Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

Prime Time Fishing Charters

Capt. Jerry Walkowiak Williamsburg, MI Incorporated Licensed Insured

Prime Time Fishing Charters is owned and operated by Captain Jerry Walkowiak. Book your Sport Fishing Trip on Lake Michigan for salmon, steelhead, lake trout & brown trout today to experience a day you’ll always remember! We depart from the port of Traverse City; a family friendly charter perfect for 6 anglers. Fishing in Northern Michigan is a must-do activity for everyone who loves the thrill of reeling in a monster fish!

Fish with Captain Jerry aboard this 31 ft. Sport craft; with its 11 ft. beam & spacious cockpit there is plenty of room to fight these fish! Fishing in Traverse City, good lake trout catches are common all season. From mid-August to early October the salmon fishing on the Grand Traverse Bays is fantastic! Charters are available for morning, afternoon & evening trips.

The vessel, “Prime Time”, is DNR inspected and has all the required USCG safety equipment for your trip. She’s equipped with modern electronics and a downrigger to assist with trolling. Onboard you’ll find a refrigerator to store your food and water, and a toilet if the need to take a break arises. The boat is also accessible for wheelchairs.

Captain Jerry and First Mate will work hard to guide your crew to a memorable and fun day of fishing. They have experience fishing Lake Michigan and Grand Traverse Bay and can get you on the fish. Our specialty is trolling, which is a technique of trailing bait behind our moving boat. Speed is a huge factor in trolling success, and the crew of Prime Time Fishing Charters have perfected this technique so that you will be reeling in some great catches!

Trips are either half day morning/afternoon or full day for six passengers. Captain Jerry will provide all the gear and tackle, and is happy to clean any harvested fish at the end of the trip. Your group will need to bring a Michigan fishing license for each angler, as well as any food or drinks for the day. You’re welcome to bring a small cooler onboard, and don’t forget a sealable bag for your personal items. We also recommend wearing warm clothing or rain gear, depending on the weather.

Traverse City, Michigan is a great place to live and visit. And the fishing is phenomenal! Come bend the rods with us at Prime Time Fishing Charters… book today!

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5517 U.S. 31, Williamsburg

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Trips start at $450

5 Trips

1-6 guests

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2002 31' Sport Fisherman

300 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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HALF DAY AM

Includes 4 guests
+$25.00 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$25.00  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 5:30am to 9:30am (4 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

4 hour trip starting at 5:30

Sport Fishing Lake Michigan for salmon, steelhead, lake trout & brown trout from the port of Traverse City. Fish with Captain Jerry aboard this 31 ft. Sportcraft, with its 11 ft. beam & spacious cockpit there is plenty of room to fight these fish! Fishing in Traverse City, good lake trout catches are common all season. From mid-August to early October the salmon fishing on the grand Traverse Bays is fantastic! 

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HALF DAY MIDDAY

Includes 4 guests
+$25.00 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$25.00  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 11:00am to 3:00pm (4 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

4 hour trip starting at 11am

Sport Fishing Lake Michigan for salmon, steelhead, lake trout & brown trout from the port of Traverse City. Fish with Captain Jerry aboard this 31 ft. Sportcraft, with its 11 ft. beam & spacious cockpit there is plenty of room to fight these fish! Fishing in Traverse City, good lake trout catches are common all season. From mid-August to early October the salmon fishing on the grand Traverse Bays is fantastic! 

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HALF DAY PM

Includes 4 guests
+$25.00 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$25.00  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm (4 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

4 hour trip starting at 5pm

Sport Fishing Lake Michigan for salmon, steelhead, lake trout & brown trout from the port of Traverse City. Fish with Captain Jerry aboard this 31 ft. Sportcraft, with its 11 ft. beam & spacious cockpit there is plenty of room to fight these fish! Fishing in Traverse City, good lake trout catches are common all season. From mid-August to early October the salmon fishing on the grand Traverse Bays is fantastic! 

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FULL DAY AM

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 5:30am to 1:30pm (8 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

8 hour trip starting at 5:30am

Sport Fishing Lake Michigan for salmon, steelhead, lake trout & brown trout from the port of Traverse City. Fish with Captain Jerry aboard this 31 ft. Sportcraft, with its 11 ft. beam & spacious cockpit there is plenty of room to fight these fish! Fishing in Traverse City, good lake trout catches are common all season. From mid-August to early October the salmon fishing on the grand Traverse Bays is fantastic!

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FULL DAY PM

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

8 hour trip starting at 7am

Sport Fishing Lake Michigan for salmon, steelhead, lake trout & brown trout from the port of Traverse City. Fish with Captain Jerry aboard this 31 ft. Sportcraft, with its 11 ft. beam & spacious cockpit there is plenty of room to fight these fish! Fishing in Traverse City, good lake trout catches are common all season. From mid-August to early October the salmon fishing on the grand Traverse Bays is fantastic! 

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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

  • Cooler
  • Refrigerator

Facilities

  • Toilet
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Boat Gear

  • First Mate
  • Downriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Minimum Age

  • 1

Fishing Location

  • Lake
  • Nearshore

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Jerry Walkowiak

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

31

Year Built

2002

Engine Manufacturer

Mercruiser

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

300 HP

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