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What anglers said about fishing in Chicago

Captain was great! Awesome experience and very knowledgeable captain. Friendly and all around n great service. Definitely recommend.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Captain was great! Awesome experience and very knowledgeable captain. Friendly and all around n great service. Definitely recommend.
Raul  C.
Raul C. Utica, Michigan
Stay and hit the boathouse after. We did not because we didn't plan anytime. We will next time for sure. looks awesome.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Stay and hit the boathouse after. We did not because we didn't plan anytime. We will next time for sure. looks awesome.
Martin  M.
Martin M. Mettawa, IL
Just remember it's Michigan! Weather can change anytime. Always be prepared for the weather to change and get too hot or too cold.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just remember it's Michigan! Weather can change anytime. Always be prepared for the weather to change and get too hot or too cold.
Tammy  G.
Tammy G. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Have to do it. Captain jarrod is a great captain with lots of knowledge and experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Have to do it. Captain jarrod is a great captain with lots of knowledge and experience
David  C.
David C. Bar Nunn, WY
With any fishing trip weather plays a big role especially in April. If you can get out during March or April that would be best. Run a spread of lines from top to bottom to produce best results for multi species.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
With any fishing trip weather plays a big role especially in April. If you can get out during March or April that would be best. Run a spread of lines from top to bottom to produce best results for multi species.
Bill  D.
Bill D. Cedar Springs, MI
Enjoy! A motion sickness pre trip, wasn’t real bad but times of feeling a little queasy could be eliminated with some motion sickness medication. OTC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Enjoy! A motion sickness pre trip, wasn’t real bad but times of feeling a little queasy could be eliminated with some motion sickness medication. OTC
John  A.
John A. United States
Just go out there with the mindset of having A great time and you’ll catch the fish. Look forward into making it a memorable experience. Enjoy yourself.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just go out there with the mindset of having A great time and you’ll catch the fish. Look forward into making it a memorable experience. Enjoy yourself.
Timothy  M.
Timothy M. Chicago, IL
Give Capt. Kyle a try at Sliver Beach Fishing. He and his crew were great with me and my whole family.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Give Capt. Kyle a try at Sliver Beach Fishing. He and his crew were great with me and my whole family.
Fredrick  L.
Fredrick L. Fenton, MO
Fishing isn’t always catching. Be patient and if you don’t catch fish the first time try again. So worth the wait and a wonderful sport.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Fishing isn’t always catching. Be patient and if you don’t catch fish the first time try again. So worth the wait and a wonderful sport.
Mary  L.
Mary L. Elgin, IL
Make sure you know your weather! We checked with Capt Don the Sunday before tornado quality T-Storms were blowing through the area on our scheduled trip. We postponed a day for a much smoother ride!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you know your weather! We checked with Capt Don the Sunday before tornado quality T-Storms were blowing through the area on our scheduled trip. We postponed a day for a much smoother ride!
Kurt  W.
Kurt W. Hoffman Estates, Illinois
You will catch more fish in the morning. Jarrod told us to come back and do a morning trip and we would catch more fish!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
You will catch more fish in the morning. Jarrod told us to come back and do a morning trip and we would catch more fish!
Kris  W.
Kris W. McCordsville, IN
Lake Geneva is a large body of water with great depth and submerged structure. You need an experienced guide to navigate these waters for the first time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Lake Geneva is a large body of water with great depth and submerged structure. You need an experienced guide to navigate these waters for the first time.
Robert  S.
Robert S. Chicago, IL
Definitely book a trip with Captain Bobby who is Extremely knowledgeable of the entire lake
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Definitely book a trip with Captain Bobby who is Extremely knowledgeable of the entire lake
Candace  B.
Candace B. Hinsdale, IL
Do it very early in the morning, we started at 6:00 am. August is a great month to fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Do it very early in the morning, we started at 6:00 am. August is a great month to fish.
Michael  S.
Michael S. Chicago, IL
Make sure you take something for sea sickness, the waves can be a bit much.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Make sure you take something for sea sickness, the waves can be a bit much.
Jeanette  W.
Jeanette W. Toledo, OH
The water temp had changed over night and got colder so the fish were not very attractive and the bit was slow .we plan to try again in September hoping for better luck
Excellent
4.3 / 5
The water temp had changed over night and got colder so the fish were not very attractive and the bit was slow .we plan to try again in September hoping for better luck
James  W.
James W. United States
Bring light weight pants to fend off the biting flys that are present during July & summer months.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Bring light weight pants to fend off the biting flys that are present during July & summer months.
Bryan  B.
Bryan B. Arlington Heights, IL
Just enjoy what mother nature and the crew has to offer. You will not regret it.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just enjoy what mother nature and the crew has to offer. You will not regret it.
Mark & Beth Loveless
Mark & Beth Loveless Grand Haven, Michigan
It was great. We couldn't control the weather, lol..but the experience was excellent.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was great. We couldn't control the weather, lol..but the experience was excellent.
April  B.
April B.
I would try in the Box charters was a wonderful experience Jared was a great captain and very experienced we had an awesome time
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I would try in the Box charters was a wonderful experience Jared was a great captain and very experienced we had an awesome time
Lori  F.
Lori F. Baroda, MI