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Chinook Salmon Fishing Guides In Michigan

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Fishing in Thompsonville

River Fishing Trip in Thompsonville

Michigan Salmon Drift Fishing

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15 ft 1 - 2 People From $550
Fishing in Grand Haven

Lake Fishing Trip in Grand Haven

Lake Michigan Trout & Salmon

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $675
Fishing in Hastings

Lake Fishing Trip in Hastings

Salmon Special

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $395
Fishing in Whitehall

Lake Fishing Trip in Whitehall

Lake Michigan Charter Adventure

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $765
Fishing in Elk Rapids

Lake Fishing Trip in Elk Rapids

Grand Traverse Bay Trip

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24 ft 1 - 6 People From $400
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Fishing in Manistee

Lake Fishing Trip in Manistee

Manistee Salmon And Steelhead

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $800

Most Popular Types of Chinook Salmon Trips in Michigan

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Fishing in Benton Harbor
Fishing in Benton Harbor
Fishing in Benton Harbor
trip description for Salmon & Trout Fishing in Benton Harbor

If it’s Hands On” action on “light tackle” you are looking for then you’ve found the right Lake Michigan fishing charter. At Captain Jeremee and Captain Russ want you to enjoy the experience of line ripping salmon, sky-rocketing steelhead, husky brown trout, and fast action Spring coho salmon. We offer the best Lake Michigan Fishing Charters in St. Joseph Michigan. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Benton Harbor

Salmon & Trout Fishing

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36 ft 1 - 6 People From $500
Fishing in Holland
Fishing in Holland
Fishing in Holland
trip description for Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Trip in Holland

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 $750
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Fishing in Manistee
Fishing in Manistee
Fishing in Manistee
trip description for Manistee Salmon Slammin' in Manistee

Take a trip out with Captain George 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 a top freshwater sportfishing destination, but with so much water and low-to-moderate fishing pressure, there's no better place to bag a big one! On this trip, you'll primarily be trolling to attract big Salmon, which love to whack 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! In addition, Salmon are excellent table far, whether you choose to throw them on the grill, pan-sear the fillets, or even try them raw as sushi! Ask Captai George for his favorite recipe, and he'll point you in the right direction. You'll be fishing from the deck of his 21' Ranger bay boat. She's kitted out with all the equipment necessary for a great day of fishing, including twin Mercury Verado 300-HP engines and a covered console to keep you out of the sun when you're not actively fishing. Your captain will bring everything you need for an ideal trip, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. George will also clean and package all your keepers at the end of the trip. All you need to bring is a 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 George! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Manistee

Manistee Salmon Slammin'

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21 ft 1 - 3 People From $450
Fishing in St. Joseph
Fishing in St. Joseph
Fishing in St. Joseph
trip description for Half Day Salmon Slammer in St. Joseph

Get out on the clear waters of Lake Michigan to haul in trophy fish like you’ve never seen before! Captain Jarrod will take up to 6 of you and your friends and family for a half or full day adventure, where you can go after King Salmon, Lake Trout, and Steelhead—all of which which can grow to impressive sizes in the Lake. Get ready for an action-packed day of Great Lakes fishing! Captain Jarrod will take you out on his beautiful 31’ Tiara sportfisher, which is designed to bring in the big fish in big numbers. She's powered by twin Crusader engines for a total of 700 horsepower. She also comes equipped with a cooler for your catches, a full canvas canopy, and a bathroom on board for your comfort. You will be trolling the Lake using Magnum Metalz downriggers, which provide fine-tuned control of your baits and lures. Trolling trips are great because the boat and the knowledge of your captain 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! Everything you need for an amazing adventure is provided by Captain Jarrod, including custom Grandt rods, Shimano-Tekota reels, and as much bait and tackle as you need. You should prepare by checking the weather before your trip and bringing appropriate clothing. You will also need valid Michigan Fishing Licenses for all passengers before you climb aboard. Once you do climb aboard, this trip offers the opportunity for the fishing experience of a lifetime! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in St. Joseph

Half Day Salmon Slammer

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $825
Fishing in Ludington
Fishing in Ludington
Fishing in Ludington
trip description for Luxury Lake Michigan Trout & Salmon in Ludington

If you've been "feeling the itch" and wanting to go chase some monster fish on one of the world's biggest lakes, this trip has your name on it! Captain Steven is extremely knowledgeable and experienced, and will put you on big Kings, Cohos, Lake Trout and morecome hell or high water. Captain Steve and his crew always strive to find fish and provide a fantastic charter fishing experience! You'll be going after the fish using mostly trolling techniques. Salmon and Lake Trout hunt at different depths, but both love to hit fast-moving baits and lures! These big fish are great fighters, so bring your strength and stamina on this trip! You'll be fishing off of Captain Steve's 43' Tiara 4300. She's powered by a pair of twin 550-horsepower Detroit diesels and outfitted with state-of-the-art Raymarine electronics. This includes radar, chart plotter, CHIRP down-imaging fish finder, two marine radios and autopilot. We use a combination of both Shimano and Okuma rod and reels, Magnum Metalz downriggers and holders, and a FishHawk speed/temp probe. On the day of your trip you will need to bring a valid Michigan Fishing Licence, a pair of sunglasses, a hat and sunscreen and soft-soled shoes. Captain Steve also recommends you bring any beverages and snacks you'd like to enjoy onboard (cans only), a cooler for your catch (fish cleaning is provided), and multiple layers of clothing (temperatures can fluctuate) as well as rain gear just in case! Get out there and have a blast. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Ludington

Luxury Lake Michigan Trout & Salmon

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43 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,200
Fishing in Holland
Fishing in Holland
Fishing in Holland
trip description for Michigan Salmon Action in Holland

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 $750
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Everything to Know About Booking a fishing trip in Michigan

What are the best chinook salmon fishing trips in Michigan?

Why should I book a chinook salmon fishing trip in Michigan with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 20 chinook salmon trips in Michigan, and the most popular trips in the area are Michigan Salmon Drift Fishing guided by Alex, Lake Michigan Trout & Salmon guided by Phil, and Salmon Special guided by Zach.

Our guides in Michigan are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2897 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly chinook salmon guides / fishing lessons in Michigan? Check out our beginner and family friendly chinook salmon guides in Michigan.

What types of chinook salmon fishing trips are common in Michigan?

Lake fishing is the most popular for chinook salmon in Michigan as well as river fishing and nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Michigan are trolling, light tackle fishing, and artificial lure fishing but live bait fishing and heavy tackle fishing are popular as well.

How much does a Michigan chinook salmon fishing trip cost?

for chinook salmon in Michigan prices can range anywhere from about $495 to $1,050, but the average price for a half day trip for chinook salmon in Michigan is $698. The average price for a full day trip for chinook salmon in Michigan is $870.

What month is best for chinook salmon fishing in Michigan?

The most popular season for chinook salmon fishing in Michigan is fall, and most anglers book their trips 108 days in advance.

Do I need a Michigan fishing license for chinook salmon and what are the bag limits for chinook salmon in Michigan?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Michigan, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Michigan. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Michigan.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Mate Jeremy and Captain Issac were an awesome team. My son, grandson and I caught 9 fish....7 kings and 2 rainbows. Biggest king was 41.5 inches long. Great trip!!

    Skip T. with Dan S. of Whitehall, Michigan

  • ★★★★★
    It was a great trip Captain Jim really knew what he was doing. We limited out in about 3 hours.

    Michael L. with Jim C. of Elk Rapids, Michigan

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