'03' Fishing Charters

1805 West Lakeshore Drive
Port Clinton OH, United States

’03’ Fishing Charters offers exciting trips on the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Departing from Port Clinton, Ohio, you will be guided by one of the best captains in the area. Jerry has decades of professional experience and is a patient angler. He knows the zone like the back of his hand and can put you on the fish with his eyes closed.

If you are intrigued, step aboard the ’03’, which is a 30-foot Aquasport vessel. She comes powered by twin 270 HP Crusader engines and is a well-maintained fishing machine. The ’03’ is clean (Captain Jerry makes sure she is scrubbed daily) and can comfortably take up to six anglers. She is rigged with top-notch navigational electronics, a toilet for your maximum comfort, and coolers for the catch and your snacks. The ’03’ is docked at Lake Front Marina and located conveniently right on the lake.

Lake Erie fishing charters with Captain Jerry is always a fun and productive experience. Jerry is a great teacher who uses his vast experience wisely. On your day out, you will be bottom fishing and drift fishing Lake Erie’s Western Basin for Yellow Perch and Walleye, the local superstar. Depending on the bite, the captain can take you fishing nearshore and offshore, as well as the reefs.

All trips come with quality gear, tackle, and bait. You only need to purchase a fishing license prior to the trip and grab something to eat and drink.

Fish the “Walleye Capital of the world” with ’03’ Fishing Charters and make a great catch possible. Fishing is always better on your side of the lake!

’03’ Fishing Charters offers exciting trips on the Western Basin of Lake Erie. Departing from Port Clinton, Ohio, you will be guided by one of the best captains in the area. Jerry has decades of professional experience and is a patient angler. He


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  • 8 Hour Trip - Walleye. 5 to 6. Per.
    8 hour trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    US$ 600 private charter
  • 8 Hour Trip - Perch
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 500 private charter
  • Walleye. Crew of 4 or less $475.00
    8 hour trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    US$ 475 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs

Aquasport (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986. Powered by 2 270HP Crusader engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Lake Fishing
Lake Erie (Western Basin)
Nearshore Fishing
Depends on the bite
Offshore Fishing
Depends on the bite.
Reef Fishing
We fish them quite often for WALLEYES !!!!!!!
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Rods and Reels supplied @ no extra charge
Bottom Fishing
For Perch.
Spinning
Usual tackle used.
Jigging
Early Spring-April. And early May
Drift Fishing
Only. "NO TROLLING"
Targeted Species
 
Perch (Yellow)
 
Walleye
Amenities
Toilet
Allways CLEAN Stand up head
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Have 2
Life Jackets
Class 1 Jackets Per Coast Guard
Fishfinder
Have 2
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Coolers for fish and food
Toilet
Allways CLEAN Stand up head
GPS
Have 2
Life Jackets
Class 1 Jackets Per Coast Guard
Fishfinder
Have 2
Ice Box
Coolers for fish and food
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
No extra charge
Live Bait
Worms and minnows as needed
Lures
I have what works (no charge)
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
Allways Welcome
 
You Keep Catch
Daily limits expected
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Customer choice
Payment

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Jerry Coolidge
Port Clinton, Ohio, United States
Member since March 2017
"My Grandfather has ruined me for life." Captain Jerry Is a member of the Lake Erie Charter Captains Association. Jerry has over 40 years of experience fishing Lake Erie. When in 1984 his father-in-law bought him new 26’ Penn Yan boat, it encouraged Jerry to become a captain. He has fished all of his life with a 14-year break to go racing with his wife in their 63 Corvette.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews

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We did a perch trip with captain Jerry, fishing was bad for everyone out on the water that day, but he new his stuff and put us in some good spots and we put a good batch of fish in the boat. Thanks michigaders and kentuckyens

Fished September 23, 2017
Jerry Coolidge (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 24, 2017

Great bunch of guys.  Did VERY WELL.  for the tough conditions.  Hope to have them again

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Capt. Was great..boat was great, caught alot of fish but due to the 15’ rule we only took home 1. Capt went above and beyond what was expected and he was willing to change the schedule due to the weather conditions. Very good trip and we will definitely be using him again. Had a blast!!

Fished July 22, 2017
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We caught probably 100 fish but between the 4 of us with 9 keeper Walleye and 5 Yellow Perch!  Captain Jerry was a Good Sport kept us moving in search of fish!  We Lucked out with the weather, it was a Perfect Day!!  Thanks Captain Jerry!  Cool Beans Captain!  Just Sayin!!

Fished July 21, 2017
Jerry Coolidge (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 15, 2017
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