$75 for a Two-Hour Fishing Trip on Lake Erie for Up to Six from Just One More Fish in Marblehead ($150 Value)

Port Clinton

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Fishing the Great Lakes is like raising children: both require patience, superior breath-holding skills, and a pocket full of worms to entice cooperation. Catch your next meal with this Groupon.

$75 for a Two-Hour Fishing Trip on Lake Erie for Up to Six ($150 Value)

USCG-licensed captain and experienced guide supplies anglers with all necessary equipment—including rods and reels, bait, ice, and coolers—although participants may bring their own accouterments. Trips can be reserved for Monday through Thursday between 4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., and upgrades to longer trips on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are available.

Just One More Fish

A 6-inch perch strikes a baited minnow, and then a 26-inch walleye inhales them both. The boy landing this prize catch—who also happens to be a first-timer—reels as his teammates cheer so loudly that Captain Alan Maier isn't even sure that his handling tips are audible over the excitement. Once the fish reaches the boat side, the captain nets the walleye and encourages the boys—all members of his grandson's little league baseball team—to capture the moment with a picture.

Maier charters fishing excursions for perch and walleye so that anglers of all ages can have memories like these, which prompt Maier to recall all of the trips he had with his dad that ended with one of them saying, "let's catch just one more." Welcoming parties aboard his roomy Thompson Fisherman boat—measuring 27 feet long by 10 feet wide and equipped with a sun-shielding hardtop—the licensed captain launches from various docks in the area and then heads toward the western basin of Lake Erie. Trips furnish all equipment, including bait, ice, and coolers to hold catches. Guests are also welcome to bring their own rods, reels, and lures shaped like BLTs.

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    Port Clinton

    6965 E Harbor Rd.

    Slip 16

    Marblehead, Ohio 43440

    330-414-7125

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In a Nutshell

On this two-hour trip, a licensed captain guides anglers in casting or trolling for perch and walleye in Lake Erie's western basin.

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 30th, 2012. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. 48hr cancellation notice required. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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