Jackpot Fishing Charters -

701 North Point Drive
Winthrop Harbor IL, United States

Jackpot Fishing Charters offers exciting adventures out of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois. The crew are a real threat to the big fish of Lake Michigan, with their anglers committed to working hard to ensure an eventful trip to all their guests.

Enjoy your trip aboard the “Jackpot”, which is a spacious 33-ft Trojan boat, powered by twin 350 HP brand-new high output 5.7-liter Crusader engines. It has a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots and can comfortably take up to six anglers.

Originally built in 1985, the Jackpot was restored in 2013 and is fully rigged with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, including a GPS, a VHF radio, a fish finder, and a radar. “Jackpot” is a clean, seaworthy fishing machine, designed specifically for a comfortable ride in all seas, at the speeds required for trolling. The boat is rigged with a flybridge to aid your search for the fish, an anchoring system to help you stay rooted, an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day, a live bait tank, and downriggers for a professional fishing experience.

On your day out with Jackpot Fishing Charters, you will get an opportunity to catch reel screaming Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, acrobatic Steelhead, a huge Brown Trout, and Lake Trout. You will be fishing within 1 to 4 miles of the harbor. If you need to run further, the Captain will not hesitate to burn the extra fuel.

A trip with Jackpot Fishing Charters comes inclusive with all the necessary equipment to put your catch together. The crew will provide you with rods, reels, and tackle, as well as lures. If you want, you can feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

After one trip with Jackpot Fishing Charters, you will be hooked. Fish on!

Jackpot Fishing Charters offers exciting adventures out of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois. The crew are a real threat to the big fish of Lake Michigan, with their anglers committed to working hard to ensure an eventful trip to all their guests.

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  • 8 Hour Trip - Weekend
    8 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 850 private charter
  • 8 Hour Trip - Weekdays
    8 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 800 private charter
  • 6 Hour Trip - Weekend
    6 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 650 private charter
  • 6 Hour Trip - Weekdays
    6 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 600 private charter
  • 5 Hour Trip - Weekend
    5 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 550 private charter
  • 5 Hour Trip - Weekdays
    5 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 500 private charter
  • 2 Day Package - 4 Persons
    8 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 485 per person, 4 persons minimum
  • 2 Day Package - 6 Persons
    Overnight stay, liveaboard, 2 day minimum, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 345 per person / day, 6 persons minimum

About this listing

Boat Specs

Trojan (Convertible) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2013. Powered by 2 350HP Crusader engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Lake Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Trolling
Targeted Species
 
Brown Trout
 
Lake Trout

 
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
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
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.

About the Captain

Matt Porter
Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, United States
Member since March 2017
Captain Matt Porter grew up four blocks from the shores of Lake Michigan. Matt has over 40 years of experience of fishing the local waters, starting in the 1960’s where the Illinois and Wisconsin areas of the lake were first stocked with Salmon and Trout. Captain Matt works hard to put his clients and friends on fish and provide an enjoyable experience. Being a full-time charter Captain, Matt stays on top of the fish every day.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%