Jig'n'Pig Fishing Guide

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Jig’n’Pig Fishing Guide specializes in targeting Catfish and Bass in the Sandusky Bay of Lake Erie. Captain Jeff Tipple has been running charters since 2008, putting customers on monster lake fish out of Port Clinton, Ohio. You’ll have the chance to catch lots of fish, bring a home a meal for the family, and create lasting memories with one of the friendliest guides on the water!

Your voyage will take place on a 25’ Forest River pontoon, equipped with all state-of-the-art electronics and navigational equipment to put you in the right place at the right time. The boat accommodates up to 6 guests and everyone can fish at the same time. Capt. Jeff welcomes kids ages 6 and up and he provides life jackets and all the necessary safety gear for a secure and enjoyable ride.

Your main target species is Channel Catfish but you’ll also be able to catch Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass as well. Port Clinton and Sandusky Bay are also home to several other species, including Walleye, Rainbow Trout, and Yellow Perch. You’ll be able to target all these and more with top-notch equipment and fishfinding technology available on board!

All of Capt. Jeff’s trips are light tackle. You’ll be using top-of-the-line Quantum rods and reels and they’re included in the price. You can choose to keep your catch and take it to the Base Edge to have it cleaned and filleted for a small fee. You can also choose to release your catch and help preserve the local environment.

Just be sure to purchase a fishing license before your trip, bring a cooler for your snacks and drinks, and dress according to the weather. You may need a raincoat or some extra layers of clothing in case it gets windy.

Everything else will be provided so that you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure and book your next fishing trip with Jig’n’Pig Fishing Guide in the Sandusky Bay!



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  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 15
    $400
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip, you'll be fishing the Sandusky Bay on Lake Erie, targeting Catfish. You'll also be able to catch Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass. Rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price. All you have to do is pick up a fishing license, bring a cooler for your food and beverages, and pack up some sunblock, a raincoat, and extra clothing, depending on the weather. Please note that the departure time can be flexible, either 8:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. Just let the captain know your preferences.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 15
    $300
    up to 6 persons
    Get ready to explore one of the most popular catfishing locations in the US, the Sandusky Bay of Lake Erie. You'll also have opportunities to target species such as Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass. Your tackle is included in the price. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license, bring a cooler for your snacks and drinks, and pack sunscreen, raingear, and extra clothing. Please note, the departure time is flexible. You may choose to leave as early as 8:00 a.m. or hit the afternoon bite at 2:00 p.m. Fish on!
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About the Captain

Jeff Tipple
Port Clinton, Ohio, Estados Unidos
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since Junio 2019
Captain Jeff Tipple has been a Bass fishing guide in Ohio since 2008. He specializes in targeting Catfish and Bass. His Catfish Charters are located on the #1 Catfish destination in the United States - Lake Erie's Sandusky Bay. He runs Bass charters on Lake Erie’s East and West Harbors, as well as several other inland lakes throughout central and southern Ohio. His favorite part of the job is being able to enjoy the outdoors, catch lots of fish, and meet new people every day. Capt. Jeff is a kind and passionate guide who enjoys nothing more than sharing his love for fishing with other anglers. Book your next fishing trip with the Bass and Catfish expert, Capt. Jeff, and get ready to catch awesome fish on Lake Erie with JignPig Guide Service!

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Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Smallmouth) Bass (Smallmouth)
Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Walleye Walleye

Boat Specs

Forest River (Pontoon) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 50HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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5.00
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100%
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Dene V.
Port Clinton, Ohio
 5.00
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4 hour catfish trip

VERIFIED   Mayo 24, 2020
We all s great time and caught plenty of fish.caught so many we had to release several due to limit on fish 28” or more....
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Shaun F.
Cincinnati, Ohio
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   Julio 24, 2019
We had an amazing time!!  Captain Jeff promised to tire us out and he delivered.  Pulled more than 30 catfish in...
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Justin P.
Port Clinton, OH
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Fishing with Jeff

VERIFIED   Mayo 23, 2020
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Phil F.
Vermilion, Ohio
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The girls had a blast !

VERIFIED   Julio 2, 2019
The two thirteen year olds and the 11 year old had never really fished before.  They caught 36 fish in a bit over 2 hours...
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