Small Time Charters – Superior

Come fishing in the largest freshwater lake in the world with Small Time Charters! Captain Kevin Mcardell operates on Lake Superior and offers professional guidance for both experienced anglers and novices. You can find him at Superior City Charter Dock every day, from April until November.

Your adventure starts once you aboard a 31’ Tiara 3100 flybridge convertible. This offshore sportfishing vessel accommodates up to 6 guests, with enough room for everybody to fish at the same time. She’s equipped with twin 270 HP Crusader engines, a private toilet, a small kitchen, and lots of seating area.

Depending on where the fish are at any given moment, you can go fishing in different areas of Lake Superior, both in Wisconsin and Minnesota waters. You’ll mainly target different types of Trout and Salmon using trolling, jigging, or drift fishing.

You’ll be using top-notch fishing equipment, which is included in the price. The captain will also clean and fillet your catch free of charge. If you need a pickup, it can be arranged for an extra fee. Make sure to purchase your fishing license and bring food and drinks for the day.

Small Time Charters takes pride in offering personalized and professional fishing trips. Design your perfect day on Lake Superior!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1
    $800
    The longer the trip, the more fishing spots you get to cover. On these trips, Captain Kevin makes more than 100 miles if necessary. You'll get to target Brown, Lake, and Rainbow Trout and Salmon. You'll mostly troll or jig with artificial bait. The captain will clean and fillet your catch after the trip. Don't forget your fishing license!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $650
    Captain Kevin will provide you with a variety of quality rods and reels and other fishing equipment. You'll need to purchase your license and bring your snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $650
    Captain Kevin will provide you with a variety of quality rods and reels and other fishing equipment. You'll need to purchase your license and bring your snacks and drinks.
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About the Captain

Kevin Mcardell
Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States
44 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since July 2019
Captain Kevin is the owner and operator of Small Time Charters. He has been fishing since he was a kid and began his professional fishing career in Bristol Bay Alaska. After becoming a Merchant Marine. Kevin started sailing the world on military, commercial, and Great Lakes vessels. After he permanently returned to Two Harbors, MN, he began Small Time Charters to offer personalized tours of Lake Superior.

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 3100 Convertible (Flybridge) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 270HP Crusader engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

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

Payment

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:
Cash

Customer Reviews

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We booked a half-day trip with Captain Kevin out of the Knife River Marina
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Fishing with Kevin
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Friendly captain
100%
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
69%
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Trout around the corner.

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on July 16, 2021
Without the need to travel distant waters, Capt. Kevin put us onto some nice trout. The boat is a beauty, spacious and comfortable....
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Duluth, Minnesota
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Full day trip with Captain Kevin.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 29, 2021
We checked out a location that didn’t mark any fish on this fish finder that had been the previous day. We didn’t waste...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 4, 2021
We are so lucky to have been able to book with Captain Kevin! This was our families first fishing experience on Lake Superior...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 19, 2021
Couldn’t be more pleased with the day! Captain Kevin works hard to put you on fish. This was our first experience fishing...
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FAQs about Small Time Charters – Superior

Small Time Charters – Superior offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $800 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Small Time Charters – Superior, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Small Time Charters – Superior include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Okuma, Daiwa, Penn, Shimano, Salt Water Series 209)
  • Live Bait (Only for Walleye in spring)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Small Time Charters – Superior offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Small Time Charters – Superior offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Small Time Charters – Superior include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)