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

Mid-Summer Chicago Fishing

The salmon look to have stuck around for the summer. After a cold and slower spring than usual we have seen plenty of salmon sticking around the Chicago fishing area. Many times the coho and king salmon move on during the mid-summer months but we’ve been able to consistently catch them in 50-80 ft of water […]

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Chicago Fishing Season Is Just a Few Weeks Away!

Spring fishing in Chicago is almost here and we are itching to get the boat in the water in the next couple weeks.  We’re currently getting the boat fixed up with a fresh coat of bottom paint, new LED underwater lights, and some new sonar tech!  With no major upgrades or repairs pending, we’ll be […]

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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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