Went fishing a little later this morning and feels like sleeping in. Pushed off at 8 am with a couple from lower Michigan and their college son who is attending Michigan Tech. They wanted to fish Lac La Belle, then take a short ride on the “Big” lake just for the experience. The fishing was […]
We're quite a catch!
– 3-time client, Mike
Thanks for the great charter. Will try to do again next year. Thanks to (deckhand) Doug as well.
Brian – most appreciation from our entire family of fishers for the fine service and great experience. Max’s 8 pounder was exciting, but so was every smaller fish! You are a quality guy. Jack ain’t bad, either! Best regards to you and family
Thank you! We loved our trip – more importantly, the groom loved the trip!
Back in the heat of Texas now, though Missing that cool breeze off the top of Lake Superior.
Thanks so much for your time on Friday with my family giving them a great fishing experience. In my job role I work very closely with our safety department so I was very impressed with your safety orientation and explanation of all the safety features on the boat.
Janice, Kathryn, and I truly enjoyed our fishing experience aboard the “Fishin Mission”. Definitely one of the highlights of our vacation. The salmon were great on the grill that evening.
Hi Brian! We had such a great time fishing last summer! Tim and I are looking ahead at our schedule and hoping to be able to book another trip with you! Sharon and I had one of the best times we have had for awhile. I shipped 30lbs of lake trout home and though they were frozen everyone had enjoyed some fantastic lake Superior lake trout. We have recommended your service to anyone who has been interested.
Just wanted to let you know I drove back a day early to use my day off to smoke the fish. I used a pickling spice brine overnight, let dry, and smoked at 180 deg. for 7 hours. An old captain in Grand Haven suggested a light brush of maple syrup just before done. The fish was fantastic! I can’t wait to share at work.
We all enjoyed the time we spent out on the water. The fish tasted great and your son and you both were very enjoyable to be with. We will surely see you again next time we are up that way.
– Susan and Martin
Great trip, hope to get back one of these years!
– Dan Langford (and his wife Ann who planned the surprise) - Pinckney, MichiganWow! What a way to celebrate my birthday! Couldn’t ask for better weather or a better fishing experience out at Stannard Rock. Not only did I catch the fish of a lifetime with that thirty-pound Laker, but diving off the boat at the lighthouse was the icing on the cake. Your pleasant personality, knowledge of the sport and the surrounding area, and many fish stories all helped to make the trip enjoyable – oh and I don’t want to forget the delicious smoked Lake Trout snack.
“Thanks Brian – for a great day of late September lake trout fishing. If you ordered the weather it could not have been better. Sunny skies and calm winds made for some comfortable time on the water. The Fishin’ Mission is a great boat to get out on Superior in and the lake trout were biting pretty good with several over 6 pounds. Mike was delighted with the catch – for him a first!
If you want an enjoyable fishing trip with a great guy, give Sand Point Charters a call and schedule some time with Captain Brian! Thanks again from both of us!”
Here is the old (small) boat behind Calvin and I… Had a hard time waking the boys this morning, but Calvin finally got up and Stanley slept in. As we were motoring out to the fishing area,(just 1/4 mile out of the irons) I noticed a scum line in the water with a 2.5 degree […]
Another day of FLAT water and 2 species of fish. FAmily of 5 from Ohio, Dan and Angie G. with 13 and 6 year old girls and 4 year old boy caught a steelhead, shown plus 4 lakers. My camera went dead, so I;ll have to rely on them to send me photos to post. […]
Spent all day on the water yesterday. The morning was enjoyed by my crew, a nice man and his new wife along with her mother from the East Coast. They managed to sqeeze the day in their schedule even though they only had a short stay here for a wedding. The mother did not fish […]
last Saturday, we had a good time on the lake with 6 happy customers… a mom and dad with their 2 treenage kids and the kids grandma and grandpa… 3 generations and all the males named John! I guess that makes it easy to remember names, huh? One would thing so, but I still can’t […]
Had a great time with Ted and Rick from the Appleton WI area as we fished with them last Saturday. They went home with 6 nice filets and shared the oher 6 with us…a tota of 6 fish… one coho and 5 lakers. Fished again on Tuesday this week and caught 8 lakers, 2 coho […]
Last Saturday, we had a good time fishing on Lake Superior with 6 happy customers… a mom and dad with their 2 treenage kids and the kids grandma and grandpa… 3 generations and all the males named John! I guess that makes it easy to remember names, huh? One would thing so, but I still […]
Fished today with these two very nice people, Jeff and Jessica, a father and daughter. I was surprised by a couple of things… One was that we caught a laker only 20 feet below the surface on a planer board with a clip weight. Also got surprised by a nice 5 lb king salmon. Only […]
Over the holiday weekend, Memorial Day, we fished on Lake Superior for lake trout and coho 4 times. The Coho were in too close to fish with my boat, so we went after lakers. Had a few issues with downriggers that set us back, but managed to catch our share anyway, with only one working […]
Dock project is moving along… have most of my lumber for decking and skirting and the stringers are cut, peeled and drying. I say MOST of the lumber, because I’m a little short of cedar decking. On Tuesday, I Paul T. and I cut up about 40 logs, 1/2 cedar and 1/2 spruce with his […]