Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters

Welcome aboard the Reel Thrill! Your host Capt. Tony Sambunjak and his "Reel Thrill" strive to provide an enjoyable, comfortable and safe fishing adventure. Capt. Tony has over 20 years of fishing experience on Lake Erie and not only knows how to catch fish, but makes sure his crews are enjoying their day on the water. The "Reel Thrill" has a proven record and is one of the top charter boats operating on Lake Erie.

The Reel Thrill is a 30’ Cherokee Sportfisherman designed for the Great Lakes charter fishing fleet. A large, deep and spacious platform with dinette, cabin and ample seating for all. This offshore fishing boat has enough space for 6 guests to fish in comfort. She’s powered by twin 350 HP Crusader engines and features Lawrence navigational electronics. To make the whole experience more enjoyable, you’ll find a private toilet, a multimedia system, and a bed onboard.

Explore the lake’s nearshore and offshore spots, targeting Walleye, White Bass, and Steelhead. You’ll approach the catch using trolling, drift fishing, and light tackle. You get to keep the catch and catch cleaning is available for a small fee.

All fishing equipment is included in the price, so you only need to bring your fishing licenses. Feel free to pack any snacks and drinks you like.

Whether on vacation, a family outing or on "o-fish-all business" we can share a memorable day for you and your crew. Have a great day on a Great Lake with Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $480
    This trip is the standard 8 hour (or limit) morning charter. Targeting Walleye, your group can consist of 2 to 6 crew members. Fishing till a limit catch is achieved or eight hours dock to dock. All fishing equipment is included in the price.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $400
    This is a great choice for people who want to experience a day on the water while not taking up the entire day. Great for kids and families or smaller groups. Available for morning and afternoon departures. You'll get to the fish fast and work at putting them n the line!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $400
    This is a sunset special, leaving the dock at 3 pm and returning at 8 pm (or limit catch). Target Walleye and other local species using the professional equipment your guide will supply. Just pack your fishing licenses and bring some snacks and drinks.
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About the Captain

Tony Sambunjak
Lorain, Ohio, United States
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10 Customer Reviews
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Member since September 2020
Capt. Tony has been fishing Lake Erie for over 20 years and not only knows how to catch fish but makes sure his crews are enjoying their day on the water.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (White) White Bass
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Cherokee (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2008. Powered by 2 350HP Crusader 5.7 IB Big Block engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
PayPal
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Rick P.
Wooster, OH
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Day trip with Captain Tony cancelled due to weather

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip on October 3, 2021
Last Sunday trip was cancelled, this Sunday was almost cancelled again with boat problem. Captain Tony put us in with...
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Jeffrey M.
Uniontown, OH
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Afternoon Trip - Slayed 'em

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on July 22, 2021
Got the pleasure to go out on an afternoon trip with Captain Tony and first mate Anthony.  First class all the way.  Boat,...
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Forrest T.
Maple Heights, Ohio
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Weekend Fun

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip on October 9, 2021
We had a great day on the water and caught our 2-man limit of Walleye! Captain Tony was knowledgeable and took the time to...
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Justin F.
Chicago, IL
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Half Day Trip with Captain Tony

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on August 28, 2021
We had an outstanding fishing trip with Captain Tony! He was very knowledgeable and a great host, putting us in perfect position...
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Larry S.
Hudson, OH
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Great experience

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip on October 13, 2021
Took my kids out on a trip. Captain Anthony was wonderful with everybody very patient and we limited out on walleye. Kids and...
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FAQs about Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters

Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $25 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $480 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS (Lowrance )
  • Fishfinder (Lowrance)
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters include:
  • Bass (White)
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Walleye