Lake Erie Catfish Special

Starting at $330 | 4 - 6 Hours | Lake | 1 - 6 People
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Species

Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish

Techniques

Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

About Your Trip

Although Lake Erie is better known for its excellent Walleye and Perch fishing, the catfishing here is a true hidden gem! Captain Scott is an expert when it comes to hooking big cats here in Ohio, and he loves putting his clients on trophy fish! Captain Scott’s clients catch an average of 50 to 100 pounds of Catfish per person, without even venturing too far from the shore! These fat monsters can reach up to 30 pounds and fight hard enough to challenge even experienced anglers.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Pontoon
Boat Manufacturer: Tracker
Boat Length: 24 ft
Year Built: 1986
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 115 hp

About Your Guide

Captain Scott is a US Coastguard licensed captain who has grown up on Lake Erie's Sandusky Bay. He has fished these same waters for over 40 years. Over the years, he has seen the bay go through many changes, with the most recent being a steady improvement in the catfishing in the area. He specializes in catfishing, and loves to put clients on the big ones!

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Reviews

Randall S.

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August 22, 2022

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Had a great experience. Highly recommend taking this trip.

Damon M.

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July 29, 2022

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Fishing


Took us to the right places to catch catfish. Highly recommended!

Phil R.

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June 16, 2022

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Fishing


My two sons and I had a really good time fishing

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Lake

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included

Weather

You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

A valid fishing license.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Start Location

2350 Danbury Station Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452, United States | Bodies of water fished: Lake Erie

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