Trophy Panfish On The Fly

Starting at $295 | 4 Hour | Lake | 3 People

About Your Trip

If you're looking for a fun way to catch some fish with family or friends, this trip has your name on it! Although panfish such as Crappie, Perch, and Sunfish aren't the biggest gamefish out there, they're a blast to catch and great to eat! Captain Zach will set you up with the right gear and show you the best techniques for hooking these little fighters in big numbers.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bass Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities

About Your Guide

Captain Zach is an extremely knowledgeable and well-rounded angler and an excellent guide, with tons of experience fly fishing, ice fishing, light-tackle techniques, and even centerpinning—a very uncommon type of fishing that combines elements of flyfishing and conventional fishing. Captain Zach is also a member of Team USA Ice Fishing, and loves to run trips in the winter. Whether you're an experienced angler or a novice, you'll have a blast on ay trip with him. Book one to see what Michigan fishing is all about!

Start Location

Michigan Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, USA | Bodies of water fished: Lake Michigan

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.


Bluegill, Crappie, Perch


Drift Fishing, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Gear & Packing

Live Bait, Rods, reels & tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Recommended Packing
Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.
Required Items
A valid fishing license.

Things To Keep In Mind

Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

Free Cancellation

Rest easy with free cancellation up to 7 days before the trip.

100% Weather Protection

Receive a full refund in the event of inclement weather.



Verified Review Fishing

September 3, 2022

Zach was very personable and a very good guide. I fought several large salmon. We only got one in the boat but we had dozens of opportunities. I am going again.

Tracy L.


June 19, 2022

The day was great. Good equipment, personable friendly captain who has great knowledge of the area and fishing. We caught a good amount of fish and had a great time. I got this for Father’s Day as a gift and it was memorable and would absolutely recommend.

Samuel A.


May 22, 2022

This fishing trip was very fun, Zach was very patient with me in the beginning because this was my first time fishing with this kind of setup and I wasn’t making ideal casts, but eventually I got the hang of it. I liked fishing with Zach because he is knowledgeable and ...Read More

Rusty L.


September 18, 2021

Good trip will be back!

James W.


September 17, 2021

caught some nice fish in 4 hours, guide new what his was doing and super helpful, i will be booking another trip with him next year

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!