Makin' Waves Fishing Charters

Spend a day in Ashtabula, Ohio and enjoy fishing beautiful Lake Erie together with Makin’ Waves Fishing Charters. You and Guide Scott Garlough will explore the lake’s fish-rich grounds as well as revel in its outstanding natural beauty. Your guide is a proficient angler who’ll make sure you have a great time on the water and return with a respectable catch. Join in and enjoy fishing Lake Erie!

You’ll fish from a 32’ Wellcraft cuddy cabin that can sit up to 6 guests. Along with its twin 320 HP Mercruiser engine and modern navigation gear, this comfortable boat will quickly and safely take you to the fish. The boat’s equipped with downriggers and features a refrigerator and an ice-box. The onboard facilities include a kitchen, toilet, shower, and bed. Also, a first mate will be there as well to give you any help you need.

You and Guide Scott will be trolling Lake Erie for Walleye and Yellow Perch. You get to keep all the fish you catch and you’re free to bring kids on your trip, a family atmosphere makes fishing even more fun.

Your guide will be providing you with all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, as well as lures. Before you depart, just make sure you’ve packed your fishing license, snacks, and drinks.

Come visit Makin’ Waves Fishing Charters and enjoy a beautiful day on Lake Erie!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Walleye
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:20 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 10
    $650
    You'll depart from the Ashtabula River and fish for 8 hours, including the time needed to return to the dock. The departure times may vary based on the sunrise, so be sure to check with the guide for the precise schedule.
  • Private trip
    Afternoon Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:50 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 25
    $475
    Spend your afternoon in Ashtabula, OH fishing for Walleye on beautiful Lake Erie.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Walleye
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:20 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 10
    $450
    The trip lasts 4 hours going from dock to dock and you can catch half the legal limit for the fish. Keep in mind that departure times may vary due to the sunrise.
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About the Captain

Scott Garlough
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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Member since April 2021
Guide Scott invites you to Ashtabula, Ohio to spend a day on gorgeous Lake Erie. Join in and have a great time on the water!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Wellcraft (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1992. Powered by 2 320HP Mercruiser engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 60 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

Payment

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Catch intended fish
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Philip F.
North Canton, Ohio
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Awesome Afternoon with Makin' Waves

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Walleye on July 7, 2021
I booked this trip for my dad’s birthday, but on the morning of our trip the winds were real high and water was choppy. ...
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Excellent Trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Walleye on August 28, 2021
Decided to surprise my husband for his birthday this year and booked a 4 hour charter. We had an amazing time ending up with...
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Tyler A.
Columbus, OH
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VERIFIED   NEW  Afternoon Fishing Trip on September 18, 2021
Amazing fishing trip with my Dad.  Captain Scott knew where to find the fish.  Highly recommend makin’ waves fishing...
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Mybdie E.
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Awesome trip!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Walleye on August 1, 2021
These guys are awesome! We had the best trip. They are professional, respectful, and got us all the fish we were allowed!! ...
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Stacy D.
Round Hill, VA
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Lake Erie Walleye

VERIFIED   Afternoon Fishing Trip on July 22, 2021
Very easy to work with & grateful that Scott reached out to reschedule our original trip when the weather wasn’t cooperating....
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FAQs about Makin' Waves Fishing Charters

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group, additional $80 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip – Walleye (4 hours)
  • $475 per group, additional $90 per person after 4 guests - Afternoon Fishing Trip (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Walleye (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters offers the following fishing technique:
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters include:
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Walleye