Eriegardless Sportfishing

Eriegardless Sportfishing specializes in trolling for Walleye and anchoring for Yellow Perch. Launching out of Lakeside Marblehead, this husband-and-wife team will take you exploring the Western Basin of Lake Erie, where you will be able to sample Walleye and Yellow Perch.

You will spend your day aboard a 28’ Carolina Classic, powered by a twin Crusader inboard engines. She is a seaworthy vessel with plenty of space for up to 4 anglers. The boat features a full private head and a hardtop to provide a comfortable and safe trip. She is outfitted with the latest navigational and fishfinding electronics, such as a Garmin 8212 and 7608 graphs, a Raytheon radar, a Garmin autopilot, and 2 VHF ship-to-shore radios.

With Eriegardless Sportfishing, you will be able to try your hand at trolling and jigging, targeting the best species that Lake Erie has to offer. Trips range from 6 to 10 hours to meet any angler’s schedule and fishing needs. All tackle and gear are easy to handle for both kids and adults. The crew works with 18 line counter setups that have been calibrated and uses Dipsy divers, Michigan Stinger and Yeck spoons, and TruTrip divers. Crankbaits are Bandits, Reef Runners, Yozuri, and Bay Rats.

Everything needed for a productive day will be provided beside any drinks and snacks that you prefer (please, don’t bring hard liquor or glass bottled). You will also need to bring a valid Ohio fishing license and get in touch with your captain to check if you’ll be fishing the Canadian waters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Perch Charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 31 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $700
    Up to 6 people on our Carolina Classic.
  • Private trip
    Walleye Charter
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $700
    Up to 6 people on our Carolina Classic. Trolling for walleye
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About the Captain

Kelly Schmidt
Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio, United States
1 Fishing Report
7 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2018
Captain Kelly Schmidt has been fishing the Western Basin of Lake Erie for about two decades. He started his own company to introduce anglers from all over the country to the lake’s great fishing opportunities. Captain Kelly and his first mate Stacie, who is also his wife, strive to make everyone involved into the action – they always work hard for everyone to achieve the maximum. Capt. Kelly is also a great teacher!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Smallmouth) Bass (Smallmouth)
Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Carolina Classic (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1995. Powered by 2 385HP Crusader 8.1 engines.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Fishing with Kelly
AM Walleye Fishing Trip 6\/28\/20
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
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100%
Friendly captain
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100%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Curt B.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Half Day trip with Captain Kelly & Stacy of Eriegardless

VERIFIED   1-4 Person Charter - AM on September 5, 2020
My wife and I, along with our 3 kids, booked with Kelly and Stacy for a 1/2 day charter. From even before our day, Captain...
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Sally C.
Cleveland, Ohio
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Late afternoon trip

VERIFIED   Walleye Charter - Evening on May 22, 2021
Great day for fishing!  Was worried about the late day start but still managed to get 2 shy of our limit in only 3 hours! ...
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Brad P.
Dayton, Ohio
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Eriegardless with Captain Kelly

VERIFIED   Walleye Charter on May 21, 2021
Great day on the water with a limit of walleyes. Capt Kelly & Stacy put us on bigger fish. We had a great time & look forward...
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Clinton C.
Toledo, Ohio
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Fishing with Kelly

VERIFIED   1-4 Person Charter - PM on August 14, 2020
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Roger S.
Massillon, OH
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AM Walleye Fishing Trip 6/28/20

VERIFIED   5-6 Person Charter - AM on June 28, 2020
Had the Lake Erie walleye fishing experience of a lifetime with Eriegardless Sportfishing! Captain Kelly put us on the bite...
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FAQs about Eriegardless Sportfishing

Eriegardless Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - Perch Charter (8 hours)
  • $700 per group - Walleye Charter (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Eriegardless Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Private marine head)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Eriegardless Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Okuma)
  • Lures

Eriegardless Sportfishing offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Western Basin Lake Erie)

Eriegardless Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Eriegardless Sportfishing include:
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Walleye