Let the Fishing Season begin! The 2020 Watta Fishing Report from Glen Arbor, Michigan celebrates 16 seasons of Glen Arbor Charter Fishing near beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. 

Starting May 7, 2020 we will be able to start chartering again while following social distancing guidelines with the proper personal protection equipment. We will keep the boat properly sanitized with the exception of all of the fish we catch!! Call and book your trip 231-409-0963!! Thank you for making our fishing report so fun!


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Tuesdays on the Lake

Tuesdays on the Lake

Watta Bite congrats to Ken, Nora and Kate. They were a great trip and kept the fish busy.

Watta a fun trip

Watta a fun trip

Howard,Glen, Ed, and Noah really had a good luck on the lake.

Fun times on the lake

Fun times on the lake

Watta Bite fun keeps on happening. Carl, Mindy, Ben, Chorine and Greta with their limit of fish.

Watta way to show the fish who is the Boss

Watta way to show the fish who is the Boss

The crew of Michael, Jennifer, Leo,Sam and Thomas really showed the wish who was the boss.

Watta a great morning for Andrew

Watta a great morning for Andrew

Another awesome time on the lake. Andrew caught a 12lb lake trout which was the biggest fish.

Watta morning of fun for the Holiday

Watta morning of fun for the Holiday

Awesome time on the lake..

Watta way to start the holiday weekend

Watta way to start the holiday weekend

Watta Bite congrats to Alexander, Ryan, Courtney and Anderson on their catch of the day. Great way to start the Holiday weekend !!!!!

Watta a great day with Ben and Jim

Watta a great day with Ben and Jim

Great day on the lake for Ben and Jim.

Watta summer of fishing fun

Watta summer of fishing fun

The summer of fishing fun is just warming up. Good times on the Lake

Watta fun day on the Lake.

Watta fun day on the Lake.

Watta an awesome crew.Good times on the Lake.

Watta day of the fighting fish

Watta day of the fighting fish

Wow watta an awesome day. The fish are on the bite and they are real fighters.

Watta way to end June

Watta way to end June

Watta way to end the month of June. Tim, Kristin, Michael,Samuel David and Isaac did an awesome job of catching their limit.

Watta great way to spend the day on the lake.

Watta great way to spend the day on the lake.

Watta Bite congrats to Joel on catching the first Salmon of the year. He and Dave had a great trip and the weather was awesome..

Watta great Saturday morning to be on the lake

Watta great Saturday morning to be on the lake

Watta Bite congrats to Rich for catching his first fish ever. Moses, Edan got in the action as well. Great times happen on the lake.

Watta great morning for the Witzeman crew

Watta great morning for the Witzeman crew

Watta Bite congrats to Mike, Josh, Megan and Anna on their catch of the day. Mike caught a 16lb laker and dauther Anna with the #2 fish of the double headers. Way to reel in the fun Good times on the big lake

Watta a Monday on the lake and good memories

Watta a Monday on the lake and good memories

Watta Bite congrats to Ross, Claire, Rachel, Simon and Spencer.. Good times on Lake Michigan .

The good times never stop on the lake

The good times never stop on the lake

Good times and a great crew make the best times on the lake

Watta a great crew with Monster trout

Watta a great crew with Monster trout

Congrats Allison on a monster trout!! Fish were biting well yesterday afternoon. Happy Father’s Day to all of you dads out there!!!

Watta crew Ben, Gabriel and Chris

Watta crew Ben, Gabriel and Chris

Friday’s are great on the lake and the fish a big.

Watta a great time with the Rutherford crew

Watta a great time with the Rutherford crew

Watta fun time with the Rutherford crew.

Watta an awesome day on the Lake

Watta an awesome day on the Lake

Watta crew of fun. Roger,Brad, Tony and Bryan had a great time and so did we.

The Monster fish fun continues.

The Monster fish fun continues.

Watta Bite congrats to Austin and Alyssa on their catch of the day. It sure was a good time on the lake.

The Duncan crew

The Duncan crew

Watta Bite congrats to the Duncan crew.. They really caught some awesome fish.

Monster fish fun

Monster fish fun

Watta Bite congrats to Jacqueline, Madeline, and Austin on their catch of the day.

Watta Day

Watta Day

Watta great day with Jack and Ben

Watta an awesome morning for these ladies

Watta an awesome morning for these ladies

Watta an awesome morning for Jenny,Tammie,Jessica,Hailey and Katie. The fish were on the bite and some big ones were caught. Watta great day on the Lake.

Watta morning of fun

Watta Bite congrats to Dianne, Kevin, Greg and Rich on their catch of the day. Great time on the Lake.

Morning of the Double header

Morning of the Double header

Jim, Brynn, Hayden and Ken with the monster trout. Brynn and Hayden also got in on a double header. Lots of fun for all.

Thank you Veteran’s for your service

Thank you Veteran’s for your service

Congrats to Ed, Paul, Ed, Duane, and Capt. Bill on a nice catch of trout this morning! This was our annual Veterans spring fishing trip. We look forward to participating in this event every year. Thank you to all of our Veterans for your service!

Watta fun trip before it got windy

Watta fun trip before it got windy

Mariko, Casey, and Tyson with a nice haul this morning. Call and book your trip, either call 231-409-0963 or visit Empire Outdoors to book your summer trip.

Watta fun trip

Watta fun trip

Dan and Eileen with some nice trout early on in the week!! Call and book your summer fishing trip!!

Watta great weather this weekend

Watta great weather this weekend

The weather is beautiful and the fish are biting. Watta way to spend the day on Lake Michigan .

We are open and the big fish are biting!

We are open and the big fish are biting!

What a great day on the Lake. The fish are big and they are biting. We have openings for Memorial Day weekend so give us a call.

Watta Snowy May Saturday

Fishing in the snow May 10th. Yes, we are open for charter fishing. Hopefully a little warmer then today! We are taking reservations for next summer. Capt Bill Watta Bite Charters