Captain Jeff Tropf is a life long, passionate, fisherman. Jeff has fished the waters of Lake Michigan for trout and salmon from numerous ports since the 1970s. Following his career in basketball, that ended with the Portland Trailblazers, Jeff moved to Suttons Bay where he taught Biology and Environmental Science.
With the summers off, Jeff would fish the waters off the Port of Leland and the Manitou Islands almost every day with family and friends. Eventually, with his passion for fishing, Jeff began assisting other Leland charter captains as First Mate aboard their charter boats. In 1984, Jeff became USCG licensed charter boat captain.
Since the summer of 1985, Fast Break Charters and Captain Jeff have offered exciting sport fishing charter experiences aboard the Fast Break. Captain Jeff has the knowledge, experience, professionalism, and personality to ensure that you and your crew will enjoy far more memories than a cooler full of fish from your charter fishing experience aboard the Fast Break.