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What We Catch!

Grand Traverse Bay Cisco
Torch Lake Burbot
Guided Trips in Northern Michigan

Salmon & Steelhead Fishing Trips In Northern Michigan


Fish With Jim Outfitters offers quality trips for Salmon and Steelhead in Northern Michigan.  We fish from the Fall through Spring hitting the various runs of King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead in the Boardman River, Elk River, Jordan River, Boyne River, Bear River and the rivers of The Chain O' Lakes in Antrim County.

Guided Fishing on Torch Lake

Guided Fishing Trips On Torch Lake


Fish With Jim Outfitters offers guided trips on Torch Lake in the early spring through summer.  On your trip you have the opportunity to catch Land-Locked Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout and Lake Trout while trolling and Lake Trout, Whitefish and Burbot while vertical jigging.

Steelhead FishingFish 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.



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Guided Fishing Trips


Guided Fishing Trips On Steelhead Alley


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.  Float fish with Center Pin or Spinning gear on Elk Creek, Conneut Creek, Walnut Creek and the Mile Creeks.  Experience one of the largest runs of Steelhead in the Great Lakes!

Guided Fishing Trips On Grand Traverse Bay


Fish With Jim Outfitters offers guided trips on Grand Traverse Bay out of Elk Rapids in the early spring through summer.  On your trip you have the opportunity to catch Lake Trout, Brown Trout, King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Whitefish, and Cisco while trolling and Lake Trout, Whitefish, Cisco and Burbot while vertical jigging.

Grand Traverse Bay Whitefish
Elk Rapids Brown Trout
Torch Lake Atlantic Salmon
Torch Lake Lake Trout
Conneaut Creek Steelhead
Northern Michigan King Salmon

Atlantic Salmon

Brown Trout

King Salmon


Lake Trout




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

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