Sara J II

Sara J Fishing Charters provides an excellent service in Lake Erie, Ohio. Captain Gary and his knowledgeable team are the best specialists in the area, which is widely known as “the Walleye capital of the world”. But apart from that delicious species, Sara J Fishing Charters will also get your hands full of Yellow Perch, Rainbow Trout, and Smallmouth Bass.

Your adventure will take place on board a spacious 34-foot Baha Catamaran, which comes powered by twin 450 HP MerCruiser engines for a smooth ride. It’s equipped with top-notch navigational electronics and features a flybridge, ice-box, and a wireless trolling motor. What is more, there is a toilet, a shower, a kitchen with a refrigerator, and a bed on board to ensure maximum comfort. The vessel is wheelchair accessible and can accommodate up to six persons.

Gather your friends and family and take a ride with Sara J Fishing Charters. The crew will see to your every need and even if you just want to wet a line, your trip will be fun and eventful. The shared charter option is ideal for those who want to enjoy a day out with other anglers, share experiences and improve their skills.

You will be provided with all the fishing equipment required to put your catch together, including rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. Drinks and snacks are what you might want to bring with yourself.

Now all you have to do is find an opening in the captain’s calendar, book a trip to your liking and your next angling adventure will be all set up!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    The ideal trip for a group of friends or a family. This package will allow you to see everything Lake Erie has to offer. You'll be able to target all of the most popular local species such as Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, and Yellow Perch as well as take some time to relax between the bites.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – 2 Person Special (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    The ultimate Lake Erie trip for a pair of passionate anglers looking to get after their targets for a full day. This trip will allow you to spend as much time on the water as you need to get on some great bite. Possible targets are Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, and Rainbow Trout.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – 2 Person Special (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    This is the perfect trip for serious anglers looking to spend a full day covering the waters of Lake Erie in search of their dream catch. Having only two anglers on board will allow the crew to devote more time to each angler and cater fully to your needs. The targeted species include Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, and Rainbow Trout.
  • Shared trip
    8 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) (6 PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1 (Sat, Sun)
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    This is a trip for anglers of all experience levels. The crew will provide you with all the assistance necessary for each angler to have a successful trip. During the trip, you will get a chance to catch Walleye, Lake Erie's best fish, but also Smallmouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, and Yellow Perch. This package is for 6 anglers maximum.
  • Shared trip
    8 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM) (6 PAX)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1 (Sat, Sun)
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to experience Lake Erie's rich fishery with other fellow anglers. The captain and first mate will work hard to put you on fish and give you a chance to prove your skills while battling Walleye, Yellow Perch, Smallmouth Bass, and Rainbow Trout.

About the Captain

Gary Carpenter
Lorain, Ohio, United States
18 Customer Reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since January 2017
Captain Gary Carpenter has almost 28 years of experience in fishing. Apart from dedicating his time to his life-long passion, he has also taken part in various seminars and fishing shows. Gary enjoys sharing his knowledge with his guests. He specializes in catching Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, and Perch on Lake Erie.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Smallmouth) Bass (Smallmouth)
Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Baha Catamaran (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2005. Powered by 2 450HP Mercruser engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 48 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

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
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
American Express
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.58
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
75%
Appropriate for children
67%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Garry R.
 4.67
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip (AM) on July 7, 2020
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Dennis L.
Durham, NC
 5.00
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip (AM) on July 13, 2019
Excellent experience. Captain Gary thoroughly enjoys his job and is very good at it. Caught our limit of walleyes in three...
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Joe H.
United States
 5.00
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip (AM) on July 14, 2018
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Mike R.
Monee, IL
 3.67
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – 2 Person Special (AM) on May 31, 2018
Our full day trip was over in 3 hrs we did limit out but with all small ones we got 12 small fish for 2 people. Beings we paid...
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