Hi, I’m Captain Todd Haleen, owner of First Choice Charters. I was born and raised in Baileys Harbor, Door County as a 2nd generation charter captain with over 25 years of charter fishing experience. I have a 100 ton U.S. Coast Guard master’s license and a marine assistance towing license.

First Choice Charters has an exceptional lineup of employees.  Being able to rotate out the crew allows us to stay fresh and focused during a grueling season of early mornings, mid days, and evening fishing trips. This dedicated team of experts puts in a combined 1000 hours of salmon fishing in a single season, that’s over 200 trips!

All information obtained while fishing (hot lure colors, speed, location, etc.) is passed on to the fresh crew, giving you the best possible chances of having a successful trip. You won’t have crew members falling asleep on board this operation, I guarantee it!  Our goal on each trip is to give those on board the absolute best fishing experience ever. The first mate and your captain will be there to assist you in any way possible.

We work together with countless friends, other charters and private individuals to locate and catch fish.  We welcome all ages and levels of experience, from the novice angler to the seasoned veteran. We will do everything in our power to ensure your trip will be a memorable one!

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