Reel Action Charter Rates – The Greatest Value on the Great Lakes

The finest fleet of fishing boats – the most value for your money – the biggest boats in Sturgeon Bay – and the most experienced captains and crews chartering from the ports of Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin and Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Built on decades of service, dedication to maintaining the most modern fishing fleet on Lake Michigan, and the satisfaction of thousands anglers, Reel Action Charters considers itself the best charter fishing  service on Lake Michigan and Green Bay. We deliver the boats, captains and crews, top-shelf tackle, consistent success, and real testimonials to support this claim.

Despite what other services may try to sell you, charter fishing is not an exception to the rule “you get what you pay for.” The best costs more … but in the case of Reel Action Charters … not much more. Review our packages, and you’ll see our rates are not only competitive, but actually economical when you consider the value in fishing on the biggest, most finely tuned boats! Bottom line, Reel Action offers the best charter fishing value for your hard-earned money to be found on the Great Lakes.

The best charter fishing on Lake Michigan is about much more than limit catches.

All Reel Action Lake Michigan Fishing pricing is based on a five hour charter. The maximum number of guests the U.S. Coastguard allows on any charter is six.


Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Services from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin




Luxury Salmon and Trout Package Aboard the 48-foot Viking—Unreel Action – Overall Length: 48’7″ Beam: 16′ Draft: 4’7″ Displacement: 45,5000 lbs
Fishing with the best aboard the Unreel Action 48-foot Viking.

This boat delivers 100% luxury service and accommodations aboard what’s best described as a “fishing yacht.” There’s more than ample room for six anglers to enjoy spacious relaxation and socializing while catching limits of king salmon, steelhead, and more.

Reel Action Charters made the massive investment to overhaul and repower this boat during the winter of 2022. With two brand new, t3 compliant D11 Volvo engines of 670 HP each, and state of the art and science appointments throughout, you will be fishing from the exact equivalent of a brand new Viking fresh on its maiden voyage.

The comfort, efficiency, cleanliness, speed, reliability and fish-catching capabilities of the “new” Unreel Action can not be overstated. Every detail from the engine room to the flying bridge to cutting-edge fish-finding and navigational electronics— even the fishing gear itself—has been meticulously upgraded and maintained.

This boat, in the hands of its experienced captains and crew, will get you into the fishing action no matter where it is or the conditions you’re facing. This is the kind of boat you would expect to find out winning bill fishing tournaments in the Caribbean or Hawaiian islands—but it’s right here in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin waiting to deliver you the Lake Michigan salmon and trout fishing experience of a lifetime.

Unreel Action is the perfect luxury choice for entertaining business clients, enjoying a once-in-a-summer family retreat (from ages 5 to 80-plus), or a group of serious anglers who will only settle for THE BIGGEST and THE BEST!  That’s exactly what this boat is. Reel Action Charter’s Unreel Action can  comfortably and reliably get you out to the action and back in any remotely fishable weather conditions.

The cost is $1380 for a five-hour charter. (The maximum allowed by U.S. Coast Guard per charter is six guests on board. We run one morning and one afternoon charter each day it’s safe to fish, but there are not many “unfishable days” on this battle wagon.)


Premium Salmon and Trout Package Aboard the 40-foot Luhrs Tournament – Time Flies

Underwent a total interior refit in the 2019 off-season. New air, heat, air, and electronics, plus all-new Shimano tackle to launch the season.

Reel Action Charters Time Flies 40-foot Luhrs Tournament

Enjoy luxury-level service aboard Captain Scott Gutschow’s pride and joy of the Reel Action fleet. The number of fish landed aboard this “perfect” boat as part of the Reel Action fleet is nearly unfathomable.

The Time Flies is more than twice as large as the average charter boat on Lake Michigan and powered to bring you and your guests  comfortably to the hottest fishing on the Sturgeon Bay Bank … or beyond if necessary. Even veteran anglers in their 70s and 80s regularly enjoy comfortable angling for limits of salmon and trout from the spacious deck and cabin of the Time Flies. The ride is smooth, reliable, and comfortable in most any conditions. The fishability of the Luhrs 40-foot Tournament is legendary and has a perfect place in the Reel Action fleet. You must see and experience this boat to appreciate its quality and the work the Reel Action crew put into refitting it and maintaining it.

Like all of Reel Action’s boats, it’s captained and crewed by experienced anglers who have spent most of their lives on the waters of Lake Michigan. The Reel Action team is out on the water virtually every day of the salmon fishing season. They’re top priority is the success and enjoyment of their guests, so they are always working together to stay on the fish!

You won’t find a better value for your fishing and vacation time and dollars than a charter aboard Reel Action Charter’s Time Flies.

The cost is $1200 for a five-hour charter. (Maximum allowed by U.S. Coast Guard per charter is six guests on board. One run morning and one afternoon charter each day.)


Value-packed Angler Packages Aboard 26-foot Grady White

Fully rebuilt and ready for action, Reel Action’s Grady-White is set up for speed, mobility, economy, comfort and – most impThe 26-foot Grady White offers fantastic value for small groups.ortantly – catching fish. This boat is better rigged with the latest navigational and fish-catching technology than 90 percent of the Great Lakes charter boats twice its size. Reel Action’s Grady-White gets you to the fish so fast, they don’t know what hit them! Then back just as fast once the limit’s in the cooler! If you have a smaller group of 1-4 anglers – the Grady offers a money saving option.

The cost is $825 for a five hour charter (maximum of three guests).