Captain Big Bobber Charters

Spend a beautiful day of fishing in Saginaw Bay and have a fun and enjoyable trip together with Captain Big Bobber Charters. You and Captain Robert Dunning will meet in Linwood, Michigan and head out to the bay to search for some prized fish to catch. The grounds are fish-rich and the nature is breathtaking, so come aboard and have a memorable fishing experience with Captain Big Bobber Charters!

Your trip starts on a 26’ Wellcraft Coastal cuddy cabin that can sit up to 5 guests. It runs on twin 200 HP Yamaha engines, is equipped with downriggers, spearfishing gear, a fighting chair, and a livewell, and also uses modern navigation technology for a safe and quick trip to the fish. The boat’s got a portable toilet and features a refrigerator.

You and Captain Robert will be searching Saginaw Bay for Walleye, Chinook Salmon, as well as Pink Salmon. To attract them, you’ll be trolling and ice fishing using both light and heavy tackle. You get to keep all the fish you catch and you’re free to bring kids with you aboard.

Captain Robert will cover you for all the rods, reels, tackle, and lures. He’ll also provide snacks and drinks and will clean and fillet your catch, at no extra charge. You should just bring your fishing licenses before you arrive at the dock.

Captain Big Bobber Charters is waiting for you to take you on a wonderful fishing trip!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    You and your guide will spend 5 and a half hours on the water chasing Walleye, Chinook Salmon, and Pink Salmon. Salmon is available in August. The trip starts at 7:00 a.m. and you'll only need your fishing licenses.
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About the Captain

Robert Dunning
Linwood, Michigan, United States
ID & License verified
10 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since June 2021
Been fishing my whole life grew up working on commercial fishing boats as a kid, 66 this year.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Pink) Pink Salmon
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Wellcraft (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1993. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Ice Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Spearfishing Equipment
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks

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 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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

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A great half day trip with Captain Bob!!!
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Dennis B.
Wixom, Michigan
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A great half day trip with Captain Bob!!!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on August 1, 2021
It was a great day of fishing despite being late in the season with a brisk northwest wind and scattered showers. We understood...
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Pollyann W.
Howell, MI
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on October 2, 2021
We had a senior citizen that potentially could have had difficulties getting on and off the boat but he had a stool to get...
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Ted B.
Byron, MI
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Fishing with Robert

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on July 18, 2021
Great time we was on fish as soon as the lines hit the water!! Bob and Terry was amazing on the fishing layouts! They know...
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Pollyann W.
Howell, MI
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Beautiful Day for Fishing

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on September 19, 2021
Started out cold until the sun came out then the sky was blue and the sun was shining   Thecaptian was very nice and helped...
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Milton F.
Cypress Gardens, FL
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip on September 6, 2021
Great Captain and mate,had to work hard,but we caught fish.good times,would recommend and will do it again.
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FAQs about Captain Big Bobber Charters

Captain Big Bobber Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Big Bobber Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Spearfishing Equipment

Trips booked with Captain Big Bobber Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

Captain Big Bobber Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Captain Big Bobber Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Ice Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Big Bobber Charters include:
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Pink)
  • Walleye