At West Michigan Guide Service we use only the best equipment. You are in for a treat when you fish with us. The finest boats with the finest rods and reels money can buy! We run custom built river jet boats to get us to the fish in a timely fashion. Jason has a 20' Low Roughneck with 175 HP Mercury Optimax, Nate Wellman has a 2009 Headwater Custom River Jet Sled with a 150 HP Mercury Optimax. For any lake fishing we will use Nate's new Phoenix Bass boat as shown below. We primarily use Orvis fly rods for fly fishing on the rivers.The gear you are going to use is the same gear Nate Wellman uses on the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament trail around the country, tested and proven effective by a pro! We offer many methods of fishing that are strategically particular to the fish we target. We primarily use fly tackle for Salmon, Steelhead and Trout. We also offer spinning tackle and rods. Ice Fish with graphs, underwater cameras, top of the line portable shanty with heaters, snowmobiles, quads, Polaris ranger to get you there and back. We will cater to your specific abilities to ensure success. There is a wide variety of techniques and strategies to fish Michigan’s beautiful rivers and lakes. At West Michigan Guide Service we have a wealth of knowledge in many different techniques; we break fishing down to a science giving you knowledge that will impress your fishing buddies back home.