St. Joseph Fishing Guides

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Recently Booked Fishing Guides Near St. Joseph, Mi

Lake Fishing Trip in St. Joseph

Half Day Salmon Slammer

100% (9)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $138 / person

Lake Fishing Trip in St. Joseph

St. Joe Weekend Slammer

100% (9)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $146 / person

Lake Fishing Trip in St. Joseph

Lake Michigan's Monsters

100% (5)
36 ft 1 - 6 People From $150 / person

Top Types of Trips in St. Joseph

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in St. Joseph

What are the best fishing trips in St. Joseph?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 trips in St. Joseph, and the most popular trips in the area are St. Joe Weekend Slammer guided by Jarrod, Lake Michigan's Monsters guided by Jerry, and Half Day Salmon Slammer guided by Jarrod.

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What types of fishing trips are common in St. Joseph?

Lake fishing is the most popular in St. Joseph.

The most commonly sought after species in St. Joseph are: 1. chinook salmon, 2. coho salmon, 3. lake trout, and 4. steelhead.

The most common fishing techniques in St. Joseph are trolling and artificial lure fishing.

How much does a St. Joseph fishing trip cost?

in St. Joseph prices can range anywhere from an affordable $825 to $1,100, but the average price for a half day trip in St. Joseph is $900. The average price for a full day trip in St. Joseph is $988.

What month is best for fishing in St. Joseph?

The most popular season for fishing in St. Joseph is summer, and most anglers book their trips 0 days in advance.

Do I need a St. Joseph fishing license and what are the bag limits in St. Joseph?

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

St. Joseph Fishing Calendar

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Chinook Salmon Fair Fair Fair Great Great Great Ideal Ideal Great Great Fair Fair
Coho Salmon Fair Fair Fair Ideal Ideal Ideal Ideal Ideal Great Great Fair Fair
Lake Trout Fair Fair Fair Fair Great Ideal Ideal Ideal Good Good Fair Fair
Perch Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Great Ideal Ideal Fair Fair Fair Fair
Rainbow Trout Ideal Ideal Ideal Ideal Good Great Great Great Great Ideal Ideal Ideal
Walleye Great Great Great Good Great Ideal Ideal Ideal Ideal Great Good Good

How are fishing conditions in St. Joseph?

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