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43rd Annual Ohio Charter Captains Conference

March 2, 2024 – This annual conference provides updates on Lake Erie fisheries, regulations and business practices to Ohio charter captains

Ohio Sea Grant’s Charter Captains Conference helps prepare Lake Erie fishing charter boat captains for the upcoming season by providing updates about Lake Erie’s 2024 fishing outlook, environmental conditions, licensing, regulations and business management.

The event is open to the public, but is geared toward charter captains and their businesses. Pre-registration fee (by Feb 28) of $50.00 is required to attend. (Registration tip: Once you click “CHECKOUT,” you will see a sign in page with options. Choose “CHECKOUT AS GUEST” to continue.) A detailed agenda is available for download in the left sidebar.

Please contact Tory Gabriel for more information.

Conference Vendors

Interested in being a vendor at this year’s Ohio Charter Captains Conference? See form in left sidebar or contact Tory Gabriel at for information.

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Erie PrOH is a voluntary certification course for fishing guides and crew members who work on Lake Erie. Learn more at

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