Lake Michigan

Want to get in on the charter boat fishing action out of Holland?  Book early.  The months of May, June, July, August and September fill up fast.  

Spend a day on the waters of Lake Michigan fishing for salmon, steelhead and lake trout on a charter boat with Captain Jim Swanzey.   Jim has over 35 years of charter boat fishing experience on Lake Michgan.  In addtion, he has been an active member in many salmon and steelhead conservation efforts on the Great Lakes.  

Jim operates his boat, JJ, out of the port of Holland, Michigan at Yacht Basin Marina.  He runs charters on his 34 foot Tierra Pursuit that is fully loaded for your comfort.  Moreover, JJ comes with all the latest electronic and navigation tools to help make a day on the big lake successful. 


Charter boat fishing is priced in half day increments. Those time increments are: 7 am to 1 pm or 2 pm to 8 pm for 1 to 4 people. The cost per trip is $600.  

A deposit of $300 is require in order to secure your reservation.  Your final payment will be due at the time of your trip. For each person there is over four there is an an $50 per person charge.

Unlike river or ice fishing, we do not provide food or drink on charter boat trips.

Catch & Clean

We will clean and package your CATCH to your specifications & provide ice for your cooler.