Lloyd Polfus

Captain Lloyd Polfus is licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard, and his vessel is safety inspected by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Captain Lloyd Polfus has recently won “1st” place in the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit, Lowrance, and the Outdoor Channel walleye tournament here in the Bays De Noc, Cedar River, MI. with 29.99 lbs. Won $19,000.00 for winning first place in the (MWC). – Read More

Our Services

Fishing Charter trip times are dock to dock. We supply all the equipment and your fish are cleaned and bagged for your trip home. Charter times can be modified to fit your schedule and the fishing conditions. Cedar River Charters is licensed to take up to six people. For your enjoyment, two to four are preferred.


If you are wanting to charter some great fishing? then look to charter with Capt. Lloyd from and you will be amazed at what this guy can do to put you on the fish of a lifetime. – Read More Testimonials

Helpful Tips

Weather Cancellations – Your charter will be rescheduled to another date of your choice or your money will be refunded.

Fishing Charter Rates are subject to change.

$200 Deposit Required. Deposit refunded with fourteen days’ notice

Fishing Tactics

Salmon and Walleye relate to shallow or deep structures and will feed in these areas heavily at certain times of the morning, day, or night. Location” is the most significant factor in catching big fish or numbers of fish! The water currents and “the wind” will affect… – Read More

The Boat

Enjoy the extra large 2012  621 Ranger multi-species fiberglass boat. Powered by a whooping Mercury 300 Verado, with a 9.9 Mercury kicker motor.

The boat is equipped with a new Garmin live scope plus, with both 12” and 9” inch screens. Watch the fish live and witness the target separation. Units have forward, down, and perspective modes, plus side scan over 100’. Boats are rated for six people and a 55-gallon gas tank. 

On the bow is a newer Minnkota Terrova trolling motor 112-36 volt with a 72” shaft. The Terrova is quiet and powerful and used for trolling and spot-locking for casting. 

Everything is included in trips rods and reels, ice, and live bait! 

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