Fish all year round

Specializing in open water charters on Lake Michigan and guided river trips for salmon and steelhead on the renown St. Joseph River.

Welcome aboard

 Fishing memories are waiting for you!

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Lake Michigan Fishing

Captain Tim Shaffer invites you to prowl the open waters of Lake Michigan aboard the Headhunter II. This 31 foot Sea Ray Amberjack is built with comfortable, big-water fishing in mind. The Headhunter II can fish six adults comfortably -all day long.

Learn more about lake Michigan fishing.

 
SEASON:

April - October

 

BOAT:

31 foot Sea Ray Amberjack

 

TYPE OF FISHING:

Trolling

SPECIES TARGETED: Salmon , King salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Lake trout, Brown trout.

Jigging

SPECIES TARGETED: Perch

 
RATES:
7-hour Salmon Trip (Trolling)

$200.00 Deposit required to reserve your date

 

Weekdays

1-4 people $500

Weekends

1-4 people $600

Add $100 for each additional person


5-hour perch trip (Jigging)

$200.00 Deposit required to reserve your date

Weekdays and Weekends

1-6 people $500

 

 

 

 

St Joseph River Fishing

From the wild first-run Chinook of September to winter and spring world-class Steelhead, good times continue year-round with Headhunter's river trips.

Captain Tim Shaffer guides groups from one to six people in comfort aboard the original Headhunter.

 Learn more about St. Joseph river fishing.

 
SEASON:

Year round

 

BOAT:

24 foot custom build Carolina skiff. Inclosed and heated for all types of weather.

 

TYPE OF FISHING:

Drop-back fishing:

SPECIES TARGETED: Steelhead, King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, Brown Trout.

Jigging

SPECIES TARGETED: Walleye, Smallmouth Bass.

Nighttime still fishing:

SPECIES TARGETED: Catfish

 

RATES:
7-hour Steelhead Trip (Jigging)

$100.00 Deposit required to reserve your date

Weekdays

1-3 people $300

4 people $400

5 people $500

6 people $600

Weekends

1-3 people $350

4 people $450

5 people $550

6 people $650

 


 
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