Charter Operator
Mainstream Guides

Member since August 2017 Newaygo, United States
Background
Aaron Spence has been guiding for over 18 years on some of Michigans finest rivers. The Jordan, Manistee, Pere Marquette, Muskegon and the Grand River.I look forward to having you out on the water for a great day of fishing.

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Newaygo, United States
Background
Aaron Spence has been guiding for over 18 years on some of Michigans finest rivers. The Jordan, Manistee, Pere Marquette, Muskegon and the Grand River.I look forward to having you out on the water for a great day of fishing.

My Charter Listings

Mainstream Guides - Newaygo

11 reviews
Newaygo
In demand!
trips from $275

Mainstream Guides - Wellston

9 reviews
Wellston
In demand!
trips from $325

Fishing Reports

Steelhead fishing is ramping up! Book y

January 26, 2018

If you're thinking of getting out on the water this spring, you need to book your trips soon. March and April are the two best months to chase these chrome beauties. Give us a call before it's too late! Read Full Report →


The Steelhead are coming! The Steelhead

October 16, 2017

It's getting to be that magical time of year! The rain last week has help the water levels to move back up..And that moves more fish up. Grab a date for some amazing fall steelhead fishing while the dates… Read Full Report →


BIG FISH ARE HERE....call for a date!

September 25, 2017

The Manistee River has a good number of fish around. I would love to help you tie into one bigger them this one! We have hit some Steelhead and have Coho around us all day. The trout bite is… Read Full Report →


Salmon on Thunder Sticks

September 21, 2017

We have some great days on the water the last week despite the heat wave! You would think we are fishing in Florida! Grab a day to hit the water and fight one of these Monsters. Read Full Report →


Can you say BIG FISH !

September 19, 2017

Butch landed some great fish today... The MONSTER fish was 33 lbs. Let me know if you want to try to beat this one! Give me a call, I would love to see the smile on your face if… Read Full Report →


Salmon and Bass

September 14, 2017

We ran a little R&D trip to see what the numbers looked like on the Muskegon River. We need rain and a lot of it, even with low numbers we came out a winner! This nice smallmouth and a… Read Full Report →


How many fish can you count? In the vid

September 11, 2017

Hit the PM river today and have some great numbers of fish around. Starting to see fish jump up on gravel. If you looking for fresh Salmon you need to come soon! Read Full Report →


Salmon are here..Get your date now!

September 05, 2017

If you're looking to fish for FRESH Salmon now is the time. Grab a date in September like ASAP. We have good numbers of fish on many of the rivers. Tight Lines Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.75
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
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Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
94%
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Shawn H.
Toledo, OH
 5.00
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DONT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY

VERIFIED   NEW  September 18, 2020
Had a great time with Aaron. Fishing was pretty good. I think we went 6 for 25. Trip came with lunch, I didn’t expect a tasty...
Shawn H. recommends Mainstream Guides - Wellston
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Russell T.
Grand Ledge, Michigan
 4.67
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Book this guide and you will catch big fish

VERIFIED   October 18, 2019
My brother from Texas and I can not say enough good things about this trip. In less than 4 hours we landed 6 big salmon and...
Russell T. recommends Mainstream Guides - Newaygo
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Wick C.
Findlay, OH
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  September 19, 2020
This was a great trip.  It met or exceeded any exceptions we had.  Captain Aaron know where the fish are and was...
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John K.
Lansing, MI
 5.00
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Half Day with Captain Aaron

VERIFIED   August 22, 2020
We had an incredible morning. I took my 7yr old son fishing for the first time and Aaron is amazing—knowledgeable, friendly,...
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Gregory P.
Hudsonville, MI
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Half day trip wCapt Jeff

VERIFIED   July 3, 2020
Great time and experience for my Son… Capt Jeff - Thank you very much!
Gregory P. recommends Mainstream Guides - Newaygo
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