The Boat


Battalion 1 Offers an Ideal Fishing Environment

Battalion 1 is fully licensed and insured as a commercial charter boat in the state of Illinois and Wisconsin. She is a Tiara 3600 Open measuring 36 foot in length and is more than 13 feet wide with a spacious fishing deck.  She has a comfortable cabin, A/C and heat, a clean restroom, and non-slip deck.  All electronics and equipment are completely up-to-date.

You will fish aboard one of the larger, most technologically advanced, and best equipped salmon and trout charter boats on Lake Michigan. Battalion 1 Sport-fishing Charters is well suited for corporate incentives, family fishing trips, party groups, and Pro/Am salmon and trout tournament fishing.

Battalion 1 maintains a full complement of premium salmon and trout fishing equipment, such as; Shimano Talora rods, Abu Garcia Ambassador reels, Okuma reels, Power Pro line, and Seaguar flourocarbon line. We use fluorocarbon leaders for a realistic presentation of lures. Our use of Big Jon down-riggers, in-line planer boards, lead core lines, copper lines, and Wireline Dipsey Divers offers a thorough variety of the latest Lake Michigan salmon and trout fishing techniques. We strive to maintain the etiquitte of sport-fishing. Obviously, you will find a large variety of Michigan StingerRapture Trolling Flies, and Plano tackle systems aboard.





Lake Michigan Fishing Reports

June / July 2016 Fishing

After a bit of a lull in June, fishing is getting back to normal. Typical catches are between 10-20 fish with the majority being coho salmon

June 30, 2016 read more

2016 Fishing Season Underway

The 2016 fishing season currently underway. Limit catches of Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, and Lake Trout are the norm right now. Soon we'll be

April 7, 2016 read more

Battalion 1 Catch of the Day!

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