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Set sail with Blue Collar Fishing Charter and let Captain Leland's expertise guide you through the most rewarding fishing spots of Lake Michigan and the Big Manistee River. Our charters are more than just a fishing trip—they're a tailored experience that caters to the novice and the seasoned angler alike. With a fleet equipped for comfort, safety, and the best chance at a prized catch, each excursion promises the thrill of the chase and the tranquility of the water. Join us, and let your fishing adventure begin.


Pricing & Reservation Information


Tips and gratuities are both accepted and appreciated.

Lake Michigan Trolling


All Charters Six Hours Dock to Dock


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May 1st - July 15th:


1-4 People       $625.00

5-6 People      $700.00



1-4 People        $700.00

5-6 People        $800.00

March 25th-April 10th:

Perch Fishing

$400 1-4 people 

July 15th - Sept 15th:


1-4 People       $700.00

5-6 People      $800.00



1-4 People        $800.00

5-6 People        $900.00

Big Manistee River
All Gear/Tackle Provided

Sept 10th - Oct 15th:

King Salmon

(6.5 Hours)        

1-2 People       $450.00

  3  People        $525.00

  4  People        $600.00


(4 Hours)        

1-2 People       $300.00

  3  People        $375.00

  4  People        $475.00

**Methods Used: Casting/ Body Baits/Spinners/Float Fishin Skein/Spawn**

Big Manistee River
All Gear/Tackle Provided

October 15th - April 1st:


        (7-8 Hours)        

1-2 People       $450.00

  3  People        $525.00

  4  People        $600.00


Methods Used: Float Fishing Spawn/ Beads/ Jigs * Back Trolling Plugs* Bottom Bouncing

All charters include the use of top-quality gear and tackle to ensure you have everything you need for the perfect fishing experience.

Reservation Deposit

  • A $100 deposit is required to secure your charter.

  • Deposits are refundable if the cancellation occurs more than 14 days before the scheduled date.

Cancellation Policy

  • For cancellations made within 14 days of the scheduled date, the deposit is non-refundable.

  • If the charter is cancelled prior to the 14-day limit, your deposit will be refunded in full.

Weather Cancellation

  • The safety of our guests is our utmost priority. The Captain reserves the right to cancel any charter due to adverse weather conditions.

  • If a weather cancellation occurs, we will work with you to reschedule or provide a full refund of your deposit.

What to Bring Ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip by bringing along the following:

  • Sunglasses

  • Snacks & Drinks (Alcohol is welcome)

  • A medium-sized cooler for transporting your catch

  • Valid fishing license

  • Sunscreen

  • Appropriate clothing for the weather

Booking Your Charter Ready to reel in the big one? Contact us to reserve your charter and prepare for an unforgettable experience with Captain Leland and the Blue Collar Fishing Charter team.

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Please note: Prices are subject to change without prior notice. For the latest information and special group rates, please reach out to us directly.

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