||door county fishing charters
walleye, small mouth bass & salmon fishing
jack island charters is owned and operated by captain paul woerfel. son of a commercial fisherman, paul is a life-long resident of fish creek with over 40 years of fishing experience in northern door. we offer custom trips on your schedule.
walleyes are our specialty. we fish the waters and islands off fish creek from may 20 through october for trophy size fish (10+ lbs). may through june and september through october, the night walleye fishing is excellent.
smallmouth bass fishing is world-class, 4 to 5 lb bass are common.
salmon fishing charters are done out of baileys harbor on lake michigan.
july through august we target big fish by offering a morning, afternoon, and all day trips. we will go when you want to fish.
we limit our fishing charters to 4 people max. see cost.
what you should bring
these are the things you should bring along on your fishing charter:
what we provide
- wisconsin fishing license with great lake salmon / trout stamp. (two day licenses are available.)
- camera. (we encourage catch and release.)
- cooler for your catch
- sunglasses & jacket
- rain gear
- food & beverages
- motion sickness pills (if necessary)
- fully rigged comfortable lund fishing boat
- all fishing equipment is provided
- a licensed uscg captain with 40 years of experience
- and we also bring a camera, in case you forget
day in the life
what to expect on a typical fishing trip
we meet at the boat launch, go over safety rules, check out
equipment, and discuss the trip plan and the guests’ goals.
walleye and salmon fishing is done by trolling. smallmouth
bass fishing is done by casting plugs. customers are welcome
to bring their own smallmouth equipment.
catch and release is encouraged, but arrangements can be
made to have your fish cleaned and processed.