Rates for:

Detroit and St. Clair River: Walleye Only

Morning or Afternoon Trips Available (5-6 hours) for 1-2 people: $350
-Add $50 for 3rd person

*Full Day Walleye rates also available

Lake St. Clair & St Clair River: Regular season

Full day bass or walleye (7-8 hour trips) for 1-2 people start at $400
-add $75 for additional person


Full day Musky (at least eight hours) for 1-2 people start at $450
-add $100 for additional person

Half-day any species ( 4 hour trips) for 1-2 people are $300
-add $75 for additional person

* add $50 to any trip for multi species
* Rate not available for Detroit River

Big Manistee River rates for Steelhead

These rates apply to 2017 February and March for the Manistee River:

1-2 people $375
3 people $425
4 people $500

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Method of Payment: Cash or Check

Cancellation Policy: All trips require a $200 deposit at time of booking. A 7 day notice is required for a refund. Trips canceled after the 7 day grace period will result in a loss of the deposit. All weather cancellation are my decision. I do not cancel trips because of rain.

(231) 668-2894

Complimentary DVD, "How to Cast" when booking.
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Doug Samsal and his son Garrett have 38 years of combined guiding experience and can show you where to fish the big ones.

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Professional Fishing Charter Guide

Lake St. Clair

Lake St. Clair, MI

Smallmouth Bass, Musky, Sturgeon and Walleye in Lake St. Clair and Detroit River. read more

Manistee River

Manistee River, MI

Steelhead and Salmon in the Manistee River. read more

Things that are provided

What is included when you book your trip

  • A fully licensed and inspected 21' Nitro Z9 Bass Boat.
  • A fully licensed and inspected 21' Carolina Skiff built for your safety and comfort.
  • Safety Gear.
  • Rods, Reels, Lures, Baits and Instruction for the fish species of your choice.
  • 25+ years of guide experience.

Things to bring

A list of a few things to make your trip more enjoyable

  • Michigan fishing licenses (Get it online at http://www.mdnr-elicense.com/)
  • Layers of warm clothing
  • Rain gear. (Poncho's not recommended.)
  • Sunscreen
  • Polarized Sun Glasses
  • Camera is a definite must!
  • Food and Drink.
  • Cooler for your fish.

We live to fish and to provide the best guide service available!

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