Damn good fishing guides in Lake Michigan

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What are the best fishing trips in Lake Michigan?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 15 trips in Lake Michigan, and the most popular trips in the area are Michigan Bass and Trout Special guided by Zach, Panfish Trip guided by Zach, and Kenosha Salmon Hookfest guided by Shane.

Our guides in Lake Michigan are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 665 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.

What types of fishing trips are common in Lake Michigan?

Lake fishing is the most popular in Lake Michigan as well as offshore fishing and nearshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Lake Michigan are: 1. chinook salmon, 2. coho salmon, 3. lake trout, 4. steelhead, and 5. brown trout.

The most common fishing techniques in Lake 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 Lake Michigan fishing trip cost?

in Lake Michigan prices can range anywhere from $295 to $1,200, but the average price for a half day in Lake Michigan is $519. The average price for a full day in Lake Michigan is $828.

When is the best time to go fishing in Lake Michigan?

The most popular season for fishing in Lake Michigan is fall, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.

Where can I get a Lake Michigan fishing license and what are the bag limits in Lake Michigan?

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