Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide

Jig’n’Pig Fishing Guide specializes in targeting Catfish in the Sandusky Bay of Lake Erie. Captain Jeff Tipple has been running charters since 2008, putting customers on monster lake fish out of Port Clinton, Ohio. You’ll have the chance to catch lots of fish, bring home a meal for the family, and create lasting memories with one of the friendliest guides on the water!

Your voyage will take place on a 25’ Forest River pontoon, equipped with all state-of-the-art electronics and navigational equipment to put you in the right place at the right time. The boat accommodates up to 6 guests and everyone can fish at the same time. Capt. Jeff welcomes kids ages 6 and up and he provides life jackets and all the necessary safety gear for a secure and enjoyable ride.

Your main target species is Channel Catfish. Port Clinton and Sandusky Bay provide an ideal habitat for this species, giving you the opportunity to fight them to your heart’s content. With top-notch equipment and fishfinding technology available on board, you’ll be on fish in no time.

All of Capt. Jeff’s trips are light tackle. You’ll be using top-of-the-line Quantum rods and reels and they’re included in the price. You can choose to keep your catch and take it to the Base Edge to have it cleaned and filleted for a small fee. You can also choose to release your catch and help preserve the local environment.

Just be sure to purchase a fishing license before your trip, bring a cooler for your snacks and drinks, and dress according to the weather. You may need a raincoat or some extra layers of clothing in case it gets windy.

Everything else will be provided so that you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure and book your next fishing trip with Jig’n’Pig Fishing Guide in the Sandusky Bay!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 15
    $400
    On this trip, you'll be fishing the Sandusky Bay on Lake Erie, targeting Catfish. Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. All you have to do is pick up a fishing license, bring a cooler for your food and beverages, and pack up some sunblock, a raincoat, and extra clothing, depending on the weather. Please note that the departure time can be flexible, either 8:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. Just let the captain know your preferences.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 15
    $300
    Get ready to explore one of the most popular catfishing locations in the US, the Sandusky Bay of Lake Erie. Your tackle is included in the price. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license, bring a cooler for your snacks and drinks, and pack sunscreen, raingear, and extra clothing. Please note, the departure time is flexible. You may choose to leave as early as 8:00 a.m. or hit the afternoon bite at 2:00 p.m. Fish on!
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About the Captain

Jeff Tipple
Port Clinton, Ohio, United States
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
21 Customer Reviews
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Member since June 2019
Captain Jeff Tipple has been a Bass fishing guide in Ohio since 2008. He specializes in targeting Catfish and Bass. His Catfish Charters are located on the #1 Catfish destination in the United States - Lake Erie's Sandusky Bay. He runs Bass charters on Lake Erie’s East and West Harbors, as well as several other inland lakes throughout central and southern Ohio. His favorite part of the job is being able to enjoy the outdoors, catch lots of fish, and meet new people every day. Capt. Jeff is a kind and passionate guide who enjoys nothing more than sharing his love for fishing with other anglers. Book your next fishing trip with the Bass and Catfish expert, Capt. Jeff, and get ready to catch awesome fish on Lake Erie with JignPig Guide Service!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Catfish Catfish

Boat Specs

Forest River (Pontoon) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 50HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle

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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Checks

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A day in the rain.

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on June 2, 2021
We went on a six hour trip with Captain Tip of Jig n Pig Charters on Wednesday, June 2nd. The day started with a heavy drizzle...
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Book this one, trust me!! Best experience ever!!!!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on May 14, 2021
Captain Jeff is super awesome! We were out for 10 minutes and already got a good sized catfish. A few minutes later an even...
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4 Hour trip with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on July 8, 2021
Excellent job by the Captain.  Easy to get first time and “senior” anglers on boat and quickly catching catfish.  Fishing...
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6 hr trip with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on July 24, 2021
What an awesome day of cat fishing on Sandusky Bay with Captain Jeff . We put 66 total fish in the boat in just over 4 hrs...
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Family trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on July 27, 2021
Great last minute trip to the area between sports tournaments with my family! Jeff is a great captain, and we caught lots of...
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FAQs about Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide

Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide offers the following trips to customers:
  • $300 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $400 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Quantum )

Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie )

Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide include:
  • Catfish