Chicago Fishing Charters

Chicago Fishing Charters

Popeye Fishing Charters 22 lb King Salmon caught in Waukegan, IL.
Chicago Fishing Charters

One of the most under rated activities the Chicago land area has to offer is Lake Michigan Salmon Fishing. You can have that “Off-Shore” experience right here in Chicago!  Lake Michigan is host to an abundance of quality Salmon and Trout.  Stock your freezer in the spring with plentiful and fast-paced Coho, bring home a mixed-bag catch in the mid-season with Steelhead Trout, King Salmon, and Lake Trout, and get into the Lunkers of the Lake with mature fall Kings. Try ChicagoFishing Charters , Captain Bill and his crew will put you onto some of the best sport fishing that the Chicago area has to offer!

Coho Salmon on Bragging Board
A limit of Coho


We welcome anglers of all ages and experience levels!  Whether you are an experienced fisherman or you never held a fishing rod, Popeye Fishing Charters will ensure that you have an enjoyable fishing trip.   Captain Bill and his crew will set up all the gear, net the fish, and prepare your fresh fillets for the grill.  All equipment, tackle, and bait is provided.  All you have to do is crank in the fish, and of course HAVE FUN!

Popeye IV
Popeye IV in her slip 2015

Relax!  Enjoy!  Have Fun!

Sit back and relax!  Enjoy an Off-Shore boat ride on Lake Michigan; Take in the Sunrise over the Horizon, or watch the sun set over Down Town Chicago.  Lake Michigan Salmon

Popeye FIshing Charters Salmon and Trout sport Fishing 20lb King Chinook Salmon

and Trout fishing is an ideal activity for family outings, Corporate Team Building Events, Scout Troop Outings, and Bachelor Parties.

Popeye Fishing Charters is located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Waukegan IL. and are within minutes of many popular attractions such as  Six Flags Great America, World Class Golfing, Camping and Beaches, and a short ride to the heart of Chicago.

About the Crew

Safety is our first priority.   Captain Bill is a licensed Captain and certified by the U.S. Coast Guard.  The boats and safety equipment are insured and undergo frequent inspections by Federal and State Agencies.  The Captain and all crew are randomly drug tested.

Capt. Bill with the first fish of the year. A 12 pound King Chinook Salmon.
Capt. Bill with the first fish of the year. A 12 pound King Chinook Salmon.