Let's go fishing! Your next Chicago Fishing Charter adventure on Lake Michigan awaits!

The waters around the Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois areas are extremely productive on a month by month basis, making your fishing trip the most productive by going from harbor to harbor. Our clients have the best opportunity to catch the most fish. We guarantee you will enjoy your fishing experience with us! We know the best fishing spots in Lake Michigan! Cast your line out to the links listed above to learn more about the best charter fishing around!!!
  • Check Out Our Boats

    You have just discovered Lake Michigan's most successful and largest fleet of Chicago fishing charters found! We can't wait to take you out on one of our three, custom, 39 foot Tiaras! Click the eye above to check out our boats! See you at the pier!

  • Spring Fishing Charter Pictures

    We're so thankful to our valued Spendthrift Charters clients! Click the icon above to see if you made it into last year's photo gallery! Looking forward to seeing you again this year! Call, click or email to get your Chicago fishing charter reservation in TODAY!

  • Fishing Reports

    We've got your Chicago fishing charter season covered! Want to know which fish to fish for at a particular time of year? Click the person above, find out, then, book your trip based on the fish you're looking to catch. We look forward to serving you!

  • Corporate Events

    Need your corporate fishing charter catered? Click the anchor above to let us know the details and we’ll take care of it for you. We want your corporate fishing charters to be fun, exciting and stress free. Your job is to reel in the “Big One” while we take care of the rest.

  • Looking For Our Reviews?

    We love our customers! At Spendthrift Charters, we do our best to make every fishing charter customer happy. Please feel free to click the Facebook icon above to check out our reviews. Also, we value your feedback on your trip. Please leave us a review!

  • Looking for Our Pier?

    Our pier is located in Waukegan. Click the map pin above for specific directions to our Chicago fishing charter location. Plan to be at the pier at least 30 minutes prior to your confirmed appointment. For questions or confirmations, call (847) 816-7390!

  • Affordable Rates

    We do our best to make such fun entertainment as affordable as possible! That's why we decided to keep our rates the same in 2023! If you're new with us this year, click the dollar sign to see our rates and book your Chicago fishing charter today!

  • Got Fishing Questions?

    We've got answers. Whether you're an experienced Lake Michigan fisherman or looking to try out our Chicago fishing charters for the first time, we're excited to have you aboard. Click the question mark above to get answers to common questions.

  • Great Salmon Recipes

    After your amazing Chicago fishing charter, you might be wondering how to best prepare your catch. Well, look no further than Spendthrift Charters to make the best suggestions. Click the icon above for some tasty ideas courtesy of Allrecipes.com.