TC Bass Destination Charters

  • About

    Chasing our nationally known bass in the northwestern Michigan area is a passion of Captain Butch Derickson. We are a licensed, inspected, and insured fishing guide service specializing in catch and release sport fishing for bass in Grand Traverse Bay and the surrounding area lakes. Fish from a tournament-ready fully rigged Ranger bass boat with Captain Butch and experience the finest in northern Michigan's smallmouth bass waters. His 40 years of bass fishing experience will provide lasting memories of the sparkling bays in the Traverse City area.