Tricky Rick Sportfishing Charters

Capt. Rick Hildebrand Ashtabula, OH Incorporated Licensed Insured

If you’re looking for a Lake Erie fishing charter aboard one of the finest boats in Ashtabula, Ohio, you’ve came to the right place! Welcome to Tricky Rick Sportfishing Charters, docked in the heart of River Marine. We specialize in Walleye, Perch, and Steelhead charters and will work our tails off to put YOU on the fish!

 

Captain Rick Hildebrand is a local Captain with over 30 years’ experience fishing Lake Erie. He’s worked hard to earn the reputation of being one of the most respected Captains in the area. He’ll be at the helm during your day on the water and will work with everyone in your group to make sure you’re having a fun, safe trip. Kids, young families, seasoned veterans, and every skill level in between are more than welcome aboard. Captain Rick plans your day on the water based on what’s biting, your preference, and the season. No two trips are ever the same!

 

Hop aboard the Tricky Rick 1 and get ready to fish Lake Erie to target a variety of gamefish. The Tricky Rick 1 is a fully furnished 30ft Baha Cruiser Sport Fisherman. She’s powered by twin V8 Engines and is outfitted with state-of-the-art electronics including Raymarine Electronics, Auto Pilot, Satellite Radio, and a Fish Finder, to name a few. For comfort features you can dip inside the spacious cabin to escape the elements, and you can also find a private toilet on board for your convenience.  

 

Lake Erie Yellow Perch, Walleye, and Steelhead draw anglers from around the world to test their skills against these hard fighting, delectable gamefish. You’ll use different techniques to land your trophy including trolling, bottom fishing, and casting. Tricky Rick Sportfishing Charters will provide you with top quality rods, reels, and tackle to ensure a successful fishing trip. Steelhead are the primary targets during the Fall months, they congregate near the mouths of rivers and local tributaries and can be caught in massive quantities! 

 

Your unforgettable day fishing Lake Erie with one of the most respected Captains in Ashtabula, Ohio is just a couple of clicks away… Captain Rick Hildebrand and the Tricky Rick Sportfishing Charter team are excited to meet you on the dock, get ready for a day full of bent rods!

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  Launch Location

465 West 5th Street, Ashtabula

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Trips start at $450

7 Trips

1-6 guests

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30' Sport Fisherman

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

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

FALL STEELHEAD

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 4:00pm (9 hours)

30 Day Cancellation Policy

When the water cools we find steelhead trout staging the mouths of the rivers and local tributaries, it offers for some very exciting trips! 

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private

WALLEYE CASTING

Includes 6 guests

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

30 Day Cancellation Policy

 The main target species of anglers in Lake Erie.  Lake Erie walleye fishing around Ashtabula, Ohio is world class. Our deeper cooler waters in this section of Lake Erie provide a summer HAVEN for big walleyes.

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private

HALF DAY WALLEYE

Includes 6 guests

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

30 Day Cancellation Policy

The main target species of anglers in Lake Erie.  Lake Erie walleye fishing around Ashtabula, Ohio is world class. Our deeper cooler waters in this section of Lake Erie provide a summer HAVEN for big walleyes.

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private

YELLOW PERCH 9HR

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 4:00pm (9 hours)

30 Day Cancellation Policy

The waters around Ashtabula are not only known for the tremendous walleye fishing, but can also offer world class Jumbo Yellow Perch.

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private

WALLEYE TROLLING

Includes 6 guests

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

30 Day Cancellation Policy

The main target species of anglers in Lake Erie.  Lake Erie walleye fishing around Ashtabula, Ohio is world class. Our deeper cooler waters in this section of Lake Erie provide a summer HAVEN for big walleyes.

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EXECUTIVE WALLEYE PACKAGE

Includes 6 guests

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

30 Day Cancellation Policy

The Executive Package includes all food, beverages, and fish cleaning at the end of the trip. The main target species of anglers in Lake Erie.  Lake Erie walleye fishing around Ashtabula, Ohio is world class. Our deeper cooler waters in this section of Lake Erie provide a summer HAVEN for big walleyes.

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WALLEYE & PERCH COMBO

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 5:00pm (10 hours)

30 Day Cancellation Policy

Spend the day fishing for both Walleye & Perch, this trip is 10hrs dock to dock. All fishing tackle will be provided, be sure to bring a camera! 

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Fish Species

Steelhead
Walleye
Yellow Perch

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System

Facilities

  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • Livewell

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment
  • Lures

Fishing Location

  • Lake
  • Offshore

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Rick Hildebrand

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

30

Number of Engines

2