Fishing the American and Canadian waters of the Western Basin of Lake Erie for over 26 years ,Windrift charters offers a true fishing experience. If you like to cast and fish with a rod in your hand you will feel right at home with Capt Mel. Fishing reef structure and open water produces some of the best walleye and smallmouth bass fishing found anywhere in the world. The limit is back up to 30 for perch ,so bring your family and friends to fill the cooler with these tasty treats. Enjoy a great day on the water. Ninety percent of our fishermen have been with us for over 10 years. We always have a great time!

Keep a tight line!
Capt Mel Fenger
Windrift Charters

Rates- e-Mail or Call Capt. Mel for rates. You'll be glad you did! Special introductory rate for first time customers.

Walleye Fishing
April Thru October

Fishing in American and Canadian waters for walleyes.
"Reef fishing is our specialty!"
Smallmouth Bass Fishing
July Thru October

Great trophy smallmouth bass fishing around Pelee Island, Canada.
"Best in North America!"

Perch Fishing
May Thru October

Fill your cooler!
Limit is now 40 perch per person!

" Kids Love Perch Fishing!"

All Charters include rods and reels (if needed), nightcrawlers, perch minnows, lures and all other tackle.
Live bait for smallmouth is EXTRA
Full day trips begin about 7:00 am and return late afternoon around 4:00pm. Trips can be arranged to meet you schedule running seven days a week.

Lodging Now Available!
Condo or house rental now available at reasonable rates. Let us arrange your lodging.
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What To Bring
Soft Sole Shoes
Rain Gear
Jacket and Hat
Sunglasses and Sun Screen
Lunch and Beverage (can be provided additional cost)
Cooler For Fish (leave in car)
Ohio or Canadian Fishing License
Fishing Rod (we have them if you don't)
Tackle Box (small)

Fishing Licenses
Non-resident Ohio Fishing Licenses cost
$11.00 for one day
$19.00 for three days
$40.00 for the season
Buy Online

Non-resident Canadian Licenses cost:
$13.00 for one day
Buy Online

Deposit Required
A $70.00 deposit is required on all trips to reserved your booking. Deposits will be refunded only in the event of bad weather or two weeks notice. All weather decisions are made by the captain. If there is a cancellation due to bad weather, you may reschedule your trip or receive a refund of your deposit.
Marina Address
Anchors Away Marina
5925 Saylor Rd.
Marblehead, Ohio 43440