SummaryValue is the measure of the quality of services and experiences you receive for the money you spend. When you fish with Reel Action Charters, you are fishing with finest charter operation on Lake Michigan and Green Bay. It's impossible to get more for your money or your time. It's a bold claim, but our boats and gear, our captains and crew, and our experience and success all back it up. BOATS & EQUIPMENT – Reel Action Lake Michigan Boats are state of the art big water fishing platforms – the kind most often associated with big game fishing on the ocean. Our anglers fish from 48-foot, 41-foot, and 35-foot Viking yachts. These are big, ultra-seaworthy craft that allow you to fish safely and comfortably in conditions that keep most others in the harbor. Nothing compares to fishing from these big boats. They are engineered for three things – safety, comfort, and catching fish. They are the best, safest, most comfortable way to catch fish on big water.
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Each boat is equipped with state-of-the-art electronics and tackle. We are meticulous in maintaining our gear so that we can rely on it – which means you can rely on it! It’s all about finding fish, hooking fish, and landing fish. The best quality gear gives you the greatest possible value.
CAPTAINS & CREW—The combined big water experience of Reel Action Captains is well over 100 years! Every trip is in the charge of one of these veteran captains along with a first mate who eats, sleeps and breaths fishing. The team works hard for your success, safety, and enjoyment. Whether your group is a crew of seasoned anglers, a family out to enjoy time outdoors together, or a party looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience our captains and crew will make every effort to ensure your enjoyment.
EXPERIENCE & SUCCESS—With as many as five boats on the water at a time, Reel Action captains work as a team. We are in constant contact, zeroing in on the best locations, depths, speeds, baits, and tactics for the moment. No two days on the water are exactly alike. Our teams recognize that and use it to their advantage to provide you the best chance for success.
48-foot Viking – The Playtime
This boat delivers a level of comfort and luxury unmatched by any other charter service on Lake Michigan. It’s a roomy, stable platform for any group of anglers, even in rough seas. While the Playtime’s appointments certainly places it in the “yacht” category, it’s built and equipped as a fish catching machine. It’s the perfect choice for entertaining business clients, for multi-generational family gatherings, or for sharing with special friends on that once-in-a-summer salmon-fishing cruise.
41-foot Viking – The Unreel Action
The average charter boat on Lake Michigan weighs 10,000 to 15,000 pounds and is driven by gasoline engines. The Unreel Action weighs in at more than twice that at 38,000 pounds! For powering through the waves to reach the hottest fishing on the Sturgeon Bay Bank and beyond, she’s driven by turbocharged diesel engines. The ride is safe, reliable, and comfortable in any fishable conditions.
35-foot Viking Sportfish – Reel Impression
Much larger and far better equipped than the average charter boats on the Great Lakes (and especially those chartering from the ports of Sturgeon Bay and Green Bay, Wisconsin) this newest rig is the workhorse of the of the Reel Action Fleet. This boat will be on the Big Pond every fishable day , guiding anglers to limits of salmon and trout spring and summer!
26-foot Grady-White – Reel & Relief
Reel Action’s Grady-White is set up for speed, mobility, economy, comfort and – most importantly – catching fish.
21-foot Lund Pro V –
For traditional Bay side fishing for walleye and smallmouth bass, Reel Action is proud to offer fishing aboard our 21-foot Lund Pro V Series tournament boat. As part of the Lund and Mercury Pro Staff, Reel Action provides the services of a brand new Bay rig every season!