Ludington Charter Service

Tips and reminders to maximize your enjoyment

231-843-9535 Ludington Local phone #
Captain Ed Stell

Everyone in your party 17 or older will require a valid Michigan Fishing License with Trout Stamp. If they are not a regular fisherman or from out of state they can purchase a daily for $6.00. These can be purchased in advance and dated for the date of the trip.
In Ludington you can get a License at:

Captain Chuck's Great Outdoors, 5734 W US 10 ,  Next to Little Ceasars
9 AM till 6 PM   231-843-4458 

Walmart , 4854 W. US 10 , Open daily 7 AM till 11 PM

Meijer , US 10 east of X-way, Open daily 24 hrs a day

Fisherman�s Breakfast

Old Hamlin Restaurant 122 W. Ludington Ave Open 5:00 AM

Ye Al Come Back Caf� 318 S. James Open 5:00 AM

Service can be a little slow get there at least by 5:15 to make your Charter


If you arrive the day before take a ride over to the Marina to make sure you find it.

Cooler to take home your cleaned and bagged catch

Camera and/ or VCR to capture the magic moments

Snacks, Beverages etc (Try get everything in one or 2 small coolers)

Sunglasses, Hat

Sun lotion or block (chap stick)

Bug Spray occasional - Flies Daytime, Misquotes evening
Avon Skin so Soft products are excellent fly repellents

Soft soled (non-slip) shoes, light colored soles please.

Dress for weather. It can be cool in the morning and very warm by afternoon. It�s also been known to rain in Michigan.

Questions call 877-272-0688. We would appreciate at least 2 weeks notice of any change in plans, Failure to notify us in advance of a cancellation will result in the forfeit of the deposit and liability for half the charter fee, link. All weather decisions are made by the Captain, in the event of a cancellation the trip can be rescheduled or deposit will be refunded.