Jump aboard, and experience our pristine waters, go hiking, hunting or fishing! Put your boat in or rent a pontoon... with full-service boating expertise and local knowledge. ~ Leland is known as one of the best sport fishing ports in Michigan, and our charter captains deliver a great catch and a great time! ~ Take an evening shoreline cruise, a day-trip or camp overnight on North or South Manitou Islands via the Mishe Mokwa transit/ferry... a 'must do' local adventure!
Come aboard the Manitou Island Transit across the crystal waters of Lake Michigan to North and South Manitou Islands, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Plan a day trip or camp overnight on South Manitou… Hike, climb the lighthouse, take a wagon tour of giant cedars, shipwreck or historic farm loop. Camp, and backpack miles of trails on North Manitou (wilderness area). Also evening shoreline cruises with cash bar onboard, and arranged private cruises. Day and camping trips run daily June-July-August to the islands.
Call ahead to reserve your seat, boats fill fast!
Visit our T-shirt and gift ship in Fishtown.
Enjoy salmon and trout fishing from one of Michigan’s top producing areas, with Captain Jack Duffy. Leland has been a focal point since the early 1970s. The main reason is because of the nearby Manitou Islands. The “Whitecap” is a 27-foot Tiara with fully interfaced, state-of-the-art electronics, with satellite and radar designed to get you where the fish are quickly and safe. Our goal is to provide you with great memories that will last a lifetime...
If you’re looking for a small town, great beaches, and the best freshwater fishing in the world, you’ve found it. Give us a call!
Hawkins Outfitters, Orvis Endorsed Guide Service of the Year winner specializes in fly fishing Northern Michigan. Steelhead, trout, salmon, smallmouth, pike, muskie and carp are the focus. We practice strictly catch and release fishing. Fly Fishing opportunities are available year around in Northern Michigan. There are many fishing venues with opportunities for all ages. Want to learn how to fly fish, increase your skills or maybe teach your child? Hawkins Outfitters can help you do it. Give us a call 231-228-7135 to book your Guide Trip today.
Lake Michigan charter fishing is a good time for all ages – the young and the young at heart! A fishing charter from Leland is a wonderful way to spend time as a family, renew old friendships, entertain clients or reward employees. Leland salmon and trout fishing is a unique idea for a bachelor party, class reunion or family reunion. Captain Tony Radjenovich is a US Coast Guard licensed captain and a member of the Michigan Charter Boat Association. Captain Tony loves salmon, trout and steelhead fishing, and has a desire to share this with anyone willing to come aboard!
Stander Marine, Inc. has been on the river in Leland since 1912 ~ owned and operated by 3 generations of Standers. Exceeding your full-service marine and storage needs, we serve boaters on North and South Lake Leelanau, Glen Lake, Lime Lake, and Little Traverse Lake. We also offer in/out service for those not living on the water, and don't want to waste precious boating time launching at a ramp!
• New and used boat and engine sales
• Newer pontoon boat rentals
• Certified technicians handle your repair needs
• Indoor/outdoor year-round storage
• In/out service
Open year around!