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Fishing Charters

‚ÄčThere are many fishing charters in Chatham-Kent waiting to take you out for the fishing experience of a lifetime. What is a fishing charter? Simply put, it's an excursion service offered by boat owners and professional anglers that brings guests out onto the waters around Chatham-Kent. Many offer full and half day trips, based on what your preference is. Fishing charters are great excursions for team building, corporate gatherings, or family gatherings.

Choosing a charter

With so many fishing charter options, how do you choose what's right for you? Here are a few questions you may want to consider before booking: 

  • The size of the boat, whether it's a heated cabin, of if there's a washroom on board
  • What's included in the excursion and what is not
  • What type of fish can you catch, when, and on what body of water
  • What are you required to have (i.e. valid Canadian fishing license)
  • Type of fish available, what happens once they are caught, catch limits 
  • Number of people and age limits 
  • Payment and deposit

Charters in Chatham-Kent*

Apex Angling Charters - offering walleye and muskie fishing trips in Lakes Erie & St. Clair

Butcher Buoy Charters - offering full or half-day steelhead, walleye and perch fishing trips from Erieau on Lake Erie

Crooked Hook Fishing Charters - offering morning and afternoon muskie, steelhead and perch fishing excursions on Lakes Erie and St. Clair

Drifter II Fishing Charters - offering full and half-day muskie, walleye and smallmouth bass fishing services from Lighthouse Cove mid summer to fall

J&P Fishing Charters and Guide Services - offering full or half-day walleye and rainbow trout fishing services on Lake Erie

Mitchell's Bay Charters - offering muskie and small mouth bass fishing in Mitchell's Bay

Nature Buoy Charters - offering walleye, steelhead and salmon fishing in Lake Erie.

Prime Time Charters - offering walleye and muskie fishing on Lakes Erie & St. Clair

Raglan Hunt & Fish Club - offering walleye, steelhead and perch fishing trips on Lake Erie

Rampage Sport Fishing Charters - offering walleye and muskie fishing on Lakes Erie & St. Clair

Sea Gal Fishing Charters - offering charters through Erieau on Lake Erie June through September

Sparkus Fisher Fishing - offering education on sport fishing and charters on Lake St. Clair

Trophy Taker Fishing Charters - offering full and half-day walleye and steelhead fishing on Lake Erie 

*Members of Ontario Sport Fishing Guides Association