The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood

Fish the beautiful Great Lakes Region with “The Fish Fly Charters”! You’ll cast your line into Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron for delicious freshwater fish with Captain Jason “Jay” Gallagher. He’s got over 30 years of Great Lakes fishing experience and looks forward to heading out with novice and seasoned anglers alike.

Hop aboard his 26’ Trophy walkaround boat, ideal for up to 4 anglers. Capt. Jay stays up to date on the latest and greatest tools and techniques and that’s reflected on board. There are downriggers, top-notch GPS and Fish Finder, and a live well to keep your bait fresh. Plus, he brings along a portable toilet so you won’t have to make any stops.

You’ll go after the ultimate freshwater fish, Walleye! These delicious and hard fighting fish fill up Saginaw Bay come spring and summer. You’ll want to cover as much water as possible and trolling tactics work best here. With Capt. Jay, you’ll put tons of lines in the water! Any Yellow Perch you hook along the way is an added bonus.

At the end of the trip, Capt. Jay is happy to clean and fillet your catch for easy transport home. He’ll also provide all of the gear and live bait you need to be effective on the water. Bring along any drinks and snacks you’d like to enjoy throughout the day and stock them in the onboard cooler.

Lastly, don’t forget to pick up a valid Michigan fishing license before you arrive for your trip. Let a seasoned pro show you what freshwater fishing is all about aboard The Fish Fly Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $500
    If you really want to take advantage of Saginaw Bay during Walleye season this is the trip to go for! You'll spend 8-hours trolling the productive waters for delicious fish. Make good use of the top-notch gear and live bait provided by Capt. Jay to reel them in. All you need to bring is a valid fishing license and any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy throughout the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $400
    There's nothing like a morning on the water and this 4-hour trip delivers! You'll place tons of lines in the water as you troll Saginaw Bay for delicious Walleye. Capt. Jay gets you to reel them in with top-notch gear and live bait. Bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and a valid fishing license before you head out!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $400
    Spend 4 afternoon hours trolling Saginaw Bay for delicious Walleye! You'll put tons of lines in the water to reel in the maximum number of fish and keep the action going all trip long. Capt. Jay provides top-notch and gear and live bait to make your life easier. What you'll want to bring are snacks and drinks to enjoy and a valid fishing license. Anglers of all skill levels welcome!
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About the Captain

Jason Gallagher
Linwood, Michigan, United States
1 Fishing Report
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2019
Captain Jason "Jay" Gallagher has been fishing the Great Lakes Region for over 3 decades. He became a licensed Charter Captain in 2009 and tries to get out on the water as often as he can. He loves meeting new people and sharing his passion and knowledge. At the end of the day, this easy-going Captain wants you to have a good time! Hop aboard The Fish Fly Charters and see what Great Lakes fishing is all about!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Trophy (Walkaround) originally built in 1997. Powered by a 225HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Kenneth (. M.
West Branch, MI
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Trip 6/30/20 - Walleye - Captain Jason Gallagher

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 30, 2020
Our trip started at 2:00 PM with 3 MPH NE wind.  Hot and Humid conditions.  Perfect. Captain Jason’s cheerful mood...
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Captain Jay's Charter Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on October 17, 2020
Capt Jay is very knowledgeable and punctual.  He made sure I had all the info up front and brought the right stuff to be prepared...
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Cadillac, MI
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Great Day on Saginaw Bay

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 25, 2020
Captain Jason was ready and courteous upon our arrival. The fishing was slow at times but he worked hard to try new approaches...
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FAQs about The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood

The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $500 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Portable )
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box (Cooler)

Trips booked with The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano, Okuma, Penn, Diana, Ugly Sticks)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with The Fish Fly Charters – Linwood include:
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Walleye