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WELCOME TO CAPTAIN CHUCK’S


Captain Chuck’s has been a western Michigan fixture for over 20 years. We carry everything you need to catch that award winning salmon, steelhead or trout. We have the largest selection of great lakes trolling gear, including spoons, flies, rods & reels, dipsy divers and Spin Doctors in the area. See what’s new from Moonshine, Dreamweaver, Yeck, Warrior and Stinger.

Stop in or shop online! We are continually trying to meet your great lakes fishing needs, with the newest and most productive products available. We also carry a complete line of archery equipment from Mathews, Mission, Bear, Obsession, Bowtech, Diamond, Prime, Excalibur, Carbon Express, Ten Point, Wicked Ridge, Stryker, and more! We have a full service Archery shop to handle all your repair and tuning needs. We have the latest info on exciting new products, and the local expertise to point your outdoor pursuits in the right direction. Stop in today and talk to our knowledgeable staff.

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MICHIGAN PROUD


We’re proud of our state, and we’re proud of the craftsmen and manufacturers we carry. That’s why Captain Chuck’s is proud to showcase, and promote some of our favorite Michigan brands at our store, and online. Support our great lakes state, and take a look at some of our in-stock, Michigan made products!

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Reel Repairs


Captain Chuck’s is proud to partner with our neighbors – Tuna’s Reel Troubles for all your fishing reel repairs. Tuna’s Reel Troubles is your number one source for fishing reel repair, parts, and professional service in the Ludington Area. Tuna’s is an active repair facility and service center for most manufacturers.

shimano fishing reels
Okuma fishing reels
Daiwa fishing reels

FISHING REPORTS

Rodmaster Fishing Report/Posts


Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.

Fish aboard a 30 ft. Baha Cruiser on Lake Michigan for salmon and trout. All tackle provided. Our crew has been fishing the Great Lakes for over 30 years, taking advantage of many great technological advances in tackle and techniques to provide a great experience for novice or experienced fisherpersons... Give us a call and schedule a trip, lets go have fun and catch some fish... Rates start at $600 for 7 hours or limit to catch, and times are prearranged. Equipment includes: * Enclosed Hard Top * Twin Engines * Stand up head (enclosed toilet) * Radar * Sonar * Chartplotter * GPS * Auto Pilot * Marine Radio * Safety Gear * All the Necessary fishing equipment We are.... Fully Insured A member of Michigan Charter Boat Association A member of Ludington Charter Boat Association MI DNR Charter Inspected and Licensed US Coast Guard Master Captains License
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 12:07pm
An awesome Day On The Water with Pam, Levi, Carlie, Ben and Kylee. They boated 9 fish of the 17 that bit. Biggest was Levis 17 lb 3 oz Lake Trout. We fished 80 to 130 fow slightly north of harbor.
Bites came on wire divers bouncing bottom with 8 inch Dreamweaver Spindoctors in chrome, mountain dew, twoface, NBK / Whirligigs, and chicken wing tin can with orange spin n glow. Downrigger bouncing bottom with two face spindoctor / Whirligig. Downrigger down 70 ft with Dreamweaver Super Slim candy crush on freeslider.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 10:14pm
It's game on for Levi !
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 1:46pm
Good time fishing with the Beste team today.. thank you guys for joining us! The wind and waves didn't cooperate with us and we had lines in the water only 45 minutes. .. long enough to boat 3 lake trout. Bites came on Dreamweaver 8 inch spindoctors in chrome / UV lime Whirligig , Two Face / UV lime Whirligig on low wires bouncing bottom and a silver green stinger stacked 6 feet above Downrigg ball bouncing bottom.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 10:34am
A picture is worth a thousand words. ... those Dreamweaver Spindoctor / Whirlygig combinations that have been catching Lake Trout.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 12:54pm
Fishing report June 19
Thank you Matt 1, Matt 2 and Adam for joining us today! Fishing....bite ... was steady and we boated 13 of the 20 bites we had for a nice mix of lake trout and salmon. Fished in 96 to 110 fow.. Marked a fair amount of bait. Our bites came on Dreamweaver 8 inch spindoctors chrome, green NBK, and two face with UV lime green Whirligigs and chrome lime green Whirligig bouncing on bottom with chute rigger and low divers, high divers out 240 Kevins girlfriend spindoctor with green mile meatrig and high diver out 180 with blue bubble spindoctor / blue bubble fly, Downrigger down 80 with green jeans moonshine regular spoon, 400 copper / green echip paddle / blue Howie fly.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at 5:42am
Fishing report for June 16
Thank you Don, Don, Russ, AJ and Matt for a memorable experience today!
We fished slightly north today in 150 to 250 fow. Fish were finicky we had 10 bites and 6 fish. Bites came on Downrigger 40 ft down on free slider with Wonderbread dreamweaver spoon, 300 copper with Happy meal mag moonshine, 250 copper with orange / green Proking, low wire out 200 ft chrome 8 in spindoctor / UV kelly green Whirligig, low wire 240 ft with 10 in Dreamweaver Netminder spindoctor / blue fairways meat rig, Downrigger 120 ft with NBK green 8 in spindoctor / UV lime green Whirligig.

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