Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Slipknot Steelhead Charters

Where does Slipknot Steelhead Charters fish?

We fish the Manistee area, including Lake Michigan, Big Manistee River, Little Manistee River, Great Lakes, Arcadia.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Lake Trout  (Also Called Great Lake Trout, Siscowet  ), Rainbow Trout  (Also Called ), Steelhead Trout (Also Called ), Chinook Salmon (Also Called King Salmon, Quinnat Salmon, Spring Salmon, Tyee Salmon, Kippered Salmon)

Where in Manistee to we meet our guests?

We meet at Manistee, MI Boat Launch ( 308 River St, Manistee, MI 49660, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

A Michigan fishing license is required for individuals 17 years of age or older. Individuals under 17 years of age may fish without a license but must follow all Michigan fishing regulations. For more information and to purchase your license please visit the Michigan Department of Natural Resources site.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.