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

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About Us

We offer 6 hour fishing charters out of Chicago's beautiful Belmont Harbor from April 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

Fishing in Portage

‘Skyline’ finally touched the water this last Friday!  With all the talk of the great coho fishing lately, we’ve been itching to get the boat in the water.  The weather was pretty chilly and windy, but that didn’t keep us from launching the boat, setting up the rods and downriggers, and going for a short […]

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Early Spring Fishing Along the Harbor Wall

Charter fishing season is still a few weeks a way, but that hasn’t stopped plenty of hard-core fisherman from getting an early start fishing the salmon the hug the shoreline in the later winter and early spring months. We took a trip out to the wall at Belmont Harbor this last weekend to see the […]

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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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