Big Kahuna Charters, Traverse City

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#21 of 34 in Outdoors in Traverse City
The Experience & Know How:

With over 20 Tournament winnings across the Great Lakes that include 5 Big Jon Salmon Classics, it's no secret why the Big Kahuna & Pisces Team is seen across the USA on sport fishing programs that air on NBC, CBS, and Fox.

With this amount of success and experience across the Great Lakes, our Captains and 1st mates have the ultimate "know-how" and skills that work together to catch big fish, and lots of them!

#1 pro tournament team in northern Michigan.

Half-day and full-day charters trolling for Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Steelhead, and Salmon.

We are located in Traverse City, Michigan on M-22, right before Elmwood Marina, 1-½ miles North West of downtown Traverse City.

West Bay is almost 600 Feet Deep. Three of the four sides are protected by land. This makes for a comfortable boat ride and very little chance of cancellation (2 times in 15 years) due to high seas. Unlike the main body of Lake Michigan, there are no long boat rides. We start Fishing within 2 miles of the harbor.

Our Mission:

To appreciate one of the area's best natural resources, while providing a fun and positive adventure for people of all ages, small or large groups. The perfect setting for a great bonding and relationship experience, we create lasting memories.

Enjoy Lake Michigan fishing without the rough or unpredictable water in the shelter of West Grand Traverse Bay.

We are handicap accessible!

We have been filmed for many sport fishing programs, airing on the networks NBC, CBS, and Fox. Big Kahuna Pro Fishing Team participates in the Pro Fishing Tournament Circuit on Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Big Kahuna is the #1 winning team in Northern Michigan.

All of our staff has honed their skills in Tournament Competitions. What this means for you is having an experienced and professional crew with the latest equipment and technique for catching the big fish. Make Big Kahuna Charters a centerpiece of your Traverse City vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Traverse City trip itinerary builder.
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  • We called around 10am and we were on by 5pm the same day! The captain and 1st mate were awesome! The family had a blast! Caught a King Salmon, got our limit for lake trout and the captain allowed our....  more »
  • We called at 8 pm and were on the water at 6 am the next morning. Captain Jared and Noah were a blast! Clean boat and great equipment. I highly recommend Big Kahuna to anyone who wants to go catching....  more »

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