Welcome to Motor City Charters!

Come experience the worlds greatest walleye fishing on our Detroit River walleye charters!

Morning and evening Detroit River walleye charters. (5 hours)

Charter trips available from April 5 – May 10. 

$500 per trip, bring up to 4 people.

fisherman holding trophy detroit river walleye
motor city charters detroit river walleyes
charter fisherman holding trophy detroit river walleye

Motor City Charters specializes in spring-time Detroit River walleye charters. Every year, during the months of April and May, Detroit area fishermen experience the worlds greatest walleye fishing right in our hometown! Millions of walleye enter the Detroit River for the annual spawning run, creating some incredible local fishing. The sheer number of walleye and the abundance of trophy sized fish has made this a legendary fishery.  The Detroit river walleye run attracts thousands of anglers from all over the country!

Motor City Charters strives to provide an exceptional Detroit River walleye fishing experience.  Your Coast Guard licensed Captain, Al Henderson, has been a professional fishing guide for 17 years and has a lifetime of experience fishing for walleye on the Detroit River.

Our boat is perfectly suited for jigging the Detroit River and was chosen specifically for this fishery, allowing maximum room and comfort for our guests.

Motor City Charters Detroit River Walleye Charter Boat
Fishermen on the Detroit River holding walleye

We believe in American made products!  Our boat, truck, and equipment are all Made in the USA!

Motor City Charters Truck and Boat

We believe providing an exceptional fishing experience requires a few key ingredients:

-A charter boat perfectly suited for the fishery and outfitted with top quality equipment.
-An experienced captain that knows the water, the fishery, and the proven techniques to fill the box with walleyes!
-The ability as a seasoned fishing guide to share with everyone, regardless of skill level, the thrill of hookin’ fish!
-Above all else, the most important ingredient to a great day of fishing is good old fashioned fun!
Motor City Charters supports our veterans as a proud contributor to Rally Point Outdoors

Check us out on Trip Advisor!

My friends and I went out walleye fishing with Captain Al and had a great time. We were mostly novices, but he had everything set up and we were catching fish in no time. Overall, I’d highly recommend Motor City Charters and look forward to getting back out on the water with them again!

Nate M

I’ve fished with Captain Al at Motor City Charters several times, it is always a pleasure. He is a real wealth of knowledge and has the tools to get you on fish. Whether you’re a first-time beginner or a seasoned fisherman, I highly recommend!


My wife and I spent the day fishing the Detroit River with Captain Al. He was very knowledgeable and we were catching fish all day. The boat was very comfortable and Set up perfectly. We enjoyed some great views and the fishing was fantastic. We can’t wait to go back out this spring!

Jay C

Awesome experience with Motor City charters! The boat and equipment were all top notch! Had the best time with the crew and caught plenty of Walleye! 10/10 recommend!

Janelle K

Amazing experience have gone fishing twice with this professional. Have limited out both times with walleye. Great company as well

John Y

Great fun with the family! Everyone had such a good time! Captain AL is knowledgeable and fun!

Emily P

First class service all the way. Safe spacious boat for our group to fish in. Captain Al kept us on the walleye all day. Can not wait to get back out again.

William D
Fishermen holding Detroit River Walleyes
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P.O. Box 862
Belleville, MI  48112