Charters - Rates and Packages

Day Fishing Charter

Day Charters - $450

Our standard day charter consists of a 5 hour trip (dock to dock) for 1-3 people ($75 to add a 4th person). All the fishing gear and bait are supplied. If we reach our limit and there is time remaining we will continue to fish catch and release. There will be an additional $10 fish cleaning charge for each limit (6 fish).

Detorit Fishing Season Pass

Season Pass - Great Savings

Get a Season Pass and fish with Detroit River Walleye Guide, Captain Z for multiple trips and save big money. As a season pass holder you become a special member of Captain Z's Fishing Club. You get the first choice of dates and times before anyone else. You also get the opportunity to learn different walleye catching techniques from Captain Z. Membership includes a free Captain Z T-shirt. Call for more details.

Groups of 3:
3 trips = $1100
5 trips = $1800
7 trips = $2500

Groups of 4:
3 trips = $1350
5 trips = $2200
7 trips = $3000

Guided Fishing Charter

Hook & Cook - $600

The Hook and Cook fishing charter is a great way for a couple to experience all the Detroit area has to offer ($200 more for 2 couples). You will head out with Captain Z to a prime fishing spot. Secure your catch of fish and then Captain Z will take you to a waterfront restaurant of your choosing where they will cook your freshly caught fish dinner. Choose from Sindbad's, Portofino's, or Mike's on the water. Available for up to 4 passengers. This package is typically about 4-7 hours. No discounts can be applied to this package, dinner is at guests cost.

Night Bite Detroit River

Night Bite Charter - $450

Designed for a max of 3 people. The Night Bite is the newest technique for catching Detroit River Walleye and other species found in the Detroit River. Equipped with a head lamp and a jig, crankbait, or crawler harness you are ready for a wild adventure. When the moon is full you can often spot the Walleye's eyes reflect in the shallow water. Imagine casting for walleye while enjoying the Detroit skylne and a concert during one of the summer festivals in Windsor or Hart Plaza. You will be equipped with everything you need for a night of fishing on the Detroit River. Only Captain Z Charters offer this experience.

Custom Fishing Packages

Custom Packages

Call for pricing

Captain Z can create custom packages as needed. We do Bachelor Parties, Business Meetings, Office Parties, Home School Recreation, Retirement Celebrations, etc. Captain Z can accommodate larger parties up to 10 passengers (2 boats) Captain Z can create a custom package to fit your needs.

Detroit River Fishing Captain Z

Captain for Hire


Captain Z has a 100 Gross Ton Master license
Near Coastal Water
He can assist with Boat Deliveries, Transfers, Tows, Etc.


Thank you for choosing Captain Z Charters. Below is information to assist you with your experience on the day of your charter:

All Detroit Fishing Charters are weather permitting. In most cases we will fish unless Captain Z deems it unsafe or the fishing conditions are not optimal. Yes. We will reschedule if the weather is bad.

Have a Michigan and Canadian License along with a valid passport or enhanced ID.

Dress appropriate for the weather. Wind gear, eye wear, hat, sunscreen are good ideas.

Cameras, food and drink are encouraged (no alcohol or tobacco). Bring a cooler if you plan to take your catch home.

We will pre-arrange a meeting point up to 3 days prior to your charter. Captain Z will contact you.

Common Meeting Points

Harbor Town Marina
(Water's Edge)
3500 E. Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48207

Meet in front parking lot (on right side) by "Avon sign"
(you will be unable to enter the marina without Captain Z)

Alter Rd Boat Launch
E. Jefferson & Alter Rd are the cross roads
Take Alter Rd south until it turns west and ramp will be on your right.

Let us know if additional arrangements are necessary?