Captain Bob Poteshman’s Lake Michigan Fishing Charters

I hope you enjoy your voyage into information on the Midwest’s greatest fishing experience.

Big Game fishing on the Great Lakes for Salmon and Trout. We have 2 great main season locations for charter fishing on Chicago’s lakefront.

My 6 Charter Boats The CONFUSION, The CONFUSION TOO, The CONFUSION 3, CONFUSION C4 ,MASSIVE CONFUSION & MAGNUM are located conveniently near Chicago in Northpoint Marina (1 hour North of Chicago) on the Illinois – Wisconsin border in the town of Winthrop Harbor & Montrose Harbor which is Chicago’s Northernmost Marina located 10 minutes from Downtown Chicago on Lake Shore Drive.

The CONFUSION which is a 38foot Custom Tiara Express, The CONFUSION TOO And CONFUSION C4 are both Flybridge 38foot Pacemaker Sportfisherman & The CONFUSION 3 is a 34 Foot Sea Ray Express Fisherman. The MAGNUM is a 33 Foot Custom Hard Top Tiara. All Boats are loaded for battle with all amenities and safety equipment. We are also fully licensed to fish in all the surrounding waters near our marinas and you will never hear us tell you we cannot venture across the border because we don’t have the appropriate licensing.

One of the main locations we operate out of is North Point Marina which is located one hour north of Chicago in Winthrop harbor, Illinois. This is one of the best locations for fishing on Lake Michigan and is evidenced by the quantity of Salmon and Trout charters run out of this area.

A special addition to the Confusion Fleet is TheMASSIVE CONFUSION a 38foot Delta Custom Charter boat which is built from the ground up as a Multipassenger vessel for fishing and is available for larger groups of more than 6 passenger (Approved by the US Coast Guard to handle groups up to 14 passengers plus crew!). This unique vessel operates charters out of Chicago’s Montrose Harbor which is located 10 minutes from downtown Chicago on famous Lake Shore Drive. Chicago fishing charters are excellent all Summer long and typically go from Late April through October. As in Northpoint Marina the main species of fish we catch are Salmon and Trout although in June we have a great Yellow Perch Fishery too.

Early Spring starts right at Ice Out for us and we fish out of Pastrick Marina located in Northwest Indiana for a short time every year for Coho Salmon, Brown Trout and Yellow Perch. This season usually starts around Mid March. For the true late season angler The Confusion boats fish out of Northpoint Marina, Waukegan Harbor and Montrose Harbor in Late Fall for Monster Lake Trout, Brown Trout & King Salmon. We cater to all types of fishing charters and Lake Michigan excursions including shoreline and fireworks evening charters. We also can handle multi boat corporate charters at no extra charge as well. All equipment is provided to allow you the best experience possible on a Lake Michigan fishing charter boat.

Thank you

Capt. Bob Poteshman