FAQS

I’m new to charter fishing. How do I get information?
Give us a call after reviewing our website and watching some of our videos. You can give us a call at 218.310.7636 to ask any question. Were always willing to help you choose the right charter trip..

Do the boats have bathrooms?
Yes, all our boats are equipped with a clean roomy bathroom.

Do I need a fishing license?
Yes, A Minnesota fishing license and trout stamp, or a 24hr hour license is required for persons 16 or over. For seniors 65 or over the trout stamp is not necessary. Licenses are your responsibility. They can be obtained thru the MNDR website. or any location selling licenses electronically.

What should I bring with me on the boat?
Depending on the length of charter bring snack foods, or sandwich, drinks, which may include alcohol in moderation, a camera, hat, sunblock, and a rain jacket if the weather looks like rain. We also provide all the rods,reels, bait, and tackle and ice for your catch will be provided,

Is the boat safe for me and my entire family?
Yes. We are federally licensed by the United States Coast Guard. Our vessels echeed all the safety equipment required. You can enjoy the trip knowing that you’re safe and secure with seasoned professionals.

Do we still fish on rainy days?
Yes, we normally fish on rainy days; however, depending on winds, thunderstorms and chances of lightning there is always a chance we may cancel. I will call the evening prior to the trip to confirm the weather conditions. If you are in doubt about the weather, always call your captain before you decide to cancel your trip. Surprisingly we have some of our best fish catching days on rainy stormy looking days.

Why is the capacity of the boat limited to 6 people?
Mandated by the United States Coast Guard We”re only allowed to have six paying customers on board. So if you have more than six people…We do offer multi-boat charters for larger groups. We would be glad to set up two or more boats to take your group fishing.

What are the chances of a successful charter?
We do our best to catch fish on every charter. With our extensive knowledge of the waters, you assured a successful day of fishing. It’s our goal to make your trip the best fishing outing you’ve ever experienced. Depending on the weather, and wind conditions, we adapt our strategies to target the most available species.

What type of fishing can I expect?
We specialize in offshore trolling. Our tackle is designed for the targeted species. light enough to make it sporting, but heavy enough to land the biggest fish.

What happens to the fish I catch?
If species is legal, they’re kept on ice in our cooler. We will gladly fillet your catch and place the fillets in gallon sized bags at the end of the trip.

How do I know if the boat is available for the date I want?
When you call to reserve one or more days, we can usually make arrangements to accommodate you on one of our boats or with one of our on-staff captains. The sooner you make you’re booking the better.

What is the deposit and cancellation policy?
We normally take credit card information to reserve your date. You can cancel the trip up to 14 days in advance and pay no fee. After 14 days you will be charged the $200 deposit fee. If the captain cancels because of bad weather you will not be charged a deposit

Is gratuity expected and how much?
Gratuities are never expected but greatly appreciated. If the crew did a good job, made the trip enjoyable and you had a good time you might consider rewarding those efforts. The normal range is 15 to 20%.

We Provide the following

All required Coast Guard safety equipment (we exceed the requirements)
Top quality well maintained rods and reels
State of the art fishing electronics
Bait and tackle, proven effective for the type of fishing be done
Ice for your fish on the boat.
Inform and educate you about fishing methods and general Lake Superior information
We will fillet and bag your days catch.
We can organize multiple boat trips for families and companies

What you need to bring

Current Minnesota fishing license and trout stamp or (24 hr license which includes trout stamp.
Warm clothing (temperature changes can be extreme)
Soft soled shoes (no black soles or heals that will mark the deck)
Food and beverages. Alcoholic beverages are allowed, but please use in moderation.
Camera and sunglasses
Cooler for transporting your fish home