Crabby Charters - Trout & Salmon

1750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr
Milwaukee WI, United States

Crabby Charters invites you down to Lake Michigan to discover the thrill of fishing for Trout and Salmon. Explore the Great Lake with Captain Craig Best, launching out of McKinley Marina in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Enjoy your day aboard the ‘Crabby’, a 35’ Bertram Convertible boat. She comes powered by two 310 HP Peninsular Diesel inboard engines that can cruise at a top speed of 32 knots. The Crabby is blessed with a 14’ beam and can take up to 6 anglers.

The Crabby is outfitted with everything you need for a productive day on the Lake. She has a spacious deck for fishing and plenty of seating space. There is a spacious cabin to relax in between the bites, along with a private stand-up bathroom.

Crabby Charters runs two trips a day, 7 days a week. The season begins first thing in June and goes through September. During the summer months, you will be able to get your hands on Chinook and Coho Salmon, as well as Steelhead, Brown Trout, and Lake Trout.

All trips come with everything you need for freshwater trolling. You will be provided with rods, reels, tackle, lures, and a fish cleaning service at the end of the trip.

Bring your children, family, and fishing buddies. As long as you have a desire to catch fish and have fun doing it, rest assured you will make a great catch possible.

Crabby Charters invites you down to Lake Michigan to discover the thrill of fishing for Trout and Salmon. Explore the Great Lake with Captain Craig Best, launching out of McKinley Marina in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Enjoy your day aboar


Select date to see available trips and rates:

Trip Date:
Days:
Persons:
  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 800 private charter
  • 3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    6 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 635 private charter
  • 3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    6 hour trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    US$ 635 private charter
  • Half Day Trip (AM)
    5 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 575 private charter
  • Half Day Trip (PM)
    5 hour trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    US$ 575 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1980, and restored in 2007. Powered by 2 315HP Peninsular diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Targeted Species
 
Brown Trout
 
Lake Trout

 
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
 
Salmon (Chinook)

 
Salmon (Coho)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
freshwater trolling for trout and salmon
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
freshwater trolling for trout and salmon
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Craig Best
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Member since February 2015
I’ve spent my life fishing and have the offshore fishing experience necessary to ensure that you have a safe, fun, and successful charter. As a full-time deep sea captain, my entire reputation is built on your positive experience, so rest assured that I will give you full effort every trip. It’s more than a hobby to me. It’s my life.
Response time: 13 hours
Response rate: 67%

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