Fishing Guide for Manistee River & Lake St. Clair



Manistee River

Lake St. Clair


Bass Fishing

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Endorsed By Kevin VanDam! Go fishing with a seasoned professional guide that is endorsed by some of the best in the business!

Capt Doug Samsal's experience will keep you on the hottest bites for Fall salmon and steelhead on Michigan's Manistee River! Fishing from fully insured and inspected Nitro bass boats powered my Mercury. and flat bottom river boats.

Call Capt. Doug to book your trip now! 231-668-2894

Here's what's biting.

Muskie! Lake St. Clair & St. Clair & Detroit Rivers season started June 6th. When you want muskie there is just simply no better place in the world to catch record numbers. 50 plus inch size fish are common! Last year we had a top water bite like I have never seen before anywhere! I can't wait to do it again!

Walleye bite Walleye is still strong with many limits being caught. The St Clair River is fishing at its best as we enter May and stays good for the rest of the summer!

Smallmouth Bass Fish monster smallmouth with us on what has been called the best smallmouth fishing on the planet, Famous Lake St Clair! last year my son Garrett had a trip where 2 guy's caught 147 smallmouth bass in one day. 100 fish days are not uncommon, with many of these small mouth bass between 4-6 pounds.

Book NOW to get the best muskie action anywhere!

Call (231) 668-2894


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An accomplished licensed fishing guide, Capt. Doug Samsal has many years of experience specializing in multiple areas. He's been featured on many TV shows such as In Fisherman with Steve Quinn, Fishing 411 with Mark Romanack, Michigan Out-of-Doors with Kelly Gotch and Jenny Olsen. Featured in Bass Masters Magazine and many local publications. He's also a featured seminar speaker at many sport shows and Bass Pro Shops!

Captain Doug Samsal
e-mail: Capt Doug

P. O. Box 277
Wellston, MI, 49689