Guides

Our Commitment

To provide Lake Tahoe anglers with once-in-a-lifetime fishing trips.


Mission, Vision, and Values

Here at Nor-Cal Charters, our guides believe in sustainable, enjoyable fishing to provide the community and vacationers with experiences and stories to last a lifetime. Nor-Cal Charters LLC currently maintains three high performance-fishing vessels for the purpose of creating the best Lake Tahoe fishing trip experience. Our boats are equipped with large bait tanks and all the gear necessary to troll, jig, drift or mooch depending on what is producing the most fish at that time.

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Commodore Maverick

Maverick, a Tahoe native, is one of Nor-Cal Charters founding members. He eats, sleeps, and drinks fishing and has been voted Tahoe’s best fishing dog 4 years running. His favorite food is anything left on the boats, and he enjoys back country dog sledding.

Captain Andrew Lubrano

Andrew Lubrano has been captaining for five years and has ten years of commercial Tahoe charter fishing experience. His favorite fishing is albacore tuna out of Half Moon Bay and Kokanee salmon fishing on Lake Tahoe. His favorite beer is Sierra Nevada and he enjoys hiking on his days off.

Tahoe Guide Captain Mikey Peterson

Captain Mikey Peterson

Mikey Peterson has been fishing for 15 years commercially and had years of experience running his own charter company out of Key West Florida. Mikey’s favorite fishing is for Grouper and Mackinaw Lake Trout. In addition to his captains license, pilots license and 4 year degree, Mikey is also very knowledge in Lake Tahoe trivia. On his days off he enjoys walks on the beach and cleaning captains Andrew’s boat.

Kelsey of Nor-Cal Charters

Kelsey

Kelsey is the full time deckhand of the Gatsby. The only passion that runs greater than the fear she instills in Salmon and Trout, is the appreciation of our customers who always mention how great she is. Kelsey will show you the ways of fishing Lake Tahoe and help make memories of a lifetime. Kelsey enjoys spending her time off studying at the local college and working at the ice rink. She is and expert at baiting, entertaining, and not filling out the bio on her new employee packet. Her other hobbies include hiking, ice skating, and washing captain Andrews’ boat.