Sara J III

Sara J Fishing Charters operates on the waters of Lake Erie. The lake is a world-famous destination for a lot of anglers for its Walleye fishery. Captain Gary and his team are true professionals and passionate fishermen, who know all about Lake Erie’s fishing opportunities, tactics, patterns, and areas.

Step aboard a spacious 34-foot boat, which is powered by two 450 HP MerCruiser engines. It has a maximum cruising speed of 48 knots and can cater up to six anglers. The vessel is wheelchair accessible and fully rigged with state-of-art navigational electronics. It is also air-conditioned inside and has its own multimedia system, as well as an ice-box, an anchoring system, and donwriggers. The boat has a toilet, a bed, a shower, and a kitchen with a refrigerator so that you have a comfortable day on the water.

Sara J III invites you to share your fishing adventure with anglers from all over the world. An eight-hour trip will give you a chance to target Walleye, which is the Captain’s specialty. Among the other species, you may chase Rainbow Trout, Yellow Perch, and Smallmouth Bass.

Your trip will include rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. If you want, you can bring your own drinks and snacks on board. Also, be sure to have a license valid for the day of your trip.

If you are looking for an excuse to go out on the water and catch a delicious Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch or Rainbow Trout – Sara J Fishing Charters is just what you need!



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
    This trip will allow your family or friend group to experience Lake Erie to the fullest and discover everything this rich fishery has to offer. With enough time to get on some great bite and the number of targets available you're bound to have an eventful trip.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – 2 Person Special (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Get your fishing partner and get on the waters of Lake Erie first thing in the morning chasing some excellent local species. Your target options include Yellow Perch, Smallmouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, and captain's specialty – Walleye. The choice is all yours on what you target, the crew will always work hard to put you on the fish.
  • 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
    The ideal package for two passionate anglers after a day of solid action. The Sara J III crew will spend the entire day finding the best bite around and assisting you in any way necessary to make your trip a success. The species you can target include Walleye, Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth Bass, and Yellow Perch.
  • Shared trip
    8 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) (6PAX)
    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
    If you're in the mood to get after some solid Walleye bite with a crew that specializes in targeting this prized species this is the trip for you. Join a group of fellow anglers and begin your angling adventures on the rich waters of Lake Erie.
  • Shared trip
    8 Hour Trip – Weekend (PM) (6PAX)
    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
    Great trip for anglers of all experience levels wanting to enjoy a great day of Lake Erie fishing. You will be able to share your passion for fishing with others and target Walleye – the Captain's specialty.

About the Captain

Gary Carpenter
Lakeside Marblehead, Ohio, United States
18 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 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.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.75
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Catch of a lifetime
Angler Rating
3
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Mike S.
United States
 5.00
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Great charter

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – 2 Person Special (AM) on March 31, 2018
Great Charter and Gary and crew were awesome. Weather wasn’t good the day before and caused fishing to be very slow. Everyone...
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Peter T.
Wauconda, Illinois
 5.00
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Fishing with Gary

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – 2 Person Special (AM) on September 10, 2019
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Larry J.
Baraboo, Wisconsin
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) (6PAX) on July 29, 2017
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Dave L.
Brecksville, Ohio
 4.00
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Shared Trip - Weekend Only - 6 Max

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Weekend (AM) (6PAX) on October 7, 2017
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