Spring Salmon Charters From St. Joseph, Michigan in Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan | April 8th - May 22nd, 2017

The springtime salmon fishing in St. Joseph, Michigan is second to none. As the waters begin to warm in the spring, baitfish flock to these waters, bringing the predator fish with them. During this time charter fishing is phenomenal from all of southern Lake Michigan, especially the port of St Joseph. The warm outflow from the St Joseph River and the Cook Power Plant draw large schools of fish from all around Lake Michigan. Large catches of Coho and King salmon are common, as well as great numbers of Lake Trout, Steelhead, & Brown Trout. But with the short season and low prices, dates don't last long, don't miss out on this amazing fishery!

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Fishing Report - 2016 in Review

Despite the less than rosy outlook for Lake Michigan in 2016, the early fishing from St. Joseph was very productive.for a variety of species. Due to a series of strong cold fronts and north winds early in our season, the nearshore fishery we typically rely on never materialized. Because of this we spent the majority of our time offshore and enjoyed great action for Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Trout, with a few King Salmon mixed in. Once the weather began to stabilize, the King Salmon got more aggressive and more plentiful. Although we can't predict what 2017 will bring, we're confident and hopeful that we'll have another diverse and productive season. We hope you'll join us!


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Brian's Marina

340 Industrial Court
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085
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St. Joseph / Benton Harbor, MI 

Morning Charter Rates 

7 Hours or Limit Catch
1-4 People $500
5 People $575 
6 People $650

Morning Trips Leave at 6:00 AM

Afternoon Charter Rates

5 Hours or Limit Catch
1-4 People $475
5 People $525
6 People $575 

Afternoon Trips Leave at 2:30 PM 

Fish Cleaning is Included

Morning charters generally yield larger catches

$100 Deposit Required for Reservations

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