Apex Angling Charters

Come out for a fun-filled day of fish catching adventure with Apex Angling Charters! Captain Carston Gregory runs family-friendly fishing trips on Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. He enjoys spending time with his guests and taking out people who don’t have the opportunity to go fishing as often as he does. Even if you’ve never fished before, you’ll still have a great time on the boat!

Capt. Carston welcomes you on his 27’ Sportcraft offshore boat. The vessel has been newly restored in 2019 and she’s powered by twin 150 HP Evinrude engines. She accommodates up to 7 guests, although groups of 5 are ideal for everybody to fish in comfort. The boat features a fighting chair, a live bait tank, a private toilet, and a cooler where you can store your food and drinks.

Apex Angling Charters specializes in trolling, so you’ll take turns as the fish bite. Your fishing spots and targets depend on the season. Capt. Carston on Lake St. Claire targeting Walleye in May and June, then he moves to Lake Erie during July, August, and September, targeting Rainbow Trout. Finally, he finishes his season fishing for Musky on Lake St. Claire in October.

Make sure to purchase your fishing licence before the trip. To make the trip more enjoyable, bring food and drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and non-skid flat sole footwear. If you want to keep the fish, bring your cooler you can also have your fish cleaned for $20.

To be on the safe side, Capt. Carston recommends everyone to contact him the night before the trip is scheduled.

Join Apex Angling Charters for your slice of fishing action!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Walleye/Muskie Combo
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Jun 30 (Sat, Sun)
    $871
    price breakdown
    $871
    Can't decide what you want to fish for? Try our exclusive multi-species trip for tasty walleye and ferocious musky. We will spend half a day targetting each species. Land your trophy fish of a lifetime and also bring home dinner
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (9Hr) – Weekend
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Dec 12 (Sat, Sun)
    $739
    price breakdown
    $739
    End the season by catching mighty Musky! They are a challenge even for the experienced anglers. Make sure to purchase your fishing licence on time and bring your snacks and drinks for the day.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Musky – Weekend (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Dec 12 (Sat, Sun)
    $569
    price breakdown
    $569
    Come out for your chance at a fish of a lifetime!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Musky – Weekend (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Dec 12 (Sat, Sun)
    $569
    price breakdown
    $569
    Come out for your chance at a fish of a lifetime!
  • Private trip
    4 Hr Walleye/Rainbow (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Aug 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $466
    price breakdown
    $466
    Captain Carston specializes in evening charters, for those folks who can't take a day off work to go fishing. This is a great opportunity at a discounted price. Spend a fun evening trolling for Walleye and Rainbow Trout.
  • Private trip
    4 Hr Musky Trip – Weeknight
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Dec 12 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $512
    price breakdown
    $512
    A perfect twilight troll when the fish are hungry! It takes patience for Musky to start biting and then it takes lots of strength to reel one in. As they're not easy to catch, you'll need Capt. Carston's knowledge and experience on your side.
  • Private trip
    Spring Walleye – Lake St. Clair
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Jun 15 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $360
    price breakdown
    $360
    Learn how to catch your limit of walleye on the beautiful Lake St. Clair. Often landing numerous different bonus species as well.
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About the Charter Operator

Apex Angling Charters
Erieau, Ontario, Canada
Angler's Choice
3 Fishing Reports
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2019
Captain Carston grew up in Chatham-Kent, surrounded by the best freshwater fishing in the world, with access to Lake St. Clair, Lake Erie, Detroit River, Thames River, Lake Huron, and St. Clair River. Spending all his free time on the water, whether by boat or bank or walking across the ice, he has been getting to know the different fisheries for 25 years. As things go, boats keep getting bigger, knowledge keeps growing and now Carston wants to share the amazing opportunities he experiences every day, with people that don't have the chances to get on the lake and smash fish. The local knowledge is the key for successful days and it always pays to put your time in with someone who is on the water all the time.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Muskellunge (Musky) Muskellunge (Musky)
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Sportcraft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 150HP Evinrude engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
7 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

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 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

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
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100%
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100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Don C.
Burlington, Ontario
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Evan T.
Chatham, Ontario
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Good times with Captain Carston!

August 23, 2019
I have taken both Musky and Walleye trips with Captain Carston and had a blast each time! First and foremost, he is a true...
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Great day on the water with Apex

August 21, 2019
Our group had a fantastic time on the water with Apex Angling Charters. Lots of laughs and fun on the water, and we limited...
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London, Ontario
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Trolling with Captain Carston

August 1, 2019
I have been out with Carston with a group multiple times! He is very knowledgeable about the fish he is targeting and has very...
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Blanche G.
St. Catharines, Ontario
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Evening trip with Captain Carston Gregory

August 31, 2019
Came out of Erieau, headed south for approximately 6 miles, started fishing using spoons and body baits on downriggers and...
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