Powderhorn Sportfishing

Powderhorn Sportfishing invites you for a great day of fishing and fun on Lake Michigan or Lake Macatawa! Based out of Holland, Michigan, Captain Tim Becker runs exciting freshwater trips for anglers of all skill levels. He’s fished Lake Michigan for over 25 years and knows its productive waterways in and out!

Hop aboard his 30’ Baha Cruiser offshore sport fishing boat, powered by a 395 HP Mercruiser engine. This wide-bodied beauty can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests. She also features the latest navigational and safety equipment to ensure your trip is successful and safe. What’s more, there’s a spacious stand-up bathroom and a sleeping berth!

Capt. Tim takes you fishing on Lake Michigan for delicious Chinook and Coho Salmon, as well as Lake and Brown Trout. Alternatively, you head to Lake Macatawa to find some tasty Sheepshead on the other end of your line.

Both lakes are well-known freshwater fishing havens and boast productive year-round fisheries! As a result, Capt. Tim takes you fishing throughout the seasons so you can always get your fix of fish.

He provides all the fishing gear you need for a successful day including rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. He or his first mate will also clean and bag your catch at the end of the trip. All you’ll need to remember to bring is a valid Michigan fishing license and weather-appropriate clothing!

Head out for freshwater fishing at its finest with Powderhorn Sportfishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Lake Michigan
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 25 - Oct 15
    $850
    To get the most out of Lake Michigan fishing, head out on an 7-hour adventure! There's ample time to explore all the best spots and reel in plenty of Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Chinook Salmon, and Coho Salmon. Fish processing and bagging, gear, and bait are all included. Bring along drinks, snacks, and a valid Michigan fishing license before heading out!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – Lake Michigan
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 25 - Nov 1
    $650
    Head out for 5 hours of epic Salmon and Trout fishing on Lake Michigan! Hook in delicious Chinook and Coho Salmon or Brown and Lake Trout with gear provided by Capt. Tim. Bring along a valid Michigan fishing license, weather-appropriate clothing, as well as any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy before heading out!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – Lake Michigan
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 25 - Nov 1
    $650
    Are your active hours in the afternoon? No problem! Head out at 2:00 P.M. for 5 hours of Lake Michigan's finest freshwater fishing. You'll chase after Chinook and Coho Salmon and fill the cooler with Lake and Brown Trout. Capt. Tim provides all the gear you need. All that's left for you to bring is a fishing license, as well as any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Lake Macatawa
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 30
    $400
    Anglers of all skill levels and families with children will all enjoy this 3-hour fishing adventure on Lake Macatawa! You'll target delicious Sheepshead, which stocks these waters in larger numbers. Capt. Tim provides all of the gear everybody on board needs. Just bring drinks, snacks, and a valid Michigan fishing license.

About the Charter Operator

Powderhorn Sportfishing
Holland, Michigan, United States
Angler's Choice
223 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2017
Captain Tim Becker has fished Lake Michigan for over 25 years. He's also the co-owner of Powderhorn Guns and Archery in Holland, MI. He's a fun person who loves to take out families, kids, beginners, and seasoned anglers. No challenge is too great for this knowledgeable and patient captain! Capt. Tim works alongside Captain Matt Doozan, another avid angler, who brings even more to the table (literally)! With these two specialists on board, you're in for a very productive day.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Brown Trout Brown Trout
Freshwater Drum Freshwater Drum
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon

Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon

Boat Specs

Baha Cruiser (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1997. Powered by a 395HP Mercruiser engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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
Disabled Accessible

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
Visa
Mastercard
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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98%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – Lake Michigan on July 23, 2021
My wife two teenage daughters in myself booked a half-day afternoon trip with Powderhorn Chartrers.   We were supposed...
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5 hour trip with Captain Matt and Gabe

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Lake Michigan on July 28, 2021
The day started with me being an hour late.  Totally messed up my alarm.  Captain Matt was completely understanding.  Then...
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A REELING Experience

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – Lake Michigan on July 12, 2021
Capt Matt and 1st Mate Gage knew where the big fish were biting and our team of 4 anglers took full advantage of the opportunity. ...
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6AM on the water

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – Lake Michigan on July 8, 2021
I had a great trip w/ Powderhorn Sportfishng. Captain Matt and Scott were professional, funny, and went out of their way to...
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Such great staff

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Lake Michigan on June 18, 2021
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FAQs about Powderhorn Sportfishing

Powderhorn Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip – Lake Macatawa (3 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) – Lake Michigan (5 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) – Lake Michigan (5 hours)
  • $850 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Lake Michigan (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Powderhorn Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed

Trips booked with Powderhorn Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Powderhorn Sportfishing offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Michigan and Macatawa)

Powderhorn Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Powderhorn Sportfishing include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Freshwater Drum
  • Lake Trout
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)