Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27'

Makin’ Waves Fishing Charters is located in Ashtabula and offers to show you a memorable time on the water. Capt. Scott Garlough 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 to 8-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 27’ 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:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Walk On Charter
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $300
    Welcome aboard our 27" 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.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (5:30AM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:20 AM
    $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. You will need a fishing license for the trip and some snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $475
    If you don't like starting your trip too early, this trip gives you the option to depart at 10:20 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.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $650
    Enjoy 8 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.
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About the Captain

Scott Garlough
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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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 2008. Powered by 2 175HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Radar

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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (27)
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1\/2 day with Scott and Mike
1\/2 day with Scott and Mike
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
84%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Eric Y.
Cortland, OH
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Capt Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (5:30AM) on June 23, 2022
Captain Mike and Mark made this a great trip! We were celebrating our daughter’s birthday because she loves to fish! She...
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Marcia T.
Omaha, Nebraska
Excellent
4.3 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Good
3.0 / 5
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Great staff and equipment, just an off day for fish

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (5:30AM) on September 29, 2022
Everything was very good on this trip except for the fish! But considering every other boat had the same story to tell, you...
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Kenny E.
Urbana, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Scott

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on September 7, 2022
The captain, Mike, and first mate, Brian, were both very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. They put us right on the...
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Donny Z.
Youngstown, OH
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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1/2 day with Scott and Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on August 17, 2022
They went out of their way to get us on some nice fish and worked like a well oiled machine to get them all in the cooler....
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Beth C.
United States
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Walleye Sunrise

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (5:30AM) on August 3, 2022
We had a fun time reeling in some big walleyes!  Our family had a great time and limited out. Cpt. Mark and Cpt. Mike were...
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FAQs about Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27'

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27' offers the following trips to customers:
  • $150 per person - 5 Hour Trip – Walk On Charter (5 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $60 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (5:30AM) (4 hours)
  • $475 per group, additional $65 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $150 per person after 5 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Trips booked with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27' offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27' offers the following fishing technique:
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Makin' Waves Fishing Charters – 27' include:
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Walleye