Lake Erie Fishing Season
Port Clinton & Ashtabula, Ohio

  • April 1st through October 15th
  • Excellent Walleye fishing starts in April and continues through September.
  • The best Perch fishing begins August through October.

We Supply...Everything

Rods, reels and lures to troll, pitch and crank, cooler and ice aboard for fish and A GOOD TIME FOR ALL!

Ohio Fishing License Information

  • Resident Fishing License....................$25.00
  • One-Day Fishing License..................$14.00 The One-Day Fishing License may be exchanged for credit, minus writing fee, towards the purchase of an annual fishing license.
  • 3 Day Non-resident Tourist's License......$25.00
  • Annual Non-resident License................$40.00

A fishing license is required for persons age 16 and older.

Fishing License should be purchase the day before the morning of departure.

If you purchase a 1-day license do not sign it until the day of departure.

Those anglers who are age 66 and older may obtain a $10.00 license

directly from a fishing license vendor.

A reissued license may be obtained from any license vendor for a fishing license that has been lost, stolen, or destroyed. The cost is $3.00.

Licenses can be presented in a digital form (picture on your phone).

What To Bring Onboard

  • Soft-soled shoes
  • Remember ... Your Valid Ohio fishing license (You are required to purchase of a fishing license prior to your arrival)
  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock or suntan lotion
  • Camera
  • Large coolers for taking fish home, must be left in vehicle
  • Lunch and beverages (beer O.K.. no hard liquor or wine)
  • No glass bottles
  • Motion sickness pills if needed (For those subject to motion sickness)
  • Remember to bring an extra lunch for the Captain or he will watch you take every bite

Port Clinton Lodging

Best Western Inn: 419-734-2274
Comfort Inn: 419-732-2929
Our Guest Inn & Suites: 419 734-7111
Green Cove Condo: 419-898-3454
White Caps Motel & RV Park: 419-734-3816

Ashtabula Lodging

Located on St. Rt. 20
* Cedar Motel Clean and Neat: 440-992-5406
Ho Hum Motel: 440-969-1136

Located at St. Rt. 45 and I-90
Americas Best Value Inn: 440-275-2011
Hampton Inn: 440-275-2000
Choice Hotels: 440-275-2711
Sleep Inn & Suites: 440-275-6800


Any illegal drugs on board are PROHIBITED by Federal Law. The Captain is in full support of the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs Service. No drugs, in any quantity are permitted on board.
All drugs will be reported to the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. customs.

Fishing Charter Policy

  • Deposit must be received within two weeks of booking trip.
  • A Full deposit will be refunded if the lake is too rough (Captain's discretion) or another date will be offered or with two weeks notice of cancellation prior to charter.
    Balance of payment is due at the dock before leaving.
  • For your own safety, the Captain's word is final!
  • You are required to purchase of a fishing license prior to your arrival.
  • Due to High Fuel cost, charter rate may fluctuate.