Shotgun Instruction:

Whether a Beginner or Seasoned Veteran, both will learn and enjoy from Shotgun Instruction by NRA Licensed Instructor, Tony Hofstetter. Many know Tony as Captain Tony of Salmon Hunter Charters, New Buffalo, MI. Contact Tony to set up your event today!


Established in 2000.

Get reconnected with family and friends through the outdoors.

Reconnect Outdoors offers big boat charters on Lake Michigan, fly fishing and nature floats on the beautiful Galien River, Shooting sporting clays and beginner shotgun instruction.

Capt. Tony Hofstetter has been a U.S.C.G. licensed Captain and guide for over 30 yrs. on the Great Lakes and is an NRA certified shotgun instructor. Your group will be able to relax and enjoy their trips whether on the big lake or at the gun club.

Meet the Business Owner

Capt. Tony Hofstetter

Business Owner

As owner of Salmon Hunter Charters and Reconnect Outdoors, Capt. Tony has over 30 yrs. experience on the Great Lakes. He has two teenagers of his own and truly enjoys getting kids involved in the outdoors.


Salmon Hunter Charters operates as a Full-Service Fishing Charter out of the New Buffalo Municipal Marina. Conveniently located near the Salty Dog Saloon in downtown New Buffalo – near both the Bus Stop and Train Station. Whether you are driving, taking the bus, or traveling by Train, Salmon Hunter Charters is centrally-located in New Buffalo.


Looking for an alternative for your Corporate, Family, Friends, or Group outing?

How about Skeet Shooting. Deer Creek Gun Club and N.R.A. Licensed Shooting Instructor – Tony Hofstetter is your host. All your equipment and ammunition is provided.