Now that the fishing season is over for the year, the Best Chance crew is thinking hunting!  Best Chance is now booking their extremely popular European-style pheasant hunts. These are always their most requested hunts and available spots fill up fast. You can find more information on their European-style hunts in the Pheasant section of the site. 

Call or email Dave Engel 616-292-4812 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information, or to book a hunt for this fall.


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Best Chance Too Charters
Before you know it, it will be time to think about Charter Fishing again.  You can find more information on Best Chance Too fishing charters at  Call Dave Engel 616-292-4812 for the 2015 season!
Mid season duck and goose hunt

This was a great morning. A limit of ducks a canadas by 10:00 which is hard to do in Michigan now a days. Kirt Hill, Bill Buies, and Pat Shanahan can't wait to go next year.

Best Chance Guided Bird Hunts
Specializing in Michigan Canada Goose hunts, Arkansas Snow Goose Hunts, and European-style pheasant hunts, Best Chance has the experience and know-how to make your next hunt a huge success.  For the hunt of a lifetime, call Best Chance!
What a hunt! A $50 & a $100 Avis reward band with a limit of mallards
The redhead shoots a limit of red heads!
Dave Nykamp, Deric Nykamp, Dave Slikkers with a limit of Divers on 11/23


Hunting Seasons

Duck Season 

Tipically opens mid October and ends
the 1st week of December

Canada Goose Season - Early

September 1st through the 15th

Canada Goose Season - Regular   

Middle of October till the end of January

Snow Goose Season 

Through the month of February
Dave Slikkers, S2 Yachts President, rows while Dave Engel sets Diver decoys -- Dave Engel only allows experienced boat people to drive his boat
A limit of divers in October!
A limit of divers in November!
A limit of mallards, 4 geese, and a reward band - what a day!