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Fish Whisperer Charters is based out of Port Burwell, ON and offers seasonal, half and full day trips from Victoria Day to Thanksgiving. 


During this time, Lake Erie, known as the Pickerel capital of the world, becomes THE place to be for Pickerel enthusiasts. We will target them by “long lining” (trolling) the eastern basin of the lake. 


Fishing is done aboard a spacious, 25' Parker SCXL 2520 large water, sport fishing vessel powered by two 150HP Yamaha outboard motors. On board, you will find a GPS, fish finder (to locate the schooling fish), structure scan, auto pilot, GPS, DSC Marine radio, life jackets, miscellaneous safety gear, first aid supplies and a cooler for your catch. You will be using quality fishing gear and try a variety of trolling techniques using downriggers, planer boards, dipsy divers, lead-core line, etc. The vessel also is equipped with a toilet (porta-potty), for our “fisherwomen”!!


Fish Whisperer Charters is an "interactive teaching" charter. We start off by showing/teaching you about the gear, electronics and various tackle, then hand the reins over to you!!

 

We welcome anglers of all ages and abilities on board:

•novices who want to learn the basics 

•experienced anglers 

•visitors to Ontario, so bring family, co-workers or your best angling buddies!!! 


We focus on having smaller groups of up to 4 anglers on board, to allow for a comfortable fishing experience, with more time on the rods, and more fish in the cooler!


Captain Ben, who owns and operates the charter, has fished Lake Erie for over 30 years, and is Transport Canada certified in MEDA3, SVOP, Marine First Aid & CPR, and also has his Restricted Operator's Certificate (Maritime). Member in good standing with Ontario Sportfishing Guides Association (OSGA), and enrolled in the Blue Decal Program. Sponsor of Channel 6-8. 


It was a clear choice for him to run his business here. After all who better to take you fishing, then a local?

 

Weekend Mornings:

After a brief safety lesson at 6am, you'll be heading out onto Lake Erie to target the morning bite, by “long lining” (trolling) for pickerel. Then head back to the dock for 12pm. You will be provided with quality rods and reels, net and an assortment of tackle. Just bring a valid fishing licence.


Weekend Afternoons:

After a brief safety lesson at 2pm, your afternoon charter, will have you trolling Lake Erie for pickerel! You will be using quality rods and reels, net and an assortment of lures. Just bring a valid fishing licence.


Weekday Evenings:

Come and experience a 4pm-8pm evening charter on Lake Erie that's filled with plenty of angling action! You start off with a brief safety lesson, then head out to the lake and start trolling for pickerel. You will be using quality rods, reels, net and an assortment of lures, that are all provided. End off the trip back to the dock with a beautiful Lake Erie sunset! Just bring a valid fishing licence.

 

Mission statement – We pride ourselves in being an "interactive teaching" charter and a family run business. How else to share knowledge and have fun while doing something that you love....fishing!!

 
 

Not sure on where to obtain a fishing licence? Go to ontario.ca/fishing or https://ontario.ca/page/fishing

 
 

Still have a question? Please send us a text, email or call 519-614-1234 benpatkus@hotmail.com

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