High Life Sport Fishing Charters

When it comes down to Lake Michigan Salmon charters, High Life Sport Fishing Charters is your ticket to a successful trip. Cruising out of Kenosha, Captain Chris will take you and your five fishing buddies on a trip of a lifetime.

You will go out aboard the “High Life II”, a 32’ Trojan flybridge. This beauty comes powered by twin 225 HP Chrysler motors and performs well on the waters of Lake Michigan. The “High Life II” is fully rigged with top-notch navigational electronics to save your time when searching for fish. She features a flybridge to spot any action going on beneath the surface and to enjoy the breathtaking view. Inside, the “High Life II” is air-conditioned and has all you need for a comfortable day out.

A Lake Michigan fishing charter aboard the “High Life II” is not only a memorable and affordable experience for anglers of all skill levels, but is also great for families and co-workers. Take your kids out with you and the crew will introduce them to fishing. How many of you could say that your first fishing experience was trolling for Chinook and Coho Salmon on Lake Michigan?

All trips can depart early in the morning and later in the afternoon. You and your party will be provided with rods, reels, and tackle. When you catch your limit and return to the shore, the crew will offer complimentary fish cleaning and filleting. You will only need to purchase a license prior to the trip and bring your favorite food and drinks.

Take a look at the packages listed below, find the one that suits you the most, and book your next fishing adventure today!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $725
    price breakdown
    $725
    This trip is meant for anglers who will stop at nothing to land the catch of a lifetime. You'll get the opportunity to explore the best fishing spots in the local fishery and find some hot action that will make this trip the one to remember, The species you'll be targeting on this trip are Chinook and Coho Salmon.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $628
    price breakdown
    $628
    This 6 hour trip gives you extra time to explore more fishing spots and get on some excellent bite where you'll be able to get a shot at some impressive fish. Troll for Chinook and Coho Salmon with one of the most knowledgeable crews in the area with gear and tackle provided.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $625
    price breakdown
    $625
    When the season comes, Salmon fishing on Lake Michigan gets hot. This trip will allow you to experience the action that draws anglers from around the world to these waters. Don't miss your chance to land Coho Salmon and Chinook Salmon and get your weekly dinners sorted out!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $525
    price breakdown
    $525
    Enjoy this trip with your family, friends, or co-workers. The crew will take you to the hottest spots where you'll be able to enjoy trolling for Chinook Salmon and Coho Salmon. When you are done with fishing, you could explore the local restaurants as well!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $525
    price breakdown
    $525
    If you are not an early bird but would still like to test the local bite, this is your trip. You will cruise out of the port of Kenosha at around 1 in the afternoon and head to the productive spots for a fun day out. Your main targeted species will be Chinook and Coho Salmon.

About the Captain

Chris Rugg
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
ID & License verified
8 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since May 2017
Captain Chris Rugg has been fishing on Lake Michigan his whole life for as long as he could remember. Chris was introduced to fishing by his father, who was a captain himself for many years. Chris specializes in fishing for Salmon and has mastered the waters of Lake Michigan.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Salmon (Chinook) Salmon (Chinook)
Salmon (Coho) Salmon (Coho)

Boat Specs

Wellcraft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985. Powered by 2 700HP 454 chevys engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.83
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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September fishing trip
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Robert S.
United States
 5.00
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Me and my family booked a 5hr afternoon trip with captain Chris

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on September 20, 2020
We had a excellent time I would not only recommend Chris but will be booking another round with this guy thanks again Chris...
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Donald D.
Portage, WI
 5.00
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Awesome Experience for my family

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on September 25, 2020
Thanks captain Chris.
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Joseph M.
Round Lake, IL
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on September 27, 2020
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Cheryl R.
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 4.67
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Making Memories with Captain Chris

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on June 30, 2018
I want to thank Captain Chris again for a wonderful morning on Lake .We were in Kenosha for a family reunion .We truly enjoyed...
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Dale G.
Milwaukee, WI
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Half Day Trip with Chris on High Life Sports Fishing Charter

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on July 28, 2018
Slow morning of fishing for entire charter fleet.  Nonetheless, our trip was very enjoyable.  Ended up taking home...
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