Nick Hagadone

Lake Superior Captain Nick Hagadone

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Meet Captain Nick Hagadone and Waypoint Charters

With over 15 years of experience fishing Lake Superior, Captain Nick Hagadone's passion for this magnificent Great Lake runs deep. From the moment he reeled in his first catch, he's been captivated by the diverse challenges and rewards it offers. What sets Lake Superior apart for Nick is the ever-changing nature of each fishing excursion, as he relishes in the thrill of targeting a variety of sport fish using an array of techniques. At Waypoint Charters, we're not just about providing an adventure; we're about sharing Nick's profound love for Lake Superior fishing, equipping guests with the tools and expertise to create their own unforgettable experiences on the water.

 A Certified Captain, DNR Compliant, and Trained Lifeguard with CPR Certification, Captain Nick is the best person to guide you in the adventure of a lifetime while cruising the shores of Minnesota’s Lake Superior. 

On top of being highly trained and qualified, Nick is recognized among his peers as being one of the best Lake Superior Salmon and Lake Trout fishing guides. However, if you name a species of fish that lives in Lake Superior, chances are Captain Nick is probably an expert at targeting it. When it comes to targeting these different species Captain Nick puts a big emphasis on teaching his guests about each individual species and how to target them most successfully in Lake Superior. We look forward to each and every trip and are always grateful for the opportunity to teach our guests the ins and outs of the superb fishery of Lake Superior.

Boat Details:

The 27' Pursuit is a robust boat powered by twin 350HP Volvo engines, providing impressive performance on the water with a maximum speed of 37 knots. Despite its relatively compact size, it can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests, making it a great option for enjoyable and memorable adventures at sea. Originally built in the year 2000, it boasts a proven track record of reliability and durability.

Waypoint Charters Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

11 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Nature / Wildlife Views
Freshwater Fishing

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

Quality Rods, Reels, Tackle

Lures & Bait

Things to Bring

Snacks & Drinks (Except Bananas)

Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

Sun Protection (Sunscreen (avoid Spray sunscreen), Sunglasses, & Hats)

Cooler or Ice Box for Catch

Minnesota Fishing License with Trout Stamp

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash. 

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.