Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

Reel King Charters

Fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Yellow Perch
Capt. Craig Rothgeb Capt. Doug Rothgeb Lakeside Marblehead, OH Incorporated Licensed Insured

Trips start at $450

5 Trips

3-6 guests

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2027' Sport Fisherman

150 hp 9.9 hp or 390 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Smoking
  • No Hard Liquor. Beer Allowed.
  • No Illegal Substances

The Reel King Team fishes ice-out to ice-up on the Great Lakes, specifically we spend the majority of the year on Lake Erie’s Western and Central Basin.  We are committed to making your trip both fun and educational.  

Our seasoned captains are all Coast Guard licensed, Ohio licensed guides, and fully insured.  You will be fishing out of a fully rigged Lund tournament boat or Sportcraft 272, which is loaded with state of the art equipment for Lake Erie Walleye, Perch, and Smallmouth.

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY TROPHY SMALLMOUTH BASS GUIDED TRIP

Includes 3 guests

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

100% if customer cancels within 14 days, 50% if within 7 days

Our half day Smallmouth Bass Guided trip will have you targeting trophy Smallmouth Bass on the Western Basin of Lake Erie . You will be fishing out on a fully rigged Lund, which is loaded with state of the art equipment.  

Rods, reels and tackle are provided.  You will need to bring your own Ohio Fishing License.  We recommend you bring a lunch, snacks and drinks for your trip.  Hard liquor and glass containers are NOT permitted.

This trip is 6 hours dock-to-dock.  Master Angler Smallmouth Bass are very common.  CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY (can keep one fish. Soft craws extra if wanted)

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private

HALF DAY WALLEYE OR PERCH

Includes 6 guests

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

100% if customer cancels within 14 days, 50% if within 7 days

Our half day trip will have you casting, jigging, or trolling to targeting Walleye or Perch on the Western Basin of Lake Erie to Vermillion, Ohio. You will be fishing out on a fully rigged Sportcraft, which is loaded with state of the art equipment.  

Rods, reels and tackle are provided, along with ice for fish. You will need to bring your own Ohio Fishing License.  We recommend you bring a lunch, snacks and drinks for your trip.  Hard liquor and glass containers are NOT permitted.

This trip is 5 hours dock-to-dock or limit. Keep your catch, catch and release your choice.

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private

FULL DAY WALLEYE OR PERCH TRIP

Includes 3 guests

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

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

Our Full day trip will have you trolling or jigging targeting Walleye or Perch, on the Western Basin of Lake Erie to Vermillion, Ohio. You will be fishing out on a fully rigged Lund, which is loaded with state of the art equipment.  

Rods, reels and tackle are provided.  You will need to bring your own Ohio Fishing License.  We recommend you bring a lunch, snacks and drinks for your trip.  Hard liquor and glass containers are NOT permitted.

This trip is 8 hours dock-to-dock, or less if you've caught your limit.

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private

FULL DAY TROPHY SMALLMOUTH BASS GUIDED TRIP

Includes 3 guests

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

100% if customer cancels within 14 days, 50% if within 7 days

Our Full day Smallmouth Bass Guided trip will have you targeting trophy Smallmouth Bass on the Western Basin of Lake Erie. You will be fishing out on a fully rigged Lund, which is loaded with state of the art equipment.  

Rods, reels and tackle are provided.  You will need to bring your own Ohio Fishing License.  We recommend you bring a lunch, snacks and drinks for your trip.  Hard liquor and glass containers are NOT permitted.

This trip is 6 hours dock-to-dock.  Master Angler Smallmouth Bass are very common.  CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY (can keep one fish. Soft craws extra if wanted)

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private

FULL DAY WALLEYE OR PERCH

Includes 6 guests

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

100% if customer cancels within 14 days, 50% if within 7 days

Our full day trip will have you casting, jigging, or trolling to target Walleye or Perch on the Western Basin of Lake Erie to Vermillion, Ohio. You will be fishing out on a fully rigged Sportcraft, which is loaded with state of the art equipment.  

Rods, reels and tackle are provided, along with ice for fish. You will need to bring your own Ohio Fishing License.  We recommend you bring a lunch, snacks and drinks for your trip.  Hard liquor and glass containers are NOT permitted.

This trip is 8 hours dock-to-dock or limit. Keep your catch, catch and release your choice.

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Fish Species

Smallmouth Bass
Walleye
Yellow Perch

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Facilities

  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • First Mate
  • Livewell

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Smoking
  • No Hard Liquor. Beer Allowed.
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
  • Ice for boat cooler

Minimum Age

  • All Ages Welcome

Fishing Location

  • Lake
  • Offshore
  • Reef

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Craig Rothgeb Capt. Doug Rothgeb

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

20’ Lund or 27’ Sportcraft

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha and Crusader

Engine Horsepower

150 hp 9.9 hp or 390 HP