The Duckbill

Boat Details:

  • 31 ft. Pacemaker Sedan
  • Twin Engines
  • Flybridge
  • Large Rear Deck
  • Spacious Cabin with full size washroom.


  • Radar with 20 mile range
  • GPS
  • Marine radio
  • Cell phone
  • Water temp
  • Trolling speed
  • Depth sounders
  • Fish locaters
  • Autopilot
  • Electric downriggers


Lake Michigan salmon and trout fishing videos

…from our charter fishing trips out of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois.

Lake Michigan Salmon Fishing Charters with Capt. Bill onboard the Duckbill.

Contact Us

Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout Fishing

Do you have questions about Salmon fishing or trout fishing on Lake Michigan? Need more information on fishing charters? Looking for a special gift for someone? We’ll be glad to help make your trout or salmon fishing dreams a reality! Capt. Bill Meier “Duckbill” Fishing Charters, Inc. Mailing address: 3N902 Bittersweet Rd. St. Charles, IL 60175 Phone: (630) 674-9726

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Charter rates are located here. A map with directions is located here.

Salmon and Trout Fishing on Lake Michigan Charter Rates

Call early to reserve good dates for your fishing charter. Groups as large as 60 people or more can be accommodated with enough advance notice. For more information, please complete and submit the contact form here.

 Weekend Rates (Sat, Sun, Holidays)  
5 Hour
6 Hour
8 Hour
1-6 People
$510.00 $590.00 $780.00
 Weekday Rates (Mon thru Fri)  
5 Hour
6 Hour
8 Hour
4-6 People
$480.00 $560.00 $720.00
 Weekday Special (Mon thru Fri)  
5 Hour
6 Hour
8 Hour
2 People
$390.00 $460.00 $600.00
3 People
$435.00 $520.00 $640.00

All prices include Sales Tax.

Prices do not include: Fish License, Gratuities or Fish Cleaning & bagging @ $1.00 per fish.

We accept Visa and MasterCard for deposits and pre-payments, as well as other charges



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One of 5 Kings between 10 and 14 lbs caught this morning....

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