Leland Fishing and Memorial Day Holiday

May 15th, 2022 We are halfway through May and the fishing is outstanding just about everywhere! The new boat has been out on a couple of trips with a lot of success. We were trolling for lake trout and notice a school in shallow water. We stopped the trolling, sent down the Minnkota with spot… Read more »

Let the 2022 Fishing Season Begin

May 2022 is here and sport fishing on Lake Michigan is happening. As the water warms the entire food web seems to move to the shallow water. We have bait fish, minnows, bugs and lake trout and salmon all around. I have been taking the, LEELANAUT, the 2nd boat in our fleet, a 250 Alaskan… Read more »

2022 Fishing Preview & New Boat Sneak Peek!

Reelin Leland Fishing Charter Boat

Hello anglers and adventurers! January has turned into February and the fishing season on northern lake Michigan is only a couple of months away. In the last post I talked about getting all the reels ready for the 2022 fishing season. I’m starting to get excited about chasing the salmon and lake trout from Leland… Read more »

Reelin Leland Fishing Charters Winter Maintenance

winter fishing reel maintenance

We are in the middle of winter in northern Michigan and fishing out of the boat on Lake Michigan will have to wait for Spring. However, preparing for the first trips of the year start now. One of the projects I take on every year is reel maintenance. When fishing for the powerful King Salmon,… Read more »

2022 Preview of Great Adventure on The Waters off the Shore of the Leelanau Peninsula

Grand Traverse Bay fishing charters

Happy new year! I hope all are safe an got your 2022 started off great. I’m looking forward to another fantastic adventure filled year of fishing the waters of Lake Michigan. I have a few things to share. We will be fishing a new boat this year. a 250 Alaskan by Hewescraft. I will post… Read more »

Summer Fishing Update – August 2021

The salmon and lake trout fishing has been just excellent this summer. We have been able to get everyone on good fishing. Grand Traverse Bay has been great for us when the rough wave conditions wouldn’t let us fish out of the port of Leland. We have launched from Leland, Suttons Bay and Traverse City…. Read more »

Spring 2021 Fishing Update

The Spring fishing on the Leelanautical has been outstanding. I want to thank all my customers for some incredible adventures chasing and catching a lot of big Lake Trout, salmon and steelhead so far. This Spring has been good for Steelhead, we have caught more this year than in past years. The spring run of… Read more »

2021 Grand Traverse Bay Fishing Charters

May 16th, 2021 The 2021 fishing season has started with plenty of sporting fishing action and excitement. We have been catching limits of fish out of Leland in the Manitou Passage and Traverse City in Grand Traverse Bay. That is right, this year Reelin Leland Fishing Charters can offer fishing trips out of multiple ports…. Read more »

#lelandfishing

Patrick and Stacy experienced the world class sport fishery of the Manitou Passage from the port of Leland safely. We were all wearing masks, sanitizing our hands and gear and the fishing was phenomenal! The fishing was non-stop action. Bite after bite. 

Leland

May 7, 2020 I went out this afternoon with Captain Tropf to scout the fishing grounds and practice adhering to the safety protocols set by Executive Order 70-2020. We had on our face masks, were regularly using the hand sanitizer, sanitizing the gear and keeping our distance. These safety protocols will take practice to get… Read more »