Water Fox Charters

Join Water Fox Charters for an exciting day on Lake Erie. Captain Gary has been fishing in the area since 1982. He gained lots of fishing experience all over the country but there’s one thing he kept coming to – Lake Erie and Walleye fishing. He’s passionate about his job and there’s not a day he’s not on the water. You can join him anytime you want and learn from him.

Capt. Gary’s charter accommodates up to 6 anglers for trolling and casting trips. But in spring, from April till mid-May, jigging tours are limited to 4 anglers. You’ll be fishing on a 26’ Trophy cuddy cabin. She’s powered by a 350 HP OMC engine and will get you to your fishing spot in no time.

You’ll target Walleye and Yellow Perch. The techniques you’re using depend on the season. No matter what trip you take, they are suitable for all skill levels. You can cast your line for the first time or catch fish for the 100th time – it’s always exciting on Lake Erie. Walleye are excellent table fare and you can keep 6 fish per person. Cleaning is being extra charged.

You’ll be provided with Okuma fishing equipment, lures, and bait. You can purchase your fishing license online or at the dock. Bring some snacks and drinks for the day or even your fishing equipment if you prefer it.

Water Fox Charters offers flexible fishing trips year round. Get in touch and book your spot!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Spring Jig Trip (4 Guests Max)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - May 10 (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    up to 6 persons
    We will be fishing the finest jig bite on the Lake Erie reef complex. Right out of Turtle Creek a short ride out of the channel and we are right in the middle of this awesome fishery. This trip accommodates only up to 4 anglers.
  • Private trip
    Troll/Cast Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 11 - Mar 31 (Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    You can troll or cast for Walleye and Yellow Perch. Right out of Turtle Creek a short ride out of the channel, and you'll find yourself right in the middle of this awesome fishery. Don't forget to purchase your fishing license.

About the Captain

Gary Bendele
Oak Harbor, Ohio, United States
ID & License verified
Member since January 2020
I come from a family of fishermen. I started fishing Lake Erie in 1982. and havent slowed down since. During my brief 4-year long bull riding career, I've traveled all over the country. Of course, I always used the chance to go fishing. I keep coming back to Walleye fishing on Lake Erie. I am a casting pro and will teach you techniques to help you on your trip. But, if you want to troll, we will put out our big boards and send our tackle to the fish zone!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Trophy 2560 Hardtop (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1988. Powered by a 350HP OMC V-8 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 36 knots.

26 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Drift Fishing


Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
First Mate


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch


Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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:

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