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May is a good month to go perfect weather! The Waukegan harbor was easy to get to and fairly clean. Fish cleaning station available and long peer for great fishing.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
May is a good month to go perfect weather! The Waukegan harbor was easy to get to and fairly clean. Fish cleaning station available and long peer for great fishing.
Bear King Fishing
Bear King Fishing Belgrade, Belgrade
We normally fish Michigan City since it's closer, but going to St. Joseph is worth it if you want Salmon and Steelhead. The St Joseph river outlet really makes a difference on the fishing, plus we didn't have to run out for an hour to find the deep water like we do in MC and Portage harbors on the same lake. More time fishing. The town is quaint and the views are amazing
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We normally fish Michigan City since it's closer, but going to St. Joseph is worth it if you want Salmon and Steelhead. The St Joseph river outlet really makes a difference on the fishing, plus we didn't have to run out for an hour to find the deep water like we do in MC and Portage harbors on the same lake. More time fishing. The town is quaint and the views are amazing
MJ's Sportfishing Charters – Lake Michigan
MJ's Sportfishing Charters – Lake Michigan
Go on a charter with Captain Jim because he has been fishing this area for a long time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Go on a charter with Captain Jim because he has been fishing this area for a long time.
Jawzon Charter Services
Jawzon Charter Services Cary, Illinois
Dress for the weather. Still pretty chilly in May. Went with Capt Karl Rudobielski of Prime Time Fishing, LLC. He was fantastic!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Dress for the weather. Still pretty chilly in May. Went with Capt Karl Rudobielski of Prime Time Fishing, LLC. He was fantastic!
Prime Time Fishing, LLC
Prime Time Fishing, LLC Park Ridge, Illinois
Weather can be unpredictable early in season, bring change of clothes and rain gear
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Weather can be unpredictable early in season, bring change of clothes and rain gear
Jawzon Charter Services
Jawzon Charter Services Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Bring warm clothes for the morning and sunscreen for the early afternoon. Also, don’t forget to pack a snack.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring warm clothes for the morning and sunscreen for the early afternoon. Also, don’t forget to pack a snack.
Legends Sport Fishing
Legends Sport Fishing
Early April may be tough for salmon. Agreed to rebook a few days prior to our trip because conditions (visibility, water temp, etc) were tough to catch salmon, had plenty of luck at the end of April.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Early April may be tough for salmon. Agreed to rebook a few days prior to our trip because conditions (visibility, water temp, etc) were tough to catch salmon, had plenty of luck at the end of April.
Merganzer Fishing Charters
Merganzer Fishing Charters
Listen to the local charter captains. Fish are plentiful, big, and delicious
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Listen to the local charter captains. Fish are plentiful, big, and delicious
Long Gone 3 Charters
Long Gone 3 Charters Volo, IL
Obtain a map of the layout of the harbor and the parking area/ locations and bathrooms. If chartering a vessel, obtain the slip number and location of the vessel.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Obtain a map of the layout of the harbor and the parking area/ locations and bathrooms. If chartering a vessel, obtain the slip number and location of the vessel.
Breezy 1 Sportfishing
Breezy 1 Sportfishing Mishawaka, IN
Look up Flagship fishing charters for the best experience in st Joseph Michigan
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Look up Flagship fishing charters for the best experience in st Joseph Michigan
Flagship Fishing Charters
Flagship Fishing Charters Rossburg, OH
Do some research on the charter that you are considering and check out the reviews of what others have experienced with the charter, captain, boat, and equipment.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Do some research on the charter that you are considering and check out the reviews of what others have experienced with the charter, captain, boat, and equipment.
Fish Napper Charters, LLC
Fish Napper Charters, LLC South Vienna, OH
Be ready for any possible weather. Cold. Hot. Rain. Calm. High winds. Anything can happen.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be ready for any possible weather. Cold. Hot. Rain. Calm. High winds. Anything can happen.
Our Leg-A-Sea Charters
Our Leg-A-Sea Charters Benton Harbor, MI
Use Feelin Fishy guide service. Capt. Jeff will teach you what you need to know.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Use Feelin Fishy guide service. Capt. Jeff will teach you what you need to know.
Feelin Fishy Sport Fishing
Feelin Fishy Sport Fishing Wilton, IA
Yes, I would highly recommend it. This was me and my buddies's first time Great Lake fishing. We had a great time and caught great fish is both size and quantity.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Yes, I would highly recommend it. This was me and my buddies's first time Great Lake fishing. We had a great time and caught great fish is both size and quantity.
Fisherman Jim's Great Lakes Fishing Adventure
Fisherman Jim's Great Lakes Fishing Adventure Frankfort, IL
Be prepared for un expected weather even with predictions in the lake it feels much colder water temp was 74 air was 69 and it felt like mid fifty.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be prepared for un expected weather even with predictions in the lake it feels much colder water temp was 74 air was 69 and it felt like mid fifty.
GO-FOR-IT  Charters
GO-FOR-IT Charters Doral, FL
It was cool in the morning and beautiful all day. Weather was great. Lots of stuff to do around the area to finish out a trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was cool in the morning and beautiful all day. Weather was great. Lots of stuff to do around the area to finish out a trip.
Xtasea IV Charters
Xtasea IV Charters
This is a well maintained Harbor, which is apparent where ever you look. It is a disciplined, well organized facility you would be happy to bring the entire family. Well maintained grounds, dock slips and restrooms.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This is a well maintained Harbor, which is apparent where ever you look. It is a disciplined, well organized facility you would be happy to bring the entire family. Well maintained grounds, dock slips and restrooms.
GO-FOR-IT  Charters
GO-FOR-IT Charters Hortonville, WI
Find Captain Chris and his boat it was totally worth the 2 hour drive. The guys are fish whisperers .
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Find Captain Chris and his boat it was totally worth the 2 hour drive. The guys are fish whisperers .
Flagship Fishing Charters
Flagship Fishing Charters Chicago, IL
Get with a charter fishing crew. The fishing crews out there know each other and share their experiences with another to make sure they know where to go to catch your targeted species of fish. They take care of everything to make sure you have an enjoyable day of fishing on the Big water. It is well worth the price...because it is so much fun!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Get with a charter fishing crew. The fishing crews out there know each other and share their experiences with another to make sure they know where to go to catch your targeted species of fish. They take care of everything to make sure you have an enjoyable day of fishing on the Big water. It is well worth the price...because it is so much fun!
Line Dancer Sport Fishing
Line Dancer Sport Fishing Southport, IN
If you’re looking for a big haul, go out early, but no matter what time you go you’ll have a great time on the water.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
If you’re looking for a big haul, go out early, but no matter what time you go you’ll have a great time on the water.
In The Box Fishing Charters
In The Box Fishing Charters College Station, TX