Captain
Steve Campbell

Member since August 2017 Grand Rapids, United States
Background
Captain Steve is a lifelong resident of Michigan, and as a person who enjoys the outdoors and loves fishing, he decided to fulfill his dream of becoming a fishing guide. It was a natural choice for Steve, who is a relaxed and fun-loving person and one who genuinely enjoys seeing his guests' smiling faces. Steve welcomes experienced anglers and beginners on his guided fishing trips.

Hey, I'm Captain Steve Campbell

Grand Rapids, United States
Background
Captain Steve is a lifelong resident of Michigan, and as a person who enjoys the outdoors and loves fishing, he decided to fulfill his dream of becoming a fishing guide. It was a natural choice for Steve, who is a relaxed and fun-loving person and one who genuinely enjoys seeing his guests' smiling faces. Steve welcomes experienced anglers and beginners on his guided fishing trips.

My Charter Listing

River Trek Guide Service

25 reviews
Grand Rapids
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trips from $275

Fishing Reports

Charters are happening!

May 28, 2020

We are back at it running charters and the fishing is good. We have 3 solid months to chase warmwater river species ahead of us. Smallmouth bass, walleye and northern pike. These are high action trips and the summer… Read Full Report →


Spring steelhead

February 16, 2020

Booking Feb/March/April steelhead trips. Get your date booked before its gone! Steelhead fishing has been good all winter. Read Full Report →


West Michigan

January 19, 2020

This mild weather sure has been great for steelhead fishing. We fish all winter! Get with me to get out! Read Full Report →


Fishing trip

January 03, 2020

If your thinking of booking a spring steelhead or summer smallmouth trip, get a date booked before the prime ones are gone! Read Full Report →


Winter fishing

December 30, 2019

December steelhead fishing has been good. West Michigan rivers are setting up nicely for some fantastic fishing into January! Read Full Report →


December

December 09, 2019

December fishing is going great! Some real trophys are coming to the net! Read Full Report →


November Steelhead

October 27, 2019

November is looking like it will be a great month to get in on some steelhead fishing! I love this time of year and the big chrome steelhead that show up in West Michigan rivers! Read Full Report →


Fall fishing 2019

October 02, 2019

September was a successful month of fishing here in West Michigan. Oct, Nov and Dec is prime-time to book a trip. Beautiful scenery and quality fishing for trophy sized chrome steelhead. We are on the river year round. Book… Read Full Report →


King Salmon

August 13, 2019

Sept thru mid October I guide for Great Lakes King Salmon. Book your trip for a chance at a real trophy. 30lb plus fish will be caught! Read Full Report →


River fishing opportunties

July 21, 2019

West Michigan rivers are set up great for some aweome smallmouth bass fishing the rest of summer into fall. And dont forget that September is the month for big king salmon. Dont miss out on some great fishing! Read Full Report →


Summertime fishing

July 09, 2019

Summerime fishing is really heating up with the surge in temperature we have experienced here in West Michigan. Smallmouth bass have become very active. A summertime float down the river is alot of fun for all ages and a… Read Full Report →


Steelhead run winter/spring 2019

January 12, 2019

We are booking 2019 winter/spring steelhead trips. February steelhead fishing can be dynamite as they begin to enter the river from Lake Michigan. These early run fish tend to be aggressive and pressure is at a minimum compared to… Read Full Report →


December 2018 steelhead

January 02, 2019

Late fall and through the winter is typically when we catch our biggest steehead here in West Michigan, and this year has been no acception. If your looking to hook into a trophy steelhead, the 2018/2019 run has been… Read Full Report →


Steelhead

November 07, 2018

Dont let the cooling temps scare you away. This is prime time for steelhead action and the fishing has been good. We have been netting some large fish this fall 2018. At the current time, West Michigan rivers are… Read Full Report →


Summer fishing

June 22, 2018

A warmwater species charter on a beautiful West Michigan river is a great way to spend a summer day! On a warmwater species charter, you can expect plenty of smallmouth bass action and also opportunities with largemouth bass, northern… Read Full Report →


Smallmouth Bass

June 01, 2018

The summer-like weather we have been experiencing here in West Michigan over the last week has caused our river temps to rise and fired up the smallmouth bass. We target smallmouth with a variety of techniques. They are a… Read Full Report →


Spring 2018 steelhead

April 16, 2018

Spring steelhead fishing here in SW Michigan has been pretty good. We have had a colder than normal spring which has kept the river temps cool. Because of this, the migration of fish from Lk Michigan has been prolonged.… Read Full Report →


November Steelhead

November 14, 2017

It is mid November and there are good numbers of steelhead in our area rivers. The size of the fish this fall has been very impressive. We have been having good success on our outings. Some days the bite… Read Full Report →


Fall steelhead

October 21, 2017

Steelhead fishing has been good for us here in West Michigan and should continue to get better as we get later into fall. It is mid Oct now, and we have had a few decent pushes of fresh fish… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.95
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Timothy S.
Pleasant Ridge, MI
 5.00
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Half Day Trip on Grand River Aug 12 2020

VERIFIED   August 12, 2020
Had a very good time with Captain Steve.  Fished about eight or so spots on the Grand River upstream of Grand Rapids. ...
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Bob N.
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What a fantastic morning!

VERIFIED   NEW  August 28, 2020
We had such a great time! We are novice anglers and we learned so much. Caught a bunch of different fish. It almost felt like...
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Franz T.
Pinckney, MI
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Half-day trip salmon with Captain Steve

VERIFIED   NEW  September 2, 2020
Captain Steve was an excellent guide he did very well and was patient with my six-year-old to help us try and catch some fish...
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Brenda H.
Grand Ledge, Michigan
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Full day

VERIFIED   August 13, 2020
Captain Steve was very knowledgeable. He knew where to fish and kept us moving. We were able to caught big and small fish....
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Dan O.
Northbrook, IL
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Half day warn water trip with Steve.

VERIFIED   July 14, 2020
Every part of the trip was enjoyable.  Steve was very attentive to me and all the details that make fishing fun and successful. ...
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