Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28'

Makin’ Waves Fishing Charters is located in Ashtabula and offers to show you a memorable time on the water. Your Captain is a proficient guide who will take you on Lake Erie and show you what this world-famous lake has to offer.

The captain will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 or 6-hour trips, mainly fishing for Walleye and Perch, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as trolling.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 28’ Baha cuddy cabin that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet and kitchen. A first mate will also come aboard, feel free to ask him if you need any kind of help.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Makin’ Waves Fishing Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    5 Hour Trip – Walk On Charter
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Sep 30
    US $320
    Welcome aboard our 28" Baha for an opportunity to fish with others on beautiful Lake Erie with a small group of individuals looking for Walleye. This is not a private charter, so you may be fishing with others. This is perfect for an individual by themselves or perhaps a friend or two.
    Types of fishing
    Lake Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Walleye
    Walleye
    Perch (Yellow)
    Yellow Perch
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:10 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Sep 30
    US $500
    If you don't like starting your trip too early, this trip gives you the option to depart at 10:50 a.m. Going from dock to dock, you'll spend 4 fun hours on the water. You and your companions are allowed to catch half the legal limit for the fish. Due to the sunrise, the departure times are subject to change.
    Types of fishing
    Lake Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Walleye
    Walleye
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Sep 30
    US $700
    Enjoy 6 hours fishing beautiful Lake Erie. Your guide is a proficient angler who'll make sure you have a great time on the water and return with a respectable catch. Just bring your fishing licenses and pack any snacks and drinks you want before you start the trip.
    Types of fishing
    Lake Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Walleye
    Walleye
    Perch (Yellow)
    Yellow Perch
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 46 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Caught fish
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Nathan B.
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (5:30AM) on August 5, 2023
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John S.
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Fishing with Dale

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (5:30AM) on July 10, 2023
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Jeffrey N.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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4.0 / 5
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Great crew

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on June 5, 2024
It was very accommodating for our schedule.  The captain noticed that it might rain during our trip out and recommended us...
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James P.
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Half day trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 29, 2023
3 of my grand children and I booked a half day fishing trip with Captain Mike.  After I initially scheduling for a day with...
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Laura K.
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 19, 2023
My 2 grandsons and I had a wonderful time on Lake Erie for 4 hours with Captain Mark!! This was their first time fishing on...
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FAQs about Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28'

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28' offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $160 per person - 5 Hour Trip – Walk On Charter (5 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $70 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $140 per person after 5 guests - Full Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28' offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 28' include:
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Walleye

Meet the Captain

Dale Grimm
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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109 Customer reviews
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Member since April 2021
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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) Yellow Perch
Walleye Walleye

Boat specs

Baha (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1997. Powered by 2 250HP Mercruiser engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 60 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
You Keep Catch

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

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

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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