Capt Jonathan Polanco

Jonathan Polanco ★★★★★ 5 10 reviews
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Meet Captain Jonathan

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Service Areas:


  • Fishing Chairs
  • GPS & Fishfinder
  • Life Jackets
  • Catch and Release Allowed
  • Cooler, Ice, Bottled Water

About this Tour:

  • Boat Specs: 1+ ft
  • Boat Capacity: 3 People
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Photos

Fishing Techniques:

Fishing Equipment:

  • Spinning Rods
  • Baitcasting Rods
  • Left & Right Handed
  • Fly Rods (request only)
  • Braid & Mono Line
Species Capt Jonathan catches
bass smallmouth

Smallmouth Bass

CAPT Jonathan BIO

Meet Captain Jonathan Polanco, your dedicated full-time fishing guide for epic smallmouth bass adventures on the stunning Lake Erie. As an Erie, PA native, Captain Jonathan offers you a wealth of local knowledge and over a decade of fishing expertise. If your goal is to explore Lake Erie to its fullest, Captain Jonathan is your ideal companion.

Take your Lake Erie experience to the next level by booking a fishing trip with this passionate local guide. Captain Jonathan thrives on teaching and sharing fishing wisdom with both friends and family. While fishing offers no guarantees, one thing is certain with Jonathan—you’ll savor a fantastic day on the water, and that’s a promise. Your adventure on the waters of Lake Erie will become an enduring memory!

Once you step aboard his 21′ Ranger bass boat, you’ll find room for groups of 2, 3 or 4 anglers to fish simultaneously. The boat is outfitted with comprehensive safety and navigational equipment, ensuring your fishing journey unfolds in complete security. All the essential rods, reels, and tackles are included in the package. With Captain Jonathan being sponsored by renowned brands, you can trust that this gear is up to the task when pursuing sizable fish.

To prepare for your trip, be sure to obtain a PA fishing license and Lake Erie stamp prior to the day’s adventure. Feel free to bring your preferred food and beverages, as there’s ample space in the captain’s built-in cooler.

Don’t miss the chance to book an unforgettable fishing excursion with Captain Jonathan and create lasting memories with your friends and family. If you’re new to fishing charters, take a moment to review the pros and cons and read the fantastic reviews that attest to our commitment. For any inquiries, you can reach out directly to Captain Jonathan below.


After bass

Jonathan Polanco
Had a great time on lake, go a few bites and then got some good fish. Tim has great equipment and knowledge of area
- Bill Devall

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- Tom Wilezynski

Great experience!

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- Kevin Williams
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