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Originator Fishing Charter :: Fish Lake Michigan

At Originator Charter, we provide all the latest tackle and fishing equipment for you to enjoy the great experience of catching King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Trout and Brown Trout.

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Captain Jerry provides daily fishing charters for Lake Michigan and also provides Tournament fishing for real competitors aboard a 36 spacious and clean Tiara with a hard top and a 14 wide fishing deck. The Originator is a Michigan DNR inspected vessel.

Boat is Heated and Air conditioned and is fully equipped with all the latest fishing tackle electronics and Safety equipment, state licensed, and inspected.

Taking your family, friends, employees, or valued clients fishing is a great alternative to golfing or a ball game. It is also one of the best ways you can show them how much you appreciate them with a Lake Michigan Fishing Charter fishing trip aboard an Originator Charter. We can also take care of large groups with multi-boat charters and even arrange a fish fry at a local restaurant after the fishing trip.

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Its never too early to Book your Lake Michigan fishing trip for Coho Salmon. April special $100 off any booking Monday through Thursday through the month of April. 

The boat is located at Pier 33 Marina, Slip 44, which is straight ahead when you come through the gate.

Captain Jerry Link has 26+ years of Fishing experience on Lake Michigan as well as a U.S. Coast Guard Great Lakes 100 Ton Master License.


    2PM - 7PM, $110/person, $540 min
    (6 person maximum)

    * LAKE SPECIAL NON-HOLIDAY WEEKDAY Mon-Thurs only $40-70 off above pricing.

    4 people - $40 Off Trip Total
    5 people - $50 off Trip Total
    6 people - $70 Off Trip Total


    6AM - 1PM, $130/person, $640 min.
    (6 person maximum)

    * APRIL SPECIAL any booking Mon -Thurs is $100 off above pricing.


    * One 5-Hour Charter plus One 7-Hour Charter -an afternoon followed by the next morning


    (TWO TRIP SPECIAL ONLY) (6 person Maximum)

    •  Free Fish Cleaning
    •  2 hrs from Chicago, Illinois
    •  2 hrs from Ft. Wayne, Indiana
    •  3 hrs from Detroit, Michigan
    •  3 hrs from Indianapolis, Indiana
    •  5 hrs from Cincinnati, Ohio

IMPORTANT: If you are looking for a Professional Captain and First Mate that are courteous and have decades of experience, then you have found us. Originator is a year-round Charter Boat Company that fishes all year long. From the spring run Coho to the King Salmon to the winter Steelhead ... weve got you covered!

"PRIME" fishing time, such as weekends, will always be in high demand! Please make your reservations well in advance.

    •  Groups can be 1-6 people per boat
    •  Extra boats available w/ large groups
    •  Free Fish Cleaning
    •  Additional time is $100/hr
    •  Leisure Cruises at $100/hr, 3 hr min
    •  Sunset Cruises at $100/hr, 3 hr min
    •  All Trips Dock-to-Dock/Catch Limit
    •  Gift Certificates are available

A $200 deposit is required within 7 days from the date you book your charter trip. If a charter is canceled or cut short due to bad weather, the trip will be rescheduled or pro-rated, as determined by the Captain.

A four-week cancellation notice is required for a full deposit refund.

We look forward to your fishing trip on the Lake Michigan! Please call Captain Jerry for reservations or any questions: (269) 207-2551.

You can get a Michigan fishing license at

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© 2010-2018 Originator Fishing Charter
250 Anchors Way, St. Joe, MI 49085

Call Captain Jerry with any questions:
(269) 207-2551

  Originator Fishing Charter Accepts ALL Major Forms of Payment!