Captain
Tom Arlington

Member since February 2017 Harsens Island, United States
Background
Captain Tom has over 40 years of experience fishing the local waters. he has vast knowledge of the local fisheries and where the best spots are to catch a limit of Walleye, Perch, Bass, Trout, Salmon, trophy Muskie and more. His goal is for everyone to leave with a cooler full of fish and memories to last a lifetime!
Techniques
I like to think of myself has an angular and sportsmen. I enjoy watching other learn to catch the fish themselves. Fishing is not hard its fun !

Hey, I'm Captain Tom Arlington

Harsens Island, United States
Background
Captain Tom has over 40 years of experience fishing the local waters. he has vast knowledge of the local fisheries and where the best spots are to catch a limit of Walleye, Perch, Bass, Trout, Salmon, trophy Muskie and more. His goal is for everyone to leave with a cooler full of fish and memories to last a lifetime!
Techniques
I like to think of myself has an angular and sportsmen. I enjoy watching other learn to catch the fish themselves. Fishing is not hard its fun !
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My Charter Listings

North Bay Charter LLC I

20 reviews
Harsens Island
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trips from $375

North Bay Charter LLC II

4 reviews
Casco
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trips from $250

Fishing Reports

Fall perch fishing

October 07, 2019

The weather has been kind of bad should improve not getting numbers of fish but good quality Read Full Report →


Perch and Muskie

September 21, 2019

Perch are starting slow need some cooler nights. Muskie are good but streaky when thy go it is great but you have to but in some time and travel to Canada. Read Full Report →


Muskie St Clair

August 21, 2019

We took out a father and his son out Muskie fishing. We boated 6 this 9 the picture the biggest 25# Read Full Report →


Muskie Opener

August 17, 2019

The fishing was good with several pike caught and 2 nice Muskie. All fish caught in Michigan waters trolling. Read Full Report →


Aug 16 Muskie

August 16, 2019

We had a nice trip 4 for 7. This Muskie was the biggest. Muskie will improve and only get bigger with weight. Read Full Report →


Mixed bag today Bass muskie

August 02, 2019

We are dealing Northeast win today May fishing we had a nice variety of fish they kept us busy most of the morning Read Full Report →


Young man and Muskie

July 27, 2019

Muskie fishing is starting to heat up Read Full Report →


Walleye slow down Muskie biting

July 25, 2019

The outrages walleye fishing is starting to slow. Bass are moving into summer pattern now\e. Muskie are in the deep hole of the lake. Read Full Report →


Muskie Charter

July 10, 2019

Muskie are snapping good this month. Open dates availible. Read Full Report →


The fishing is as good as it gets

June 22, 2019

Walleye fishing continues to be good then one of the best years ever Read Full Report →


Lilac have buds

May 12, 2019

Ant day they are coming to bloom signeling the bast time to catch walleye. Limits are common now but the best is yet to come with warm weather. Read Full Report →


Its cold outside but the Walleyes are on

May 09, 2019

Dress warm and hold on to your pole Read Full Report →


Father and daughter walleye team

May 08, 2019

Fishing has been just terrific nothing more to say Read Full Report →


St Clair River

May 03, 2019

Giys don't fight the hassel and traffic in Detroit. Secret don't tell anymore from Detroit. We catch walleye too ( lots) and its friendly, safe and no traffic jams. Read Full Report →


Walleye Bit is offically on

April 06, 2019

Jim and Earl caght these walleye this past weekend Read Full Report →


Steelhead Madness

March 22, 2019

Coming to a stream near you and we can help with that too Read Full Report →


Huron River Steel

February 26, 2019

There some good fishing when the weather breaks for Steelhead in SE Michigan. Save techiques we use on the West side of the state still appy. One day travel for folks near Detroit. Read Full Report →


Perch Report

February 22, 2019

We to not do ice fishing trips. To show you how good the perch fishing can be around Memoral day for a few weeks can be real good. Walleyes are good too you can book a double trip. One… Read Full Report →


Winter Steelhead

January 07, 2019

we are catching a few fish in this mild winter we are having. Nice to get out with a rod in hand. Late winter into March the fishing shouldl improve. As a bonus some nice walleyes are being caught… Read Full Report →


Charter boat captains of Lake Erie and L

December 22, 2018

Annual Christmas fish fry Read Full Report →


River Steelhead fishing

December 16, 2018

If you get a warm up steelhead fishing gets pretty hot in the Huron River Read Full Report →


Huron River Steel

December 14, 2018

Had a bit of a warm-up in the fish seem to move but in general the Huron River like most rivers in put in general the rivers in Michigan is slow Read Full Report →


Fall Muskie Action

October 07, 2018

We had a good day considering the poor weather on Sunday. Cold front and NE wind spell slow fishing but we went 4 for 6 on the Canadian side of the lake. I'll take it ! Read Full Report →


Fall Fishing

October 05, 2018

Got the drift boat out for sone senterpin fishing Read Full Report →


Toad

August 10, 2018

Caught this 24 in 5 and 3/4 5 and three quarter pound Smallmouth today fishing perch Read Full Report →


Toad

July 18, 2018

Walleye fishing is starting to slow that is normal. Bass and Perch is improving. The best month for Perch is Sept. when water cools Read Full Report →


Bill the Fly Fish Guide

July 10, 2018

Me and Bill swap services I caught some nice browns fly fishing. Bill took this with me on my charter. We are going to try fly fishing Muskie soon. Stay tuned to this station Read Full Report →


This Muskie thought he wass a walleye

July 03, 2018

This one hit a crawler harness in the channel Read Full Report →


Walleye trips

July 03, 2018

Fishing continues to be good even though the weather is hot the fishing has not cooled off Read Full Report →


Middle Channel

July 01, 2018

Nice Muskie older fish hit walleye gear. At least 20 looks like a male. Light tackle too ! Read Full Report →


Bass fishing

June 29, 2018

The opener in Canada was a little slow for smallmouth bass when finished when finished with catching a limit of walleyes we do a little bit of casting when finished with catching a limit of walleyes we do a… Read Full Report →


Bass Fishing Lake Sinclair

June 28, 2018

Canadian opener for Smallmouth what's low but there were a big largemouth in the canals and channels Read Full Report →


Bass season opens today

June 16, 2018

We offer trips to catch both bass and walleyes on the same trip. Walleye fishing excellent bass are fair to good. Read Full Report →


Limiting Out Walleye

June 05, 2018

The fishing is on fire. Come help me out and but out the braze ! Read Full Report →


Port Sanilac Trip

May 28, 2018

We got into some nice trout and and a few salmon. We moved the boat to Harsen Island for walleyes and the fishing is trementatis. Read Full Report →


Fishing Improving Daily

May 22, 2018

The temps are moving fish up the coast. Laker trout predominate but more silver fishing are coming. Today we went 4 for 4 with this beautiful salmon of 10 plus pounds. Fishing will improve very soon ! Read Full Report →


Limits of Taste Walleye

May 19, 2018

Fishing continue to be great however a early morning starts is needed for beat results Read Full Report →


A nice King on a Super nice morning on H

May 16, 2018

The captain showing off a bit Read Full Report →


St Clair Hot

May 09, 2018

Its phenomental that all I can say Read Full Report →


Phenomenal Fishing

May 09, 2018

It don't get better than this. Even remote Canadian lakes don't produce like this. Fish near home for Walleyes. Read Full Report →


Salmon and Trout fishing alive and well

May 04, 2018

Nice bunch of silver fish Read Full Report →


Some taste eatting

May 01, 2018

May day perch fishing. Read Full Report →


Steelhead Run and Walleye

March 31, 2018

The steelhead in SE Michigan (Huron River) is reaching its pinnacle there here is still time to book. Walleyes are available and big ones. If you want trophy walleyes and eater size they are in the Detroit and St.… Read Full Report →


Huron River Trips

March 22, 2018

SE Michigan not noted for Steelhead . But, many are surprised that they are stocked and available to catch. Just like Lake Michigan streams all fishing techniques work well. We have a drift boat and plugging works well with… Read Full Report →


Port Huron is HOt

March 18, 2018

Got I nice varity of fish mostly gators (walleye) Sunday Read Full Report →


Huron Steel

March 17, 2018

Water high a little mddy but fishing should improve Read Full Report →


Perch

February 01, 2018

There is a good supply of perch this year Read Full Report →


Winter Steelheading

December 09, 2017

When the weather moderates and the ice is gone there are steelhead to be caaught in the Huron and St Clair river Read Full Report →


Fall Trout and Walleye

November 01, 2017

We are fishing weather permitting walleye and Trout in S.E/ Michigan river and streams. No need to travel far from the Detroit Metro area. Read Full Report →


Perchin St Clair

October 05, 2017

The weather has been warm not the best for schooling perch, but with the cool down coming fishing for these taste morcels should improve. Read Full Report →


Fall Perch Fishing

September 17, 2017

Our lowest price trip yet are best eating and the most fun trips for beginners to advanced angulars. Perch school up when the weather cools down making some fast action on the best tasting fish on the planet. Check… Read Full Report →


Perch will start soon

September 08, 2017

Find the fish and you'll have a ball catching them eating them is a bonus Read Full Report →


Big Fish Day

August 25, 2017

Caught Big Catfish and 2 big walleyes. Cat close to 20# and walleye 6 and 7 pounders. Plus others Read Full Report →


Sunday Walleye

August 13, 2017

Still a bunch of walleyes to be caught. Read Full Report →


Fishing Remains good in the Heat

August 01, 2017

Walleye fishing has tamper off a bit that is normal. Catch is still good. Muskie fishing has pick up with the best fishing on the Canadian side. However is casting and fly fishing is your favorite the channels can… Read Full Report →


A nice catch

June 18, 2017

A nice catch aboard the North Bay on Father Day. I little windy but we got it done. Good crew ! Read Full Report →


Walleyes Fishing Gone Mad

May 26, 2017

The walleyes are biting some good and the weather is improving nicely. Limits but the fish are small and plentiful Read Full Report →


Poor Weather

May 06, 2017

The weather has been terrible but this can't last forever. The fish are there and are biting good. Limits Read Full Report →


Walleye Fishing Today and this week

April 24, 2017

The fishing is not going to get better this this. Limits are the norm. Jigging the St. Clair river is what we are doing and having great success. Read Full Report →


Steelhead Walleye St Clair River

April 01, 2017

We experience major rain and high dirty water conditions. When this improves in a few days the fishing will be good Read Full Report →


Huron River Steelhead

February 25, 2017

Went 2 for 3 on the Huron River near Flat Rock. The run has started. We backed trolled with one customer who seemed pleased. Lots of wildlife to view as a bonus. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.85
out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
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Marwan A.
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
 5.00
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Walleye fishing in july

VERIFIED   July 2, 2019
This was a great experience. Captain Tom is a seasoned fisherman who makes a point for you to enjoy the water and fishing....
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Lisa C.
Royal Oak, Michigan
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Half day walleye trip it’s Captain Tom

VERIFIED   July 22, 2019
Half day trip with Captain Tom.  He was very knowledgeable and very patient with our kids.  The only disappointment...
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Karen F.
Grosse Pointe, MI
 5.00
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Fun day on Lake St Clair

VERIFIED   June 29, 2019
We had a fun day on the water.  Boat was ship shape and ready to go when we arrived. Capt Tom gave us great fishing support...
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Jonque W.
Little Elm, TX
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Short Trip but lots of fun!

VERIFIED   August 3, 2019
Had about four hours to get out and fish with Capt. Tom again.  We booked with him last year and had a blast as well. ...
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Cecil M.
Plymouth, MI
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Fantastic fishing trip with Captain Tom.

VERIFIED   August 29, 2019
We already booked our next trip with Captain Tom. What an incredible day!!
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