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About Us


Our Story

We are a professional, family friendly fishing charter operation that has been salmon fishing out of Racine for 25 years. Racine is conveniently located between Milwaukee and Chicago, about 15 minutes from Interstate 94. Year after year, the waters off Racine and Kenosha are consistently one of the best fish producing areas of Lake Michigan. When he's not on the water, Captain Josh can be found serving the community as a firefighter and paramedic for the city of Chicago Fire Department. Truly the two best jobs in the world!

2000 Luhrs 36 First In Racine Fishing Charter

The First In

The FIRST IN is a Luhrs Tournament 360 built specifically for offshore fishing. She is loaded with all the best electronics, fishing tackle and of course safety equipment! The FIRST IN provides plenty of room to relax and enjoy your trip inside or outside. The cabin features heat and air conditioning, a large couch and of course a full stand up bathroom. There is plenty of counter space for a full spread of food or refreshments. Measuring in at 40 feet long and 14 feet wide she is stable, sea worthy and the largest charter boat in Racine. Most importantly she is inspected by the United States Coast Guard annually - We pride ourselves on doing things right!

Charter Rates

*Rate Policy

  • All Prices are subject to change 
  • 50% Deposit required
  • 4% Convenience fee for all credit card payments
  • Deposits are refundable only up to 14 days prior to scheduled trip
  • Deposits within 14 days of trip can be transferred to another date within same season
  • Trips cancelled within 24 hours or "no show" on day of trip will be subject to 100% fee
  • Trips shortened due to sea sickness subject to 100% fee
  • No Fish - No Pay guarantee on 8 hour trips only. Late arrivals or weather shortened trips do not apply

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First In Fishing Charters

Reef Point Marina Slip W4-34, 2 Christopher Columbus Causeway, Racine, WI 53403

(920) 737-3350