Lake-Erie-Fishing Charters provides the very best smallmouth bass fishing action the western basin of Lake Erie has to offer!
Lake Erie is now being recognized as one of the top smallmouth producing waters in the world, says the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Lake Erie’s waters are teeming with smallmouth bass!
Smallmouth Bass fishing in Lake Erie once again is fantastic as their population is on the rise.
Anglers are discovering the excitement of pursuing these high-jumping, feisty fish.
If you’re looking for an action packed fishing this is it!
These bass jump, twist and turn making them the hardest fighting fish in Lake Erie.
Smallmouth are taken all around Lake Erie’s Western Basin island’s and reefs.
Rocky structures support large resident populations of smallmouth bass and walleye which is why the near shore
rocky western basin reef complex right off my marina offers some of the best smallmouth and walleye fishing action in the world!
Our docking locations allows us to offer you amazing combo fishing trips.
Smallmouth Bass catches currently average 14-17 inches, with many larger fish in the 18-20 inch range.
Ohio’s State Record smallmouth bass was caught here in Lake Erie’s Western Basin islands area,
weighing in at 9.5 lbs. and 23.5 inches in length!
The most productive time to battle this scrappy “jumper” is July through October.
Pound for pound it is the hardest fighting fish in the lake.
Jigs and artificial lures also work well.
They will also take a Round Gobi eagerly.
Ohio now has a closed season from May 1 until the last Saturday in June.
Canada 6 per person.
We catch lots of them in this class.
or consider one day of Smallmouth and one day of Walleye fishing.
See our two day fishing packages.
This package is very popular.
We suggest July through October for this combination charter trip.