Captain Austin Adduci

Captain Austin Adduci is the Owner and Head Guide of Grab Your Fly Charters, a fishing guide service located in the Chicagoland area specializing in warm and cold water fishing opportunities of the south shore of Lake Michigan, the Kankakee River, and the tributaries of Lake Michigan.

Austin grew up in the South Suburbs of Chicago with a passion for fishing his whole life. Austin picked up his first fly rod at the age of 15 and never looked back. For him fly fishing is the most gratifying way to catch fish even though it’s not the only way.

Austin began guiding in 2009 out of his Maverick Flats boat for Carp and Smallmouth on the South end of Lake Michigan. In 2010 Austin started running the Kankakee River with a Clacka Craft Drift boat. In 2012 Austin added a new boat to his line up. A deep V Alumacraft allowing him chase fish in rougher water.

Primary watersheds:

South end of Lake Michigan
Beaver Island
The Kankakee River                                               The Pere Marquette River

Primary Species:

Smallmouth Bass, Carp, Drum, Steelhead, Brown and Lake Trout, and Salmon