Crooked Hook Charters

Capt. Gary Zakrajsek Lakeside Marblehead, OH Incorporated Licensed Insured

Come experience one of the best Lake Erie fishing charters with Crooked Hook Charters! You will explore this popular fishing hotspot with one of the most knowledgeable and experienced captains in all of Ohio. 


Captain Gary Zakrajsek will be your guide as you sail off on your Lakeside Marblehead fishing trip. Capt. Gary has over 30 years of experience fishing Northern Ohio for Walleye and Perch. Being a retired firefighter, Capt. Gary has now dedicated himself to running fishing charters in Ohio full time. He loves the opportunity he has to take clients out on the water to do what he loves best, fish! To him, there is nothing better than watching the smile on all of his clients faces when they catch a Walleye. 


Lakeside Marblehead will be the start of your fishing journey with Capt. Gary. You can also expect to cover the fishing grounds near Sandusky, Bay view, Huron, Catawba Island, Kellys Island, Pelee Island, Ruggles Beach, and Vermillion if the fish are biting in those areas. 


Capt. Gary’s 30ft Baha Fisherman is a wonderful fit for fishing in Lake Erie. With 2 205hp Volvo engines, this vessel can reach speeds up to 32 knots. She has enough room for you and 5 other guests to enjoy fishing. You can rest assure all the required safety and navigational equipment are on board along with the latest fish finding equipment. There is a toilet and bed on deck for added convenience and a first mate will help you out the entire time. 


We offer full and half day trips covering the waters of Lake Erie near Northern Ohio. All of our trips include the use of our high-quality fishing gear along with all the needed lures and bait. A cooler full of ice will be provided to keep your drinks and snacks cold. 


We will be targeting the famous Walleye and Yellow Perch of Lake Erie using mainly drift casting or trolling. Capt. Gary can also teach you about some other fishing techniques he uses such as jigging and bottom fishing 


If you want to experience a Lake Erie fishing trip you will talk about for the rest of your life, then book a trip with Crooked Hook Charters and Captain Gary Zakrajsek today!

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

389 Channel Grove Road, Lakeside Marblehead

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Trips start at $400

2 Trips

1-6 guests

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1995 30' Sport Fisherman

205 hp HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances



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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip is a 5-hour dock-to-dock fishing adventure for Yellow Perch, one of the best tasting and prized fish in Lake Erie. Fishing for Perch will consist of going to a lake location, anchoring, and bottom fishing for those great fish. This package is ideal for all ages. Military, Fire, and Police 10% discounts are available.

Use of rods,reels,bait,lures coolers and ice for fish while on board
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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

This is a full 8-hour dock-to-dock trip, we will be fishing for Walleye in the western basin of Lake Erie and the Lake islands area. Depending on the best opportunity to catch the most fish, we will drift cast or troll. Come catch the king of Lake Erie! Trips leave the dock at 7 am. Military, Police, Fire, and EMS 10% discounts are available

Use of rods,reels,bait,lures coolers and ice for fish while on board
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Fish Species

Yellow Perch

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio


  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Features

  • Cooler


  • Bed
  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • First Mate

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
  • Cooler and ice for catch while on board
  • fish cleaning available for additional cost

Minimum Age

  • No age limit

Fishing Location

  • Lake
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Reef

About the Vessel


Capt. Gary Zakrajsek

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

30 feet

Year Built


Engine Manufacturer

twin volvo 5.0 inboards

Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

205 hp HP