Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters

When it comes to top-notch Salmon and Trout fishing, Lake Michigan really needs no introduction! What better way to experience this world-famous fishery than alongside a captain who has spent 30 years exploring the angling opportunities of the Great Lakes? Captain Adam Reister invites you to join Add’em Up Sportfishing Charters for an unforgettable, family-friendly day out on the water.

The calm, clear waters of the lake are bustling with a variety of Salmon, Trout, and Perch. Capt. Adam’s wealth of knowledge and experience means that he’s a true expert when it comes to getting you onto the hottest fishing spots. He also prides himself on building a top-quality charter that has a stellar reputation – especially when it comes to providing guests with the experience of a lifetime. It’s a winning combination!

You’ll be fishing the productive waters of Lake Michigan from a 25’ Cherokee offshore sportfishing vessel. She can comfortably accommodate up to 6 anglers, providing plenty of room to reel in your catch. Onboard you’ll find top-quality navigational equipment, life jackets for all ages, and a full toilet. You’ll be traveling to the hotspots in plenty of safety and comfort!

As for the species you’ll be targeting, get ready to come face-to-gills with an impressive variety. Depending on the season, you’ll be reeling in Coho Salmon, Atlantic Salmon, a variety of Trout, and Yellow Perch. Capt. Adam will have you trolling the open waters of the lake for these species, so get ready to reach the catch limit. No matter whether you’re an experienced angler or just discovering your love of fishing, you’ll have plenty of fun chasing (and reeling in!) these species.

Making sure you have a top-quality experience on the lake is Capt. Adam’s number one goal. He’ll provide you with Shimano rods and reels, artificial lures, and will even clean and fillet your dream catch for you. Come aboard Add’em Up Sportfishing Charters and get ready for a world-class angling adventure!



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - AM
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $650
    Come and join Capt. Adam for a morning trolling the bountiful waters of Lake Michigan. Depending on the season, you'll be targeting Atlantic and Coho Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Perch, and plenty more. The departure time of your trip will vary based on your schedule, the time of year and what species you're targeting. Usually, you'll be off the dock by 6:30, on the hottest spots within 5 minutes, and back by 11:00 am or when you reach the catch limit! Your captain will provide you with Shimano rods and reels.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $650
    Evening fishing on Lake Michigan offers some seriously impressive angling action, as well as awesome sunsets. You'll be open-water trolling the lake for a variety of Salmon, Trout and Steelhead, depending on the season. Get ready to reach the catch limit! This trip is perfect for anglers of all ages and abilities - Capt. Adam loves having kids onboard, and his charter provides a fun and wholesome adventure for the entire family. Top-quality Shimano rods and reels are included.
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About the Captain

Adam Reister
Traverse City, Michigan, United States
19 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since August 2018
Captain Adam Reister has been fishing the Great Lakes for 30+ years, and working as a captain for half of them. A love for angling is definitely in his blood - he started out fishing with his family, and enjoyed it so much that he decided to turn it into a lifetime passion and business! He set up his charter with one goal in mind: to provide customers with an excellent, family-friendly angling experience. He's managed to build his business purely by word-of-mouth, and prides himself on running a charter that has a great reputation. Who could be better to take you on a wholesome, exciting adventure that'll leave you with plenty of lifelong memories?

About this listing

Targeted Species

Brown Trout Brown Trout
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Perch (Yellow) Yellow Perch
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon

Boat Specs

Cherokee (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985. Powered by a 330HP Crusader engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos & videos by reviewers (18)
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Half day with Captain Adam
Half day with Captain Adam
Half day with Captain Adam
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Scott L.
Toledo, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome half day trip with Captain Mike and Adam

VERIFIED   2 Person Charter - Evening on May 29, 2021
Highly recommended. My wife and I had a Fantastic trip on this pristine 31 foot boat with a spacious and comfortable ride....
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Kathleen H.
Lake Ann, MI
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day with Captain Adam

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - AM on August 25, 2021
We were marking fish all day out of Charlevoix, but the fish were not bitting. My daughters each reeled one in, so that made...
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Alexandria S. W.
Silver City, NM
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Caught 6 huge fish in one hour. Kent was great

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - AM on June 8, 2021
Kent did everything to facilitate our limit. He was positive and fun. Worth the pack of money.
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Rocky M.
Traverse City, Michigan
Excellent
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Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Adam

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - PM on October 4, 2021
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Marie B.
White Lake Charter Townsh, MI
Excellent
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Late afternoon trip.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - PM on May 21, 2021
Wonderful experience. Our captain was very knowledgeable. Adam and crew were so patient with such novice guests fishing.
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FAQs about Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters

Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip - AM (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip - PM (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Trolling
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Add'em Up Sportfishing Charters include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Coho)