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Playin' Hooky Sportfishing

About Playin' Hooky Sportfishing

Playin' Hooky Sportfishing is Sheboygan, WI's premiere fishing charter. Capt'n Dave Lutze grew up fishing in Wisconsin and 2024 will be his 18th season in the charter fishing industry. He has incredible knowledge about targeting Great Lakes salmon and trout and enjoys sharing that knowledge with his charter fishing guests. Capt'n Dave and his team ensure good times will be had by all ages with a sportfishing charter on Lake Michigan. After all, it's your trip, your vacation, your adventure!

The Playin' Hooky Sportfishing Charter Boat

The Playin' Hooky is a 36-foot Chris Craft Commander, complete with all the bells and whistles necessary for fishing Lake Michigan, including radar unit (for fishing in fog) GPS, fish locator, and several speed and temperature gauges for finding the preferred fishing locations and is one of the finest and most comfortable fishing vessels for a Great Lakes charter fishing trip.

Salmon and Trout Fishing Boat Tour

I Bought my FIRST BOAT EVER! Salmon and Trout Fishing Boat Tour

In November I purchased my first boat ever and was finally able to put her in the water at the end of May 2020. Stick around for more salmon and trout fishing action on Lake Michigan throughout the summer!

Playin' Hooky Sportfishing Photos

Sportfishing in Sheboygan

With Lake Michigan right in our backyard, it's no wonder Sheboygan, WI is home to a wide variety of sportfishing charters providing all the necessary equipment and expertise to ensure a successful fishing trip. If you're looking for the best trout or salmon fishing, experienced fishing guides, or a memorable adventure on the open water for a group of friends, you can bet you'll discover a boat departing from Sheboygan that fits the bill just one hour from Milwaukee or Green Bay, two hours from Madison, and within three hours of Chicagoland. 

Lake Michigan offers breathtaking views and a serene environment that enhances your overall fishing experience. With Sheboygan's sandy beaches, picturesque lighthouses, and stunning sunrises over the water, anglers will enjoy the tranquility of the lake while waiting for their next catch.

Remember to check local weather conditions and consult with your experienced angler or fishing guide for up-to-date information on fishing hotspots and techniques. With its diverse fishery and scenic surroundings, sportfishing charters on Lake Michigan from Sheboygan provide an unforgettable experience for fishing enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Wisconsin Fishing License

Obtaining a fishing license in Wisconsin is easy. The Wisconsin DNR has options for you to obtain a one-day pass or yearly license with a Great Lakes Stamp based on your needs. Visit for more information.

Book Your Fishing Charter with Playin' Hooky Sportfishing

Just 3 minutes from Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, WI.

641 Riverfront Dr | Sheboygan, WI 53081


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