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Barnestormer Sport Fishing is a licensed and insured guide service offering charter trips in the Great Lakes region.  We provide all the tackle and equipment needed for fishing!  

Please click the date / time you are interested in for details pertaining to availability.

2023 Open Dates 



Lake St. Clair Multi Species Fishing (May - Ice up)

Lake St. Clair is world famous for small mouth bass and muskelunge.  Combine this with a strong walleye and yellow perch population and anglers can catch some of the most desirable freshwater fish in our region. Our multi species trips provide anglers the opportunity to catch everything that swims in beautiful Lake St. Clair.

Lakes St. Clair Walleye  (May - Ice up)

Lake St. Clair is our home waters.  The popularity of targeting walleye with trolling has skyrocketed in recent years.  We target walleyes year round and educate our clients on catching them pre-spawn, post-spawn, summer, and fall/winter paterns.

Lakes St. Clair Yellow Perch  (July - November 2023)

Yellow perch are abundant in the lake and are a riot to fish for.  Perch fishing is typically non-stop hands on action and is perfect for groups with youth anglers.  Most agree that perch are among the most delicious Great Lakes fish for table fare.  In 2022 we put several perch over 13" into the boat.

St. Clair River Walleye (May - August 2023)

The St. Clair River feeds Lake St. Clair with the cool waters from Lake Huron.  It is one of the finest walleye fisheries in Michigan and offers anglers the opportunity to catch walleyes with vertical jigging and bottom bouncing.  We offer specialized whipping and hand lining trips at night, message us for details on this.

St. Clair River Sturgeon  (July 16th - October 2023)

Summertime means targeting St. Clair river prehistoric giants!  Lake Sturgeon are the hardest fighting great lakes fish out there.  They tend to go acrobatic, so imagine a 6 foot 100 something pound fishing going airborne nearby the boat as you're trying to reel it in.  These trips are run in the evening for an exciting night bite.  There is a very limited catch and keep slot and timeframe each year, most fish are released to fight again.  Trips are typically 5 hours and are at a special rate of $450



Oakland County and Inland Trips

Choose from any of the three options below. Trips last 4 hours, are for 1-3 anglers, and are at a special rate of $300.

1. Lake Trout

Specialized finesse jigging and Active Target live sonar put trout in the boat!

2. Walleye

Capitalize on the dusk time flash bite with power fishing techniques.

3. Panfish,  Bluegill, and Bass
Back to basics at a relaxed pace



Educational Trips (year-round)

Captain Rob offers trips where he comes aboard client's personal boats and helps them learn how to best leverage their equipment and presentations to maximize catches.  The purpose of these educational trips is to close knowledge and execution gaps and assist with developing the mindset to consistently and independently catch more fish.  These trips are 5 hours and are at a special rate of $350


Charter Rates5 hour AM or PM trips are available and are priced at $500 (unless a special rate is noted above) for 1-3 people. Add $75 for an additional person for groups over 3. Maximum group size is 4 for river jigging. Morning trips start at 7am and evening trips at 2pm unless notified otherwise.  For larger groups arrangements can be made for an additional captain and boat.

All trips require a $100 deposit to secure your booking.


Upon receipt of deposit, Captain Rob will provide you with details finalizing your trip itinerary.  We fish rain or shine so please come prepared with proper clothing to fish in all conditions!  

Don't forget to bring a cooler to take home your filleted catches. 

* For trip cancelations, deposits shall be redeemable for credit against a future fishing trip date. Deposits may also be fully refunded with at least 14 days notice prior to the scheduled trip date.


* Prices are guaranteed once a trip is scheduled/booked.  


*Fishing licenses are required.  Please contact us if you have questions on how to obtain fishing licenses.


* Gratuity not included in prices. Tips are greatly appreciated but not mandatory.



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