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Capt. Craig Miller
Captain Craig Miller of Heatwave Fishing Charters

For Captain Craig Miller fishing is more than just his business, it's an obsession.  He began fishing at a very young age, being lucky enough to grow up only a stone throw from the Tittabawassee River and Saginaw Bay.  He was able to fish for walleye almost every day after school.   He was 23 years old when he moved to the big city of Detroit, Michigan.  This is when he was introduced to Lake St.  Clair and he got his first taste for fishing for trophy muskie.   The passion grew for this freshwater gamefish so great that it took over his life.  He booked muskie charters and joined muskie clubs. This is where he met some of the best bait makers and lure painters in the world. Soon after he was able to first mate and fish with many of these great muskie fisherman.  It was only after fishing with these guys for many, many years he finally gained the knowledge to become one of the best muskie fishermen himself.  This is when he knew he wanted to introduce others to experience the feel and excitement that these trophy fish bring. Twenty-two years to the date he earned his Captains License.  Since having this license he has brought many huge smiles to his clients faces.  Please take a look at our picture pages as we are very proud of the memories and friendships we have made over the years.  We would be honored
   to make some memories with you. Give us a call you will not be disappointed.




An Experienced First mate is aboard every charter for your safety and so the Captain can give you his undivided attention.



 Meet Gary over 40 years of experience fishing for Lake St. Clair muskies. He also has been a Michigan Ontario Muskie Club member for over 30 years



 Meet Dave 28 years of experience fishing for Lake St. Clair muskies. He also has been a Michigan Ontario Muskie Club member for 23 years and a club Director for the past 10 years.



Heatwave Charters provides all top-of-the-line equipment for every fishing trip. You will use the exact high-quality rod & reel the Capt. uses so, you will have the best opportunity to catch more fish.



For walleye jigging trips, we use Quantum Energy reels on G-Loomis Imx rods.


For muskie trolling trips, we use Shimano Tekota 700 reels on RP2 custom muskie rods.


For multi-species and walleye bottom bouncing trips, we use Shimano Tekota 500 lc reels on Shimano Compre rods.

Baits & lures

When you fish with Heatwave Charters you will see hundreds of the hottest lures and many being Lake St. Clair custom colors.

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