2018 Fishing Report

Let the Fishing Season begin! The 2018 Watta Fishing Report from Glen Arbor, Michigan celebrates 14 seasons of Glen Arbor Charter Fishing near beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Thank you for making our fishing report so fun!

Watta foggy Sunday of fun

Watta foggy Sunday of fun

Watta Bite congrats to a great crew of Bruce, Elyse, Bethany and Jonathan. They really showed the fish who was boss. Sorry you didn’t get to see much this morning with the fog but we still had a good time.

Watta an awesome Saturday on the Lake

Watta an awesome Saturday on the Lake

Watta Bite congrats to Tim, Pat, Brian, Jose, and Bob on a great Saturday morning catch today. We still have some openings next week call for availability. What a great way to see the Sand Dunes natural beauty from Lake Michigan.

Watta Blast for a Thursday morning

Watta Blast for a Thursday morning

These guys had a blast this morning aboard the Watta Bite. Fishing was great for Mike, Charlie, Luke, Owen, John and Jack. Call to book your scenic trip in the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore waters.

Watta Wednesday afternoon of Lake Trout

Watta Wednesday afternoon of Lake Trout

Watta Bite congrats to Shane, Holden, Caden and Thatcher. They really had a good trip and a lot of fun was had. Great scenery out on the Lake.

Watta Wednesday of good fishing

Watta Wednesday of good fishing

Watta Bite congrats to Gerry, Chad and Chase on their catch of the day. The weather was cooperating and a good time was had by all. It’s always a scenic trip with the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore in the background.

Watta Tuesday afternoon on Lake Michigan

Watta Tuesday afternoon on Lake Michigan

Watta Bite congrats to Ed and Sorim on their catch of the day. Great day to be out on the lake. Give us a call to experience your scenic view of the Sleeping Bear Dune Lakeshore.

Great day out on Lake Michigan

Great day out on Lake Michigan

Watta Bite congrats to Amy, Cory, Nick and Ben on their catch of the day. Lots of fun and a great time to get away from daily pressures and relax view the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Call for availability and dates.

Watta Sunday Funday

Watta Sunday Funday

Watta windy Sunday Funday. It was a windy morning but we managed to catch some nice fish today.. Congrats to Thomas, Matt, Nick, Ben and Asher on their catch.

Watta morning on Lake Michigan

Watta morning on Lake Michigan

Watta Bite congrats to William, Evelyn, Cayden and Connor on their catch of the day. Lots of scenic adventures out on the lake. Seeing the Sleeping Bear dunes from the lake is pretty awesome.

Watta Saturday windy trip.

Watta Saturday windy trip.

Watta Bite congrats to Carri, Noah, Isaiah, Ian and Brad on their catch of the day. The wind was not helping but the fish were fighting. Great day to be out on the lake.

Watta limit of Lake Trout

Watta limit of Lake Trout

Watta Bite congrats to Calvin, Jack, Daniel, Stephen, Matt and Ted on their catch of the day. Watta way to spend the day after the 4th of July. The fish are biting and a little silver are starting to show up on the Big Lake.

Watta Friday afternoon on the Lake

Watta Friday afternoon on the Lake

Watta Bite congrats to Brad, Mike and Jeffrey. The fight was on with the fish and a good time was had by all. We have some openings for next week. Don’t forget to give us a call.

Watta Bite afternoon fishing action

Watta Bite afternoon fishing action

Watta Bite action for the afternoon of July 5th. Trout are plentiful and the salmon are starting to show up. It was a great for fishing. Congrats to Michael Molly, Marian, Michael on their catch of the day.

Watta 4th of July

Watta 4th of July

Happy 4th of July wishes to all. Congrats to Jason, Zachary, John and Bruce on their catch of the day. We got our limit of Lake Trout and a King Salmon. Good time was had by all.

Watta Lake Trout Morning

Watta Lake Trout Morning

Watta Bite congrats to Steve, Ara, Tyler, and Brian on their catch. Good times out on the Lake. Have a safe and Happy Fourth of July from Watta Bite Charterfishing.

Watta Lake Trout fun day

Watta Lake Trout fun day

Wattabite Lake Trout Monday. Great fun on the lake with a 13 lb caught.. Kayleigh, Clara, Hadley and Greg all had a great time. The girls really showed Dad how to catch the big fish.

Watta hot Lake Trout Sunday

Watta hot Lake Trout Sunday

Good times for Lake Trout

Good times for Lake Trout

Watta Lake Trout Wednesday

Watta Lake Trout Wednesday

Watta Bite congrats to Peter, Travis, Shannon, Pete, Kelly and Angus on their catch of the day.. Great time on the lake. We still have openings for the week of 4th of July give us a call.

Tuesday’s are for Lake Trout

Tuesday’s are for Lake Trout

Watta Bite congrats to Bill and Alec on their catch of the day.

Watta Great Lake Michigan Lake Trout Monday

Watta Great Lake Michigan Lake Trout Monday

Watta Bite congrats to Stephen, Cheryl, Rory, Bob and Diane on their catch of the day. Watta great time today.

Watta Breeze

Watta Breeze

Watta Bite congrats to Mike and Blaise on their breezy but fun trip.

Watta Friday Morning

Watta Friday Morning

14lb. Laker landed this morning!!! Great morning on the big water!! Congrats to Jonathon, Chris, Jerry and John on their catch.

Watta Lake Trout Terrific Thursday

Watta Lake Trout Terrific Thursday

Watta Bite Congrats to the Kasben Family on their catch of the day. Great day to be out on the lake.

Watta haul Lake Trout Tuesday

Watta haul Lake Trout Tuesday

Wattabite congrats to Joseph,Robert,Shelley,Hunter,Noah and Callie on their catch of the day. Fishing was slow and steady but we were able to catch em up.

Watta Bite fishing at it’s best.

Watta Bite fishing at it’s best.

Lake Trout are all over. Fishing has been FANTASTIC… We congratulate Brian, William, Tyler, John, Matthew, and Kerry on their catch of the day.

Lake Trout Friday

Lake Trout Friday

Watta Bite Charter Fishing morning. Congrats to Vince,Julie and Nick on their catch of the day. Great day to be out on Lake Michigan

Another fine Lake Trout

Another fine Lake Trout

Dean Eisner has been fishing with Captain Bill for over 14 years. He was the 4th trip Captain Bill booked when he first started chartering. Dean and Captain Bill fish 4 to 6 times a year. Congratulations to Dean on another fine Lake Trout.

Watta Lake Trout Tuesday on the Lake

Watta Lake Trout Tuesday on the Lake

Watta great day to be out on the lake. Lots of LARGE Lake Trout caught today weighing in a 16 lb and 17lb’s.. Lots of fun to reel the big ones in. Give us a call to book your trip now.

Watta Catch out of sunny Glen Arbor!!! Awesome morning!!

Watta Catch out of sunny Glen Arbor!!! Awesome morning!!

Watta an awesome catch. Congrats to Greg, Pat, Jen and Johnathon. Great day to be out on the Lake.

Watta Sunday 16lb Lake Trout

Watta Sunday 16lb Lake Trout

This was a Christmas gift to Dave who caught the 16lb Lake Trout. Great family time and Watta good day out on the lake.

Watta Saturday afternoon on the Lake

Watta Saturday afternoon on the Lake

Watta Bite congrats to Ryan, Ray, Doug and Al on their afternoon catch.

Watta Saturday morning of Lake Trout

Watta Saturday morning of Lake Trout

Watta Bite congrats to Giovanni, Jacob, Kevin, Sherry and Gina on their catch of the day. Great day to be out on the Lake.

Watta cloudy Lake Trout Sunday

Watta cloudy Lake Trout Sunday

Watta Bite Congrats to Michael, Beau and Cole on their catch of the day. A couple of the lucky fisherman are missing from the photo. The trip was a success and good time was had by all.

Watta windy Lake Trout Saturday

Watta windy Lake Trout Saturday

Watta windy start to Saturday. Good times on the Lake.

Watta Bite Fishing at its best

Watta Bite Fishing at its best

Wattabite congrats to Odette, Darius, Otilia, Joan, Dan and Emma on their catch of the day. Great day to be out on the lake.

Watta Lake Trout Sunday Morning

Watta Lake Trout Sunday Morning

Watta Bite Congrats to Adam, Jane, Autumn, Brian, Chris and Tina on their catch of the day. Great morning to be out on the Lake.

Watta Bite 2 Boat Lake Trout Trip

Watta Bite 2 Boat Lake Trout Trip

Watta Bite Congrats to Ed, John, Jake, Bobby, Lito, and Sam on their catch of the day. This was a 2 Boat trip. Fishing was good and a good time was had by all..

Watta Saturday catch of the day

Watta Saturday catch of the day

Watta Bite congrats to Ben, Bill and Peter on their catch of the day. Rainy day but the fish still put up a good fight.

Mother’s Day Lake Trout Catch

Mother’s Day Lake Trout Catch

Watta Bite wishes all the Mothers a Happy Mothers Day. Congrats to Tammy on her catch of the Day. She caught the biggest fish and showed Captain Bill and her Dad how its done.

DNR Chief visits Captain Bill

DNR Chief visits Captain Bill

Jim Dexter, Chief of Fisheries for the State of Michigan, went Cicso fishing with Captain Bill. Many issues concerning the State and Local fishery were discussed. Jim was in Traverse City for The Natural Resources (NRC) commission meetings.

Fishing Season for 2018 has started

Fishing Season for 2018 has started

The Watta Bite fishing season has started.. Captain Bill and his son Bill and their catch of the day. Lots of Cisco in this catch.