Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula

Four Aces Sport Fishing invites you on a fishing trip on the waters of Lake Erie. You’ll head out of Ashtabula, Ohio, an area well-known for great fishing thanks to its location at the heart of the central basin, which draws very large fish. The charter is operated by Captain Tom Welcome who has fished these waters for over 2 decades!

Hop aboard his 30’ Sportcraft walkaround, ideal for up to 6 anglers. She’s got a 545 HP Marina Power engine that gets you to productive fishing grounds fast. She’s also fully equipped with the necessary safety equipment and a CPR-trained crew, as well as navigational features including GPS and a Fishfinder. What’s more, she has an onboard toilet to make each trip more comfortable.

You’ll head out in search of large Walleye, Perch, White Bass, and Steelhead that are found in abundance in this section of Lake Erie. You’ll use a variety of fishing methods including drift fishing, jigging, trolling, and light tackle in order to hook your prize. Capt. Tom advises you on the best methods to use depending on the season and the area you’re exploring.

All of the necessary fishing gear, including rods, reels, tackle, live baits, and lures, already awaits on board. Bring along any drinks and snacks you’d like to enjoy, as well as an Ohio fishing license. Capt. Tom welcomes beginners and children, as well as experienced anglers!

Enjoy freshwater fishing at its finest in beautiful Lake Erie with Four Aces Sport Fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Summer Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 17 - Oct 10
    $600
    Troll for your limits of the ever-elusive Walleye on this 8-hour fishing adventure! You'll be fishing during peak season so it's your best shot at landing a trophy and filling the cooler. Bring along drinks, snacks, and a valid fishing license and let Capt. Tom take care of the rest!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Perch
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Oct 10
    $500
    Head out for 8-hours dedicated to deliciously fun-to-catch Yellow Perch! Once you've hooked your first fish of the day, you'll know there are more nearby as these fish travel in big schools. Gear is provided by Capt. Tom so all you need to bring are drinks, snacks, and a valid Ohio fishing license.

About the Captain

Thomas Welcome
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
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18 Customer Reviews
Response time 13 hours
Member since March 2017
Captain Tom is the owner and the operator of Four Aces Sportfishing. He has been fishing on Lake Erie for over 23 years, making the runs from Port Clinton to Ashtabula annually. He loves teaching his guests how to catch fish using his tried and tested methods and is always happy when his guests catch a big fish!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Boat Specs

Sportcraft (Walkaround) originally built in 1987, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 454HP Marine Power engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Full day trolling with my family

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Summer Trolling on August 8, 2021
I chose to go to Four Aces because the captain stated he was going to involve the guests in the entire trolling process and...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Summer Trolling on July 19, 2021
Fishing was great.  Enjoyed helping to set the boat up, learning different techniques,  setting the rigging…very educational....
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Excellent trip!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Summer Trolling on July 11, 2021
Tom was great! He knew where to go and what the fish were hitting on. We had 30 fish in a little over 4 hours. Tom’s...
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Full day walleye charter with Capt. Tom, Ashtabula, OH

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Summer Trolling on August 13, 2020
Booked an 8 hour walleye charter with Four Aces Sport Fishing out of Ashtabula, OH on Aug 13, 2020 with my family.  Capt....
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8 hr trip with captain Tom

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Summer Trolling on August 19, 2020
I took my father as well as my 2 young sons out with captain Tom today and we had a great day! The captain is very knowledgeable...
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FAQs about Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula

Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Perch (8 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - Full Day Trip – Summer Trolling (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Erie)

Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Rod In Hand Casting)
  • Trolling (Planer Boards Stick Bates )
  • Jigging (Spring Ice Out Fishing)
  • Drift Fishing (Rod In Hand)

Top targeted fish species with Four Aces Sport Fishing – Ashtabula include:
  • Bass (White)
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Walleye