About Michigan Charter Boat Association

The Michigan Charter Boat Association (MCBA) is a nonprofit organization organized and located in the State of Michigan. Individual members are United States Coast Guard licensed for the Great Lakes and all charter boats are state inspected. Michigan is the only state on the Great Lakes that require inspections of their charter boats. Our member Captains are dedicated to establishing a professional charter industry in the State of Michigan.

Board of Directors

President: Eric Andersen
13568 9 Mile
Kaleva, MI 49645
(231) 362-3242
31’ Tiara: Duster

Secretary John Giszczak
9760 Judd
Willis, MI 48191
(734) 787-0030 cell
28’ Cherokee; Stray Cat


Vice-President Bill Winowiecki 
3700 Shomberg Rd.
Cedar, MI 49621
(231) 228-7417
25’ Campion: Watta Bite

Treasurer Larry Lienczewski
Drug Program Administrator
3396 Anna Drive
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 684-7943

Directors/ Term


Henry Walters SC&E 2018
(586) 725-3678 Home
(586) 206-0626 Cell
7103 St.Clair Ave.
Fair Haven, MI 48023
28' Cherokee: Sea Weed

Rick Konecke, NLH- 2019
916 Ford Ave
Alpena, MI 49707
989-255-4524 cell
27” Sport Craft: Wipeout

Ken Deaton SLH 2019
2905 Parkview Dr.
Port Hope, MI 48486
Jan's Cell (810) 542-0426
Ken’s Cell (810) 542-0435 (after 6 PM)
31’ Cherokee: J-Lyn

Keith Wils, U.P. 2019
10132 M-35
Gladstone, MI 49837
(906) 420-6454 cell
(906) 428-1488 Home
20’ Triton

CJ Anastor, SLM – 2018
12363 Taft St.
Nunica, MI 49448
(616) 402-3059 cell
34' Tiara Pursuit: Good Eye

George Freeman, CLM- 2018
6888 Illinois Rd.
Ludington, MI 49431
(231) 845-1779, (877)-456-3474
(231) 425-8723 cell
31’ Tiara: Free Style

Tony Radjenovich NLM - 2018
1785 N. Eagle Hwy
Lake Leelaneu, MI 49653
(231) 866-0053 cell
27’ Tiara Leelanautical


Port Captains

Contact any Board Member or Port Captain with area issues.

Home Port Captain Phone Email
Traverse City Brady Anderson 231-590-4866 stormhawksportfishing@gmail.com
Whitehall Brandon Belinger 231-750-4962 captainbel2003@gmail.com
Toledo Beach Bruce Curtis (417) 920-4030 payableguideservice@comcast.net
Pentwater Brent Daggett 231-206-2820 bdaggett76@gmail.com
ST. IGNACE Dennis Gorsuch 251-504-1046 catchfish1@att.net
ST. JOSEPH Melvin LaFrance 269-506-3513 mymistresstwo@gmail.com
Ludington David Lindberg 231-510-2972 davesamon@gmail.com
Cedarville Kris Mills 616-914-8627
Harrison TWP Frank Piku 305-509-1547 fpiku@comcast.net
South Haven Dan Strong 269-760-7388 fishmrbill@gmail.com
Oscoda Richard Tack 734-365-3424 tackcharters@gmail.com
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Michigan Catch and Cook

The Michigan Charter Boat Association represents over 600 professional captains that serve over 100 ports in Michigan. As one of Michigan's largest recreational organizations, member captains operate fishing charters on the Great Lakes, River Guides on Michigan's thousands of miles of steams and rivers, Sail boat charters out of many Michigan ports of call, Scuba Dive charters in Michigan's shipwreck dive preserves, and scenic cruises exploring the beauty of Michigan's shoreline, lighthouses, or a lake vacation adventure. These businesses contribute to Michigan's tourism economy and are vital to the region. Michigan Charter Boat Association Captains and their vessels meet all state and federal laws.

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The Michigan Charter Boat Association is a federally recognized not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and recognized for tax-deductible giving by the federal government. For assistance call 1-800-622-2971