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Welcome to Fish With Jim Outfitters

New Boat for 2015

Fish With Jim Outfitters has spent the time and done the research for you on the most productive rivers and inland lakes in Northern Michigan, Northern Ohio and Pennsylvania. As a professional guide service we know how important your time is and how a great experience on the water can give you a much needed release from your daily grind. Fish With Jim Outfitters will give you the tools and knowledge to be in the top 10% of anglers that catch 90% of the fish!


Fish With Jim Outfitters uses a different approach than most guides, giving you simple and easy instructions from detecting the bite, to setting the hook, to reading the water - resulting in “Fish On!” Our guides have spent countless hours learning tricks to enticing fish to bite and can guarantee your best shot at having a successful day!


Jim is a friendly, enthusiastic guide who has served hundreds of happy fisher-people since 1998. Jim's fishing knowledge and love for the sport has consistently resulted in a successful day of fishing. Jim enjoys helping others catch fish as well as sharing the secrets that have given him a competitive edge over the competition. Your fishing party will be given Jim's personal attention and best effort to ensure a successful and enjoyable guided fishing experience.



Enjoy fishing Northern Michigan's inland lakes in style from our 2011 Starcraft Marine 180T Freedom that is powered by a 90HP EVINRUDE E-TEC.  Our boat is equipped with a LOWRANCE HDS-8 fishfinder/GPS combo a MINN KOTA 80lb Riptide trolling motor, a VHF Marine Radio, rod holders and all the necessary safety equipment to make your day on the water an enjoyable one.



Guided Fishing Trips


Atlantic Salmon & Trout Fishing Northern Michigan - Fish With Jim Outfitters offers guided trips for Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout, and Rainbow Trout on Torch Lake from April - July.

Trout Fishing Northern Michigan - Fish With Jim Outfitters offers light tackle trips for stream trout in Northern Michigan from Last Saturday in April - Sept 30.

Steelhead Fishing Erie PA - Fish With Jim Outfitters organizes expertly guided fishing trips on the most productive Steelhead rivers in Northwest Pennsylvania and Northeast Ohio's "Famed" Steelhead Alley from Oct - Nov 15.

Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, & Northern Pike Fishing Northern Michigan - Fish With Jim Outfitters offers guided trips on the Inland Lakes of Northern Michigan for walleye, smallmouth bass and northern pike from May - Sept.

Salmon & Steelhead Fishing Northern Michigan - Fish With Jim Outfitters offers trips for Salmon and Steelhead in Northern Michigan in September for King Salmon and Nov - December for Coho and Atlantic Salmon and Nov - April for Steelhead.

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Fish With Jim Outfitters, LLC. - 5314 Kregulka Rd. - Mancelona, MI 49659

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