Traverse City Bass is a light tackle and fly fishing guide service operated by IGFA certified Captain Ben Wolfe. Come fish the Grand Traverse Bays or the area’s renowned inland lakes for trophy smallmouth bass. You’ll fish from a fully tournament-rigged Ranger Z-520 equipped with two Powerpole XL’s and a 101pound thrust trolling motor. Known more for its salmon, lake trout and blue-ribbon trout fishing, the Traverse City area is a sleeper for world-class smallmouth fishing. Fishing in waters that resemble the Caribbean is sure to be a hit. Be able to see and cast to specific structure in 30 feet of water and watch as fish hit your offerings. At Traverse City Bass, we use only the finest in equipment and artificial baits. If you’re interested in spending a day on the water fishing the Traverse City area for big bronzebacks, then Traverse City Bass is the guide service for you! We are fully licensed, inspected and insured.
Interested in exciting King salmon and steelhead action on the famed Manistee River? Come and spend a day casting artificial baits for salmon and steelhead. No trolling here. Imagine the explosiveness of a 20 pound salmon slamming a plug that you just cast to a laydown log, and the rod-bending mayhem to follow. The effectiveness of this technique will blow you away! You have to experience it to believe it. Visit the Manistee River Salmon Guide Service link for more information.