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Great outing with the family

We had a great day fishing perch with Drew. Even though the conditions were not ideal (lots of wind), Drew was able to find a spot for us where we weren't in the high wind and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had a great day fishing perch with Drew. Even though the conditions were not ideal (lots of wind), Drew was able to find a spot for us where we weren't in the high wind and almost caught our limit in perch. We had several first timers on board and Drew did a great job helping everyone. I would definitely... More 

Thank katieg272016
Northwest Indiana
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We chartered the Erie Drifter over Memorial Day weekend for two days. The weather was hot and sunny with light breezes which will make walleye fishing tough. With that being said, Capt Straus continued to fish the same water with the same lures for two days. He made no attempt to try different areas to fish or to change lures... More 

4 Thank BStarz
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

We fished with Capt Tom and Capt Mark for trout and salmon on Lake Ontario. They were wonderful, with top notch hospitality, excellent knowledge, and a great boat. Seeing my 14 year old son haul in some big salmon was priceless! We will definitely visit them again and try Lake Erie as well.

Thank Brian J
Fairfield, Ohio
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179 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Lake Erie has a lot of fishing operators, but we were happy with our choice. The captain was very helpful and friendly. He postponed our departure time due to the waves - so he didn't take us out until he felt we had the best chance to catch fish. We also stayed in his trailer which was really nice.

Thank Tammi H
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I met Captain Tom Straus and Captain Mark Beard at the Indianapolis “Boat, Sport and Travel Show” in February (2014). After listening to their presentation, I decided that our charter fishing group (we do a 1 to 2-day charter a month mostly on Lake Erie and Lake Michigan from about March thru September) would take Captain Straus up on his... More 

Thank James L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

This tradition began about 7 years ago with Erie Drifter and Tom has never let us down since. There's lots of charter services at Erie, but once you find the best, stick with the best. After this weekend and "two" Fish Ohios and full limits caught on both days, Erie Drifter proved once again well worth your fare. Awesome experience... More 

Thank Christian C
Salem, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Excellent guide, my family and I learned tons about fishing and we were able to catch a lot of walleye on Lake Erie. His lodging is also the best out of all of the other fishing services around. We are now thinking about coming back for a fall perch trip.

Thank MikeFishKing
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

I usually never write a review unless it's negative. I was so happy with our trip. CAPT.Tom was knowledgeable, instructive, and down right a good time! This is the first time I've written a positive review and I'm glad to do so. I followed instruction and caught my limit. All the time never feeling like a begginer. He knows the... More 

1 Thank Stanley S
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

What an experience! Had the best time with Erie Drifter Sportfishing! We always catch our limit when we fish with them. Captain Tom & Captain Mark are the best captains on the lake! They know where to find the fish & it is "Fish On" all day long. I recommend this charter to anyone heading to Lake Erie, you won't... More 

Thank Kristine C
Toledo, Ohio
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2014 via mobile

Not only have we found the experience with Erie Drifter Charters to be a great one, I have also recommended them to many of my friends and clients. I have never heard of one single un-satisfied customer, whether they got their limit or not. Anytime the weather was not ideal, or the fish just weren't biting, everybody says that these... More 

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