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

A 2004 621SVS/DVS multi-species fiberglass Ranger Boat with warrantied 225 Mercury OptiMax, and 15 Mercury four stroke start trolling motor, full wrap-around windshield, built-in cooler, and a Lowrance incredible and phenomenal new LCX-111 CHD color to read combo 10.4-inch diagonal screen, Combo sonar GPS (Global Positioning Satelite) plus WAAS that has superb mapping capabilities, with Nautic Path, U.S. Coastal, and preloaded “Great Lakes electronic chart coverages”. Simply an awesome color unit for locating and catching walleyes and salmon! Plus Lowrance LCX 15 MT, with GPS.

The Ranger boat is a whopping 21 feet 3 inches with an 8-foot beam! It has a 55 Gallon fuel tank, to either run long distances to get to the fish or to use for additional weight for a smooth ride on rough seas when the “walleye chop” picks up, it has plenty of storage, and a canvas top if needed. This boat is equipped with the latest fish-catching equipment up-to-date rod holders etc. This boat is safe, large, fast, and fully insured. The Ranger boat is equipped with an  AM-FM Satellite CD player. It also has several heavy-duty fully cushioned high back seats for your comfort!

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