Strikemaster Charters Catfishing

Come and fish Sandusky’s best-kept secret – monster Catfish that can top 20 lb! To make it happen, head out with Strikemaster Charters Catfishing and Captain Michael. He grew up on Lake Erie and spends almost every day perfecting his techniques. It’s easy to practice in an estuary that’s so rich with fish – it’s not uncommon to catch 20-30 Catfish per trip!

Your adventure starts on a 21’ Warrior Boats that accommodates up to 3 anglers. This boat is powered by twin 350 Suzuki engines and features the latest navigational electronics. You’ll also find downriggers for trolling, a live bait tank, and a wireless trolling motor.

Legendary Catfishing trips are available from May till the beginning of October. This is a great way to sit back, relax with a pole in your hand, and catch monster fish. If you’re a novice angler and want to learn how to troll, this trip was designed for you.

Most fishing for Walleye is done by trolling baits at different depths. Perch fishing is mostly done in late August, September, and October. Finally, Steelhead heats up in October and you’ll troll the areas lakes and rivers.

Capt. Michael welcomes anglers of all ages aboard, including kids. Your fishing equipment is fully covered but you will need to purchase a fishing license and bring along some snacks and drinks for the day.

Strikemaster Charters Catfishing offers up a great way to relax, learn something new, and have fun all at the same time. Use this opportunity and start your journey today!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day – Trophy Walleye
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Dec 1
    US $475
    New to trolling or just want that edge to help put more fish on the boat? This is the perfect trip for hands-on experience, note-taking, and putting all the pieces about trolling together. Capt. Mike takes the time to explain the "whys" of trolling. You can also try jigging the reef complex in the springtime for the spunky males. This is an up-to-3-person charter and is relaxed so you'll really make the most out of your time on the boat.
    Types of fishing
    Lake Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Drift Fishing
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Trophy Catfishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 1 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    US $500
    This fun and relaxing trip takes you into the calm waters of Lake Erie where you can catch monster Catfish, reaching up to 20 lb. This is a great trip to book for a special occasion, like Father's Day, or if you're just looking for some good fighting action. Gear is provided, make sure to bring a fishing license and any drinks and snacks.
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Amazing fishing trip!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Trophy Catfishing on June 21, 2023
Captain Sam went above and beyond to make sure our experience was amazing! Very personable! Highly recommend!
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FAQs about Strikemaster Charters Catfishing

Strikemaster Charters Catfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $475 per group - Half Day – Trophy Walleye (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $175 per person after 2 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Trophy Catfishing (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Strikemaster Charters Catfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Strikemaster Charters Catfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

Strikemaster Charters Catfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Strikemaster Charters Catfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Strikemaster Charters Catfishing include:
  • Catfish
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Walleye

Meet the Captain

Michael (Moke) Mochan
Sandusky, Ohio, United States
44 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
60 Customer reviews
Member since November 2017
Capt. Moke (Mike) grew up on the shores of Lake Erie and has been sport fishing for Walleye, Perch, and Steelhead for over 50 years. Capt. Moke also competes in tournaments on the local and national level and won the prestigious Cabela's National Walleye Trail on Lake Erie in 2017, numerous top 10 finishes, and 2020 LEWT Walleye Series - Team of the Year. Being a retired Firefighter, Capt. Moke is always mindful of safety. Let's go fishing and catch some trophy Walleye and Perch!

About this listing

Targeted species

Catfish Catfish
Perch (Yellow) Yellow Perch
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Walleye Walleye

Boat specs

Warrior (Dual console) originally built in 2020. Powered by 2 350HP Susuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

21 ft
3 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing


Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

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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:

American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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