Lake Effects Sport Fishing is a charter service operating on Lake Erie. They are passionate anglers who enjoy helping their clients catch lots of delicious fish. The charter is owned by USCG-licensed Captain Russell who has been fishing these local waters for decades.

You’ll spend the day aboard a 24’ Proline walkaround, originally built in 2006. Powered by a 200 HP Mercury Optimax engine, this vessel will take you to some of the most productive fishing spots in no time. The boat contains life jackets for all guests, a GPS unit, and a fishfinder ideal for locating schools of fish. She accommodates up to 4 anglers and children are welcome aboard as well.

Captain Russell will have you fishing some of the best spots for Walleye on Lake Erie. He provides top-of-the-line fishing gear, including rods, reels, artificial lures, and live bait. On top of that, you’ll have the expertise of a local guide who knows these waters like the back of his hand.

It should be noted that the food quality of Walleye is excellent. After your trip, you’ll be able to go home, throw your catch on the grill, and enjoy a savory meal with the family. That being said, be sure to bring an extra cooler for your catch so you can take your fish home. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks for the ride as well.

Just remember to purchase your fishing license before the trip and your captain will provide the rest. Lake Effect Sport Fishing is excited to have you aboard and show you an authentic Great Lakes fishing experience. Book your trip today and Join Cap. Russell on Lake Erie for an unforgettable adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – 2 Anglers
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 8 - Aug 22
    $400
    This trip will see you catching tasty Walleye, which you'll be able to take home for dinner. Capt. Russell will take you to the best spots on Lake Erie, where you are sure to catch some mighty ones. You'll fish for 5 hours or until the limit is caught (6 Walleye per person). Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license (available at the marina) beforehand and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – 2 Anglers
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 8 - Aug 22
    $400
    This is an evening Walleye trip, departing at 3:00 and returning at 8:00 PM. You'll fish the full time or until the limit is caught (6 Walleye per person). Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Just be sure to buy a fishing license before your trip (available at the marina) and you're good to go!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – 3 Anglers
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 8 - Aug 22
    $500
    This trip will see you catching tasty Walleye, which you'll be able to take home for dinner. Capt. Russell will take you to the best spots on Lake Erie, where you are sure to catch some mighty ones. You'll fish for 5 hours or until the limit is caught (6 Walleye per person). Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license (available at the marina) beforehand and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – 3 Anglers
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 8 - Aug 22
    $500
    This trip will see you catching tasty Walleye, which you'll be able to take home for dinner. Capt. Russell will take you to the best spots on Lake Erie, where you are sure to catch some mighty ones. You'll fish for 5 hours or until the limit is caught (6 Walleye per person). Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license (available at the marina) beforehand and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – 4 Anglers
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 8 - Aug 22
    $600
    This trip will see you catching tasty Walleye, which you'll be able to take home for dinner. Capt. Russell will take you to the best spots on Lake Erie, where you are sure to catch some mighty ones. You'll fish for 5 hours or until the limit is caught (6 Walleye per person). Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license (available at the marina) beforehand and you're all set!
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About the Captain

Russell Achhammer
Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio, United States
ID & License verified
52 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2016
Captain Russell is a USCG and Ohio licensed Captain who has been fishing the local waters for many years. He loves fishing on Lake Erie for Walleye and Perch but also loves going to the inland waters where he targets Musky. He enjoys fishing and guiding with families, kids, beginners, and advanced anglers.

About this listing

Targeted species

Walleye Walleye

Boat specs

Proline (Walkaround) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 200HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Lake Erie

Fishing techniques

Trolling

Amenities

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
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
Checks

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 52 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
98%
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Virginia D.
Elyria, Ohio
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Great Gift

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – 3 Anglers on July 17, 2022
Bought the trip as a combined gift for son’s birthday, and for fathers day for father and husband. They had great time. Captain...
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Brian C.
Twinsburg, OH
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Half day trip with Captain Russell

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – 2 Anglers on June 29, 2022
My son and I really enjoyed the experience. It was my son’s first time on lake erie fishing and Capt Russel went above and...
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Erin T.
North Ridgeville, Ohio
Excellent
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Half day am trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – 2 Anglers on August 3, 2022
Had a blast! He knew where to find the fish! The boat was clean and safe! Can’t wait to go again!
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Kenneth F.
Huntertown, IN
Excellent
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Half day with captain Russell

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – 2 Anglers on July 2, 2022
He took us out set us on the 1st 2 cast we had fish on
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Larry L.
Austin, TX
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Half day with Captain Russel.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – 2 Anglers on August 8, 2022
It was a very successful fishing trip!
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FAQs about Lake Effects Sport Fishing

Lake Effects Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $200 per person - Half Day Trip (AM) – 2 Anglers (5 hours)
  • $200 per person - Half Day Trip (PM) – 2 Anglers (5 hours)
  • $500 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) – 3 Anglers (5 hours)
  • $500 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) – 3 Anglers (5 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) – 4 Anglers (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Lake Effects Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Lake Effects Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

Lake Effects Sport Fishing offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Lake Erie)

Lake Effects Sport Fishing offers the following fishing technique:
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Lake Effects Sport Fishing include:
  • Walleye