Located in the heart of Chicago
Coho Salmon, King Salmon & Lake Trout
Monster Lake Trout
Fireworks Charters Available

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About Us

We offer 6 and 8 hour fishing charters out of Chicago's beautiful Belmont Harbor from April 1st through October. We provide all the equipment needed for a great day on Lake Michigan. We catch a variety of species including: lake trout, coho salmon, king salmon, steelhead, and brown trout. Our Pacemaker Sportfish is designed as a true charter fishing boat. You can book online directly through our booking page. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call or e-mail Captain Neill.

Latest Posts

We’re now on Instagram!

We are now finally on Instagram (@skylinefishingcharters)!  We’ll be sharing plenty of photos and video throughout the upcoming season. For now, we’ve added quite of few photos of last season and before. Check it out and give us a follow!

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Mid-Summer Salmon Run

July usually brings hot, sticky weather and a lull in salmon fishing. Lake trout are a more common target for mid-summer fishing in Chicago as the salmon have moved away after the spring run. This year has been rather different, however, with a shorter salmon run in the spring and an abundance of all types […]

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What’d You Catch On A Charter?

The Great Lakes region is home to some great fishing with over three thousand miles of shoreline. The title question is one we get a lot from our customers during the year. We thought it’d be good time to provide a quick primer on the fish you might expect to catch when you book a […]

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Spring Fishing with Friends and Family

We recently got a chance to do some early fishing near downtown Chicago with friends and family. April is a great time to invite some friends out for a casual afternoon of fishing where we scout out a few locations to see where the different species of fish are biting.  With the warm winter this year, […]

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