Capt Mark Rose

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Capt Mark Rose

24' Ranger
1 to 5 people

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Capt Mark Rose is a full-time fishing guide on Lake Erie and surrounding waters. Do you want to explore catching fish right-a-way? Based in Erie, PA, Capt Mark is originally from Pittsburg, PA with over 20+ years of fishing experience.

If you’re serious about exploring Lake Erie, then you need to book a trip with him. Captain Mark is a local who enjoys teaching others to fish. As a family man himself, he will put your whole family first. Everyone will enjoy a day out with him, that’s a guarantee. When you head out on the waters of Lake Erie with Captain Mark Rose, you’ll have the fishing adventure of a lifetime!

Hop on board his 22’ Ranger bass boat that can easily accommodate groups of up to 4 anglers on board and fishing at the same time. The boat comes equipped with full safety and navigational features so you can fish with peace of mind.

A major highlight of fishing in Lake Erie is for giant smallmouth bass and walleye, Capt Mark can help you catch either or both. You can sight cast for smallmouth bass with artificial lures, all of which the captain will provide. Whether you want to throw grubs, drop shots, jerk baits, or topwater baits, you can have a fishing trip you’ll never forget – and don’t worry, you’ll know what all of these are after a trip with Capt. Mark.

Capt. Mark will let you know about changing regulations for what you can and cannot keep if that is of interest to you. The smallmouth bass trips are not charters for filling up the freezer, but for catching the most popular sportfish in the area. If you’re looking for filling the cooler, Capt Mark can do that as well during a Walleye trip.

All the rods, reels, and tackles are included in the price. Capt. Mark is sponsored by some top brands, so you know that this gear won’t let you down when going after big fish!

You’ll need to buy a fishing license before the day of the trip and are welcome to bring food and drink along. This can go into the captain’s built-in cooler.

Book a trip today with Capt Mark for an unforgettable day out with friends and family, fishing the best fishing holes in Lake Erie. Read his amazing reviews to see what we mean. You can contact Capt Mark directly with any questions you may have!

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Species Capt Mark catches

Smallmouth Bass

Walleye Fish



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

About this Tour:

  • Boat Specs: 22+ ft
  • Boat Capacity: 4 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




Erie bass with Captain Mark Rose

Mark Rose
If you’re thinking about booking with Captain Mark Rose definitely go for it! In a six hour trip with him we caught easily over 50 fish. My son caught more fish with Captain Mark in a single day than any other day he has ever fished! He knows the spots, gets you on fish, and keeps the action going all trip!
- JC DePaolo

Mark Rose

Mark Rose
This is my fourth trip with mark rose. Mark has a great knowledge where the fish are and puts you on them. My son is 8 and he makes it easy for him to enjoy catching fish as well. If your a smallmouth fanatic or just someone wanting fish for the day mark will accommodate
- Cory smith

Presque Isle Smallies

Mark Rose
Catching small mouth bass on a jerkbait is about as good as it gets. Captain Mark put us on fish and the battles commenced. What a blast and what a bite!
- Roger Hinkle Sr
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