If you’re looking for a magical experience out on the waters of Lake Erie, a stop at the Wharfside is a necessity. The Wharfside has you covered for your on-the-water needs as well and snacks and drinks to enjoy on the outing. This is the place to stop before your fishing charter to grab your bait and tackle as well as any other accessories. And you don’t want your trip ruined by a citation for illegal fishing, so make sure to grab your Ohio fishing license while you’re here. They’ve also got the beer here to fill your cooler. They’ve even got the cooler! There’s a ton more to find, some things you might not even know you needed. If you go out on the lake without a stop at Wharfside, you’re doing the lake wrong!

The Wharfside is at the perfect location right by the docks in downtown Put-in-Bay. And once you get back from your time out on the lake, if you weren’t lucky enough to land some fish for dinner, don’t worry. You can drown your sorrows and chow down on an island legend Cuban or Reuben sandwich from Topsy Turvey’s, located right in the same building as Wharfside. You’ll definitely want to take the time to sample a craft beer or two as well. They also have some of the island’s most famous cocktails, like their signatures Bloody Mary and Brandy Alexander.

Fishing Lake Erie from Put-in-Bay

If you haven’t scheduled your Put-in-Bay Charter to get out on the lake and land some walleye in the Walleye Capital of the World, what are you waiting for? There are a ton of charter fishing services available on the island. Check out our Things To Do page to find multiple options for planning your Lake Erie excursion, as well as the incredible variety of things to do when your feet are on dry land!