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Steelhead Fishing Guides In Michigan

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Fishing in Thompsonville

River Fishing Trip in Thompsonville

Spring Steelhead Slam

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1 - 2 People From $550
Fishing in Manistee

Lake Fishing Trip in Manistee

Manistee Salmon Slam

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $825
Fishing in Grand Rapids

Lake Fishing Trip in Grand Rapids

Lake Michigan Steelhead Special

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $295
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 Steelhead Trips in Michigan

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More Steelhead Fishing Guides In Michigan

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 St. Joseph
Fishing in St. Joseph
Fishing in St. Joseph
trip description for Lake Michigan with Captain Jerry in St. Joseph

Experience the thrill of reeling in monster salmon and trout on Lake Michigan's pristine waters! Join Captain Jerry aboard his luxurious 36-foot Tiara Sportfisher for an unforgettable fishing expedition. Enjoy top-of-the-line equipment, expert guidance, and stunning views as you embark on a fishing adventure of a lifetime. Book your spot now and create lasting memories on this ultimate angling getaway! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in St. Joseph

Lake Michigan With Captain Jerry

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36 ft 1 - 6 People From $900
Fishing in Newaygo
Fishing in Newaygo
Fishing in Newaygo
trip description for Full Day Fishing in Newaygo

Please bring snacks and drinks. What truly distinguishes our service from other Michigan fishing charters is their unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction and unwavering dedication to safety. They go the extra mile to ensure that every angler enjoys a safe and enjoyable experience on each outing. From cutting-edge equipment to expert advice, they leave no detail unattended to ensure that your day on the river is nothing less than extraordinary. Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Newaygo

Full Day Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $400
Fishing in Whitehall
Fishing in Whitehall
Fishing in Whitehall
trip description for Weeknight Sportsman Special in Whitehall

For some reason, many people don't seem to know that the Great Lakes are home to some of the biggest, baddest freshwater sportfish in the USA. The stocks include Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, and Steelhead, all of which are powerful fighters and excellent table fare. If you've been looking for a top-tier sportfishing trip on Lake Michigan—America's third-largest lake and the fifth-largest in the world—then you're in the right place. Captain Terry is a pro when it comes to fishing the lake, and has been running successful trips out of Whitehall, MI for many years. Captain Terry runs his trips aboard a 31' Tiara cuddy cabin. She has a spacious deck for fishing, and sports Crusader engines to get you out there fast. Plus, she has a full cabin to keep you out of the sun and the wind. This vessel is built to cut smoothly through choppy water, so you should be trolling with the utmost comfort. She also features a full kit of electronics, and an ice box for your keepers. You'll chase bites using a variety of baits and lures on trolling gear. All of the Salmonids—the family that includes Salmon and Trout—love to hit fast-moving targets, and when one of these fish takes the hook, you'll feel it! Salmon and Trout both have fast runs and big jumps, so these fights are nothing short of spectacular! After you pull in a monster, you can store it in the icebox so it stays fresh during the remainder of your voyage. Back at the dock, Captain Terry will clean and bag your catch, so you can take home a delicious dinner. Captain Terry provides all the equipment needed for a successful day of fishing, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. You should bring food and drinks so you don’t get worn-out, plus appropriate clothing, some sunglasses, and sunscreen. Other than that, your captain has got you covered! The only question is, when are you coming up? Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Whitehall

Weeknight Sportsman Special

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $595
Fishing in Big Rapids
Fishing in Big Rapids
Fishing in Big Rapids
trip description for Half Day Fishing in Big Rapids

If you're in search of an expert Michigan fishing guide for your next fishing trip, our Guide Service is your ultimate destination. Captain Matt, is a seasoned and enthusiastic fishing guide who promises an unforgettable adventure on Michigan's stunning waters. The anticipation builds the moment you step aboard one of their well-appointed charter boats, creating an exciting atmosphere. This company takes immense pride in delivering exceptional service to anglers of all levels of expertise. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a complete beginner, On Target Fishing Guide Service has you well taken care of. The knowledgeable guide will not only lead you to the fish but also generously share his treasure trove of tips and techniques to elevate your skills, making your time on the water even more fulfilling. Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Big Rapids

Half Day Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $300
Fishing in St. Joseph
Fishing in St. Joseph
Fishing in St. Joseph
trip description for St. Joe Weekend 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

St. Joe Weekend Slammer

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31 ft 1 - 6 People From $875
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Everything to Know About Booking a fishing trip in Michigan

What are the best steelhead fishing trips in Michigan?

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 14 steelhead trips in Michigan, and the most popular trips in the area are Spring Steelhead Slam guided by Alex, Manistee Salmon Slam guided by Fred, and Lake Michigan Steelhead Special guided by Zach.

Our guides in Michigan are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2887 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 steelhead guides / fishing lessons in Michigan? Check out our beginner and family friendly steelhead guides in Michigan.

What types of steelhead fishing trips are common in Michigan?

Lake fishing is the most popular for steelhead in Michigan as well as river fishing.

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

How much does a Michigan steelhead fishing trip cost?

for steelhead in Michigan prices can range anywhere from about $400 to $996, but the average price for a half day trip for steelhead in Michigan is $623. The average price for a full day trip for steelhead in Michigan is $800.

What month is best for steelhead fishing in Michigan?

The most popular season for steelhead fishing in Michigan is spring, and most anglers book their trips 43 days in advance.

Do I need a Michigan fishing license for steelhead and what are the bag limits for steelhead 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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