Whitecap Charters out of Leland, Michigan with Capt. Jack Duffy

Captain Jack Duffy is US Coast Guard licensed and has 40 years experience fishing and navigating the Great Lakes. Catching BIGGER and BETTER game fish is his main ambition.

It was early July, 1976, when he took a day off from chartering, and caught a 31 1/2-pound brown trout to set a state record for the species. It was, for him, a day he’ll never forget and he held the state record for years.

Capt. Jack Duffy is the kind of licensed charterboat skipper who has a zest for life, a burning desire to make every fishing trip memorable and the stuff of which fishing dreams and legends are made. He is outgoing, wildly in love with fishing Lake Michigan for line screaming trophy Chinook and coho salmon, and the creamy-spotted lake trout that makes anglers enjoy catching fish. He also catches brown trout and high-jumping steelhead.

One thing about Duffy: A trip from his home port of Leland, is an unforgettable adventure. He works very hard to get clients into fish. He’s a one-of-a-kind, genuinely unforgettable fishing expert.

His 27-foot Tiara is well-known as the “Whitecap” fishing out of Leland, Michigan. It is designed for comfort and safety with plenty of room in the stern to do battle with big fish. All the latest electronic equipment will help anglers catch fish. Also has top of the line reels, poles and the hottest baits in triplicate.

Leland has been the Lake Michigan port for big Chinook salmon since the early 1970s, and nearby North and South Manitou Islands helps funnel these hard-fighting game fish into his fishing area. It’s here, off the Manitou Islands during the summer months where the possibility of limit catches attract destination-oriented and walk-on anglers.

Fishing with Capt. Jack Duffy on the Whitecap is an adventure that anglers will want to book from one year to the next. His boat, moored in historic Fish Town, puts anglers close to the fishing action within minutes of leaving port. Fishing with this master angler, featured in Outdoor Life and Sports Afield, is one of life’s great experiences.

Call 231-883-7530 to book your fishing adventure with Capt Jack Duffy.