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CAPTAIN Jason Gaurkee

Over 30 years experience on Lake  Michigan and is a multi-species line class world record holder and tournament winner. He is a former outdoor television host and makes appearances on In-Fisherman, The Next Bite, and John Gillespie's Woods and Water. He is co-owner of J Line Charters. 


CAPTAIN Jennie Gaurkee 

Has many years experience on Lake Michigan, holding several line class world records, including one of the few 40+ pound salmon ever taken.



Steve Lein

Co-owner of J Line Charters, is an avid outdoorsman having shot numerous large whitetail. His passion for Great Lakes fishing led him into starting his own charter business. Steve also serves as first mate and business operations director. 







Justin Gaurkee

Has been fishing with his father Jason all his life. Justin has won 4 junior tournaments, placed in Salmon A Rama, the world's biggest fishing tournament, and has fished with pros such as Keith Kavajecz and Doug Stange. Justin is our mechanic and excellent first mate who will take care of your needs aboard our vessels. 


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