Do you want to compare charter companies but don’t know what to ask?
You need to be sure that you understand what you are getting when you book a charter trip. In order to help you, we have put together a list of questions that you should ask. We have also included our answers so you can understand what we provide.
If you have any other questions, or are ready to book your trip, call
A-n-J Charters today at 419-341-0350.
Q. If we limit out early, can we continue to fish?
A. Since we at A-n-J give you 8 hours of actual fishing time, once you limit out, you can fish another species until your day is complete at no extra charge.
Q. Does your fleet consist of multiple boats and for occasional non fisherman, do you have any boats to accommodate them?
A. Yes, we pride ourselves in two 30' Sportcrafts that are the best boats for fishing on Lake Erie. We also work with 10 other boats to help locate and put fish in our client's coolers.
Q. Have you been in business for at least 30 years?
A. Yes, we not only have been on the lake since 1960 fishing, but we own and operate a Bait & Tackle business. We are involved fulltime on the lake, not like many charters that only work weekends or take vacations from their Real job!!
Q. Are your boats at least 30' long and 10' wide?
A. Yes, with private bathrooms. We now have new for the 2020 season a 38' by 13' walk-on head boat.
Q. Will we get our money back if it is too windy to go fishing?
A. Yes, immediately. We are always willing to take you fishing if weather permits. We will not hide behind an island just to make money. If your trip is cancelled due to weather, we refund all money except your deposit, which will be used to reschedule your trip. (Must be used within 1 year of your cancelled trip date)
Q. Can we drink alcohol on your boats?
A. Yes, it is your vacation.
Q. Does your lodging have central air conditioning?
A. Yes, we have central A/C and we now offer mobile homes, condos, and 3 lodges to accommodate you, starting at $30.00 per person (based on parties of 6). Our mobile home sit on 1 acre country lots, not side by side in a mobile home lot environment. This provides a great deal more privacy for our guests.
Q. Does your lodging have at least 2 bathrooms?
A. Yes, no long lines in the morning.
Q. Do your TV's get ESPN?
A. Yes, we have cable TV and some units even have 2 TV's per unit.
Q. Will I sleep comfortably on a real bed?
A. Yes, one person per bed with a real mattress - no bunks or sleeping mats.
Q. Do you have references from happy clients?
A. Yes, Yes we would be happy to offer you a list.
LAKE ERIE FISHING LIMITS
Walleye - 4 in March & April, 6 the balance of the season, 15" size limit (per person per day, no possession limits)
Smallmouth Bass - 5 per person catch and release May 1st - last Saturday in June
Yellow Perch - 30 per person
OHIO STATE RECORD FISH
Fish | Angler | Weight | Length | Date | Location
Walleye | Tom Haberman | 16 lbs. 3.04 oz. | 33 in. | 11-23-99 | Lake Erie
Smallmouth | Randy Van Dam | 9 lbs. 8 oz. | 23.5 in. | 6-16-93 | Lake Erie
Yellow Perch | Charles Thomas | 2 lbs. 12 oz. | 14.5 in. | 4-17-84 | Lake Erie
White Bass | | lbs. oz. | in. | 00-00-00 | Lake Erie
Steelhead | | lbs. oz. | in. | 00-00-00 | Lake Erie