Fishing Trips

Fish Northern Michigan's Inland Lakes and Grand Traverse Bay

Torch Lake Atlantic SalmonCome experience the variety of fishing opportunities that Northern Michigan has to offer.  Fish With Jim Outfitters provides quality fishing trips for Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Steelhead, Brown Trout, Whitefish, Cisco, Altantic Salmon, King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Perch and Walleye.  Fish With Jim Outfitters fishes many of the inland lakes, and the Lake Michigan near shore from Petoskey to Traverse City with a primary focus on Torch Lake, Mullett Lake and Grand Traverse Bay.

River Fish Northern Michigan

Jordan River Fishing GuideCome on the trip of a lifetime with Fish With Jim Outfitters to Northern Michigan for your shot at a wide range of Migratory Salmon and resident Trout on some of the states most pristine rivers.  Catch King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Atlantic Salmon, Steelhead, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout during their respective runs on the Bear River, Boyne River, Jordan River, Elk River and Boardman River.

Ice Fish Northern Michigan

Ice fish Northern Michigan's inland lakes and Grand Traverse Bay.  We provide safe transportation in our amphibious heated cabin Argo 8X8, all the gear, including one of our portable shanties, rods, reels, lures, bait, fish finder, heat and the knowledge to put the fish on the ice.  We fish a wide range of lakes that have a large spectrum of fish to catch including Perch, Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Splake, Atlantic Salmon, Whitefish, Cisco, Burbot and more.  Fish With Jim Outfitters frequently ice fishes many lakes from Traverse City to Petoskey with a primary focus on Higgins Lake, Lake Skegmog, Thumb Lake, Torch Lake and Grand Traverse Bay.

Booking Your Trip


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Steelhead Fishing Lake ErieDrummond Island Atlantic Salmon (June 23 - July 7)

Enjoy a day out on Lake Huron at the mouth of the St Mary's River with Fish With Jim Outfitters for Atlantic Salmon.  Atlantic Salmon are known to be a great fighting fish and a great eating fish that averages 7lbs.  It is not uncommon to catch a mixed bag of King Salmon, Steelhead and Lake Trout while targeting Atlantic Salmon in this area.  Trips are  offered the last week of June through the first week of July in 2018.  Call 248-252-1277 for details.

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