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trip description for Full Day Walleye Fishing in Lorain

If you're an angler looking to catch one of the Midwest's best sportfish species, look no further! On this adventure with Captain Tom—a Lake Erie Walleye-fishing master—you'll be hunting down prizewinning Walleye on the clear waters of America's fourth-largest lake. Captain Tom grew up on the lake, and has fished this water for decades. He's a true expert, and he'll guide you right to his best spots for lunker Walleye. To hook 'em up, you'll throw a variety of artificial lures. Whether you're an experienced angler or a newbie, Tom will make sure you have the right tackle and all the tools necessary to whack some big ones. You'll be fishing from Captain Tom's 30' Hewescraft 270 Alaskan. This beautiful sportfisher is fast, comfortable, and built for the kind of conditions you can expect out there. She sports two 200HP Mercury outboards, so you'll spend more time fishing and less time cruising! Captain Tom will supply everything you need, including rods, reels, and tackle; just bring some sunscreen, your Ohio fishing license, and a pair of sunglasses to cut the glare. The biggest Walleye of your life is out there, so what are you waiting for?! Read More

Lake, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Cleveland

Full Day Walleye Fishing

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
Fishing in Avon Lake
Fishing in Avon Lake
Fishing in Avon Lake
trip description for Half-Day Lake Erie Hook-Up in Avon Lake

If you're an angler looking to catch one of the Midwest's best sportfish species, look no further! On this adventure with Captain Ron—a Lake Erie Walleye-fishing master—you'll be hunting down prizewinning Walleye on the clear waters of America's fourth-largest lake. Captain Ron has been fishing here since he was just a kid, and he's caught thousands of fish in the places you'll be fishing. He's a true expert, and he'll guide you right to his best spots for lunker Walleye. Walleye aren't known as great fighting fish, but they're still extremely fun for anglers of all levels. In addition, they often hang out together, so getting multiple "tips down" at the same time isn't uncommon. Walleye love to hit lures right off the bottom, so you'll focus on slow trolling to draw bites. You'll be using a variety of lures, most of which will imitate small baitfish. Captain Ron will make sure you're ready to go with the best terminal tackle; so, whether you're an experienced angler or a newbie, Captain Ron will make sure you have the right tackle and all the tools necessary to whack some big ones. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Ron's 23' Warrior tournament boat, an ideal vessel for fishing both close to shore and in deeper water. She's equipped with a 400-Hp Mercury engine, so you'll be on the fish in the blink of an eye. She also features a full suite of electronics, including GPS, fish finder, and a trolling motor. Captain Ron will bring everything you need for a legendary fishing trip. All you need to remember are you Ohio fishing licenses, weather-appropriate clothing, and sun protection. Get out there and hook 'em up! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Half-Day Lake Erie Hook-Up

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for Lake Erie Walleye Run in Lorain

If you've been looking for a serious Walleye trip on the beautiful waters of Lake Erie, there's no better trip than one with Captain Sean! He's an expert guide who's great at putting his clients on "wallhanger" trophy Walleye and Perch, and he'll show you a great time whether you're a total greenhorn or an experienced angler. You'll be trolling and drifting for lunker Walleye, throwing a variety of baits and lures to draw bites. Walleye arent big fighters, but they're some of the best-eating freshwater fish out there, and they're super fun for every level of angler! You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Sean's 26' SeaWhirl, an ideal boat for these conditions. She's packing a 350-HP Mercruiser engine to get you there in a timely fashion, and has a comfortable cabin to keep you out of the sun and/or wind. Captain Sean will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! The only question is, when are you coming up? Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Lake Erie Walleye Run

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for Walleye Trolling on Possessed IV in Lorain

If you've been searching for the Lake Erie Walleye trip of a lifetime, look no further. This trip is a blast, Captain Keith and Captain Bronson are pros when it comes to fishing Lake Erie! They'll make sure that you and yours have a great time and go home with a trophy, a full cooler, or both! In order to maximize your chances of success, Captain Keith and his crew follow the fish as they migrate around the lake. In the spring, the fish hang out on the western side of the lake, then move east as the water begins to warm up. In the fall, the fish head back west and eat like crazy as they prepare for the long winter. If you're looking to catch a trophy, spring and fall are the times to do it! On this trip, you'll be using a variety of lures to draw bites. Depending on the time of year, there are a several different techniques to choose from. In the spring, you'll employ diving crank baits that can find Walleye down in the deep, cold water. Towards the middle of the summer, you'll focus on trolling higher in the water column. As the season progresses, you may switch to spoons or other lures depending on what's getting the bite. Captain Keith will make sure to get you set up with the best tackle, no matter the season! Although Walleye aren't known as huge fighters, they're widely regarded as some of the best freshwater eating fish out there! When you're fishing with Captain Keith, he'll make sure you head home with a cooler full of dinner. You'll be fishing out there aboard his 23' Hydra-Sports Center Console, a boat that's ideal for trolling and casting from. She also runs a Evinrude 225hp outboard engine so you'll be out there in the blink of an eye! You'll be provided with everything you need for a blue-ribbon fishing trip; all you need to bring is proper clothing for the weather, your Ohio fishing licenses, and a good attitude! Captain Keith offers $25 off for kids, First Responders, and military servicemembers and veterans—please let us know if you or one of the members of your group is in this category! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Walleye Trolling On Possessed IV

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23 ft 1 - 3 People From $400
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for 2-Day Trophy Walleye Special in Lorain

If you've been looking for the perfect half-day Walleye trip on the beautiful waters of Lake Erie, there's no better trip than one with Captain Moke! He's an expert guide who's great at putting his clients on "wallhanger" Walleye, and he'll show you a great time whether you're totally green or already an experienced angler. On this trip, you'll be trolling and drifting for lunker Walleye, throwing a variety of lures to draw bites. Walleye are some of the best-eating freshwater fish out there, and they're super fun for every level of angler! These fish migrate across Lake Erie every year, moving from colder, deeper waters to warmer areas and back. They can be caught reliably all year long. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Moke's 21' WarriorHigh Performance Muli Species boat. 350-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be absolutely flying off the dock and out to the hot fishing spots! Captain Moke will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! Let’s go fishing! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

2-Day Trophy Walleye Special

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21 ft 1 - 2 People From $2,200
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for 2-Hour Lake Erie Trip (Evening) in Lorain

This 2-hour trip is perfect for out-of-towners who want to wet a line and catch fish along with the sunset. Your target species is Walleye, the most popular gamefish in Lake Erie, but there's a good chance you'll hook a Channel Cat or a Freshwater Drum as well. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Moke's 21' Warrior high performance tournament boat. She's packing 350-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be absolutely flying off the dock and out to the hot fishing spots! Captain Moke will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! This is a very popular option for out of town folks. Let’s go fish. Read More

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2-Hour Lake Erie Trip (Evening)

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21 ft 1 - 2 People From $650
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trip description for Lake Erie Walleye Run in Lorain

If you've been looking for a serious Walleye trip on the beautiful waters of Lake Erie, there's no better trip than one with Captain Sean! He's an expert guide who's great at putting his clients on "wallhanger" trophy Walleye and Perch, and he'll show you a great time whether you're a total greenhorn or an experienced angler. You'll be trolling and drifting for lunker Walleye, throwing a variety of baits and lures to draw bites. Walleye arent big fighters, but they're some of the best-eating freshwater fish out there, and they're super fun for every level of angler! You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Sean's 26' SeaWhirl, an ideal boat for these conditions. She's packing a 350-HP Mercruiser engine to get you there in a timely fashion, and has a comfortable cabin to keep you out of the sun and/or wind. Captain Sean will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! The only question is, when are you coming up? Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Lake Erie Walleye Run

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for Lake Erie Walleye Roundup in Lorain

There's no better way to spend a summer day than on a Walleye fishing trip with Captain Alex. He's an expert guide who's great at putting his clients on "wallhanger" Walleye, and he'll show you a great time whether you're a total greenhorn or an experienced angler. On this trip, you'll be casting and drifting for lunker Walleye, throwing a variety of lures to draw bites. Walleye arent know for being big fighters, but they're some of the best-eating freshwater fish out there, and they're super fun for anglers of all levels. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Alex's 29' Baha, an ideal boat for this type of fishing. She's packing a 385-HP Mercruiser engine to get you out to where the fish are in a timely fashion, and has a comfortable cabin to keep you out of the sun and/or wind. Captain Alex will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! The only question is, when are you coming up? Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Lake Erie Walleye Roundup

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29 ft 1 - 6 People From $500
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Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for Lake Erie Walleye Catch in Lorain

If you're an angler looking to catch one of the Midwest's best sportfish species, look no further! On this adventure with Captain Tom—a Lake Erie Walleye-fishing master—you'll be hunting down prizewinning Walleye on the clear water's of America's fourth-largest lake. Captain Tom grew up on the lake, and has fished this water for decades. He's a true expert, and he'll guide you right to his best spots for lunker Walleye. To hook 'em up, you'll throw a variety of artificial lures. Whether you're an experienced angler or a newbie, Tom will make sure you have the right tackle and all the tools necessary to whack some big ones. You'll be fishing from Captain Tom's 30' Hewescraft 270 Alaskan. This beautiful sportfisher is fast, comfortable, and built for the kind of conditions you can expect out there. She sports two 200HP Mercury outboards, so you'll spend more time fishing and less time cruising! Captain Tom will supply everything you need, including rods, reels, and tackle; just bring some sunscreen, your Ohio fishing license, and a pair of sunglasses to cut the glare. The biggest Walleye of your life is out there, so what are you waiting for?! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Lake Erie Walleye Catch

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $650
Fishing in Avon Lake
Fishing in Avon Lake
Fishing in Avon Lake
trip description for Half-Day Lake Erie Hook-Up in Avon Lake

If you're an angler looking to catch one of the Midwest's best sportfish species, look no further! On this adventure with Captain Ron—a Lake Erie Walleye-fishing master—you'll be hunting down prizewinning Walleye on the clear waters of America's fourth-largest lake. Captain Ron has been fishing here since he was just a kid, and he's caught thousands of fish in the places you'll be fishing. He's a true expert, and he'll guide you right to his best spots for lunker Walleye. Walleye aren't known as great fighting fish, but they're still extremely fun for anglers of all levels. In addition, they often hang out together, so getting multiple "tips down" at the same time isn't uncommon. Walleye love to hit lures right off the bottom, so you'll focus on slow trolling to draw bites. You'll be using a variety of lures, most of which will imitate small baitfish. Captain Ron will make sure you're ready to go with the best terminal tackle; so, whether you're an experienced angler or a newbie, Captain Ron will make sure you have the right tackle and all the tools necessary to whack some big ones. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Ron's 23' Warrior tournament boat, an ideal vessel for fishing both close to shore and in deeper water. She's equipped with a 400-Hp Mercury engine, so you'll be on the fish in the blink of an eye. She also features a full suite of electronics, including GPS, fish finder, and a trolling motor. Captain Ron will bring everything you need for a legendary fishing trip. All you need to remember are you Ohio fishing licenses, weather-appropriate clothing, and sun protection. Get out there and hook 'em up! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Half-Day Lake Erie Hook-Up

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for Walleye Trolling in Lorain

If you've been searching for the Lake Erie Walleye trip of a lifetime, look no further. Captain Keith is a pro when it comes to fishing Lake Erie for these famous gamefish, and he'll make sure that you and yours have a great time and go home with a trophy, a full cooler, or both! In order to maximize your chances of success, Captain Keith follows the fish as they migrate around the lake. In the spring, the fish hang out on the western side of the lake, then move east as the water begins to warm up. In the fall, the fish head back west and eat like crazy as they prepare for the long winter. If you're looking to catch a trophy, spring and fall are the times to do it! On this trip, you'll be using a variety of lures to draw bites. Depending on the time of year, there are a several different techniques to choose from. In the spring, you'll employ diving crank baits that can find Walleye down in the deep, cold water. Towards the middle of the summer, you'll focus on trolling higher in the water column. As the season progresses, you may switch to spoons or other lures depending on what's getting the bite. Captain Keith will make sure to get you set up with the best tackle, no matter the season! Although Walleye arent known as huge fighters, they're widely regarded as some of the best freshwater eating fish out there! When you're fishing with Captain Keith, he'll make sure you head home with a cooler full of dinner. You'll be fishing out there aboard his 27' Sportcraft cuddy cabin, a fast boat that's ideal for trolling, with an enclosed cabin to keep you comfortable all day. She also runs a Crusader 454 inboard engine so you'll be out there in the blink of an eye! You'll be provided with everything you need for a blue-ribbon fishing trip; all you need to bring is proper clothing for the weather, your Ohio fishing licenses, and a good attitude! Captain Keith offers $25 off for kids, First Responders, and military servicemembers and veterans—please let us know if you or one of the members of your group is in this category! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Walleye Trolling

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27 ft 1 - 6 People From $400
Fishing in Cleveland
Fishing in Cleveland
Fishing in Cleveland
trip description for Cleveland /Lorain Trophy Walleye in Cleveland

If you've been looking for the perfect half-day Walleye trip on the beautiful waters of Lake Erie, there's no better trip than one with Captain Moke! He's an expert guide who's great at putting his clients on "wallhanger" Walleye, and he'll show you a great time whether you're totally green or already an experienced angler. On this trip, you'll be trolling and drifting for lunker Walleye, throwing a variety of lures to draw bites. Walleye are some of the best-eating freshwater fish out there, and they're super fun for every level of angler! These fish migrate across Lake Erie every year, moving from colder, deeper waters to warmer areas and back. They can be caught reliably all year long. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Moke's 21' WarriorHigh Performance Muli Species boat. 350-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be absolutely flying off the dock and out to the hot fishing spots! Captain Moke will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! Let’s go fishing! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Cleveland

Cleveland /Lorain Trophy Walleye

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21 ft 1 - 3 People From $500
Fishing in Cleveland
Fishing in Cleveland
Fishing in Cleveland
trip description for Full Day Trophy Walleye & Steelhead in Cleveland

If you've been searching for the fishing trip of a lifetime, look no further. Captain Mike ("Moke") is very experienced when it comes to fishing Lake Erie for both Trophy Walleye and Steelhead. On this trip, you'll be trolling for "wallhanger" Walleye, and thrashing Steelhead off shore. Depending on the time of year, there are a several different techniques to choose from. In the spring, you'll employ diving crank baits that can find Walleye down in the deep, cold water. Towards the middle of the summer, you'll focus on trolling for Walleye towards the middle of the water column. This is an exciting (and chaotic) way to fish when multiple rods start bending at once! You'll also be trolling for Steelhead, a type of fish that's essentially a Rainbow Trout on steroids. These fish hit hard, jump high, and are extremely fun to fight. They're also excellent eating, whether you choose to throw some fillets on the grill or sear them on the stove. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Moke's 21' Warrior High performance Muti Species boat 350-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be absolutely flying off the dock and out to the hot fishing spots! Captain Moke will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! Let’s go fishing! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Cleveland

Full Day Trophy Walleye & Steelhead

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21 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for 2-Day Trophy Walleye Special in Lorain

If you've been looking for the perfect half-day Walleye trip on the beautiful waters of Lake Erie, there's no better trip than one with Captain Moke! He's an expert guide who's great at putting his clients on "wallhanger" Walleye, and he'll show you a great time whether you're totally green or already an experienced angler. On this trip, you'll be trolling and drifting for lunker Walleye, throwing a variety of lures to draw bites. Walleye are some of the best-eating freshwater fish out there, and they're super fun for every level of angler! These fish migrate across Lake Erie every year, moving from colder, deeper waters to warmer areas and back. They can be caught reliably all year long. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Moke's 21' WarriorHigh Performance Muli Species boat. 350-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be absolutely flying off the dock and out to the hot fishing spots! Captain Moke will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! Let’s go fishing! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

2-Day Trophy Walleye Special

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21 ft 1 - 2 People From $2,200
Fishing in Cleveland
Fishing in Cleveland
Fishing in Cleveland
trip description for Trophy Walleye Night Bite (Oct-Dec) in Cleveland

If you've been looking for a unique Walleye trip on Lake Erie, this evening trip might just be for you. Captain Mike is an expert when it comes to fishing Lake Erie for trophy Walleye and Steelhead On this trip, we’ll be looking for trophy walleye in the dark and close to shore. This is when the fish are ou top of the water feeding getting ready for winter. This is one of the best fishing on Lake Erie. You'll be fishing at night, when these fish are out and active! You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Mike's 21' Warrior high performance Multi Species boat 350-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be absolutely flying off the dock and out to the hot fishing spots! Captain Mike will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! Let’s go fishing! Read More

Lake, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Cleveland

Trophy Walleye Night Bite (Oct-Dec)

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21 ft 1 - 3 People From $450
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for 2-Hour Lake Erie Trip (Evening) in Lorain

This 2-hour trip is perfect for out-of-towners who want to wet a line and catch fish along with the sunset. Your target species is Walleye, the most popular gamefish in Lake Erie, but there's a good chance you'll hook a Channel Cat or a Freshwater Drum as well. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Moke's 21' Warrior high performance tournament boat. She's packing 350-HP Suzuki engines, so you'll be absolutely flying off the dock and out to the hot fishing spots! Captain Moke will supply everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including all rods, reels, bait and tackle! Just bring a cooler with some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, and proper clothing! This is a very popular option for out of town folks. Let’s go fish. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

2-Hour Lake Erie Trip (Evening)

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21 ft 1 - 2 People From $650
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for Walleye Trolling on Possessed IV in Lorain

If you've been searching for the Lake Erie Walleye trip of a lifetime, look no further. This trip is a blast, Captain Keith and Captain Bronson are pros when it comes to fishing Lake Erie! They'll make sure that you and yours have a great time and go home with a trophy, a full cooler, or both! In order to maximize your chances of success, Captain Keith and his crew follow the fish as they migrate around the lake. In the spring, the fish hang out on the western side of the lake, then move east as the water begins to warm up. In the fall, the fish head back west and eat like crazy as they prepare for the long winter. If you're looking to catch a trophy, spring and fall are the times to do it! On this trip, you'll be using a variety of lures to draw bites. Depending on the time of year, there are a several different techniques to choose from. In the spring, you'll employ diving crank baits that can find Walleye down in the deep, cold water. Towards the middle of the summer, you'll focus on trolling higher in the water column. As the season progresses, you may switch to spoons or other lures depending on what's getting the bite. Captain Keith will make sure to get you set up with the best tackle, no matter the season! Although Walleye aren't known as huge fighters, they're widely regarded as some of the best freshwater eating fish out there! When you're fishing with Captain Keith, he'll make sure you head home with a cooler full of dinner. You'll be fishing out there aboard his 23' Hydra-Sports Center Console, a boat that's ideal for trolling and casting from. She also runs a Evinrude 225hp outboard engine so you'll be out there in the blink of an eye! You'll be provided with everything you need for a blue-ribbon fishing trip; all you need to bring is proper clothing for the weather, your Ohio fishing licenses, and a good attitude! Captain Keith offers $25 off for kids, First Responders, and military servicemembers and veterans—please let us know if you or one of the members of your group is in this category! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Cleveland

Walleye Trolling On Possessed IV

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23 ft 1 - 3 People From $400
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Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
Fishing in Lorain
trip description for Full Day Walleye Fishing in Lorain

If you're an angler looking to catch one of the Midwest's best sportfish species, look no further! On this adventure with Captain Tom—a Lake Erie Walleye-fishing master—you'll be hunting down prizewinning Walleye on the clear waters of America's fourth-largest lake. Captain Tom grew up on the lake, and has fished this water for decades. He's a true expert, and he'll guide you right to his best spots for lunker Walleye. To hook 'em up, you'll throw a variety of artificial lures. Whether you're an experienced angler or a newbie, Tom will make sure you have the right tackle and all the tools necessary to whack some big ones. You'll be fishing from Captain Tom's 30' Hewescraft 270 Alaskan. This beautiful sportfisher is fast, comfortable, and built for the kind of conditions you can expect out there. She sports two 200HP Mercury outboards, so you'll spend more time fishing and less time cruising! Captain Tom will supply everything you need, including rods, reels, and tackle; just bring some sunscreen, your Ohio fishing license, and a pair of sunglasses to cut the glare. The biggest Walleye of your life is out there, so what are you waiting for?! Read More

Lake, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Cleveland

Full Day Walleye Fishing

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30 ft 1 - 6 People From $650

Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in Cleveland

What are the best fishing trips in Cleveland?

Why should I book a fishing trip in Cleveland with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 12 trips in Cleveland, and the most popular trips in the area are Full Day Trophy Walleye & Steelhead guided by Michael, Cleveland /Lorain Trophy Walleye guided by Michael, and Trophy Walleye Night Bite (Oct-Dec) guided by Michael.

Our guides in Cleveland are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 3193 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly guides / fishing lessons in Cleveland? Check out our beginner and family friendly guides in Cleveland.

What types of fishing trips are common in Cleveland?

Lake fishing is the most popular in Cleveland as well as nearshore fishing and river fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Cleveland are: 1. walleye, 2. steelhead, 3. channel catfish, and 4. freshwater drum.

The most common fishing techniques in Cleveland are artificial lure fishing, light tackle fishing, and trolling but drift fishing and bottom fishing are popular as well.

How much does a Cleveland fishing trip cost?

in Cleveland prices can range anywhere from about $500 to $995, but the average price for a half day trip in Cleveland is $649. The average price for a full day trip in Cleveland is $799.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for fishing in Cleveland?

The most popular season for fishing in Cleveland is summer, and most anglers book their trips 97 days in advance.

Do I need a Cleveland fishing license and what are the bag limits in Cleveland?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Cleveland, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Cleveland. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Cleveland.

Popular Types of Fishing In Cleveland

Cleveland fishing charters offer a variety of options for anglers of all levels. The most common types of fishing charters in Cleveland are Lake Erie walleye charters, steelhead trout charters, and perch charters.

Lake Erie walleye charters are the most popular and offer the chance to catch the prized walleye fish. Steelhead trout charters are also popular and offer a thrilling experience as these fish are known for their acrobatic jumps. Perch charters are great for families and beginners as they offer a more relaxed fishing experience.

The types of fish you can expect to catch on these charters include walleye, steelhead trout, perch, smallmouth bass, and largemouth bass.

Cleveland fishing charters typically depart from landmarks such as Wildwood Marina, East 55th Street Marina, and Edgewater Park. These locations offer easy access to Lake Erie and the surrounding waters.

No matter which type of Cleveland fishing charter you choose, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience on the water. So grab your gear and get ready to reel in some big catches!

The Best Places To Fish In Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio is a great place for fishing enthusiasts. With its numerous lakes and rivers, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a variety of fish. Here are some of the best places to fish in Cleveland, Ohio:

1. Lake Erie - Lake Erie is one of the best places to fish in Cleveland, Ohio. It is home to a variety of fish, including walleye, perch, and bass. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the lake.

2. Rocky River - The Rocky River is a popular spot for fishing in Cleveland, Ohio. It is home to a variety of fish, including steelhead, salmon, and smallmouth bass. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the river.

3. Chagrin River - The Chagrin River is another great spot for fishing in Cleveland, Ohio. It is home to a variety of fish, including steelhead, salmon, and trout. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the river.

4. Hinckley Lake - Hinckley Lake is a popular spot for fishing in Cleveland, Ohio. It is home to a variety of fish, including bass, crappie, and bluegill. Fishing charters are not available, but the lake is easily accessible for shore fishing.

5. Wallace Lake - Wallace Lake is another great spot for fishing in Cleveland, Ohio. It is home to a variety of fish, including bass, crappie, and bluegill. Fishing charters are not available, but the lake is easily accessible for shore fishing.

Other Things To Do In Cleveland

While Cleveland fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this bustling city. Take a trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, explore the Cleveland Museum of Art, or catch a game at Progressive Field. For a family-friendly outing, head to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo or the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. If you're looking for a unique experience, check out the A Christmas Story House or take a tour of the historic West Side Market. And don't forget to indulge in some delicious local cuisine, like pierogies or a classic Cleveland-style hot dog.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Larry was a great guide - put us on top of lots of Walleye. We got our 30 fish limit in 4 hours. The boat - Walleye Magnet - was awesome and perfectly set up to catch tons of keepers.

    Brandon M. with Tom U. of Lorain, Ohio

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing experience. Capt Sean was very knowledgeable of the area and knew where the fish were. We are looking forward to our next trip already.

    Adam H. with Sean S. of Lorain, Ohio

  • ★★★★★
    Sean was a fantastic guide. He's very personable and we had great conversation in addition to catching a lot of fish! His boat was clean and spacious, I'll definitely be booking him again.

    Josh H. with Sean S. of Lorain, Ohio

  • ★★★★★
    Our captian was great. Very knowledgeable and explained what was going on since it was our first time on a charter. Really came in the clutch to get us near our limit at the end. I would recommend these guys and I will be booking again.

    Eldon L. with Alex Z. of Lorain, Ohio

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