Happy 2021 to everyone! We hope you are all safe, happy and healthy.

Happy 2021 to everyone! We hope you are all safe, happy and healthy.
Happy 2021 to everyone! We hope you are all safe, happy and healthy. Here, at SpendThrift Charters, we love the start of a New Year, because it brings new fishing opportunities. We can’t wait to see you return for your 2021 round of fishing with your family and friends. It’s almost time to start fishing!!! read more

The Shake-Down Trip: Best Chicago Fishing Charters Near Me

The Shake-Down Trip: Best Chicago Fishing Charters Near Me
The shake-down trip is what boat operators consider the first trip of the season. During the shake-down trip, the captain and mate ensure everything within the vessel is working, the rods/ reels are in order, new techniques might be tried, and hopefully fish will be found for the season opening. This trip gives the captain and crew confidence in their skills and knowledge of the lake. read more

The Lifestyle of a Chicago Fishing Charters, Spendthrift Charter Captain

The lifestyle of a Spendthrift Charter captain is less than glamorous especially when we run two Chicago fishing charter trips a day. We always say, “The guests have the fun”. Believe me, we do too when thing are going right. Our guest often say a bad of fishing is better than a good day at work. This is probably true unless fishing is your job. read more