Fishing the western Basin of Lake Erie near Port Clinton Ohio mid-April thru October for Walleye, Yellow Perch, Smallmouth Bass since 1982. We run 5hr trips for up to 4 people or 9hr trips for up to 6 people.
Have a wonderful Lake Erie fishing charter with Sunshine Charters and Captain Jim Bonner. We specialize in fishing Lake Erie: the best place to fish Walleye, Perch, Smallmouth Bass, and Largemouth Bass in Ohio. Sunshine Charters is happy to customize for you the perfect fishing trip for your family!
Along with arranging your fishing trip, we’ll also provide all the essential fishing equipment. We recommend you bring fishing license (your charter may be fishing in Ohio or Canada), sunglasses, suntan lotion, sea-sickness medication, snacks, drinks (pop and beer – cans only) and jackets if needed; please let the Captain know ahead of time if you have any questions regarding these needs as well. The goal of every Sunshine Charters fishing trip is for customers’ satisfaction.
If you’re looking for Lake Erie Walley trips, Spring and Fall is the best time to hit the water. During these seasons, maximum Walleye can grow up to 10+ lbs. Perch fishing trips are best from August to October. If Bass fishing trip interests you: a plethora of Smallmouth Bass are available from July to October.
Rods and reels (if needed), nightcrawlers, Perch minnows, lures and all other tackle are provided in the cost of the trip. (*Live bait for Smallmouth Bass is EXTRA). Captain Jim and crew will clean your catch at the end of the trip (Walleye limit 4 per person in April and 6 per person May-October).
Whether you’re here on vacation, or live in the area: there’s nothing quite like a Lake Erie fishing charter – and Sunshine Charters works hard for all of our customers. Book today and let’s go fishing!
East Harbor State Park, Lakeside Marblehead
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Trips start at $420
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2009 27' Sport Fisherman
390 HP engine(s)
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Includes 6 guests
Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)
1 Day Cancellation Policy
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I fish Canadian waters for smallmouth near Pelee Island. Need Canadian license. We drift fish with tubes, minnows, softcraws. (softcraws are extra)
Capt. Jim Bonner
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