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Fishing License

  • Everyone must have a PRINTED copy of your license, to include Great Lakes Trout and Salmon Stamp, when fishing on Lake Michigan.

  • Click Here to Purchase License



What to Wear

Appropriate layered clothing for the conditions, including rain gear, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and soft soled shoes.

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What to Bring

Cooler and ice to take home your catch, we will clean and bag your fish after the trip.

Any food or drink you would like (no glass bottles please).

J Line Charters provides all fishing equipment.  Life Preservers are onboard.


Motion Sickness

If you are prone to sea sickness make sure to take your medication early enough so it is effective, once we leave the dock, it is considered a trip and full price is charged.

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Where to Meet

McKinley Marina - Dock A - Boat Regicide

1750 N Lincoln Memorial Drive

You may drop off in front of the roundhouse then loop around and park in the public lot next to the booth, there is no charge for parking.  Give us a call, 920-851-6655, and we will meet you at the locked gate.



Our first mates work for tips, and do their best to give you an awesome fishing experience.

15-20% of trip cost is customary to show your appreciation for their services.

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