Great Journeys. Fascinating Places.
Sore Arm's Fishing Charters is based on Lake Superior and departs from Historic Big Bay Harbor in Big Bay, Michigan. We specialize in off-shore full-day trips to Stannard Rock, a lighthouse 45 miles north of Marquette and 26 miles east of the Manitou Islands. We focus on helping you get the catch of a lifetime - a trophy Lake Trout.
We also offer a near-shore half day trip with views of the Marquette County shoreline with a goal of catching all species -- Lake Trout, Coho, Brown Trout, Steelhead and King Salmon.
Special Packages and Deals
In addition to our Off-Shore and Near-Shore excursions, we offer sight-seeing tours which showcase Granot Loma, Granite Island Lighthouse, Huron Islands and historic Big Bay shoreline along the Huron Mountains and other shoreline sights of Marquette County.
Two-hour tour for $550
Off-Shore Full Day Charter
Are you ready to experience moments that will last a lifetime? Get in touch with Sore Arm's Fishing Charters to learn about our Off-Shore Full Day Charter to Stannard Rock, where you have the opportunity to reel in the catch of a lifetime. This is a guaranteed-catch location that we've never left without bagging Lake Trout anywhere from 15" to 35 pounds. This is where the Michigan State record Lake Trout was caught - all 49" and 61.5 pounds of it! We are excited to set you off on one of the best trips of your life. Get ready to create some unforgettable memories -- we'll make sure we capture it on camera for you!
Near-Shore Half Day Charter
Are you ready to experience moments that will last a lifetime? Get in touch with Sore Arm's Fishing Charters to learn about our Near-Shore Half Day Charters. Enjoy great views of the amazing shoreline of Marquette County while getting sore arms reeling in a variety of species. We are excited to provide one of the best trips of your life. Get ready to create some unforgettable memories -- we'll even capture them in photos for you!
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Full Service Fishing Charter
We provide all tackle and bait, and bait the hook for you. All you have to do is catch them and reel them in!
Comprehensive Trip Planning
We have the routes charted, but you need to be prepared as well! Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather, bring food, beverages and snacks, and wear soft-soled shoes to protect our deck.
Must have a valid Michigan Fishing License for anyone 17 years of age or older. You can purchase one at Holiday Gas, Crossroads Convenience, Kassels, Cram's General Store in Big Bay, or purchase online.