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 Coho Wednesday

Watta Coho Wednesday

Bob, Jim, Mike, and Gary with a nice catch of coho. They are still hanging around before they head into the rivers!!

Watta Sunday of good fishing

Watta Sunday of good fishing

Watta Bite congrats to Larry and Stephen on their catch of the day. Good day to be out on the lake and wow was the weather nice. Still not to late to go fishing before the weather gets cold. Give us a call.

Watta Haul

Watta Haul

Watta haul. The Coho Salmon were really biting. Congrats to Matt, Blu, Bobby, Brad and Jeff. They were able to reel in the fish as fast as they were biting. Watta a fun trip.

Watta day of fun on the Lake

Watta day of fun on the Lake

Carol, Robert, Sara, and Bob with a nice catch of coho, kings and a lunker small mouth bass!! Fishing is great book your trip before it gets cold!!

Watta Salmon Saturday

Watta Salmon Saturday

Strong salmon bite this morning, nice kings and a bunch of coho!! Great morning for Justin, Michael, Luis, Erich, and William.

Coho still biting

Coho still biting

Fish are still biting. Nice catch of Coho from Igor, Ihor, Ivan and Romas.. Great day to be out on the lake.

Mixed bag Saturday

Mixed bag Saturday

Mixed bag this weekend for Jack, Brett, Danielle, Jillian, and Evelyn. Nice catch guys!!

Watta day of Family fun.

Watta day of Family fun.

Wow what a day of fun. The weather cooperated so Izzy, Andrew, Nichole and Pat could spend some time fishing. Watta fun time.

Watta fun Saturday of Fishing and Fun

Watta fun Saturday of Fishing and Fun

Joe, Josh, and Tim with a mixed bag today. The was a 12lb Steelhead, a 27lb and 23lb King Salmon, and some browns. What an awesome catch today. Congrats to this group. What a fun trip!!

Watta Monday morning out on the Lake

Watta Monday morning out on the Lake

Watta Monday morning out on the lake Congrats to Dan, Andy, Suzanne, Charles. Oliver and Joe.. We were lucky to boat a 27lb King Salmon. Way to go crew.

Watta afternoon out on the Lake

Watta afternoon out on the Lake

Watta afternoon out on the lake. Great fun was had by all. Congrats to Dennis, Candido, and Parker with a nice haul of trout and a salmon!!! Good job guys!

Watta Sunday of Lake Trout

Watta Sunday of Lake Trout

Watta Sunday of Lake Trout. Congrats to Cynthia, James, Bruce, Sarah and Sam. They we great fisherman and rocked the catch. Good time was had by all.

Watta way to spend a Saturday morning out on the lake

Watta way to spend a Saturday morning out on the lake

Nice morning trip this morning for Kamie and Sam. Nice salmon Sam!!! The day started out rough but the wind settled out so we could get out.

Watta great Friday out on the lake

Watta great Friday out on the lake

Watta great Friday to be out on the lake. There was great weather and the fishing was good for Jeffrey, Steve and Jeff. Good time was had by all.

Watta Lake Michigan fun day

Watta Lake Michigan fun day

Watta bite congrats to Jim, Andrew, Jordan, and Maddie with a nice haul on Thursday on Lake Michigan. Jim was the lucky one with catching a 26lb King Salmon !

Watta day of fun and fishing

Watta day of fun and fishing

Nice catch for Grace, Michael, Kate, Venton and Angelo. Congrats to Angelo on his catch of a 17lb King Salmon. Awesome morning for these fisherman!

Watta Sunday of Salmon fishing

Watta Sunday of Salmon fishing

Aaron, Brad, and Lorna with a nice catch yesterday morning. Aaron is shown with a fine 21lb King!!!! Congrats guys!!

Watta way to end the work week

Watta way to end the work week

Watta way to end a perfect day. Congrats Bob on your catch of the day. Glad that the winds and the weather cooperated..

Watta great Friday of fish and fun

Watta great Friday of fish and fun

Nice mixed bag yesterday morning for Mike, Don, Tabatha, Colton and Casey. Nice catch guys!!

Watta Wednesday of Good Fishing

Watta Wednesday of Good Fishing

Watta Bite congrats to Bill, Ethan, Breena, Eric and Rebecca. Sure was a great afternoon to be out on the lake.

Watta an awesome fish Isaac

Watta an awesome fish Isaac

John, Mark, and Isaac with an excellent morning haul today. Isaac with the catch of the morning a nice 22 lb king salmon!!! Great job guys.

Watta great catch of Lake Trout

Watta great catch of Lake Trout

Watta Bite congrats to Mitch, Matt and Ann…Mitch caught the biggest fish and really ruled the boat with lots of fun. We had a great day out on the lake.

Watta warm day out on the Lake

Watta warm day out on the Lake

The weather was miserably hot but the fish were biting. Watta Bite congrats to Ben, Mary and Benny on their catch of the day.

Watta Fun Saturday on the Lake

Watta Fun Saturday on the Lake

Watta Bite congrats to Matt and George on their catch of the day. It was a warm day and still a good time was had by all. img src=”http://wattabite.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/IMG_4637-e1533591962199.jpg” alt=”” width=”2448″ height=”3264″ class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-2917″ />

Watta 24lb King Salmon

Watta 24lb King Salmon

Lucy, Grant and Stephanie with some nice fish on yesterday’s trip. Congrats to Grant on reeling in a 24lb King.

Watta beautiful day out on Lake Michigan

Watta beautiful day out on Lake Michigan

Watta Bite congrats to Taylor, Jalen, Jessica, and Zeke on their catch of the day. Great day to be out on the lake.

Watta great Thursday afternoon out on the Lake

Watta great Thursday afternoon out on the Lake

Wattabite congrats to another great crew. We had a lot of fun. The weather was great and a good time was had by all.

Watta great day out on the lake

Watta great day out on the lake

Wattabite Congrats to another great crew.. We had a great time with Scott, Tyler, Michelle and Leo. They ruled the Lake and saw lots of great sites.

Watta day on the lake

Watta day on the lake

Watta Bite congrats to Robert, Steven, Andrew, Joe and Joseph on their catch of the day. Great day to be fishing on Lake Michigan. Good time was had by all.

Watta Wednesday of Lake Michigan Fun

Watta Wednesday of Lake Michigan Fun

Watta Bite congrats to John and Kevin on their catch of the day. Great day to be out on the Lake.

Watta triple header Tuesday

Watta triple header Tuesday

Watta Triple header congrats to the Pinnell and Lewis family. Sure was fun having 3 fish hit at the same time. The crew was able to land them all. Watta great trip. Good time was had by all.

Watta Monday afternoon of fun

Watta Monday afternoon of fun

Watta Monday afternoon congrats to Drew on catching a 19lb Lake Trout. Timothy, Carol, Brook and Megan also rocked the Lake Trout with a great catch.

Watta Monday of fishing fun

Watta Monday of fishing fun

Wattabite congrats to Dave and Joel on their early morning catch of the day.. Great time out on the lake.

Watta way to spend a morning out on the Lake

Watta way to spend a morning out on the Lake

Watta Bite congrats to Phil, Rachel, Tyler, Claire, Conner and Archer on their catch from Sunday morning. Great day to be out on the lake.

Watta great day out Lake Michigan

Watta great day out Lake Michigan

Mike, Todd, Ava, and Joanne with their afternoon catch yesterday!! Nice job guys!! Great day to be out on the Lake and a good time was had by all

Watta week of Fishing fun.

Watta week of Fishing fun.

WOW Watta week of fun, fish and good times.. We have had as much fun as our customers. It’s hard to believe that August is just around the corner. We have openings so don’t hesitate to call and get in on some good fishing action.

Watta Saturday of Trout and Salmon

Watta Saturday of Trout and Salmon

Watta Bite Congratulations to Derk on landing a 28lb King and Traci with an 18lb king and Kate and Tyler with some Lake Trout. Great morning trip for these guys!!

Watta wacky Wednesday

Watta wacky Wednesday

Watta wacky Wednesday congrats to Bobie Sue, John, Taylor and Connor on their catch of the day. Great times out on the lake. The Sleeping Bear National Lake Shore is a great photo opportunity.

Watta Tuesday afternoon of Great fishing

Watta Tuesday afternoon of Great fishing

Watta bite Congrats to the Marchi family. Andrea, Chris, Lauren, and Cameron had a nice afternoon catch on the big water. Big lakers and a bonus brown were landed!! Nice catch guys!!

Watta Tuesday morning of Great fishing

Watta Tuesday morning of Great fishing

Eric and Alec caught some big trout on a foggy morning on Lake Michigan!! Good morning of fishing for these two. Lots of great fun on the lake.

Watta Monday afternoon of wind and Lake Trout.

Watta Monday afternoon of wind and Lake Trout.

Watta Monday afternoon of wind and Lake Trout. Watta afternoon of family fun for the Christensen family. The trip was cut short due to the wind.

Watta Monday of Lake Trout

Watta Monday of Lake Trout

Watta Monday morning. Little windy this morning but fish could still be caught. Congrats to Brian, Blake, Luke, Chase and Julie.

Watta Bite kids rule the catch

Watta Bite kids rule the catch

Watta Bite congrats to Collin, Will Sr., Will Jr., and Clair showing off their nice mid day catch from yesterday. Collin and Will are shown displaying their big trout that they caught!!

Watta Thursday morning of fun.

Watta Thursday morning of fun.

Watta Bite congrats to Eric, Julie, Daniel and Carolyn they had a nice trip Thursday morning. Carolyn is showing off her nice trout she caught!

Watta Wednesday afternoon of Lake Trout.

Watta Wednesday afternoon of Lake Trout.

Nice afternoon haul for Roger, Linda, Kally, Tucker, and Mappile!! These folks hauled in some nice trout!! Congrats on your catch of the day. Great times out on the Lake.

Watta morning congrats

Watta morning congrats

Watta Bite congrats to Ann, Curt and Michael. Nice Wednesday morning to be out on the Lake. Taking in all the scenes of Lake Michigan. Come aboard the Watta Bite to see the Sleeping Bear Dunes scenery from the Lake.

Watta way to catch some dinner

Watta way to catch some dinner

Watta Bite congrats to Chris and Jennifer on their catch of the day. Caught 5 trout and they wanted to come in. Had plenty of fish for dinner… Great time out on the lake.

Watta Monday of good fishing

Watta Monday of good fishing

Watta morning today!! Allan, Jason, Wilson, Kevin, and Jim with a nice haul. Some big trout were caught this morning. Great day to be out on the lake.

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.