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- Holland Michigan Fishing Charters -

Reel Talk Fishing Charters is the premiere Lake Michigan Salmon fishing charter out of Holland, Michigan! We offer a variety of charter fishing trips to best fit your needs. We target Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho Salmon, Lake Trout, Steelhead, and Brown Trout.

Contact our team with questions or to plan your fishing charter.
We look forward to seeing you on the water!


Charter Options



5 Hour Fishing Charter

5 Hour Morning Or Afternoon

1-4 people-$800

5-6 people-$900


Full Day Fishing Charter

7 Hour Morning Only

1-4 people-$1,100

5-6 people-$1,200


Scenic Tours

2 Hour Minimum AM Or PM

1-6 People - $500

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Holland Michigan Fishing Charters

Lake Michigan, a jewel among the Great Lakes, harbors some of the finest salmon fishing experiences in the United States. Among the many fantastic locations along its shores, Holland, Michigan, stands out as a premier destination for anglers seeking the exhilaration of salmon fishing.

With easy access from nearby metros like Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, and Ann Arbor, the activity in Holland flourishes every season with fisherman and families visiting Lake Michigan. Plus, it's a relatively short drive from neighboring states like Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Reel Talk first hit the water in 2014 in Holland, MI, and has quickly become one of the most recognized fishing charter companies in the area (check out our awards below!) Before starting the business, the seasoned crew worked aboard other charter boats on Lake Michigan building their knowledge of currents, weather patterns, and fishing tactics - which in turn has proved to put more fish in the boat for Reel Talk clients. When Reel Talk is not charter fishing, you may see the boat in various ports competing in fishing tournaments up and down the Michigan coast.

Get in touch for fishing reports or to reserve your Lake Michigan fishing charter! See why clients come back to fish with Reel Talk year after year.

Booking Details

  • $400 deposit required upon booking trip.

    • ​Cancellations must be made 14 days prior to the trip date in order to receive a full deposit refund.

    • Trips cancelled within 48 hours of date scheduled will be charged full price.

  • There will be a 4% service charge on all credit card transactions.

  • Trip times start from the departure of the dock to the time we return to the dock.

  • Trip times listed are for example. Many trips will start earlier as to be prepared for the morning bite.

  • Trip times will not be extended if the clients show up late.

  • If you have a party larger than 6 people, arrangements can be made for a multiple boat charter.

  • Gratuity is not included in the price.

  • Gift Certificates available, "Great gifts for Birthday or Fathers Day."

*Prices are subject to change without notice. 

Get In Touch

1866 Ottawa Beach Road

Slip D-53

Holland, MI 49424

(616) 215-0865

Voted #1 Charter Boat In Holland 6 Years Running!

The Reel Talk Fishing Team has been voted best charter boat in Holland for the sixth year in a row. Thank you to all who took time to vote for us. It is an honor to be voted best charter fishing boat in Holland, Michigan for SIX consecutive years. We are very appreciative of our customers old and new! We look forward to seeing many of you on the water this season.

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Frequently Asked Questions
What to Bring:


  • Camera

  • Soft soled shoes- NO WORK BOOTS

  • Empty cooler for fish

  • Drinks and snacks

  • Warm clothes (It is often much cooler on the lake than on land)

  • Rain gear (We will fish in rain)

Do we clean the fish?


Yes! We will clean and bag your fish for no extra charge. 

What payment methods are accepted?


We accept all major cards as well as cash and check. 

Is there a possibility of sea sickness?


Yes, we recommend taking sea sickness prevention pills a half hour to a hour before departure. There are also sea sickness patches that can be prescribed by a doctor.

Will I need a fishing license?


Yes! A fishing license is required by the State of Michigan. Fishing licenses can be purchased at local stores such as Mac Baits, Walmart, Meijer or Dunhams. Fishing licenses may also be purchased online at the MDNR elicense website (Link Below).

Is alcohol permitted?


Alcohol is permitted aboard our vessel but we ask that it is consumed in a responsible manner and preferably in an unbreakable container. If the captain feels that a member of the party is becoming disorderly, he/she will be asked to control themselves before the trip is called off. If the trip is called off, the trip will be paid in full and we will return to the dock immediately. 

What is a customary tip?


Customary tip is typically 20% of the trip value, but this is based solely on your experience. 

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