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

The waters around Chicagoland and especially Waukegan Harbor, Illinois areas are extremely productive on a month to month basis. Our clients have the best opportunity to catch the most fish. We assure 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!

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.

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 2024! If you're new with us this year, click the dollar sign to see our rates and book your Chicago fishing charter today!

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!

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!

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.

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!

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!

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.

Welcome to Spendthrift Charters!

Frequently called the "Best Chicago Fishing Charters" in Chicagoland and proudly serving the Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois areas for over 40 years, Captain Jerry Nied has been chartering the finest of fishing trips. Spendthrift Charters is one of the largest fishing charter fishing vessels available on Lake Michigan today. We currently have three 39-ft Tiara ships to satisfy every fishing need, no matter the size of the group. Captain Jerry is a full time U.S. Coast Guard and licensed captain. Fishing charters are available 7 days a week. Call now for the next available Chicago fishing charter departure time!

Mail: 1091 West Dearborn Ln. Vernon Hills, IL. 60061

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