Netminder Sport Fishing Charters

Netminder Sport Fishing Charters provides family-friendly excursions on Lake Michigan, catered to anglers of all skill levels. Captain Jacob Bartynski grew up fishing these waters from a young age, and over the years he’s become an expert in trolling for Salmon and Trout. If you’re looking for a great time and would like to catch some delicious fish for dinner, look no further!

Your boat for the day is a spacious 36’ Tiara offshore sportfisher. She’s equipped with state-of-the-art electronics, downriggers, a live bait tank, safety gear, and fishing tackle. The Netminder is the ideal vessel for long trips and she accommodates up to 6 guests comfortably. The inside of the cabin is air-conditioned with plenty of lounge space for the whole family to kick back and relax. She also comes with a private toilet, shower, bed, and a kitchen with a microwave and fridge.

Capt. Jacob is sponsored by Okuma, so you can expect to fish like a pro with the latest top-quality tackle on the market. You’ll be trolling for Trout and Salmon species, such as Rainbow, Brown, and Lake Trout, as well as Coho and Chinook Salmon. After the trip, Capt. Jacob will offer to clean and fillet your catch so you can enjoy a savory meal once you get home!

Capt. Jacob invites kids of all ages aboard and encourages them to start fishing as soon as possible. He loves to teach beginners and focuses on their development while providing good pointers and tricks for them to use. Any level of experience is welcome and he’ll cater your trip based on your requirements. If you’d like a more hands-on or hands-off approach, just let him know and he’ll make it work.

All you need to do is purchase a fishing license online and come ready to fish! Feel free to bring some lunch, snacks, drinks, as well as sunscreen and the rest will be taken care of. Book your next adventure with Netminder Sport Fishing Charters and get ready to have an amazing time on Lake Michigan with Capt. Jacob!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 7 - Sep 30
    up to 6 persons
    This 8-hour trip will give you plenty of time to reel in a few keepers and go home with a fresh catch for lunch! You'll target various species, including Steelhead, Brown, and Lake Trout, as well as Coho and Chinook Salmon. Your tackle and bait are included in the price so you don't have to worry about carrying your own gear. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license before the trip, bring some food, drinks, and sunscreen, and get ready to catch some amazing fish!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 7 - Sep 30
    up to 6 persons
    Half day trips are a great way to get out and experience some awesome Lake Michigan fishing! You'll be able to target a range of freshwater species, including Brown, Lake, and Rainbow Trout, as well as Coho and Chinook Salmon. You'll be provided with tackle and bait, just be sure to purchase a fishing license online, bring your favorite snacks and drinks, and pack some sunscreen. Get ready for an incredible adventure and let Capt. Jacob show you a great time!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 7 - Sep 30
    up to 6 persons
    Discover the amazing fishing grounds of Lake Michigan and get ready to fill the cooler up with some delicious fish! Your main target species are Rainbow, Lake, and Brown Trout, as well as Chinook and Coho Salmon. Capt. Jacob will provide the rods, reels, and bait, so all you need to do is get your fishing license before the trip and you're good to go! Also, feel free to bring your own food and drinks and make sure you pack up some sunblock. Book today and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

About the Captain

Jacob Bartynski
Onekama, Michigan, United States
ID & License verified
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2019
Captain Jacob Bartynski has been fishing Lake Michigan since he could stand up on his own two legs. Becoming a charter captain has always been a life-long dream of his and finally pursuing it has brought him lots of joy. Capt. Jacob is described as being energetic and having a very enthusiastic and aggressive approach towards fishing. This means he'll try his absolute best to get you hooked as soon as possible. He always strives to satisfy his customers and leave them with a cooler full of fish! Capt. Jacob is very family-oriented and enjoys spending time with families and especially teaching younger kids how to fish. If he’s able to inspire a first-timer to start fishing, he’s done his job! Book your next trip with Netminder Sport Fishing and get ready to experience Lake Michigan like never before!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Brown Trout Brown Trout
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook) Salmon (Chinook)

Salmon (Coho) Salmon (Coho)

Boat Specs

Tiara (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1989. Powered by 2 454HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

36 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle


Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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:

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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