Captain Ed Retherford of Trout Scout V Sportfishing Charters offers  fishing charters on the waters of Lake Huron in Alpena, Presque Isle, and Rogers City, Mich. Offering recreational fishing trips for Brown trout, Chinook, King, salmon, Lake trout and walleye. Visit his website  for business rates and availability.

Capt. Retherford has been fishing the Great Lakes since 1968,and chartering in northern Lake Huron for nearly 50 years. He serves on the Lake Huron Citizens Fishery Advisory Committee — a group established by the DNR to improve and maintain fishery resources of Lake Huron through better communication and partnership. Retherford also offers his services to Michigan Sea Grant by participating in the 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp, hosted annually in Presque Isle County. “Through Ed’s leadership and contributions, every participating [4-H] camper experiences Lake Huron first-hand through a charter fishing trip,” notes Michigan Sea Grant Educator, Brandon Schroeder. “Through this trip, students are learning about fish ecology and Great Lakes ecosystems, and connecting their role as future resource stewards and leaders.” 

Captain Retherford is a member of the Michigan Charter Boat Association  and participates locally in the Michigan Catch & Cook program.

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