Traxstech Colleagues
The following are Team Traxstech, charter captains, boat manufacturers, fishing tournaments, fishing shows and magazines we team up with.

Charter Captains

We have teamed up with the following charter captains.

Dandyeyes Charters

Captain Jerry Snyder

Out of New York

Available for fishing full or half-day fishing trips on Lake Ontario or boat tours on the south shore of Lake Ontario. Dandyeyes Charters provides fishing guide charter services from April until the end of October. Whether for a birthday gift, family get together, corporate charter or tournament fishing, we can fulfill your needs contact us today to book a trip!



Irish Knots Sport Fishing

Captain Chris Yard

Out of New York

Irish Knots offers you a charter for your family, corporate outing, or any other special occasion that you may desire. Whether you are a seasoned angler or have never fished before, my goal is to give you an all-around memorable day.


Striper Guide Service

Striper Guide Service

Captain Bob Angello

Out of Tennessee

Whether you just need to get out and catch a fish or you have a corporate event, bachelor party or family outing, contact us to make it happen! We have multiple boats and guides and can accommodate 1 to 30 people. Come visit Tennessee and Fish For Stripers - you won't be disappointed.

Jack's Charter Service

Captain Ken Poludnianyk

Out of Wisconsin

Jack’s Charter Service is the premier Lake Michigan fishing charter and guide service in Milwaukee and Racine Wisconsin. We are not only the most popular fishing charter service in Milwaukee and Racine Wisconsin but we continue to be number 1 in customer satisfaction year after year. If you are looking for a great fishing charter experience on Lake Michigan then look no further. You may find a cheaper fishing charter, but you won't find one with more experience, a more professional crew, or more charter fishing equipment than Jack’s Charter Service!


Drifter II Charters

Drifter II Charters

Captain Jim Fleming

Out of Ontario, Canada

Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair are home to some of the best fishing in North America. We begin fishing in May and wrap up the season at the end of October. We fish for perch and walleye in the spring to mid-summer and muskie from mid-summer until fall.

With a wealth of fishing experience in southwestern Ontario, Drifter II Charters has the knowledge and equipment to ensure your day on the water is safe, exciting and filled with action.

First IN Charters

Captain Josh Keeran

Out of Wisconsin

We are a professional fishing charter operation that has been salmon fishing out of Racine for 25 years (Previously Proposition Fishing Charters). Year after year, the waters off Racine and Kenosha is consistently one of the best fish producing areas of Lake Michigan.


Castaway Charters

Castaway Charters

Captain Fred Forsythe

Out of New York

Your Lake Erie fishing adventure awaits you! Fishing NY waters of Lake Erie for world-class walleye and trout. A day fishing on Lake Erie is always an adventure with Cast Away Charters. In addition to trophy walleye, it also boasts world-class steelhead, lake trout, and brown trout. Mixed catches of these trophy fish are common.

Mr. Muskie Charters

Captain Kevin Backus

Out of Michigan

Mr. Muskie Charters is the premiere & top rated Charter fishing service on Lake St. Clair & located in Southeast Michigan near Detroit. Our services run from April 1st through November 1st.

Mr. Muskie Charters

Water Wolf Charters

Water Wolf Charters

Captain Bob Walters

Out of New York

“Muskies…Everything else is just bait!”

* Charters available from October through December

* Operating out of Clayton, New York

* Underwater video camera

* Fully outfitted 31′ Cherokee – Built for Comfort

* All tackle and bait provided

* Canadian and US licenses available

* Over 30 years exp. fishing Muskies, Salmon & Trout

Lance Valentine Sportfishing

Captain Lance Valentine

Out of Michigan

Lance Valentine is well known as the top Walleye fishing educator and Lowrance electronics expert in much of the Great Lakes region. Lance has an approach to educating anglers of all levels, from beginners to tournament pros with a very easy to follow and understand the approach that can help break down complex topics so anybody can master them.


Angler One Charters

Angler One CHarters

Captain Dan Hassevoort

Out of Michigan

Professional Walleye Angler Dan Hassevoort

Silver Addiction Charters

Captain Mark Williams

Out of Michigan

Our goal is to share our experience and expertise with you and your guests so that you can enjoy the thrill and excitement of Great Lakes' big-game fishing at its best! With our professional level of service, you can expect a relaxing and comfortable fishing experience, in a safe and enjoyable environment. Whether your objective is to entertain business clients, catch the trophy of a lifetime, or just enjoy a day on the water with family and friends, we can provide the atmosphere and service to ensure that your outing is a complete success.

Silver Addiction Charters


Originator Sport Fishing Charter

Captain Jerry Link

Out of Michigan


Fishing Year Round Lake Michigan/ St.Joseph River Captain Jerry Link over 30 years Exsperience

Fishmas Charters

Captain Ken Clark

Out of Michigan

Captain Ken Clark has been a USCG Master of the Great Lakes for over 20 years. Ken is also a Tournament winning Walleye angler, and trailers his boat to over 20 different Lakes and Rivers in Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois. He is a frequent presenter at Shows, Clubs, and Promotions.


Greenhead Fishing Charters

Captain Brad Haggitt

Out of Ontario, Canada

We are a full-time sport fishing charter company operating from St.Joachim, Ontario on Lake St. Clair, the Detroit River and Lake Erie (Erieau). Whether it is trophy Muskie or airborne small mouth, fishing on world famous Lake St. Clair, or spring jig fishing for some of the largest Lake Erie Walleye, we offer a fishing charter in southern Ontario to fit your needs.

Goodeye Charters

Captain CJ Anastor

Out of Michigan

Captain CJ is an avid outdoorsmen and well experienced fisherman. He started charter fishing on Lake Michigan at the age of 9, working for multiple boats out of Chinook Pier. Fishing tournaments and charters gave CJ ample experience and learning time. At the age of 18, CJ obtained his captains' license becoming the United States Coast Guard licensed captain. At the age of 19, CJ purchased his boat and started Good Eye Charters.


JD's Custom Charters

Captain Jeremy Sage

Out of New York

Fishing for Trophy Trout and Salmon on Lake Ontario. A part-time Charter service that chases the biggest schools of Salmon and Trout on Lake O. Want to learn what's new on the lake, a new technique or have questions about Trolling, or Downrigging? Let us answer any questions while on the water. We strive to help you become a better fisherman! We aim to have a good time, share information about the fishery and just plain CATCH FISH! If you are looking for your personal best, or want to fill the freezer you have come to the right place. Give us a call or message us through Facebook to set up your Charter today!

Sure Strike CHarters

Captain Randy Claus

Out of New York

Sure Strike fishing charters is all about reputation, experience and consistency. We'd like to think that 33 years of chasing trout and salmon on the waters of Lake Ontario from Rochester, New York has brought us to the top of our craft. There are many things that make up a successful trip. The fishing is part of it. We promise to go the extra mile to make your trip a memorable one.

Bending Limits Sportfishing CHarters

Captain TJ Willacker

Out of Michigan

Bending Limits Sportfishing Charters operates out of beautiful Holland, Michigan. No charter service runs more trips in Holland, than Bending Limits! Come aboard one of our two Tiara Yachts for an awesome day on Lake Michigan! Bending Limits strives to provide the best charter fishing experience possible! Families of all ages welcome! Perfect for corporate outings. A great treat for that special someone! A fantastic experience for anglers of all skill levels. Whether it's your first time, or you've been fishing for 20 years, Bending Limits is the best choice for your Lake Michigan Fishing Charter

Anglers Edge Charter FIshing

Captain Sid Ernest

Out of Michigan

Haasch Guide Service

Haasch Guide Service

Captain Lee Haasch

Out of Wisconsin

Haasch Guide Services is located in Algoma, Wisconsin, one of the greatest fishing ports on the Great Lakes. The waters off this Lake Michigan port are known for lunker lake trout, steelhead (rainbow trout), brown trout, chinook (king) salmon and coho salmon.

Team Traxstech

Karl Wenckebach

Professional Angler

Professional Walleye angler based out of Lake Villa, Illinois

Karl W Wenckebach Professional Angler

Bill Sutton Professional Angler

Bill Sutton

Professional Angler

Bill Sutton is a professional walleye fisherman who specializes in tournament fishing, promotions and helping educate kids on fishing.

One FIsh Promotions

Greg LeMere

Have a fishing question? Greg has 35 years of proven success. Specialize in Freshwater Equipment. Information for Buying New and Used Boats. Available for Speaking Engagements. Seminars Upon Request.


Boat manufactures

We work with the following boat manufactures.

Lowe Boats

Lowe Boats

Expert American Craftsmanship in more than 100 Models.

Whatever your passion is when on the water, Lowe builds the right boat for you.

Angler Qwest by Apex Marine

Angler Qwest, by Apex Marine, is an exclusively designed pontoon boat for the serious fisherman who also wants a boat to entertain, ski, relax and enjoy lake life with family. If fishing is your main priority, the Angler Qwest is exactly what you’re looking for, with true fishing amenities and a charter boat feel… but at the same time, doesn’t lose the unique and distinct, multi-functional quality and comfort features and options that make this series truly custom and unlike anything you’d expect from a pontoon fishing boat.

Polar Kraft Boats

The Best Value In Boating - The Toughest Built Aluminum Boats, Bar None!

Polar Kraft is the leading manufacturer of 100% welded aluminum construction Deep-V boats, Mod-V Boats, Dakota and Jon boats.

Fishing Tournaments

We support and sponsor the following fishing tournaments.

Tournament Trail


The Trail has 16-18 annual tournament events. While they each feature the 333 Championship Series, they also each feature their own unique identity. You'll find a wide variety of divisions, rule sets, and event structures across the Tournament Trail and that means there literally is something for every type angler. Whether you're an established pro angler or a weekend warrior who only gets out a few times a year, there are tournament events designed for you.

Harbor Beach Can-2-Can Salmon-Trout Fishing Tournament

This event brings in many boats to the harbor and hundreds of fishermen.

The Thumb chapter of the Steelheaders is dedicated to protecting, maintaining and improving the Lake Huron sport fishery. Our organization is a non-profit group of about 90 members that devote a tremendous amount of time and sometimes their own money to do whatever we can to improve the Lake Huron fishery. All of the proceeds we receive through donations, club events and projects are used to help Lake Huron.



LCI Fishing Derby

Lake Champlain International (LCI) is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization actively involved in shaping the future of Lake Champlain's water and fisheries health for the well-being of the people who depend on it today and tomorrow. To protect, restore, and revitalize Lake Champlain and its communities, LCI educates, advocates, and motivates to ensure that Lake Champlain is swimmable, drinkable, and fishable, understanding that healthy water resources are essential for a healthy economy and a healthy community.

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Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY Inc.

This amateur walleye tournament began in 1985 and today has grown to be one of the largest tournaments of its kind in North America. Last year they awarded cash and prizes valued at over $100,000.



Sunset Bay Walleye Shootout

The event continues to grow each year and is the premier venue on Lake Erie year.

Fishing Shows and Magazines

These are fishing shows and magazines we support.

These are the fishing shows and magazines we support.

Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest


Welcome to the Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest, with your host, John Bergsma. Our website, television show and travel booth are all dedicated to conveying the vast opportunities that abound for the Great Lakes Region. We are confident that as you navigate throughout our website, you will not only find the information that you seek for a great trip but also get introduced to some pretty amazing Great Lakes Fishing Destinations.

Our Fishing TV show, website, and travel booth will be featuring a myriad of cool towns and all that their regions have to offer. If you seek a Great Lakes Fishing adventure, we have the trip for you.

Great Lakes Angler Magazine

Great Lakes Angler Magazine is for men, women, and kids who enjoy and want to learn about the unique angling opportunities found on North America's Sweetwater Seas. From salmon and steelhead to walleye, perch and lake trout! New places to go and new fish to fish for!



Midwest Outdoors

MidWest Outdoors is all about Midwest fishing and Midwest hunting: where to go, what to use and how to use it! With thousands (yes, thousands!) of outdoor articles and video posts, offers it all: fishing tips, hunting tips, marked fishing maps, nature notes, recipes, gear reviews, industry news, a calendar of events, vacation-planning ideas, seasonal patterns and trends, safety and instruction, contests, and much, much more. MidWest Outdoors is helping you enjoy the outdoors.

Industry Friends

Down-East Sportscraft

Down-East Sportscraft

The Peterson Family has been manufacturing our quality fishing tackle since 1946 in Lewiston, Maine. Our original D-10 Down-Easter Rod Holder was first designed and produced in the Fall of 1946. It was originally designed to offer fishermen a “third hand”, while they rowed their canoe or rowboat. Over the past seventy years, a number of different mounting systems were developed while the basic mechanism remained unchanged. Our family-owned and operated company continues to be committed to providing the highest quality products and services for our customers, representative of the Peterson’s Yankee ingenuity and craftsmanship.

Warrior Lures

Northern Michigan based manufacturer of sport fishing products.

Warrior Lures

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