Escape all of life’s troubles and get back to nature with Netminder Charters. Based out of Manistee, MI, you’ll head up the productive, unspoiled waters of its namesake river in search of some delicious fish. Keep an eye out for the stunning wildlife inhabiting the water and banks, and be amazed at how you’ve not lived like this before.
A Manistee native, Captain Paul Schlafley has been on the water his whole life. He’s since been a licensed charter captain for over 35 years and, to this day, loves every second of the job. Fishing is his passion and he hopes to share it with each and every customer, be you an experienced or beginner angler.
The 21’ Jet Craft aluminum fishing boat has everything you need for a productive day on the water. A sturdy boat, she’ll take you to all corners of the river, targeting plenty of delicious fish. Thanks to the fishfinder and GPS system on board, you’ll have no trouble finding the sweet spots, before you take advantage of the Shimano and Okuma gear to start filling up the cooler.
There’s great fishing throughout most of the year, and Capt. Paul’s season runs from September through the end of May. Get out on the water and experience some of the nation’s best freshwater fishing. You’ll mainly be trolling to entice the bite of some tough-fighting fish, but you’ll adapt your techniques to suit the conditions. Get ready to do battle with strong Salmon and Trout, as you try to reel in plenty of delicious fish to take home.
At the end of the trip, your captain will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home. Savor the taste of a productive day long into the future as you fill the freezer with these delicious creatures. All you need to do is bring your license and any snacks and drinks you want, and settle in for an incredible day with Netminder Charters. Michigan’s finest fishing opportunities await.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Jet Craft (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 1992. Powered by a 270HP 350 Chevy engine.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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.
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.