Professional Fishing Guide

Endorsed by Kevin VanDam
the No.1 Bass Angler in the world!

See what some of our clients have been catching.

We live to fish and to provide the best guide service available!

Specializing in; Musky, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Sturgeon, Steelhead and Salmon.

Doug Samsal and his son Garrett have 38 years of combined guiding experience. View the guides in action and plan your adventure!

Book your trip now while space is available.
Call (231) 668-2894

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Lake St. Clair

Lake St. Clair, MI

Smallmouth Bass, Musky, Sturgeon and Walleye in Lk St. Clair and Detroit River.

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Manistee River

Manistee River, MI

Musky, Steelhead and Salmon in the Manistee River and Lake St. Clair.

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Fishing Charter Guide for Michigan's Lake St. Clair and Detroit River, Manistee River and Orlando, Florida's Lake Toho

Smallmouth Bass, Steelhead Trout, King Salmon, Musky and Walleye

Endorsed by professional bass angler, Kevin VanDam! Go fishing with a seasoned professional guide that is endorsed by some of the best in the business!

Doug and Garrett's experience will keep you on the hottest bites for trophy smallmouth bass, musky, and walleye on Michigan's Lake St. Clair, Manistee River, St Clair River and Detroit Rivers!

Fall splits us up. Doug goes to fish the Manistee River for salmon and steelhead while Garrett is on Lake St. Clair for bass and musky!

Escape winter and join them near Orlando Florida for trophy largemouth bass on Lake Toho. Go fishing from fully insured and inspected Nitro bass boats powered by Mercury and flat bottom river boats.

book early for your chance at Monster Walleye on the Detroit River!

Call Capt. Doug to book your trip now! (231) 668-2894


Here's what's biting now!

Giant Walleye The famous Detroit River Spring Walleye run is in full force during April! Big walleyes early and numbers later. The St Clair River run produces great numbers from late April till mid-May.

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Smallmouth Bass Fish monster smallmouth with us on what has been called the best smallmouth fishing on the planet, Famous Lake St Clair! last year my son Garrett had a trip where two guy's caught 147 smallmouth bass in one day. 100 fish days are not uncommon, with many of these small mouth bass between 4-6 pounds.

Musky! Lake St. Clair & St. Clair & Detroit Rivers season starts June 4th. When you want musky there is just simply no better place in the world to catch record numbers. 50 plus inch size fish are common! Last year we had a top water bite like I have never seen before anywhere! I can't wait to do it again!

Book with us to get in on the best musky action anywhere! Call (231) 668-2894

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