Captain Rich Sleziak – Bio

Captain Rich Sleziak is a full- time charter captain on Lake Michigan specializing in Salmon and Trout. During the summer months he also runs specialty trips targeting perch in the area. Rich has been in the fishing business for over 25 years.

Not only does Rich operate two very successful charter boats on Lake Michigan he also runs a successful bait and tackle shop in Lake Station Indiana which specializes in live bait for Lake Michigan anglers.

The Boats
Rich runs two boats on regular charter trips out of Portage, IN at Marina Shores.
Triple Catch offers a “No Fish, No Pay” guarantee for all customers.



Triple Catch 1 Sea Ray SRV Sport fisherman with the following specs:

 • 30ft long, 12.5 ft wide
• Big John electric downriggers
• RayMarine electronics and radar
• All Okuma rod and reels

Triple Catch 2 is a Tiara Open with the following:
• 36 ft long, 14 ft wide
• Perfect for larger groups
• Big John electric downriggers
• RayMarine electronics and radar
• All Okuma rod and reels

Home Waters

Burns Ditch:
Located in Portage, Indiana this harbor allows anglers to fish Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan waters depending on the location of the fish. This is also a great area for summer run Skamania steelhead.

Michigan City, Indiana:
This is a great early coho area, as well as a great king salmon area throughout the summer and fall seasons. During the summer months this area offers some outstanding steelhead fishing.
Triple Catch Charters runs two charter boats and are based out of Portage, IN. These guys know how to have fun but keep you on fish the whole day. One of the most honest charters on Lake Michigan.

For more information on fishing with Rich Sleziak and Triple Catch Charters on a chartered trip, please visit his website at:

or contact him at 219-963-9204 or 219-973-1578

For more information on Rich’s bait shop:
Slez's Bait Shop
2245 Randolph Street
Lake Station, Indiana 46405
Phone: 219-963-9204

Hours: 5:00 am to 8:00 pm
Winter Hours: 5:00 am to 5:00 pm

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