Fast Break Charters

Captain Jeff Tropf Leland, MI Incorporated Licensed Insured

If you’re planning a fishing trip on Lake Michigan, you need to know where to go and what to expect when you get there. Fast Break Charters and Captain Jeff Tropf have the knowledge and experience to get you exactly what you want on your Lake Michigan fishing trip.

 

Captain Jeff Tropf is a lifelong, passionate fisherman. He has fished the waters of Lake Michigan for over 40 years. Captain Jeff would fish the waters off the Port of Leland and the Manitou Islands almost every day with family and friends. Eventually, with his passion for fishing, Capt. Jeff began assisting other Leland charter captains as First Mate aboard their charter boats. In 1984, Capt. Jeff became USCG licensed charter boat captain. Since the summer of 1985, Fast Break Charters and Captain Jeff have offered exciting sport fishing charter experiences. Captain Jeff has the knowledge, experience, professionalism, and personality to ensure that you and your guests will enjoy far more memories than a cooler full of fish from your charter fishing experience.

 

Captain Jeff helms a 31’ Sport Fisherman with twin 350HP Crusader engines. His vessel is outfitted with downriggers and modern electronics such as a GPS, fish finder, and a radar. USCG approved safety gear is also on board. Creature comforts of home for your comfort and convenience like a toilet, air-conditioned salon, a bed, and a refrigerator are also on board. Captain Jeff’s boat has enough room for up to 6 anglers to move around comfortably.

 

On your trip with Fast Break Charters you will be supplied with rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Captain Jeff is skilled in many different fishing techniques including jigging and trolling. Being a retired educator, you can be sure that he’ll show you the ins and outs of these fishing methods if you’re not familiar with them. Captain Jeff welcomes children of all ages and anglers of all skill level for an adventurous day on the water.

 

Fast Break Charters offers world class fishing trips surrounded by scenic and natural beauty on Lake Michigan from 5 hours to 9 hours. Depending on the season you can expect your rods to be bending with Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, and King Salmon. After your triumphant day on the water with Fast Break Charters, you can take your fish to Carlson’s Fishery to be cleaned, iced, and bagged for you to take home with you to enjoy.

 

Book your trip today with Fast Break Charters and Captain Jeff Tropf of Leland, Michigan for and exciting and rewarding day of fishing on Lake Michigan.

 

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

207 West River Street, Leland

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Trips start at $500

3 Trips

1-6 guests

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31' Sport Fisherman

350 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

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TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 6:00am to 11:00am (5 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Get out on the water first thing and catch the early bite of some of Lake Michigan's most prized species. Spend 4 hours battling it out on these productive waters with 3 kinds of Trout and some strong King Salmon. These tough-fighting creatures will make you work hard to fill the boat. Departure time may vary depending on sunrise and the season.

 

Carlson’s Fishery will clean, ice, and bag your fish for you. Located on the Dock, by Capt. Jeff
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private

HALF DAY TRIP (PM)

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm (5 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

If you love the sun, then this mid-day trip is ideal for you. While the fishing is a bit slower, you'll still get your hands on some exciting and delicious Trout and Salmon during your time aboard. 

 

Carlson’s Fishery will clean, ice, and bag your fish for you.
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private

FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 3:00pm (9 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Spend the entire day fishing Lake Michigan on this trip. You'll go after Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Brown Trout, and Lake Trout. The captain will supply you with all the required fishing equipment for this trip.

Carlson’s Fishery will clean, ice, and bag your fish for you.
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Fish Species

Brown Trout
Coho Salmon
King Salmon
Lake Trout
Steelhead

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator

Facilities

  • Bed
  • Salon
  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • First Mate
  • Downriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Jigging
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
  • Cooler and Ice for Your Fish

Minimum Age

  • No Age Limit

Fishing Location

  • Lake

About the Vessel

Captain

Captain Jeff Tropf

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

31’

Engine Manufacturer

Crusader

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

350 HP