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Capt. George is committed to providing a SAFE and FUN filled day out on Lake Erie for his crew and clients. Being a ten year U.S Coast Guard Veteran at Search and Rescue Stations on the Great Lakes he knows first-hand that safety is PARAMOUNT on the big water. Capt. George is a US Coast Guard Licensed Charter Captain and Registered Guide in the state of Ohio. In addition to his Coast Guard background, he is certified in first aid, CPR, damage control/flooding, and firefighting. With his diverse boating background and his outstanding knack for putting fish in the cooler day in and day out, Capt. George possesses key qualities that make him a highly respected Charter Captain among his clients and peers. His vast knowledge of the lake, dedication, and willingness to work hard for each group ensures that your Lake Erie fishing charter will be a successful one.

“Playin’ Hooky” is a 25’ Grady White Gulfstream powered by a 250hp Yamaha outboard providing plenty of power for a smooth, dry, and comfortable ride to and from the offshore fishing grounds. “Playin’ Hooky” is also equipped with full color Lowrance electronics, VHF marine radio, Cisco rod holders and full EMT/Medical response kit in case of injury. Its 9’ beam (width) provides plenty of room and deck space for comfort and plenty of room for the Captain and crew while fishing. Yearly inspections by the U.S. Coast Guard make sure that it meets all state and federal safety requirements and is a seaworthy vessel for anything that Lake Erie can dish her way. Grady White is well known in the saltwater regions for being a top tier vessel for comfort, safety, and design. It is quickly becoming one of the most popular options for serious Great Lakes Charter Captains.