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 locations for charter fishing on Chicago’s lakefront.

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

The CONFUSION (Located at Northpoint Marina) which is a 38foot Custom Tiara Express and The Massive Confusion which is a specially built Charter Vessel allowed to carry more than 6 Passengers by the US Coast Guard.  All Boats are loaded for battle with all amenities including enclosed bathrooms 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.  We also have daily licenses available for purchase at the boats to make things easier for your trip.

North Point Marina which is located one hour north of Chicago in Winthrop harbor, Illinois. This is an excellent location for fishing on Lake Michigan and is evidenced by the quantity of Salmon and Trout charters run out of this area.

Montrose Harbor is the best location out of Chicago as it is the farthest north marina in Chicago and closer to the areas that produce the most fish in this area. Another benefit is the easy parking found readily available in the marina.  Montrose Harbor is only minutes from Wrigley Field and Downtown Chicago.

A special boat of the Confusion Fleet is The MASSIVE 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.

Early Spring charters start by Mid April  and are very productive for Coho Salmon, Brown Trout and Lake Trout. We cater to all types of fishing charters and Lake Michigan excursions including 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 in the Chicago, Winthrop Harbor, Northwest Indiana, Waukegan and Southern Wisconsin areas including Kenosha and Racine


Thank you

Capt. Bob Poteshman