Reel Respect Fishing Charters

Get ready for the ultimate freshwater adventure with Reel Respect Fishing Charters! Captain Darrin Howard is a 50-Ton Master licensed guide and expert angler with 4 decades of experience.

The Reel Respect is a 27’ Proline walkaround sportfisher and she certainly deserves the respect she demands. This vessel is equipped with all the amenities you need for a successful day of fishing, including the latest navigational equipment and top-quality safety gear. She’s spacious and comfortable, accommodating up to 4 guests per trip. She’s got a private head within the cabin, as well as a shower, kitchen, and bed, making her perfect for those long offshore excursions.

Capt. Darrin’s got the remedy for you if you’re suffering from “Walleye Fever.” He’s well-known around these parts for landing a large quantity of Walleye and has the state-of-the-art gear to help you battle against great tasting fish.

In the spring and summer months, you’ll be able to target Lake Trout and Walleye. Other frequently targeted species are Northern Pike, Perch and many more! The crew will offer to clean, fillet, and bag your catch so you can enjoy a nice home-cooked meal after the trip!

All you need to do is purchase a fishing license and meet Capt. Darrin down at Linwood Beach Marina in Saginaw Bay for Walleye and Perch fishing. Feel free to bring a cooler with food and drinks. Alcohol is permitted as long as you are over the legal age limit. Pack up some sunscreen, a hat, and an extra layer of clothing just in case, and you’re all set!

Last but not least, don’t forget a camera to capture each special moment on board. Book your trip today and join Reel Respect Fishing Charters on Lake Huron and other destinations. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Walleye & Perch AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $550
    Enjoy a productive morning of fishing out of Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron! Your main targets are Walleye and Perch but you'll also be able to hook other freshwater species such as Pike, Musky, Trout, and Freshwater Drum. You'll meet Capt. Darin at Linwood Beach Marina and he'll explain your fishing strategy for the morning. Get ready for an incredible adventure and join Reel Respect on Lake Huron!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Walleye & Perch PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $550
    Enjoy a productive morning of fishing out of Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron! Your main targets are Walleye and Perch but you'll also be able to hook other freshwater species such as Pike, Musky, Trout, and Freshwater Drum. You'll meet Capt. Darin at Linwood Beach Marina and he'll explain your fishing strategy for the morning. Get ready for an incredible adventure and join Reel Respect on Lake Huron! *START TIMES ARE FLEXIBLE*
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $800
    Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime and book your next fishing charter with Reel Respect. You'll depart from Saginaw Bay into Lake Huron to target a range of large freshwater species including King Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Pike, Musky, Freshwater Drum, and more! With 8 hours on the schedule, you can even head all the way up into Lake Michigan. Top-quality gear is provided on all trips. All you need to do is buy a fishing license, and don't forget to bring a cooler with food and drinks!
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About the Captain

Darrin Howard
Linwood, Michigan, United States
ID & License verified
15 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since February 2019
Captain Darrin Howard has been fishing his entire life. As a kid, he couldn't wait for the school bell to ring so he could run home, grab his fishing pole, and go down to the river by his house to go fishing. Today, he holds a 50-Ton Master Captain’s License and is a proud member of the Michigan Charter Boat Association (MCBA). He’s been an avid fisherman for almost four decades now and has the knowledge and passion to have you land the fish of your dreams! Capt. Darrin strives to help local conservation efforts and treat the environment with “Reel Respect.” He invites you to join him on an incredible journey and create lasting fishing memories with him and his crew!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Proline (Walkaround) originally built in 2001. Powered by 3 150HP Mercury 4 Strokes engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Lake Huron
Inshore Fishing
Saginaw Bay
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Private head
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Ice Box
Toilet
Private head
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Ugly Stik & Shimano
Live Bait
Caught before the trip. Usually used for Perch.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Works for tips

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
Ages 3 & up
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Had a full day trip. Wasn\u2019t looking good for the time of year and success of other anglers on other charters out on the bay but...fortunately for us we had the Captain and First Mate that would not let us off the water anything but satisfied!
Had a full day trip. Wasn\u2019t looking good for the time of year and success of other anglers on other charters out on the bay but...fortunately for us we had the Captain and First Mate that would not let us off the water anything but satisfied!
Had a full day trip. Wasn\u2019t looking good for the time of year and success of other anglers on other charters out on the bay but...fortunately for us we had the Captain and First Mate that would not let us off the water anything but satisfied!
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Good experience
80%
Friendly captain
90%
Recommend this charter
87%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Richard S.
Elsie, MI
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Wow! What a GREAT time!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Walleye & Perch PM on June 3, 2021
Our captain was absolutely fantastic! He showed us a GREAT time out there on Saginaw Bay! The bite was frantic, and Captain...
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Dan N.
Okemos, Michigan
Excellent
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Excellent
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Walleye & Perch PM on May 30, 2021
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Kevin T.
Lapeer, MI
Excellent
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Reel Respect Charters are the way to go! I can’t imagine anyone trying harder than Darrin and Al to get you into fish at...
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Sam B.
Midland, MI
Excellent
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Excellent
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Full day of walleye fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 24, 2020
If you want to have a good time, choose this charter.  Captain Darrin will take care of you and will do what it takes to give...
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William V.
Charlotte, Michigan
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Very good
4.0 / 5
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Hard Cold Day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Walleye & Perch AM on May 5, 2021
We had a tough day on the Bay. It was 40 degrees when we left the marina. We experienced some rough waiters and we couldn’t...
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FAQs about Reel Respect Fishing Charters

Reel Respect Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Walleye & Perch AM (5 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip – Walleye & Perch PM (5 hours)
  • $800 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Respect Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Private head)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel Respect Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Ugly Stik & Shimano)
  • Live Bait (Caught before the trip. Usually used for Perch. )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (Works for tips )

Reel Respect Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing (Lake Huron)
  • Inshore Fishing (Saginaw Bay)
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Reel Respect Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel Respect Fishing Charters include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Walleye