Lake Erie Smallmouth Charters
"The best fighting fish that Lake Erie has to offer!"
Dockage is located at West Harbor Marina, minutes east of Port Clinton, Ohio
Lake Erie Smallmouth Bass
Lake Erie smallie fishing at Pelee Island using soft plastics, crank baits and live bait, drift the shallow waters of Pelee Island for superb hands on fishing action! It's always a good idea to keep your options open when around Pelee Island and consider trying for walleyes or perch. Think about setting up a combination fishing adventure.
Badman Charters promotes Catch and Release, so we can continue to catch and release them again!
Smallmouth Bass limit is 5/day per angler
Lake Erie smallmouth bass around Pelee Island and Canadian reefs. A proven fishing hotspot. The smallmouth opener is the 4th Saturday in June and begin the season using soft baits and limited live bait. Find your trophy smallmouth in shallow water and experience little fishing pressure. Fish late season in September thru October. Fish can be found at any depth and battle these heavy weight footballs! Use live bait and limited artificial. This is when Lake Erie's smallmouth bass are their biggest!! With the exception of soft-shelled crayfish for smallmouth bass, all bait, lures, and even tackle, are provided by Badman Charters. There are never any hidden costs when you charter with us.
For serious Smallmouth Bass anglers or first- timers, during the month of July limited live bait is used, ... strictly artificials can be used! Take the Badman to Pelee Island, purchase a one-day Canadian fishing license. For the more serious angler, you can book combination Walleye/Bass charters. These trips are extended to provide groups with a guaranteed 10 hours fishing time to allow for angling of both species. Reservations for extended combination trips will begin booking in mid-May
Trophy smallmouth bass charters means mid-summer and fall with artificials and live bait!