Lake Michigan Charters

lake Michigan fishing charterLake Michigan Charters

Your Lake Michigan Charter will take place aboard SEA SCREW, a 30-foot Charter Edition Cherokee. This boat has a very large fishing platform and open pilothouse and was designed specifically for charter fishing on the Great Lakes.  It also has a head (lavatory) in its cuddy cabin for your convenience. This vessel is equipped with all the latest high-quality fishing gear, tackle, and electronics to ensure that your fishing experience is one to remember.​ (Please note that all of our rates are expressed as the TOTAL cost of the trip. They are NOT per person rates.)

Salmon/Trout Fishing Charters
Our Salmon/Trout fishing charters run from April through September out of the Port of St. Joseph, MI. We do both AM and PM charters. Our morning trips depart the dock at 6 am, and our afternoon trips depart at 2 pm. (We can adjust these times to fit your schedule.)

Salmon/Trout Fishing Rates

  5 Hour / 7 Hour
1-4 person $500 / $600
5-6 person $600 / $700
Cleaning & bagging of fish is included on all salmon/trout charters

Book a Salmon/trout Charter



Perch Fishing Charters
Gold Coast Fishing Company’s perch fishing charters run from June through August on Lake Michigan. We can clean and bag your perch for an additional, reasonable fee. Call (269) 548-7304 for more details.

Perch Fishing Rates

5 Hour
1-4 person $500
5-6 person $600

Book a perch charter


Sunset Cruises
Your sunset cruise will depart from Eagle Pointe Harbor. You will enjoy 2 miles of the scenic St. Joseph River before entering beautiful Lake Michigan. While on the lake, you and your guests will have the opportunity to savor snacks and beverages that you’ve brought along as the sun sets over the famous Gold Coast of Lake Michigan. Be sure to bring a camera to capture such scenes as the St. Joe piers and lighthouse as well as the natural beauty of the lake and sky. As dusk falls, we will return up the river to the marina.

Sunset Cruises Rates

Sunset Cruises are
$75 per hour, with a
2-hour minimum.

Book a scenic sunset cruise




Many of your questions may be answered by our FAQ Page. If you have additional questions concerning charters, schedules, or prices, please don’t hesitate to contact Gold Coast Fishing Company. Captain Todd will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Just call (269) 548-7304


A $100.00 deposit is required to guarantee your reservation. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards. Deposits are non-refundable. But, if you must cancel your trip, you may reschedule it for a later date. Weather-related refunds of deposits paid with a credit card will be made in the form of a check.

Inclement Weather

Weather-related decisions are made by your captain. Charters cancelled at the dock due to weather will be rescheduled, or you can request a refund of your deposit. Charters cut short due to weather will be pro-rated. You also have the option to fish the St. Joe river with us on days when the big lake is too rough.