Guttenberg, Iowa                                       

                                                Call Captain Joe at 319-240-5047


We are located at Winegar Works Marina in Guttenberg, Iowa.  The marina is just north of lock and dam #10 on the Mississippi River.



While we typically cruise in the pool North of the dam, we could lock through during your charter if you wanted that experience.

About Us



As a leading provider of charter boat services we take pride in offering the best private fishing, sight-seeing and cruising experiences on the upper Mississippi River. We are dedicated to serving the needs of our customers each and every day.  Captain Joe holds a U.S.C.G. Master Captain's license and a Wisconsin Guide License.  In addition he has a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to provide sightseeing tours in the Mississippi River wildlife refuge.  He has been boating on the Mississippi River for over 40 years.

Prior to forming Mississippi River Charters Captain Joe was a bank founder and president in Iowa.  Today he is retired but remains involved with the bank he founded. 

First Mate Troyce, Captain Joe's wife, assists Captain Joe on some charters.  Together they have prepared several "gourmet" meals both on and off the river.  They would be happy to cater any special food requests on the boat you might have.  Just ask us for more details.