Tall Tales Fishing Charters

Head over to Lake Erie and create some great memories with Tall Tales Fishing Charters. Captain Jim has been fishing his whole life. His father taught him to fish when he was a kid, and it’s a passion of his that has never diminished. He loves sharing this love of fishing with his customers.

Up to 6 anglers can fish on his 29’ offshore fishing boat. This is a great sturdy boat with plenty of space for trolling with multiple lines. This gives customers the best chance of hooking fish and more opportunities to reel ‘em in. There’s plenty of space on the deck so your group won’t bump elbows. There’s also some protection against the wind and sunshine.

Between April and October, you’ll be targeting Yellow Perch and Walleye. You’ll be able to fish for the full 8 hours or until limits are met. July and August are peak months to fish, so make sure you book your trip in advance.

Children over 10 are welcome on board, but you’ll need to bring along your own life vests for them. You should also bring your own food and drink in a cooler. The fish caught during the trip will go into the captain’s cooler. After the trip, the captain can tell you where to have your catch cleaned and filleted. This will be an additional cost.

You’re welcome to bring beer along, as long as it isn’t in glass bottles. Hard liquors are not allowed on board. You should wear white-soled shoes and dress in light layers, so you’re ready for warm as well as chilly weather throughout the day.

Please buy a fishing license before the day. In case the trip has to be rescheduled, only sign the license on the day of the trip.

Book a trip with Tall Tales Fishing Charters today and have a great story to tell all your friends!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Perch
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 15 - Oct 15
    $570
    price breakdown
    $570
    On this trip, you and up to 5 buddies will be fishing for Yellow Perch for 8 hours or until limits are reached. Your group can all fish at the same time. You'll need to buy a fishing license to fish Lake Erie – remember to sign the license on the day of the trip, not before. Bring your own cooler with food and drink. If you're bringing kids, you must bring life vests for them too. Wear warm clothes in layers and white-soled shoes, and bring along sunscreen, a sun hat, and a camera.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Walleye
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Jul 15
    $570
    price breakdown
    $570
    On this trip, you and up to 5 buddies will be fishing for famous Lake Erie Walleye for 8 hours or until limits are reached. Your group can all fish at the same time. You'll need to buy a fishing license to fish Lake Erie – remember to sign the license on the day of the trip, not before. Bring your own cooler with food and drink. If you're bringing kids, you must bring life vests for them too. Wear warm clothes in layers and white-soled shoes, and bring along sunscreen, a sun hat, and a camera.

About the Captain

Jim Miller
Port Clinton, Ohio, United States
ID & License verified
14 Customer Reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since March 2019
"Have fished Lake Erie since I was a child. My father did work for the Pflueger rod and reel company, and taught me to fish." Jim has been a captain for over 18 years. He first started fishing part-time, but loved it so much that when he retired he kept on doing it! For him, being out in the open is the best part of the job, while enjoying the water and surrounding nature. Captain Jim wants people to leave all their problems behind at the dock and enjoy their time on his boat.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Baha (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 500HP MerCruiser engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.71
out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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David M.
Stow, Ohio
 4.67
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Full day with Captain Jim and Tom

VERIFIED   July 25, 2020
Hot day on the lake with little action, almost no breeze or chop but had fun. The guys put us on Perch to make sure we went...
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Peter P.
Dayton, Ohio
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Full day trip with Captain Jim Miller and Tom

VERIFIED   August 3, 2020
Jim and Tom worked hard to make our trip enjoyable. The 30 foot foot boat it’s ideal for the type of fishing done on Lake...
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Stephen C.
Cincinnati, OH
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  October 3, 2020
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Heath C.
Loveland, Ohio
 5.00
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August Perch

VERIFIED   August 22, 2020
Had a great day on the lake! While the fish were slow we enjoyed the trip and will have a fish fry soon.
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Brenda S.
Amelia, OH
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8 hour trip scheduled

VERIFIED   August 28, 2020
We ran into some bugs, it got hot, stuff you will experience but we tired out after that and was ready to cut our .8 hours...
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