Fishing Charter Captain Jim Hanley has been running guide trips on Lake Erie for 35 successful years. He has averaged 30 to 50 bass a day over that time span and continues to do so to this day. In addition to smallmouth bass, Jim also guides for walleye as well as spring and fall musky. Rates for a 7 to 8 hour day run $375.00 for 2 people from mid June until December. May and early June trips run $450.00 for up to 3 fishermen. The rate for additional fishermen is $75.00. All bait and tackle is included. All you need to bring on your trip is your NY fishing license and your food and beverage.