Bushwacker Charters Walleye Fishing

Experience epic Walleye fishing on the Detroit River with “Bushwacker Charters Walleye Fishing”! You’ll head out in search of the freshwater trophy catch with Captain Steve VanAssche, a local pro with a wealth of experience. He takes out novice and experienced anglers alike to fish for their limit in these productive waterways.

Your vessel for the day is 21’ Lund Alaskan offshore sportfishing boat. She can comfortably accommodate up to 5 anglers, with 4 able to fish at the same time. You’ll stay on top of your freshwater target thanks to top-notch GPS and FishFinder technology and entice his bite with bait kept fresh in the live well.

Freshwater anglers love going after Walleye for the fast-paced action and a stocked cooler. Jigging is king when it comes to hooking these fish and Capt. Steve provides all the right gear for fishing in this depth of water. Hook a little bit of live bait at the end of your jig and the Walleye come running!

You’ll want to bring enough drinks and snacks to keep you going during the trip in a cooler. Once you’ve finished up, load it up with your fresh catch, cleaned and bagged by Capt. Steve. It’s also important to remember to pick up a valid Michigan fishing license online or from a licensed vendor before you arrive.

Experience thrilling freshwater fishing with Bushwacker Charters Walleye Fishing and go home with a full cooler!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Walleye (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Head out bright and early and be back onshore in time for lunch, with fish in tow! On this 5-hour Walleye trip, you'll be provided with all the necessary fishing equipment, and whatever catch you bring in will be cleaned and bagged for you. Just bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and remember to pick-up a valid Michigan fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Walleye (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    If afternoons are your active hours, opt for the 5-hour PM Walleye fishing trip! All the gear you need to jig for your limits is on board Capt. Steve's vessel. Bring along enough drinks and snacks to keep you going, in a cooler, and remember to pick up a valid Michigan fishing license beforehand.

About the Captain

Steve VanAssche
Detroit, Michigan, United States
17 Customer Reviews
Response time 8 hours
Member since March 2017
Captain Steve VanAssche is a USCG licensed Master with towing endorsement. Steve has been featured in 18 different articles by The Detroit News & Free Press and Wood-N-Waters magazine, as well as on television programs like Michigan Out Of Doors and North American Fish & Game. Renowned outdoor writer Dave Richey voted Captain Steve as the number 1 Muskie Guide on Lake St. Clair. With such an outstanding reputation, passion, and involvement, Steve is your best choice for a Musky fishing experience!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Lund Alaskan (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1999. Powered by a 75HP Evinrud ETEC engine.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
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

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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.83
out of 5 stars from 2 reviews
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Morning trip with Captain Steve!
Morning trip with Captain Steve!
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Kimberly M.
Detroit, Michigan
 5.00
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Morning trip with Captain Steve!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Walleye (AM) on August 9, 2020
Great day with an experienced fisherman!  Caught a bunch of Bass and Waleye. Captain Steve filleted and packed our catch....
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Milton R.
Channahon, Illinois
 4.67
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Walleye (PM) on June 7, 2020
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