Spendthrift Chicago Fishing Charters

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As the number one Chicago fishing charter service, proudly serving the Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois areas for over 40 years, Captain Jerry Nied has been chartering the finest of fishing trips. Spendthrift Charters is one of the largest fishing charter fishing vessels available on Lake Michigan today. We currently have three 39-ft Tiara ships to satisfy every fishing need, no matter the size of the group. Captain Jerry is a full time U.S. Coast Guard and licensed captain. Fishing charters are available 7 days a week. Call now for the next available Chicago fishing charter departure time!


  • Group Size:

    • 0-6
    • 6-20
  • Service

    • Charter


  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing


  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing


  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • First Mate
  • Disabled Accessible
  • You Keep Catch
  • Overnight

About the Capitan

Each of our boats have become any Chicago sport fisherman’s and Waukegan’s most popular fishing charter service! Spendthrift Charters is great for larger parties! Our Three – 39 foot custom Tiaras are the ultimate in fishing machines. They are equipped with the latest in state of the art electronics to ensure your fishing success. Each boat offers more room for your comfort and enjoyment.



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Main Address

55 North S Harbor Pl
Waukegan, IL, 60085

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