At the point of turning age 17 you are required to have a Michigan License. See the link below for Rules, Regulations and more Information. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/2018-MI-Fishing-Guide-WEB_615716_7.pdf
Licenses are available at stores & gas stations. Click below for locator. https://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-350-79119_79146_82448-34869--,00.html
As of March 1, 2018,
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has developed an electronic license that allows an individual to display an electronic copy of his or her fishing license using an electronic device.
Online Purchase may be an option but may be difficult on mobile devices in fringe /marginal reception areas.
Click button below to try to buy online.
Your Michigan Fishing License,
LAYERS, Rain Gear and Cap or Hat
in a backpack or duffel bag.
It may be 60 degrees on shore when we depart Lac La Belle, BUT with wind blowing over the cold waters of Lake Superior it could be 45 degrees during our Fishing Charter Trip and 80 when we get back to shore... and that is mid July.
A Charger for your devices.
POLARIZED Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Motion Sickness Remedies... If needed... take a dose just before going to bed and another when you wake up or according to product directions.
Food & Drinks
A Lunch & Snacks (especially for Kids) and drinks other than water we provide.
Beverages with Alcohol OK... but excess NOT
tolerated and may result in a shortened trip.
A cooler with ICE left in your vehicle if you plan to take your catch with you.
We launch from several ramps on the Keweenaw Peninsula in the early Spring and late Fall. Our Main Port for Lake Trout and Salmon is the Lac La Belle Marina which is the closest access to Bete Grise (pnonounced Bay-DE-Gree) on Lake Superior. (See Map and Directions at the bottom of the Homepage) We will send info, to re-confirm trip details, via text or email. Please understand that while traveling in the remote Upper Peninsula and especially the Keweenaw, Cell service can go from Full Bars to Zero and back to Full in a few miles. with some marginal areas for texting. Just because you can see a cell tower does not mean your provider can connect to it's service.
We may be able to direct you to a location of service along your travel route or near your accommodations We should Text or preferably Speak with You 3 days before and re-connect especially the early evening before the trip if WEATHER becomes a factor. We can discuss a possible alternate launch site and/or area to avoid a cancellation .
Bottled Water. Everything needed to catch fish... Lures, Baits, Quality Rods and Reels.
Fish Cleaning available... and a good time!
Text or Call Capt Ron (906) 370-4378
My Associate Capt & First Mate
Capt Jim LaBeske at (906)370-4433