trip. All you need to bring is a Wisconsin 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
Weekday Salmon Run
Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in Channel Lake
What are the best fishing trips in Channel Lake?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 12 trip in Channel Lake: Fox Chain O' Lakes Ice Fishing guided by Trevor.
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What types of fishing trips are common in Channel Lake?
Lake fishing is the most popular in Channel Lake.
The most commonly sought after species in Channel Lake are: 1. lake trout, 2. chinook salmon, 3. coho salmon, and 4. brown trout.
The most common fishing techniques in Channel Lake are trolling, light tackle fishing, and artificial lure fishing but bottom fishing and heavy tackle fishing are popular as well.
How much does a Channel Lake fishing trip cost?
in Channel Lake prices can range anywhere from an affordable $395 to $1,200, but the average price for a half day trip in Channel Lake is $659. The average price for a full day trip in Channel Lake is $881.
What month is best for fishing in Channel Lake?
The most popular season for fishing in Channel Lake is fall, and most anglers book their trips 42 days in advance.
Do I need a Channel Lake fishing license and what are the bag limits in Channel Lake?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in Channel Lake, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Channel Lake. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Channel Lake.
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