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Chunky Monkey Charters – Saginaw Bay

If you want to fish with a captain that has been fishing since he was 3, then Chunky Monkey Charters is the perfect match for you. Captain Jody Blain will use his considerable experience to make sure you have an awesome day. You’ll catch fish and make memories that will last a lifetime.

You will spend the day on a 25’ Wellcraft Scarab. This boat was only built in 2017, so still has that great new boat smell. She can comfortably fit 4 anglers at once without crossing lines. With her 350 HP engine you’ll have your lines in the water before you know it.

She comes equipped with great navigational equipment. The fishfinder, coupled with Capy. Jody’s great knowledge of the area will have you on top of the fish in no time. The wireless trolling motor will let you sneak up on the fish, making it a great and productive fishing experience.

These trips are great for the whole family. Kids will love this trip just as much as the experienced anglers. You will use a range of techniques, including jigging, to catch Walleye. Fishing for Walleye is a lot of fun – some say though that eating the fresh Walleye after is even better!

Capt. Jody loves to see his customers catch their “first ever.” Whether this is your first time fishing or you’re catching a personal best, he and his first mate will make sure you have a great time on the water.

You are welcome to bring along snacks and plenty of water. Please make sure you purchase a fishing license before the trip. All the great you could need will be provided. If you want to use live bait – and for beginners this is advised – then let Capt. Jody know before the trip so he can prepare it in advance. This will give you maximum time fishing.

So what are you waiting for? Come have a great fishing adventure with Chunky Monkey Charters today!

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  • Private trip
    Half Day
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 May - 1 Aug
    up to 4 persons
    This trip will see you jigging for Walleye on Saginaw Bay. All gear and lures are provided. You will need to bring some snacks and plenty of water, as well as a fishing license for the day. You and one fishing buddy are sure to have a great time catching Walleye here.

About the Captain

Jody Blain
Linwood, Michigan, United States
3 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since June 2018
"I started fishing when I was 3 years old on a family farm pond in a small rowboat." With decades of experience, Captain Jody Blain will make sure you get on the fish. He loves everything about fishing, especially seeing the excitement on the faces of customers when they catch their first ever fish. Capy. Jody is happy to teach everyone on board his boat how to fish, and can't wait to share his passion with you.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Lake Trout Lake Trout
Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Pike (Northern) Pike (Northern)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Wellcraft Scarab (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 350HP Mercury Verado engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 52 knots.

25 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
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David C.
Lapeer, Michigan

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VERIFIED   July 3, 2019
There should be additional stars for this Captain and 1st Mate.  I have been on numerous fishing trips.  This by...
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