Your 2024 Home for Great Lake Michigan Sport Fishing

Call: 847-313-9678

Enjoy fishing beautiful Lake Michigan with Captain John Wagner aboard his 33 foot Pacemaker sport fishing charter boat.  Large Coho salmon caught on the Playin' Hooky charter boat

Playin' Hooky Charters offers the best in Chicago fishing charters. We specialize in fishing charters on Lake Michigan, fishing for Salmon and Trout. If you're looking to catch Coho Salmon, King Salmon, Steelhead, or Rainbow Trout just come aboard the PLAYIN' HOOKY and you will enjoy some of the most exciting Illinois salmon and trout fishing on Lake Michigan.

We are located close to Chicago in beautiful Waukegan Harbor and offer Chicago and its suburbs the finest in Chicago salmon fishing charters. If you are looking for a Chicago salmon fishing charter you have come to the right place!

Capt. John Wagner has more than 30 years experience fishing on Lake Michigan and is U.S. Coast Guard licensed and fully insured. For the finest Chicago fishing charter look to Capt. John.

If you're looking for a great way to spend a day, or just an afternoon with friends or family, an Illinois salmon fishing charter or a Chicago salmon charter is a fun and exciting adventure for everyone.

Do you have out of town guests? View Chicago from the Lake aboard the Playin' Hooky and catch some big fish. You and your guests will be creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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Multiple Boats Available For larger groups

What you should bring:

If this is your first trip with us, please be sure to check the list above. If you follow our recommendations, it will help ensure you and your group have a fun, safe and productive trip.

Playin' Hooky Charters is dedicated to your satisfaction. We provide the finest Salmon and Trout fishing on the Great Lakes. Trout Fishing On Lake Michigan with Hooky Charters Is a great way to bring old friends together!

The years of experience Capt. John has on the lake not only increases the safety of your group, but also ensures a safe and bountiful fishing trip.

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