Morning Fishing Charters

Experience the best time to fish on Lake Tahoe.

When it comes to fishing on South Lake Tahoe, there’s no better way to start your day than with a morning charter provided by Mile High Fishing Charters. Our morning charters offer a unique and exhilarating experience for anglers of all skill levels.

Fishing trip times vary throughout the year from 7:00 AM and 10:15 AM departures. From April to October, 7:00 AM departures provide the best odds of favorable winds and calm waters, creating the perfect environment for an enjoyable fishing trip and increasing your odds of catching fish.

Morning is the major feeding period for fish in South Lake Tahoe. During this time, fish are actively searching for food, making it the ideal moment to lure them in. Our expert guides are well-versed in the feeding habits of the local fish, ensuring that you have the best chance of landing a remarkable catch.

For those who love the tranquility of early mornings and the thrill of fishing, our morning charters are tailor-made for you. Setting out as the sun rises over the stunning Lake Tahoe landscape is an experience like no other. Witness the beauty of nature awakening while you embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure.

Our Master Lake Tahoe Fishing Guides will take you to the fish, teach you everything you need to know to land a fish from the lake, and clean and bag your fish using the finest equipment and light tackle to enjoy that catch. Lake Tahoe fishing includes Mackinaw, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Kokanee Salmon (July-September) while relaxing on Beautiful Lake Tahoe!

While others advertise catching multiple types of fish at Mile High, we do!! Your trip will provide everything you will need to fish, including bait, tackle, fishing rods, reels, and bar none the finest guides on Lake Tahoe. Please let us know if you have additional requests for your Private Charter! You are more than welcome to bring any additional food or drinks with you. Join us for a memorable and rewarding fishing trip that combines the beauty of Lake Tahoe with the excitement of morning angling. Book your morning charter today and make lasting memories on South Lake Tahoe’s pristine waters.


All individuals aged 16 and older are required to possess a fishing license for either California or Nevada. Upon request, we can provide you with a link to purchase one online or assist you in obtaining it at our office.
As you walk down to the boat about 10 minutes before departure, please note that while both our boats have onboard bathroom facilities, a quick bathroom stop is always a good idea.
It can take 5-45 minutes depending on the type of fishing and where the fish are biting. We want you to be successful more than you do. Although long runs take away time in the water we determine based upon experience and fishing daily where the best option for your success will be.
The first fifteen minutes and throughout the trip we educate and instruct as Tahoe is truly a unique fishery of which we have mastered both technique and the gear we use. You are in good hands with the best on the lake. Proper instructions leads to a much higher catch rate.
Every trip begins with thorough protocol in the unlikely event of an unexpected emergency. Location of live vests, instructions on how to contact the US Coast Guard if the Captain is unable to. We are licensed Coast Guard Captains with many years of experience and your safety is of our utmost concern.
The catch limits for our fishing trips are set at a maximum of five fish per angler, regardless of the species. We also promote catch and release for those who aren’t inclined to keep their catch. We believe in responsible fishing practices and encourage our guests to keep only what they need or desire to help maintain a healthy and sustainable fishery.
We are highly skilled in various fishing methods on Lake Tahoe, with over 25 years of experience. One of our most popular approaches is jigging, as it allows anglers to have a hands-on experience from hook to net. Additionally, we are proficient in a range of techniques, including drift fishing, deep-water trolling, and jigging. Our goal is to use these diverse methods to maximize your fishing success and ensure an enjoyable experience for all of our clients.
We do clean and bag your catch for you and offer multiple restaurants so you can enjoy your catch the day of your charter experience.
We provide waters and sodas on board for our clients. We are not allowed to offer food or adult beverages by law but encourage our clients to bring their own if desired.

Fishing Rates

Private Charter
  • 3 Anglers
    Up to 3 anglers
  • 4 Anglers
  • 5 Anglers
  • 6 Anglers
Public Charter
  • Per Angler*
For public charters, we have a minimum angler requirement, but we’ll do our best to accommodate bookings with fewer than 4 anglers. In rare cases, we can provide skilled guides from our marina. If you have questions or concerns, please call us.

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