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Tab's Sport Fishing Charters, Grand Haven, Michigan


Enjoy a fun filled day of fishing on beautiful Lake Michigan and catch a big one! Great for family outings, corporate outings or just for fun!

Grand Haven, Michigan

Experience a 4, 5 or 6 hour charter on beautiful Lake Michigan

4 Hour Charter

1 Person $120
2 Person $240
3 Person $320
4 Person $400

5 Hour Charter

1 Person $280
2 Person $320
3 Person $400
4 Person $480

6 Hour Charter

1 Person $380
2 Person $400
3 Person $480
4 Person $560

Charter Start Times

May – July – 6:00am
August – 5:00 or 5:30am
Sept – October – 7:00am

*Afternoon and Evening charters available upon request

Please note: Trip times is the time on the water or when the catch limit is reached, whichever comes first. Enjoy your trip out on our 21ft 1999 Sea Swirl Striper with hard top. Trips are limited to 4 guests on charters.

Due to COVID-19 please remember to bring your own PPE.

Tab's Sport Fishing Boat

Our Captain

Meet Captain Ron

A 37-year licensed charter boat captain, Ron enjoys fishing with his wife Shirley even when they are on vacation. Captain Ron has chartered thousands of fishing trips out on Lake Michigan for Rainbow Trout (Steelhead), Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Chinook & Coho Salmon. The boat is a 1999 21ft SeaSwirl Striper and is inspected and licensed by the State of Michigan. It is also inspected for safety by the Michigan DNR.

Ron - Shirley Tabidon

Shirley & Ron Tabidon


Docked at Grand Isle Marina

1 Grand Isle Drive, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417


What Do I need to bring?

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When using a fishing charter, do I need a fishing license?

A: Yes, Michigan law requires that anyone fishing in Michigan waters be licensed.

Q: Where can I purchase a Michigan Fishing License?

A: Michigan Fishing Licenses can be purchased on line at

Q: Do I need to bring PPE?

A: Due to COVID-19 please remember to bring your own PPE.

Q: Where do we park?

A: Our boat is docked at Grand Isle Marina – Slip 28A. Parking is available at the marina. Please arrive 20-30 minutes before we are scheduled to leave the dock.

Q: Do you clean the fish?

A: Yes! We will clean and bag your catch once we return to the marina.

Q: Is your charter boat licensed?

A: Yes…fishing charter boats of six passengers or less are state inspected. All captains listed in the Michigan Charter Boat directory are U.S. Coast Guard licensed operators.

Q: Can I bring beer and/or wine?

A: Yes. Beer and wine are allowed. Please refrain from bringing any hard liquor.

Q: When I make Michigan charter boat reservations, what type of questions should I ask?

A: It’s wise to ask questions about…
toilet facilities
size of party
travel time
bad weather alternatives
types of fishing
things to bring
other local attractions



What else should I ask

Q: What type of fish can be caught on a fishing charter?

A: On Lake Michigan you can catch Chinook Salmon, Steelhead (Rainbow Trout), Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, and Lake Trout.


Chinook Salmon
King Salmon
Steelhead (Rainbow Trout)
Brown Trout

What They’re Saying

Customer Testimonials

One of the best! Excellent captain, beautiful boat and awesome fun!!!

Nick Wilson

Facebook Review

(616) 638-2773

Call Captain Ron to Book Your Charter Today