Blue Dolphin Walleye – Lake Erie Fishing Charters

Now Booking for 2019 – PRIME DATES available! Call Gary @ 216-849-4954

Blue Dolphin is a premier Lake Erie walleye fishing charter service. That day on the water you’ve been waiting for should be enjoyable and memorable. Aside from the weather, we do everything possible to get you hooked up to BIG walleyes!

Since 2005, Blue Dolphin clients have had many, many successful charter trips of action-packed walleye fishing. Years of tournament events and walleye charter experience on Lake Erie ensures the fishing action you’re looking for. Many walleye over 9 pounds have come into the boat including several derby winning fish – one weighed in at 14 pounds!

If you are looking to reel in real lunkers, choose Blue Dolphin Walleye Charters for your next Lake Erie fishing charter!

Take a minute to go through the site and pictures and see why we’re a premier Lake Erie walleye charter service. Don’t forget to watch the videos below and on the video page, showcasing the finest walleye fishing you’ll find in the Great Lakes… or anywhere else.

We look forward to fishing with you!

Tight Lines,
Captain Gary Zart
Captain Nicholas Zart

What Blue Dolphin Customers Say...

Best gentlemen to fish with. We had some not so fun weather and Gary & Nicholas put us on fish.... can’t wait for a walleye perch combo this fall! I'd recommend anyone looking for great guys with great equipment to fish with to book through Blue Dolphin Walleye Charters.
April 2018 - Blue Dolphin Walleye Charters
Christopher Wilson

Blue Dolphin Walleye Charters – Our Fishing Fleet

2018 Starcraft STX2050 - Mercury 250 + Pro KickerStarcraft STX 2050 W/T
Mercury 250 Pro XS + 9.9 Tiller
20′ in length
Carolina Classic - Blue Dolphin Walleye ChartersCarolina Classic CD/SF
Full Enclosure
25′ in length
Starcraft 210 FishMaster - Blue Dolphin Walleye ChartersStarcraft 196 FishMaster W/T
Mercury 200 Pro XS + 9.9 Kicker
19’6″ in length

Click here for 2018 Charter Rates & Reservations

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Our ‘Home Port’? Where the fish are!

It all depends where the fish are biting and where they’re heading!

Boat launch ramp location is another advantage that you’ll enjoy with Blue Dolphin Walleye Charters. Not looking forward to that long 1-3 hour drive across Ohio from Catawba to Conneaut?

Because Blue Dolphin runs tournament-equipped, trailered fishing boats, we can launch from multiple Lake Erie boat launch ramps both east and west of Cleveland – in addition to the downtown Cleveland ramps.

Depending on the time that you schedule your walleye charter, we could be launching from the closest port of harbor to your home location!

Click here for a complete ramp location list. To charter a trip, click here.

Blue Dolphin  Boat Ramps –  Cleveland Area  – Click to see ALL CLEVELAND RAMPS

Edgewater Boat Launch

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Blue Dolphin Boat Ramps – East of ClevelandClick to see ALL EAST LAUNCH RAMPS

Ashtabula Boat Ramp

Lakeshore Drive

Ashtabula, OH 44004

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Blue Dolphin Boat Ramps – West of Cleveland – Click to see ALL WEST LAUNCH RAMPS

Catawba Island State Park

4049 East Moores Dock Road

Port Clinton, OH 43452

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Lake Erie Walleye Fishing Reports – Captain Gary Zart

Great Lakes Fishermans Digest

Captain Gary Zart’s Great Lakes Fishing Reports

Captain Gary Zart has been fishing walleye tournaments for 17 years, now in his 12th year as a Certified Captain. The last 17 years include a staggering record of 22 wins, 50 top fives and 80 top-10s (including several Team of the Year and runner-ups). Gary and Nicholas were awarded the 2017 LEWT Team of the Year.

Team Blue Dolphin took 6th place in the 2011 World Walleye Championship in Prairie Du Chein, Wisconsin, weighing a fish for Big Fish Award ALL 3 DAYS of the championship – click here.

Read Gary’s Lake Erie Walleye Fishing Report on Great Lakes Fisherman’s Digest >>>


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Blue Dolphin Lake Wear

Available in both a hoodie and a long sleeve jersey, Blue Dolphin apparel is made to keep you comfortable on the water or around town.

$5.99 flat rate shipping whether you buy one or ten!

THANK YOU to these AWESOME Blue Dolphin Sponsors!

Captain Gary Zart, Captain Nicholas Zart, and Blue Dolphin are grateful for our sponsors and sincerely THANK these incredible people & companies for their support. It is with their help that we provide the premier Lake Erie walleye fishing experience.

Vics Sports Center
Off Shore Tackle
Worldwide Marine Insurance
Cisco Fishing Systems
Starcraft Marine
Mercury Marine
Janns Netcraft
Smooth Moves Seat Mounts
RS Nets
Fox River Lures & Rods
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Pro-Cure Bait Scents
Go Fish Ohio!
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 <<< On Outdoors Ohio TV

Blue Dolphin Charters was featured on Outdoors Ohio in 2009, an episode called “Trolling for Trophy Walleye”. Tournament angler Gary Zart of Ohio takes Joe and D’Arcy out on Lake Erie to show them the latest trolling techniques for trophy walleye.

Despite rough and rowdy weather early in the day, the boys catch plenty of walleye…with a BIG bonus. Joe’s quest for a 10-pound walleye is realized, hauling in the heaviest walleye of the day fishing near Kelleys Island.

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