St. Joseph Michigan Guided River Fishing

There is a river right in your backyard full of Steelhead!

The St. Joseph River system is one of the most productive systems in the state of Michigan. The river offers one of the best quality fishing for salmon and steelhead trout. Landing a skamania steelhead with light tackle can be one of the most memorable experiences you'll ever have in a lifetime.

Captain Russ Clark guides on the St. Joseph river and Lake Michigan year round. He is one of the few charter boat operators who's livelihood is devoted strictly to fishing. What does that mean for you? With 25 years experience guiding the area it means Captain Russ can put you over some of the area's most productive fishing spots.

The St. Joseph River is right in your back yard. St. Joseph / Benton Harbor Michigan is approximately 5 hours from Cincinnati, 2 hours from Chicago, 2 hours from Ft. Wayne, 3 hours from Indianapolis, only 3 hours from Detroit.

The "Sea Hawk II ", is built for river fishing. Captain Russ Clark is a U.S.C.G Captain and the Sea Hawk II is equipped with all safety gear and is a Michigan DNR state inspected vessel. Seahawk offers a "hand's on" fishing experience. Unlike other guides, Captain Russ allows you to handle your own rods if you desire, whatever your level of expertise you can be sure that your St. Joseph river trip with Sea Hawk Charters will be a successful one.

Charters runs daily Michigan charter fishing trips for King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown & Lake Trout and Steelhead from the port of St. Joseph.

Reservations fill up fast so if you're interested click the button below to send us a request and reserve your spot on the boat!


7 Hrs of Fishing
$90 a person
$340 minimum
6 person max
7 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Any booking Monday through Thursday is $40 off* above pricing.

*All Specials valid on one day trips only.

A $100 deposit is required within 7 days from the date you book your charter trip. If a charter is canceled or cut short due to bad weather, the trip will be rescheduled (or) pro-rated, (determined by the Captain) A four (4) week cancellation required for refund of full deposit or deposit may be used on rescheduling trip in the same year.

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Experience, equipment, customer satisfaction count! Whether you are fishing Lake Michigan or the St. Joseph river, you have the guarantee that Captain Russ Clark will make every effort possible to make your fishing trip an outstanding great lakes experience...

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