about the boat

what to bring

Capt. Don has been fishing Lake Michigan almost exclusively for over 15 years.He holds a USCG 25 ton Master license and is certified in adult and child First Aid, CPR and AED.

All customers over the age of 17 must have a valid fishing license. Click here to purchase.


Clothing for the season.

Sunscreen.

Cooler for your catch.

Food and drink for yourself.

Sea sickness medication if necessary.


Meet the Captain


The Fishsniffer is a 2004 2601 Seaswirl Striper. She is a fully insured Coast Guard and DNR inspected vessel. She is equipped with some of the latest electronics including auto pilot and radar.

Fishsniffer Sportfishing is based out of Great Lakes Marina in Muskegon, Mi. We do Lake Michigan charters for Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Brown Trout and Lake Trout.