Class Act Charters – Manistee

Class Act Charters offers you a personalized and fun fishing experience in Michigan. Starting out of Manistee, an expert captain will take you to its beautiful and productive waters with a single goal in his mind – to make your trip a memorable one. If the water is rough or the captain predicts slow fishing, he’ll reschedule your trip or refund your deposit making sure that when you do come, you have a fishing trip of a lifetime.

Start your adventure on a 34’ Pursuit offshore sport fishing boat that can sit up to 6 anglers. It has 700 HP engine and is rigged with a modern and comprehensive navigation system. The boat’s got a wireless trolling motor and multimedia system. The fishing gear includes inline planer boards, Canon High Speed downriggers, and a livewell.

The species you can encounter on your trip include Salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Lake Trout. To catch them, you’ll deep sea fish.Both light and heavy tackle will be used. You can keep all the fish you catch so you can have some delicious meals when you get back home. Just keep in mind that you can only release the fish that survives catching. Kids of all ages are welcome to join in, so bring them along and enjoy a wonderful family outing together.

The captain will cover you for the rods, reels, tackle, as well as bait and lures. He’ll also clean and fillet your catch when the trip’s over. You should bring your license, food, and drinks before you depart.

Have lots of fun fishing with Class Act Charters as you discover Lake Michigan!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 1
    $700
    You'll usually leave an hour before daylight and go search for Salmon.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 3:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 1
    $700
    Spend 5 hours chasing Salmon. You'll usually leave at 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. adjusting for daylight changes.
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About the Captain

Michael Pajtas
Manistee, Michigan, United States
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Member since December 2020
Farmer, Professional Technician (heavy equipment), Instructor for technicians, Ferris State College grad, Prior Owner of Moby Chromer Fishing & Food Products. Started fishing with my Dad as a boy but really went nuts when I had children. Fished many tournaments until I lost my son Mike Jr. I decided to dedicate the rest of my life to helping folks catch fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Boat Specs

Pursuit (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 350HP Volvo engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator

Trip Includes

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

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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit 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
American Express
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Ronald H.
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip (AM) on June 25, 2022
Outstanding experience made the trip very enjoyable and would recommend them to all very professional
Ronald H. recommends Class Act Charters – Manistee
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Erika B.
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Best Charter I’ve ever been on!

July 21, 2018
The charter was amazing, Captain Mike is a sweet guy with some of the best jokes and some incredible fishing knowledge! Truly...
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FAQs about Class Act Charters – Manistee

Class Act Charters – Manistee offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $700 per group - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Class Act Charters – Manistee, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Class Act Charters – Manistee include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (We are the best at cleaning!)
  • First Mate

Class Act Charters – Manistee offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Class Act Charters – Manistee offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Class Act Charters – Manistee include:
  • Lake Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)