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Perch and Walleye Fishing in Lake Erie from Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Pennsylvania!

Whether you choose the morning trip to watch the day unfold over Lake Erie, or the evening trip with its frequent spectacular sunsets, your perch fishing trip on board the Edward John is sure to be buckets full of fun!

Your safety is assured with Coast Guard licensed captains and our Coast Guard inspected vessel.

Our spacious boat is stable and comfortable with a rest room on board. While we cannot guarantee a limit catch, our crew works hard to find the schools of perch and walleye to give you the best chance to catch fish. Every member of our crew is an experienced fisherman and stands ready to help each passenger.

Come join us for a memorable perch and walleye fishing trip on board the Edward John. It’s affordable fun for the whole family!

Edward John perch fishing party boat
  • 52-ft Paasch Boat, built in Erie, PA
  • Private head
  • U.S. Coast Guard inspected and approved for up to 40 passengers
  • U.S. Coast Guard licensed Captains and First Mates with many years of experience fishing on Lake Erie
  • Color video fishfinder
  • State-of-the-art radar
  • Marine radio
  • GPS
7:00am - 2:00pm Every Day
4:00pm - 10:00pm Every Day
Until mid-August, then will fish til dark.
$40 Adults, $35 Kids under 16
$35 Seniors over 65
Walk-On Reservations: reservations are not required but are encouraged. Please call (814) 881-7611 for reservations. Your spot will be reserved up to 15 minutes before departure.

Cancellations: Due to weather or lack of passengers - at sole discretion of your Captain.

Bring a cooler to take your catch home, rod and reel (rentals available on board at $3/each), valid fishing license with Lake Erie Stamp, camera, sunscreen, motion sickness pills (take before boarding if necessary), B.Y.O.B. Beer permitted, no hard alchol. Bait included with admission price.
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Reserve the whole boat for groups!
  • Business meetings
  • Church outings
  • Union parties
  • Birthday parties
  • School trips
  • Reunions
  • Weddings
  • Stag parties
$900 - Tues, Wed & Thurs
$1,000 - Monday & Friday
$1,100 - Saturday & Sunday

Includes Bait - up to 40 persons
$200 deposit required