Captain
Jim Fishel / Holtzman

Member since April 2017 Conneaut, United States
Background
For Captain Jim fishing Lake Erie is his job as well as his passion. It all began more than five decades ago, when he had the chance to share his passion for fishing Walleye with family and friends. Captain Jim will teach you his fishing tricks, such as what bait works the best, or how deep you should target feeding fish. He will take you to the best spots and will make sure you have the very best experience. And that's what people love the most about Jim. His passion for fishing as well as making his clients have a wonderful time on the water.
Techniques
Captain Jim specializes in trolling for Walleye and Steelhead, and in anchored vertical fishing for Perch.

Hey, I'm Captain Jim Fishel / Holtzman

Conneaut, United States
Background
For Captain Jim fishing Lake Erie is his job as well as his passion. It all began more than five decades ago, when he had the chance to share his passion for fishing Walleye with family and friends. Captain Jim will teach you his fishing tricks, such as what bait works the best, or how deep you should target feeding fish. He will take you to the best spots and will make sure you have the very best experience. And that's what people love the most about Jim. His passion for fishing as well as making his clients have a wonderful time on the water.
Techniques
Captain Jim specializes in trolling for Walleye and Steelhead, and in anchored vertical fishing for Perch.

My Charter Listings

Makin' Memories Fishing Charters

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Walleye Wacker Fishing Charters

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Customer Reviews

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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Anna N.
Beach City, OH
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Full day walleye trip

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Walleye (AM) on September 10, 2021
Captain Jim and First Mate Mariah were great. This was the first experience on such a trip for a couple of us. The Captain...
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Holly H.
Columbus, OH
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8 hour drifting trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Drifting Special on June 19, 2021
Captain Jim and his First Mate Mariah were wonderful.  Mother Nature was a bit to be reckoned with as far as catching our...
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Larry J.
Wallaceton, PA
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Fishing with Jim

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Drifting Special on June 22, 2021
This was a great trip. Captain Jim worked hard along with his first mate Maria. We caught near 80 fish   Four fishermen and...
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Brock S.
Weirton, West Virginia
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8 hour drift and troll

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Drifting Special on June 20, 2021
It was an off day, nobody on the lake was catching anything but Jim and Mario still made it a memorable trip. Cranked in some...
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George P.
Brentwood, PA
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Great day of fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 27, 2021
It was a great day for fishing for walleye and we all limited out in just over 4 hours of fishing.  The captain and crew...
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