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Our Boats 
Fish With Jim Outfitters has two boats that are used on our guided trips. Both of our boats are licensed and insured in each respective state we offer trips in to ensure your safety. Your guide, Jim Chamberlin is licensed by the USCG with a masters license and a towing endorsement. Fish With Jim Outfitters is insured in and licensed by the USCG and the Michigan DNR to operate as a guide service. Our boats are set up with the the bells and whistles to make your day an enjoyable one. All fishing rods, lures and bait are provided at no extra cost.
Starcraft Freedom 180T

18' Starcraft Freedom

Enjoy fishing with Fish With Jim Outfitters in style from our 2011 Starcraft Marine 180T Freedom that is powered by an EVINRUDE 90HP E-TEC.  Our boat is equipped with a Lowrance HDS-8 fishfinder/GPS combo, Lowrance Elite 5 Fishfinder/GPS Combo a MINN KOTA Terrova with iPilot, AM/FM Stereo, VHF Marine Radio, vector rod holders and vector downriggers.  Our boat has all the necessary safety equipment and is licensed and inspected.

12' Saturn raft with NRS Frame


Enjoy fishing Northern Michigan's rivers in style from our custom 12' Raft that is roomy, stable and rigged with all the bells and whistles including a NRS breakdown frame, rod holders, heaters for cold weather, fish finder, custom transducer mount, Trac electric rear anchor system, Crooked Creek Oars and all the required safety equipment.

Argo 8X8 750 HDi


Fish With Jim Outfitters provides the safest ice fishing transportation with our Argo 750 HDi. Our Argo is outfitted with a custom heated aluminum cabin, studded tracks, winch, all the power, maneuverability and light ride to safely travel the frozen lakes. Argos have extremely low ground pressure making more frozen lakes and streams into clear ice ways for quick, safe, easy transits. Even if the ice lets you down, our Argo will keep going with its amphibious capability.  The rubber tracks propels the Argo through the water until, when the ice is thick enough, it can claw its way back out, keeping you safe and mobile. Argo is the most versatile vehicle for ice conditions. On rugged ice packs, ridges and slopes, Argo’s low center of gravity, even when loaded with supplies, protects our passengers, making for extreme safe ice travel.



The Fish With Jim Outfitters SnowDog is the perfect tool for fishing small inland lakes and early ice. With the SnowDogs ability to pull heavy loads over snow and Ice.  It is a lightwieght machine that has a very large footprint that allows for the machine to be used during thinner ice applications.

Fish With Jim Outfitters, LLC. - 5314 Kregulka Rd. - Mancelona, MI 49659

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