OPEN Charter
check out these dates to get on board for one price.
$125 will get you fishing with up to 5 others. On our prefishing for  tournaments we  may stay out all day. Its a great deal if you dont want to rent the whole boat! 

Rates

Charter Rates:

All Rates are dock to dock or DNR limit catches. A $100 non-refundable deposit is necessary to reserve a date. If we cancel because of bad weather, we reschedule for another date. Fish Cleaning is incl!uded The Rodfather fits six people max and any age is welcome. The price is the same for up to 6, for comfort I recomend 4 Anglers only!

2014 Rates, Dock to Dock, up to 6 persons

~MORNING Charter up to 4 -5 hrs or Limit : 
$650 
~FULL DAY 8 to 10 hrs or limit 
$850
~EVENING Charter 4-5 hrs or limit
$650 
~ 2 Hour Evening Cruise: $200
~Open Charter Days: $125 per person

Indiana and or Michigan Liscence sold on board (9$/15$per person), You can purchase them at the dock before we cast off.  I generally will know which waters we are fishing before we leave the dock. Just bring your Food and  Drinks All the rest is provided
Call 24 hours before your trip as start times and weather changes daily *Due to fluctuating Gas prices a surcharge may have to be added.
To Book a date, Contact Captain Jeff :

Captain Jeff (574)-612-3359
Rodfather001@aol.com
Mailing Address: 4000 E Bristol St, Elkhart In, 46514
The Rodfather's Location for your GPS; 50 On The Lake
Michigan city, IN 46360

The Boat
The Rodfather
is a 2001 30' pursuit, fully equipped with a functional bathroom, and galley, safety equipment, life jackets, electronic sonar, radar,  and all the lures and rods needed. Her home port is  in Michigan City, Indiana.   The Rodfather is fully inspected by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and is licensed to carry 6 passengers and 2 crewman on board

The Fish
    We love to fish, and sport fishing is our Passion. With The crew we fish in as many salmon tournaments as we can during the year.  Each trip is considered practice for the next tournament. Your crew will be taught to be a tournament team to set lines, fight and net fish as we prefish for the next Lake Michigan Tournament. We specialize in Sport fishing by trolling for Salmon, Steel head, Lake trout, Brown trout and Perch fishing out of the port of Michigan City, Indiana. 
    The Chinook salmon can average from 6 to 20 plus pounds with wall hangers approaching 30 lbs. these can be a real battle to land. 
    Lake trout are also common in the waters near Michigan city and can get as large as 30 lbs.  we fish near the bottom or on reefs for these native fish.
    Steel head roam the open waters and in June and July when the Skamania come to Michigan City they test your ability to land this tackle busting fish. 
    There is nothing else like it. But even if you're just looking for a relaxing boat ride on the lake we can do that as well.

The Captain

Captain Jeffrey Eck, MD, Has a USGC 50 Ton Masters License and is fully insured. safety is our first Priority and Fishing is our Second. We participate in as many tournaments on Lake Michigan as possible. Maybe You can join the crew?
Call Captain Jeff for more information or to book your trip today!

Call 24 hours before your trip as start times and  weather changes daily
*Due to fluctuating Gas prices a surcharge may have to be added.
To Book a date, Contact Captain Jeff :

Captain Jeff  (574)-612-3359
Rodfather001@aol.com

Mailing Address: 4000 E Bristol St, Elkhart In, 46514

The Rodfather's Location for your GPS; 50 On The Lake
Michigan city, IN 46360

 
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