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Lake Erie Walleye Fishing  Charter Boats - Port Clinton, OH

Paul D May 27
We would like to thank Coe-Vanna Charters for the last 3 days and letting Jeff be our captain! He did a great job with the other 2 old guys Ronnie and Duwayne! Think Jeff needs a medal! We limited all 3 days with walleye more than limited with sheep head; white perch and white bass! Thanks again and will recommend Coe-Vanna Charter and Jeff to anyone looking for a place to go! Thanks Paul D. and friends from Wisconsin! 

Just wanted to say thank you for your fishing reports they are very interesting and helpful in my search of the elusive walleye we fished Erie in the mid eighty's early ninety's when it was easy to limit consistently just got back into erie 5 years ago and after getting beat to death in my 19ft lund bout brand new parker last year your reports have helped me a great deal have read them back as far as i can find them trying to compare past and present times have never met or fished with you but would absolutely recommend CoeVanna thanks again for all of your insight looking forward to this fall sincerely
 Jeff Heck

Sent from my iPad.  August 13 2011
Thanks, we had a great time,going to tell more people about 
ya,tell Jake we said great trip and hope to see you guys next year.  Mark Echard 
and friend  
Small crew fishing on the Key Largo.

 to send this earlier. I was with the thacker crew. We had a great time and I cannot tell you enough how much we enjoyed Coe. Thanks and we will be back.  Dick Stark 9-26-10

July 5, 2010 
4 Adults 3 Children
Canadian Smallmouth


We had the best smallmouth day of our lives.  All day you kept moving with the fish, putting us on great spot after great spot.  You took care of everything for the kids, so we could fish.  The only things you did not do, were to "fish" for us, like cast, set hooks.  After looking at the photos and notes, we caught about 70 total - 4 @ 19+",  40 to 50 @ 16-18", and 16 to 26 @ 14-15".  Everything was included, you gave me a quote per person including the soft craws and Canadian Fishing License, there were no hidden fees.  I can guarantee we will fish with Coe-Vanna Fishing Charters again.
The Hartlines

Hello Dave just a line to let you know that my group had an enjoyable time and we will for sure go out on your charter again. 
Gerald Lovell

What a great time we have fishing a board the Coe Vanna 
Capt. Dave is the best on putting you on fish!
 Thanks again Capt. Dave and crew.
Anthony Wright 4-17-10

Hi my name is Bob Duval and I am with the party fishing on April 23rd and 24 th. Just wanted to let you know we are looking forward to fishing with you guys again this year. This is my 2nd year and John Otts 4th or 5th year I think but just wanted to let you know how excited we are again this year and what a great time we have. We had gone out with Captain Coe Allen  last year what a wonderful guide he was and a good person to be around so cant wait to go out with him again this year. 
Thank you very much to Coe Vanna Charters see you guys soon and save us some big eyes thanks. Bob

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Capt. Dave & Capt. Coe,
Thank you once again for another great fishing trip!  
I only wish you guys were close enough to join us at 
one of the many fish fries we will be having
in the near future.  My son said the trip was the best
 birthday present he has ever gotten in his whole life.
I think we may have to bring him back for his 13th birthday
to see if we can top it.
I've attached several photos from our trip.  
Feel free to use them as you see fit.  
Expect a call from me next year as well.
  Have a great winter in Florida.

Thanks Again!!
Joe Stepping
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   After fishing with you the last 17 years, We still look forward to fishing with you every spring and you never let us down. Its great to see your son Coe following in your footsteps, even sometimes out fishing you. We again caught a lot of Walleye and had a good time on the boat with you, catching and missing those Walleye.. See you again in May and again next year. Get a bigger board so we can show all the fish we got.
                                                               Fast Eddie and the Williamsport Pa gang

A couple of pics from our trip last week. Nice job finding the smallmouth's. Had a great time! See you next year!

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Captain Dave,

       Attached is the photo taken when George and the rest of us were there.  Thanks again for a great trip.  Looking forward to another great trip next year.
Jerry Davis


Hello Capt. Dave

I just wanted to thank you and your son for a fantastic fishing trip. We have been chartering for the past 4 years and have never caught fish like that ever before! You should be very proud of your son, he was very professional and very exciting. You can plan on us booking early June next year.

Thanks again,
Gerald W. Robinette

Charter July 19 - 20

Dave ,
Just wanted to drop you a line to tell you how much we appreciate the hard work from your captains. We all had a great time and hope to make another trip soon. Although we have about 75 pounds of fillets to eat they won't last long believe me. We are already planning a Hawaiian luau and fish fry. Well thanks again for all your help and hope to see you soon. i sent along a picture of my crew. Scott

Thanks for another great three dayer with Coe Vanna Charters.  I believe Jeff passed it along to you to pencil us in for next year, same time ,same place.  Jeff was great as usual, and you're doing some nice things to the trailers----- looking good!!  Oh yes, the gators couldn't of been more cooperative.  Last years class of fish grew some.  Nice average lenght and nice and fat.  Couldn't of asked for a better mess of fine eaters.  You are doing such a good job, my list of wantabe goers, is growing.  We may need a second trailer and the ten man boat------ maybe??  Send me some info on that setup.  Say hi to my favorite dance instructor/ walleye killer.

Mike Smetana

    I just wanted to thank you for a great day of fishing this past Saturday June 16th.  We had such a great time, my dad and I are bring up another crew this Thursday.  Can't wait to fish again!  To my understanding we won't be with you this time around, so I can only hope your other skipper is as great as you are! (and I am sure he is)  Anyway I just wanted to send you a note of thanks for a great day of fishing and looking forward to another one.  You are the best captain that I have found so far on the lake.  I really enjoyed the day with you.  You were very friendly and yet professional.  Worked well with those on the boat having a hard time.  Again thankyou very much!
See you on Thursday,
Eric Hummel
(i was the only one smoking of your customers if you remember, the other big bald

Capt. Dave

I just wanted to thank you for a great trip!!!  Even though the fishing
wasn't as good as I had hoped it would be we all still had lots of fun and
you helped make it fun by your great personality and hospitality.  I
definitely liked you guys better than the other out fitters I have fished with and I will be planning a
next trip for next year if you are willing to have me back.  hey if you have
those knees done try and see if maybe you can get Partial knees done that
would be a quicker recovery time and less pain.  If you have any questions
give me a call and I would be  happy to help you out with that.  I've been
treating knees for 4 yrs or more now.  Well, thanks again and good luck with
the rest of the season.
Brian Arny


Here are a few p


ictures of our fishing trip.  We all had a great time thanks to you and your crew.  We'll be back.

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Dave and Coe,

  Just wanted to say thanks again for a great weekend of fishing.  
Attached are some of the pics of the 20” smallys.  Everyone had a great time. 

Dwight Mitchell

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Capt. Dave, 
     I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed fishing with your son Coe. I was particularly impressed by the obvious pride he has in his work and his patient indulgences of an old fart who can't just shut up and fish. I really enjoyed the day, you are indeed a blessed man. Thank you also for making the fishing trip with my father Rodney possible. You guys are a class act. Hope to fish with you again soon. Todd  

Captain Dave,

Thanks for taking us all out with my Dad, Rodney Crowder on July 30, 07.
We had a great day and we especially appreciate the way you have
accommodated dad's trouble with the damned neuropathy in his feet over
the last few years.   It's getting tougher on him and any chance he has
to get out there and do stuff is the best medicine.

June 4 1990

Dave just a note to say [ Thank you ] for all the curtseys extended to the Hall family while on your June 1 charter trip on Lake Erie. A wonderful day with an excellent Captain and a nice group of individuals will long be remembered. I wish you success in all your endeavors and look forward to another trip with you in the future. Harold Hall