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trip description for Cohos, Kings, and Lake Trout Trip in Algoma

If you've been wanted to get after some major fish on the world's fifth-largest lake, this trip with Captain Chris just might be your ticket! He's been a pro guide on this water for years, and knows how to show you the freshwater sportfishing trip of a lifetime. On this trip, you'll chase classic Lake Michigan sportfish including King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, and Lake Trout. These fish get big, and they love to fight! They're a blast to catch, and they're even better seared on the grill afterwards. You'll primarily be trolling for these fish, putting bait and lures at different depths to hook them up. Captain Chris runs a 33' Trojan 10 meter, powered by twin Crusader engines with a total of 700 horsepower. She'll get you on the fish comfortably and quickly, so you can spend more time fishing and less time cruising! The boat is also equipped with trolling equipment, standard electronics, and a full cabin for your comfort. Chris provides you with all the rods and tackle you will need, but be sure to have your fishing license upon arrival. Be sure to dress accordingly with some rain gear, hat, and sunglasses so you can stay comfortable on the water. The only other thing you'll need is an ice chest to take home your fresh catch! Read More

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Can’t wait for the dog days of summer to start hauling in fish? Switch it up and join Jim on an ice fishing expedition! Out on one of many Michigan inland lakes, you will be dropping lines through holes in the ice and waiting for a bite. Your prey might include, Trout, Pike, Perch, Burbot, or Walleye. These fish are less active in the cold winter months, but still just as tasty! Jim will clean and bag your catch for you, which is lucky because these freshwater species are delicious! This trip can accommodate big groups, making this fun for family and friends. Make sure everyone on your trip is bundled up tight though—you don’t want to catch a chill. Jim will set up an shelter to keep you warm, but it is still important to have warm socks and several layers of thick clothing. Other than warm clothes, you don’t have to bring anything! Jim will provide all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle needed to bring up a big one. Feel free to bring some snacks and drinks though, so you don’t get hungry on the half-day trip. If you’ve never been ice fishing before, this trip is an incredible opportunity to learn a fun winter sport! Read More

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Captain Jim offers top-quality open-water fishing charters on Lake Michigan, as well as many of the smaller lake and rivers here in this beautiful state! He specializes in trolling for Salmon, Trout, Steelhead and other members of the Salmonid family, and when you book with him, you'll be in the best possible position to take home a trophy fish! Whether you're a beginner or an old hand, Captain Jim will ensure that you have a memorable and extremely fun fishing trip. He's great with kids and will make sure that even the smallest member of your party gets a chance to hook a fish! On board his 24' Qwest pontoon boat, you'll be able to relax in comfort until a fish hits the hook. Then, get ready for some rod-bending action! Salmon are hard-fighting fish, so you'll have to bring your muscles when you come on this charter! Jim is a friendly, enthusiastic guide who has served thousands of happy anglers since 1998. Jim's fishing knowledge and love for the sport has consistently resulted in a successful day of fishing. Jim enjoys helping others catch fish as well as sharing the secrets that have given him a competitive edge over the competition. Your fishing party will be given Jim's personal attention and best effort to ensure a successful and enjoyable guided fishing experience. Get out there and get hookin'! Read More

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trip description for Lake Michigan Adventure in Algoma

On this big-time trip out of Algoma, WI, you'll be exploring the amazing waters of Lake Michigan on a 33' 30 Open, equipped with all the latest equipment and gear that will quickly and safely get you on the fish. You'll be targeting the premier Lake Michigan species: Lake Trout, Steelhead, and King and Coho Salmon. These species are all members of the Salmonid family, and are voracious predators of small baitfish. In order to "get bit" you'll be running trolling gear with baits and lures, both of which are great at drawing in hungry Salmon and Trout. Without any predators in these waters, these fish can get huge, even breaking the 30-pound mark (the record is over 40 pounds!). When a monster takes your hook, strap in for a battle—these fish are known for their ferocious fighting abilities, which can feature big runs and even water-clearing jumps. Any catches you would like to take home can be cleaned and filleted by the Captain when you get back on the dock! Everything you need will be waiting for you, including all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait. Just bring proper clothing, some sunglasses and sunscreen, and your fishing licenses! Read More

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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

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Fishing in South Boardman
Fishing in South Boardman
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trip description for Michigan Streamer/spin Trout Fishing in South Boardman

If you've gotten used to nymphing and dry-fly fishing, try this streamer trip with Casey on for size! This trip is a perfect way to expand your fly-fishing repertoire while going after some absolutely massive Trout on the rivers of northern Michigan. Brown Trout in particular love to hit fast-moving streamers, and if you want to hook a personal best, this trip is for you. Casey is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced guide when it come to fishing streamers, especially large ones. He's obsessed with catching trophy Browns, and will put you on the fish like none other! Fishing streamers is quite different from other types of fly fishing, because instead of looking for a perfect surface drift or trying to imitate a worm washing downstream, you're trying to match the action of a small baitfish or other prey item moving across or even against the current. You'll practice stripping in line and setting effectively on this trip, and you'll walk away a better angler with some epic memories and amazing pictures to boot! You'll be fishing the deck of Casey's 16' Stealthcraft jet boat, which is ideal for maneuvering on the river. She's powered by a 40 HP Mercury, so you'll have no trouble getting where the fish are. A half day trip does not include lunch, but on a full day Casey will put together a great midday meal. Casey will supply everything you need for an awesome trip, including rods, reels, tackle, and flies. Just bring a good attitude, a Michigan fishing license, and some sun protection and you'll be good to go! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in Thompsonville

What are the best fishing trips in Thompsonville?

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 7 trips in Thompsonville, and the most popular trips in the area are Michigan Salmon Drift Fishing guided by Alex and Spring Steelhead Slam guided by Alex.

Our guides in Thompsonville are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 3187 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 guides / fishing lessons in Thompsonville? Check out our beginner and family friendly guides in Thompsonville.

What types of fishing trips are common in Thompsonville?

Lake fishing is the most popular in Thompsonville as well as river fishing and nearshore fishing.

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

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

How much does a Thompsonville fishing trip cost?

in Thompsonville prices can range anywhere from about $360 to $940, but the average price for a half day trip in Thompsonville is $509. The average price for a full day trip in Thompsonville is $739.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for fishing in Thompsonville?

The most popular season for fishing in Thompsonville is fall, and most anglers book their trips 85 days in advance.

Do I need a Thompsonville fishing license and what are the bag limits in Thompsonville?

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

What is fishing in Thompsonville all about?

Nestled amidst the natural splendor of northern Michigan, Thompsonville offers anglers a tranquil retreat with ample opportunities for fishing adventures. Surrounded by pristine lakes, winding rivers, and dense forests, this quaint town provides an idyllic setting for casting a line and immersing oneself in nature. Whether you're drawn to the tranquil waters of a secluded lake or the rushing currents of a meandering river, Thompsonville promises a diverse range of fishing experiences to suit every angler's preferences.

One of the highlights of fishing in Thompsonville is the chance to explore the nearby Betsie River, a renowned trout stream that winds its way through the picturesque countryside. Anglers can wade into the river's cool waters or cast from its scenic banks, targeting elusive brown and rainbow trout amidst the lush vegetation and towering trees. With its pristine waters and abundant fish populations, the Betsie River offers a serene and rewarding fishing experience for anglers of all skill levels.

For those seeking a more relaxed fishing experience, Thompsonville is surrounded by numerous inland lakes that teem with a variety of fish species. From bass and panfish to pike and walleye, these secluded lakes provide anglers with plenty of opportunities to hook into their next big catch. Whether you're fishing from a boat, kayak, or the shore, the tranquil beauty of Thompsonville's inland lakes makes for a peaceful and enjoyable day on the water, with the chance to reel in some impressive catches against the backdrop of the surrounding natural scenery.

What are the most popular months to fish in Thompsonville?

Fishing seasons in Thompsonville, Michigan, offer anglers a diverse array of opportunities throughout the year, dictated by the changing seasons and the behavior of local fish species. Spring heralds the start of prime fishing season as fish such as trout, steelhead, and salmon make their way into the rivers and streams for spawning. Anglers can be found casting their lines in the swift currents of the Betsie River or exploring nearby lakes and ponds in search of trophy-sized catches. Whether fly fishing in secluded stretches or trolling from a boat, spring offers excellent opportunities for anglers to reel in some impressive catches while enjoying the natural beauty of the area.

As summer arrives and temperatures rise, fishing in Thompsonville shifts to adapt to the warmer waters. Anglers can target a variety of warm-water species such as bass, bluegill, and pike in the inland lakes and reservoirs scattered throughout the region. Whether casting from a boat, kayak, or the shoreline, summer offers anglers the chance to enjoy relaxing days on the water while trying their luck at catching a variety of freshwater fish. Additionally, nearby Lake Michigan provides excellent opportunities for anglers to target salmon and trout, with charter boats departing from nearby ports for deep-water fishing adventures.

Fall brings its own set of fishing opportunities to Thompsonville as cooling temperatures trigger a feeding frenzy among fish species preparing for the winter months ahead. The Betsie River remains a top destination for salmon and steelhead fishing, with anglers lining the banks and wading in the river's swift currents in pursuit of these prized gamefish. Additionally, nearby lakes and reservoirs offer excellent opportunities for anglers to target bass, walleye, and panfish as they prepare for the colder months ahead. Whether fishing from the shore, wading in the river, or casting from a boat, fall fishing in Thompsonville provides anglers with the chance to experience the thrill of hooking into some impressive catches amidst the vibrant colors of the autumn foliage.

What types of fishing are popular in Thompsonville?

In Thompsonville, Michigan, anglers have the opportunity to target a diverse range of fish species, thanks to the area's proximity to the Betsie River, nearby lakes, and the shores of Lake Michigan. One of the most sought-after species in the region is trout, particularly brown and rainbow trout. The Betsie River, renowned for its trout fishing opportunities, attracts anglers from far and wide in pursuit of these elusive fish. Whether fly fishing in secluded stretches or casting spinners and bait from the banks, anglers can test their skills against these prized gamefish while enjoying the scenic beauty of the river.

Salmon are another popular species to target in Thompsonville, especially during the fall spawning run. As salmon return to the rivers and streams to spawn, anglers flock to the banks of the Betsie River in pursuit of these powerful fish. Whether casting spoons, plugs, or flies, anglers can experience the thrill of battling trophy-sized salmon amidst the vibrant colors of the autumn foliage. Additionally, nearby Lake Michigan provides excellent opportunities for anglers to target salmon from charter boats, with captains guiding anglers to prime fishing spots offshore.

In addition to trout and salmon, Thompsonville offers excellent fishing opportunities for a variety of warm-water species in its inland lakes and reservoirs. Bass, bluegill, crappie, and pike are just a few of the species that anglers can target in these freshwater bodies. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or the shoreline, anglers can enjoy relaxing days on the water while trying their luck at catching a variety of freshwater fish. With its diverse range of fishing opportunities, Thompsonville offers something for anglers of all ages and skill levels to enjoy year-round.

What species are popular in Thompsonville?

In Thompsonville, Michigan, anglers have the opportunity to target a diverse range of fish species, thanks to the area's proximity to the Betsie River, nearby lakes, and the shores of Lake Michigan. One of the most sought-after species in the region is trout, particularly brown and rainbow trout. The Betsie River, renowned for its trout fishing opportunities, attracts anglers from far and wide in pursuit of these elusive fish. Whether fly fishing in secluded stretches or casting spinners and bait from the banks, anglers can test their skills against these prized gamefish while enjoying the scenic beauty of the river.

Salmon are another popular species to target in Thompsonville, especially during the fall spawning run. As salmon return to the rivers and streams to spawn, anglers flock to the banks of the Betsie River in pursuit of these powerful fish. Whether casting spoons, plugs, or flies, anglers can experience the thrill of battling trophy-sized salmon amidst the vibrant colors of the autumn foliage. Additionally, nearby Lake Michigan provides excellent opportunities for anglers to target salmon from charter boats, with captains guiding anglers to prime fishing spots offshore.

In addition to trout and salmon, Thompsonville offers excellent fishing opportunities for a variety of warm-water species in its inland lakes and reservoirs. Bass, bluegill, crappie, and pike are just a few of the species that anglers can target in these freshwater bodies. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or the shoreline, anglers can enjoy relaxing days on the water while trying their luck at catching a variety of freshwater fish. With its diverse range of fishing opportunities, Thompsonville offers something for anglers of all ages and skill levels to enjoy year-round.

What are the best places to fish in Thompsonville?

In Thompsonville, Michigan, anglers are spoiled for choice when it comes to finding the best places to cast their lines. One standout destination is the Betsie River, renowned for its pristine waters and excellent trout fishing opportunities. Anglers can wade into the river's cool currents or cast from its scenic banks, targeting elusive brown and rainbow trout amidst the picturesque surroundings. With its abundant fish populations and tranquil setting, the Betsie River is a favorite among fly fishermen and anglers seeking a peaceful day on the water.

Another top spot for fishing in Thompsonville is Crystal Lake, a beautiful inland lake that offers a variety of fishing experiences. Anglers can launch their boats or kayaks from the public access points and explore the lake's expansive waters, targeting a variety of freshwater species such as bass, panfish, and pike. With its crystal-clear waters and scenic shoreline, Crystal Lake provides anglers with plenty of opportunities to reel in some impressive catches while enjoying the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape.

For those looking to cast their lines into the open waters of Lake Michigan, nearby Frankfort provides convenient access to some of the best fishing grounds on the Great Lakes. Anglers can launch their boats from the marina or fish from the pier, targeting prized game fish such as salmon, trout, and perch. With its stunning views of Lake Michigan and abundant fish populations, Frankfort offers an unforgettable fishing experience that's sure to delight anglers of all interests and skill levels.

Other things to do in Thompsonville

While fishing is a popular activity in Thompsonville, Michigan, there's no shortage of other attractions and activities to enjoy for those seeking alternative experiences. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the stunning natural beauty of the area by hiking, biking, or horseback riding along the scenic trails of the nearby Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. With miles of sandy beaches, towering dunes, and lush forests to explore, the park offers endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Lake Michigan.

History buffs can delve into the rich heritage of Thompsonville by visiting local museums and historic sites such as the Benzie Area Historical Society Museum. Here, visitors can learn about the area's logging and lumbering history, as well as its Native American heritage and early settler life through exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays. Additionally, the nearby village of Frankfort offers attractions such as the Point Betsie Lighthouse, a historic landmark offering panoramic views of Lake Michigan and the surrounding shoreline.

For those seeking family-friendly fun, Thompsonville and its surrounding areas offer a variety of attractions and activities to enjoy. Visitors can spend a day at Crystal Mountain Resort, where they can enjoy activities such as golfing, hiking, mountain biking, and ziplining, or relax at the resort's spa and indoor water park. Additionally, the nearby Betsie Valley Trail provides opportunities for cycling, walking, and rollerblading along a scenic rail-trail route that winds through forests, wetlands, and farmland. With its diverse range of attractions and activities, Thompsonville offers something for visitors of all ages and interests to enjoy year-round.

Does Thompsonville have good fishing?

Thompsonville, Michigan, nestled in the scenic beauty of Benzie County, offers anglers a tranquil and rewarding fishing experience amidst its picturesque lakes, rivers, and streams. The area is known for its pristine natural landscapes and diverse fishery, making it a favored destination for anglers seeking both relaxation and exciting fishing adventures. Anglers visiting Thompsonville can target a variety of freshwater species such as trout, bass, pike, and panfish. Nearby waters like Crystal Lake, Betsie River, and Platte River provide excellent fishing opportunities, whether from shore, boat, or wading in the clear waters.

Fishing conditions in Thompsonville vary with the seasons, offering anglers different experiences throughout the year. Spring and early summer are typically prime times for trout fishing, as these fish are active and feeding in the rivers and streams after the winter thaw. Anglers often find success using fly fishing techniques, spinners, or live bait to entice trout in the riffles and pools of the Betsie and Platte Rivers. Summer months can also be productive for bass and panfish, which are abundant in the area's lakes and ponds, providing anglers with opportunities to catch these species using a variety of techniques.

Beyond its excellent fishing opportunities, Thompsonville offers anglers a peaceful and scenic environment to enjoy their time on the water. The area's rolling hills, dense forests, and numerous lakeside parks provide opportunities for hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing in addition to fishing. Anglers can access public boat launches, fishing piers, and amenities such as picnic areas and campgrounds, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for families and solo anglers alike. Whether casting a line into a secluded lake or exploring the meandering rivers, Thompsonville, Michigan, remains a cherished destination for anglers seeking both relaxation and memorable fishing experiences in Northern Michigan.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Casey is an amazing guide! Very personable, knowledgeable and patient. He taught us the skills we needed to catch fish. It was a spectacular day. I would highly recommend to first timers and experienced alike.

    Brian C. with Casey R. of South Boardman, Michigan

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time found fish for us

    Alfred J. with Butch D. of Traverse City, Michigan

  • ★★★★★
    Casey was an awesome guide!

    Rodney A. with Casey R. of South Boardman, Michigan

  • ★★★★★
    My daughter and I had a great time fishing with Butch. She had never caught a smallmouth before. Not only did she catch more than me she caught the biggest (4.40 lbs). Weather wasn't ideal with slick water and overcast most of the time but he still managed to put on some good fish. Our best 5 went a little over 16.5lbs. Was a good trip and I would recommend Butch as he has a lot of guide/tournament experience in the area. We went in the West Bay out of Traverse City.

    Terry K. with Butch D. of Traverse City, 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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