Originator Fishing Charter :: About Us
Meet your Captain ...
Captain Jerry started his passion for Salmon fishing out of the port of Saint Joseph with his grandfather at an early age in the middle 70’s. Jerry first mated on charter boats and after high school Jerry honorably served in the United States Navy. Jerry earned his U.S. Coast Guard Great Lakes 100 Ton Master License in 1992. Jerry earned a degree in Business. Jerry has chased salmon from Chicago, IL to Frankfort, MI. Captain Jerry has captained private yachts for individuals out of Saint Joseph and delivered yachts from Saint Joseph to the Gulf of Mexico.
Captain Jerry and his wife Cindy own a successful local hot spot called C&J Bert’s Breakfast Korner -- celebrating 20+ years in business!
Captain Jerry fishes the Professional Tournament Trail, enjoying the competition and camaraderie.
Originator Fishing Charter is docked at Pier 33 Marina, Slip 44, St. Joseph, Michigan.
- 2 hours from Chicago, Illinois
- 2 hours from Ft. Wayne, Indiana
- 3 hours from Detroit, Michigan
- 3 hours from Indianapolis, Indiana
- 5 hours from Cincinnati, Ohio
For overnight accommodations, the Captain can suggest places to stay.
Please contact us with any questions. We look forward to your fishing trip!