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Proven Tournament Winners

Over the last decade the Michigan tournament circle has exploded with a fishing tournament just about every weekend, in every port up and down the coasts. Fishing Big Lake tournaments creates a level of excitement you simply cannot find any other way.


Captain Lance Keene has led the Trout Scout team to a win or place in over 50 fishing tournaments in the last 5 years.

“You can be right in the action by booking a tournament charter”

30lb Chinook Salmon

30lb Chinook “King” Salmon

Fishing in a Big Lake tournament for Salmon & Trout creates a multi-level experience that enhances your excitement at every level. Everyone wins! You will have more fun!

Our 36-foot Tiara Yacht is a tournament rigged charter boat that has been designed specifically for Lake Michigan fishing and is sponsored by the top tackle and equipment manufacturers in the fishing industry.

Anticipation and excitement will be at the highest level from the captain’s meeting to the final awards ceremony and it doesn’t stop there. Your experience goes home with you and stays with you until the next tournament.

“In the Pro Division the Trout Scout team was able to put together back to back limits to produce two good boxes with a total of 444.85”

Manistee River Steelhead Hunter Guide Service and Trout Scout - Lake Michigan / Captain Lance Keene or
Docked at 520 Water Street, Manistee, Michigan 49660 877-731- 4460 or 810-444-8114