One of our top picks in Fairview. Manatau Charters invites you on the fishing trip of a lifetime on Lake Erie, one of the most beautiful bodies of water in the whole of the United States. The charter is operated by Captain Jim who was born and raised in Erie, and has fished Lake Erie for over 50 years. He knows the best spots where the fish can be found and has perfected the art of catching them. Captain Tim fishes out of Fairview, Pennsylvania.
Captain Jim will take you out on his 24-foot Trophy walkaround boat powered by a 250 HP Mercruiser engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots. This speedy beauty will take you out to the best and most productive spots with Captain Jim using the on board GPS and a fishfinder to locate the spots. The boat also features a marine radio and a CD player if you need a soundtrack to your adventure.
The boat is fully equipped with the necessary fishing gear that includes rods, reels, tackle, lures, live bait, and you’ll have a first mate to help you with reeling in. All the USCG approved safety equipment is available on board, too.
Manatau Charters can take you fishing for Walleye from June to September, Perch from May to September, Smallmouth Bass from May to Early June, and Steelhead in the Fall. Captain Jim’s knowledge will be at your disposal so ask any questions you may have on the best techniques on catching your prefered species and ask for a fishing tail, you’ll be amazed!
If you are in need of accommodation, Captain Jim will be able to arrange a motel for you.
Manatau Charters invites you on the fishing trip of a lifetime on Lake Erie, one of the most beautiful bodies of water in the whole of the United States. The charter is operated by Captain Jim who was born and raised in Erie, and has fished Lake Erie
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Trophy (Walkaround) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2004. Powered by a 250HP Mercruiser engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.
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About the Captain
Member since March 2017
Went fishing on September 17, 2017
Our trip was amazing. I wouldn’t of changed a thing. We had a great time out on the lake. Jim was waiting in the water when we got there, and had everything ready to go. He knew exactly where to go to get the fish. His knowledge of the waters was incredible. We were catching fish in no time. His equipment was top notch, and he knew exactly what to do when. We sat on top of huge schools of fish and cought our 24 walleye within an hour and a half. He had a great first mate, that stayed on top of everything in the back of the boat. There wasn’t any down time waiting on anything. It was an action packed trip. They were great with my 10 year old son also. They were very accomidating and helped him when needed, but let him also do his own thing like he was one of the guys. We couldn’t of had a better time. Everything was perfect. At the end of our trip Jim and his first mate helped hang our fish so we could take pictures, and he even transported them to a local bait and tackle shop, where they cleaned and filleted our catch. I would recommend Manatau to anyone looking for a great time, and a great catch. 5 stars!
Fished September 2017Fished September 17, 2017Patrick Mangan recommends Manatau Charters
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