Charter Fishing Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana with Captain Ralph Steiger Fishing Guide Service for salmon, trout, smallmouth bass and perch in Illinois and Indiana waters of Lake Michigan. Specializing in Lake Michigan charter and guide fishing trips reports between Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana.
Contact Us at Charter Fishing Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana with Captain Ralph Steiger Fishing Guide Service for salmon, trout, smallmouth bass and perch in Illinois and Indiana waters of Lake Michigan.

Fishing Lake Michigan - Captain Ralph Steiger
Charter & Guide Fishing Trips on Lake Michigan for Smallmouth Bass, Perch,
King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, Steelhead Trout and Lake Trout in Illinois & Indiana from downtown Chicago to Portage Indiana.

Now booking fall Smallmouth Bass dates and winter Lake Trout jigging dates

September and October
Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth fishing in the Fall is possibly my favorite time of the year.  The bass are aggressive and are needing to put the feed bag on before winter.  Typically the action is good and the fish are big.  Sept./Oct. are great for both numbers of fish and quality.  As later Oct/early Nov. arrive the numbers of fish per trip tend to go down but the size of the fish on average is great.  Dates are limited call me asap. ALL BASS ARE CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY. 

November, December, January, February

Jigging Lake Trout

Some of the most unique and exciting fishing Lake Michigan has to offer.  Giant lake trout start to arrive near shore to spawn in Nov. and continue to hang out in shallow water till March.  All fishing is done using spinning tackle and light line.  We will be jigging and casting a variety of baits for these giants.  The weather plays a big part in this fishing.  Nov. and early to mid Dec. the weather tends to not be a huge issue but as winter arrives we will only to be able to fish as the weather allows.  I have a call list for winter trips, send me a email or text with your name and number and I will put you on the call list for open dates thru the winter.  Ralphish00@aol.com or 219-688-3593  If you love fishing you have to try this style of fishing. 

 

NEW PRODUCTS!

NEW LURE CRAFT LITTLE 'D" and BIG "D" GOBY BAITS.

THIS COLOR WAS MADE FROM LURE CRAFT FOR ME PERSONALLY BUT DUE TO EXCELLENT SUCCESS THEY HAVE DECIDED TO RELEASE IT TO EVERYONE.  IT IS A COLOR THAT COMBINES SOME OF MY FAVORITE COLORS FOR LAKE MICHIGAN.  IT HAS A PEARL BELLY AND A PUMPKIN BACKROUND WITH COPPER, GOLD, AND PURPLE FLAKE.  THIS BAIT HAS BEEN HOT FOR ME ALL YEAR.  THE COLORS NAME IS "STEIGER'S ICE".  GIVE IT A TRY.  IT IS ONLY AVALIBLE AT WWW.CAPTAINSREPORTS.NET

THE PICTURES DON'T DUE THIS BAIT JUSTICE!!

This spoon was made for me by Dreamweaver.  It was my best spoon all year by far.  It produced big kings as well as big numbers.  Its finally avalible to everyone!!  Its in their 2012 catalog as well as at WWW.CAPTAINSREPORTS.NET.  Give it a try YOU WILL BE IMPRESSED.

Smallmouth Bass Fishing Video

Want to see what Southern Lake Michigan smallmouth fishing is all about? Check out the video below.  Filmed on my boat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Jgt-IVJyjU&feature=player_detailpage

Charter and Guide Fishing Trips on Lake Michigan for Smallmouth Bass, Perch, King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, Steelhead Trout and Lake Trout in Illinois and Indiana from Chicago, Illinois to Hammond, Indiana

Charter Fishing Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana with Captain Ralph Steiger Fishing Guide Service for salmon, trout, smallmouth bass and perch in Illinois and Indiana waters of Lake Michigan. Specializing in Lake Michigan charter and guide fishing trips reports between Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana.Charter Fishing Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana with Captain Ralph Steiger Fishing Guide Service for salmon, trout, smallmouth bass and perch in Illinois and Indiana waters of Lake Michigan. Specializing in Lake Michigan charter and guide fishing trips reports between Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana.Come and experience a Lake Michigan fishing guide trip with someone that loves fishing as much as you! Lake Michigan has so much to offer.

The southern basin of Lake Michigan offers excellent Salmon and Trout fishing year round.

In the spring and fall it offers world class smallmouth bass fishing, and during the summer some of the biggest perch anywhere in the country.  Whether you are a seasoned angler looking for a new adventure or just beginning the great sport, there is something for you.

Just beginning fishing?  Come aboard and learn the right way to be safe but still have a great time and most importantly catch fish!

For all the seasoned anglers out there, you can come and put your years of skills to the ultimate test.

You’ll experience big fish on light line in a large body of water while learning multiple ways to catch them.

Fishing Lake Michigan is also a great way to get kids or friends into fishing. When that big fish starts ripping line off your reel, you’ll be left with a lifetime memory.

Charter Fishing Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana with Captain Ralph Steiger Fishing Guide Service for salmon, trout, smallmouth bass and perch in Illinois and Indiana waters of Lake Michigan. Specializing in Lake Michigan charter and guide fishing trips reports between Chicago Illinois and Hammond Indiana.

Lake Michigan has changed the way I fish, almost spoiled me. Come experience the big lake through my eyes and see the way fishing should be.

I am a fulltime Captain with a 100 ton Masters license. This is my full-time job. It is as important to me as it is to you that you love your time on the water and catch fish.

I will never quit working to keep you on fish. I am not in business to waste your time or money. If fishing is slow I will tell you, and we can shoot for a better day. Most importantly safety will always come first. Your safety is more important than anything. My job is to keep you safe and on fish.

What are you waiting for? Contact Captain Steiger today and plan your next great charter or guide fishing adventure on Lake Michigan. 

 

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