Top Shelf Charters LLC

301 North Harbor Drive
Grand Haven MI, United States

Lake Michigan Salmon fishing at its finest out of the port of Grand Haven, MI .Fishing, Scenic tours, boat cruises…

Top Shelf Charters is a full time guide service, fishing 7 days a week.

The boat Black Label is operated by Captain Kirk Heilman who has many years of fishing experience for King (Chinook) Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Brown Trout and Lake Trout on Lake Michigan. Captain Kirk uses his countless hours of research, latest electronics and ample tackle to put you on the fish and help you land that trophy fish of a lifetime.

Captain Kirk starts fishing in May and fishes until mid October. You’ll fish for Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Trout and Brown Trout out of Grand Haven, Michigan, which is well known in the Great Lakes region for outstanding big game fishing.

Lake Michigan Salmon fishing at its finest out of the port of Grand Haven, MI .Fishing, Scenic tours, boat cruises…

Top Shelf Charters is a full time guide service, fishing 7 days a week.

The boat Black Label is operated by Captain


Select date to see available trips and rates:

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  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 800 up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Salmon Fishing Trip - AM
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 550 up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Salmon Fishing Trip - PM
    6 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US$ 550 up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Scenic Tour - No Fishing
    2 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 275 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Sea Ray (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1987, and restored in 2013. Powered by 2 400HP 350 crusaders engines.

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

 
Perch (Yellow)
 
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

 
Salmon
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
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
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Can be purchased on board the boat
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

15% 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, American Express.

About the Captain

Kirk Heilman
Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
Member since August 2016
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.88 out of 5 stars from 16 reviews

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Had a blast. Captain Kirk was very professional and right on spot. Caught 6 nice lake trout. First mate Sam did a great job as well.

Fished September 26, 2017
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We had great weather and the captain and crew did a phenomenal job getting us on the fish they were professional on a non stuffy kinda way. Down to earth people who know what they are doing.

Fished September 25, 2017
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This was a trip planned by my wife for my wedding present.. it was one of my bucket list things to do and it was awesome.. Captain Kirk and first mate Dillon had us on the fish within a half hour of getting lines in the water.. it was a great trip with great friends and I highly recommend using Top Shelf Charters.. Captain Kirk you da man.. see ya next year for Sure!!

Fished September 23, 2017
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