Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan

Getting Bit Guide Service will take you to some of the most productive fishing spots on Michigan rivers. Catch your trophy specimen using all kinds of fishing techniques, be it fly fishing, float fishing, back bouncing, plug, crankbait, and more. Captain Greg does it all! He has been fishing in the area his whole life and loves every new opportunity to spend a day on the water.

You’ll be fishing on a 21’ custom-built boat that accommodates up to 3 guests. The boat is trailerable, so you’ll start the trip wherever the fish are. The vessel is powered by twin 140 HP Suzuki engines and easily reaches high speeds. Offering a safe and reliable ride, you’ll be on your fishing spot in no time.

Your guide specializes in catching different kinds of fish, such as Steelhead, King Salmon, Atlantic Salmon, Trout, and Smallmouth Bass. Some of the most productive Michigan waters are in the area, so you’ll have a chance to explore the Grand River, Muskegon River, Pere Marquette River, and Big Manistee River.

All fishing equipment is included in the price, but you’ll need to take care of your fishing licenses, snacks, and drinks.

Capt. Greg welcomes anglers of all skill levels and ages. He has lots of experience with teaching children how to fish, as well as helping pro anglers to get the catch of a lifetime.

Join Getting Bit Guide Service for a day and relax like never before.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $375
    Explore West Michigan rivers and target Steelhead, Salmon, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, etc. Your guide will take care of all fishing equipment you'll need for the day, but you need to prepare your licenses, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – River Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $425
    You will be fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Pike, and possibly Steelhead on the Grand River or Muskegon River. Start time is flexible. These trips are usually June-August, after which the captain moves onto Salmon and Steelhead.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Lake Michigan
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $450
    The captain offers Lake Michigan trolling or casting trips for King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Trout, and Brown Trout. The captain has a 21' boat that can be trailered to different ports to follow the fish. He offers 5-hour trips for up to 4 people.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Grand River Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    Steelhead is some of the hardest-fighting fish in fresh water. The captain offers river trips on his spacious 18' boats here in West Michigan. The captain offers 4, 6, and 8-hour trips.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – West Michigan Smallmouth
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    Smallmouth Bass fishing is usually really good action during the summer months here in West Michigan. The captain is located around Grand Rapids and fishes the Grand River and Muskegon River. He also catches Walleye, Pike, Largemouth Bass, and Steelhead on some of the Smallmouth Bass trips.
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About the Captain

Greg Knapp
Newaygo, Michigan, United States
ID & License verified
1 Customer Reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since March 2021
Captain Greg is the owner and the man guide on this charter. He was born and raised in West Michigan. At only 5 years old, he started fishing with his father. Only a couple of trips were enough to start a lifelong passion.

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Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass
Brown Trout Brown Trout
Catfish Catfish

Crappie Crappie
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Perch (Yellow) Yellow Perch
Pike (Northern) Northern Pike

Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Custom (Jet boat) originally built in 2019. Powered by 2 140HP Suzuki engines.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
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
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
PayPal

Customer Reviews

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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on July 16, 2021
Captain Greg was awesome!  Would definitely recommend his services.
John F. recommends Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan
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FAQs about Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan

Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan offers the following trips to customers:
  • $375 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $425 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip – River Trip (6 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Lake Michigan (5 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Grand River Fishing (6 hours)
  • $500 per group - 8 Hour – West Michigan Smallmouth (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing

Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Getting Bit Guide Service West Michigan include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Brown Trout
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Lake Trout
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Walleye