Captain
Fred Bolton

Member since June 2017 Manistee, United States
Background
Captain Fred Bolton has been fishing Lake Michigan and the Manistee River for many years, specializing in Salmon and Trout fishing. As a member of multiple local Boat Associations and a proud participant in “Manistee Tight Lines for Troops,” Capt. Fred uses his passion for fishing to make a positive influence in the local community.
Techniques
Big water offshore trolling.Also can provide river fishing in a smaller river boat.

Hey, I'm Captain Fred Bolton

Manistee, United States
Background
Captain Fred Bolton has been fishing Lake Michigan and the Manistee River for many years, specializing in Salmon and Trout fishing. As a member of multiple local Boat Associations and a proud participant in “Manistee Tight Lines for Troops,” Capt. Fred uses his passion for fishing to make a positive influence in the local community.
Techniques
Big water offshore trolling.Also can provide river fishing in a smaller river boat.
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Freddie B Sport Fishing Charters

16 reviews
Manistee
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Fishing Reports

Todays catch

June 04, 2020

Todays catch cooked up complements of Rver Street Staton . Aboad Freddie B Spot Fishing charters. Come enjoy the finest Manistee has to offer. Read Full Report →


Best of Maistee

August 12, 2019

The larger fish have been showing up. Read Full Report →


Tuesday afternoon

September 18, 2018

Found a few under tough conditions Read Full Report →


Calm September Morning

September 16, 2018

It was calm enough to head far offshore Read Full Report →


Harbor patrol

August 24, 2018

A hard north blow brought the fish to the harbor. Read Full Report →


Spring Fishing

May 30, 2018

Fishing was fast and furious this morning on the Freddie B with my group from Chicago. Fising has been very good all Spring and should continue. Read Full Report →


Wednesday night

June 14, 2017

Fished 10 miles of shore looking for steelhead AKA Rainbow Trout. Found 1 Lake Trout so we moved to the shelf off Manistee( in shallower) and found a few Kings and Lake Trout. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (12)
4.40
out of 5 stars from 16 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Fishing with Fred
Just some of our second day catch,
5 hour trip with Captain Freddie B
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
87%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
77%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
60%
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Flint W.
Orion Charter Township, MI
 5.00
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 20, 2020
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Todd K.
Bryan, OH
 5.00
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Morning Trip with Freddie B

VERIFIED   August 4, 2020
Freddie was great and made sure we caught some fish. My wife and I had a great time. The Boat and equipment we’re great.
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Eric T.
Bingham Farms, MI
 5.00
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Fishing with Fred

VERIFIED   August 24, 2020
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Tim M.
Grandville, MI
 4.00
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Am trip Freddie B

VERIFIED   NEW  August 26, 2020
Good experience. Pleased with fishing. Knowledgeable. Fred could not have worked harder..No first mate made for some uncertainty.
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James R.
Augusta, Georgia
 5.00
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Salmon Charter with Freddie B

VERIFIED   August 16, 2019
Freddie did an awesome job and knows his stuff.  You know you have a winner captain when other boats follow you! ...
James R. recommends Freddie B Sport Fishing Charters
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