The Boat

Hooked Up provides 4 top notch boats to handle all your fishing needs!

Hooked Up is one of the Largest, Cleanest, most well equipped charter boats in Sturgeon Bay!!

“Hooked Up” is a twin engine 35′ Viking Sport fish equipped with the latest and greatest tackle and equipment available to ensure your trip is a success.  Providing our customers with one of the area’s largest most well equipped boats is one of the key elements in providing an unforgettable sport fishing experience!  From the full sized restroom, to the kitchen, and large enclosed cabin with plenty of seating for 6, to the big fishing deck and a fly bridge above, we are certain that you won’t find a better suited charter boat anywhere on Lake Michigan!



Our carver has built the reputation as one of the areas top fish catching boats.  With four 1st place wins in the last five years in the Sturgeon Bay Offshore Challenge and countless limit catches for our clients, this boat and crew is sure to exceed your expectations fishing Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Both our Viking and our Carver are 6 person boats with similar layouts and matching electronics and fishing gear so you can rest assured you are fishing on a top notch first class boat with either “Hooked Up” or “Paying Dividends”

Hooked Up is dedicated to providing you with the BEST tackle and equipment available to insure you will have the best chance at landing your trophy of a lifetime! 


An amazing sunrise over Lake Michigan as a group of customers battle a 25 pound King Salmon!!



For smaller group sizes Hooked Up operates two fully rigged Ranger boats on Green Bay and Lake Michigan.  Captain Dan Rankin has been guiding Hooked Up customers since the start of Hooked Up with his Ranger boats and has become known by many as one of the area’s top bass and walleye guides. Captain Bob Gordon specializes in small group salmon and walleye trips on the Ranger 621.  Bob has been fishing the waters of Door County his entire life and has been guiding for 8 years.  Whether you want to fish for smallmouth bass or walleye on the bay of Green Bay or fishing offshore for king salmon and rainbow trout is more your style, our 20 and 21 foot Rangers are perfect for small groups of 1-3 fishermen!!