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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


  • What do I need to bring?
    Please see our
    "General Info" page for the list. You will find this on the Information drop down tab.

  • What happens if I don't show up for my appointment
    You will lose your retainer fee if you don’t cancel 2 weeks prior to reservation date  

  • Where do I mail deposits?

           Walleye Encounters 4177 Wood Rd Madison, Ohio 44057

  • What is your return check fee?

  • What forms of payments do you accept?
    Cash, Check or Credit Card.

  • What happens if I am late for my appointment?
    To maximize your fishing experience it is important to leave the dock “on time”. Your Captain will notify you of departure time.

  • What  happens if it rains?
    Please be sure to bring rain gear. If there is a weather threat that risks safety, the captain reserves the right to cancel the trip and reschedule at a later date.

  • Where do I get my fishing license?
    There is a link on our website which will enable you to purchase online. In addition a license may be purchased at your local sporting goods store or Walmart.

  • Who needs a fishing license?
    Anyone 16 years of age or older. Free licenses can be obtained for those born before Jan.1, 1938.

  • Is there a limit on how many fish I can catch?
    As of 2017 regulations six walleye, per person/ per day and thirty perch, per person/ per day.

  • What if I get seasick?
    Please take motion sickness medicine and it is advised to take it one hour prior to your trip especially if you have a history of getting sea sick.

  • What is the maximum amount of passengers allowed per party?
    Our Walleye charter runs one to four customers comfortably, a fifth person can be added. Our Perch Charters run one to six 1-6 customers.
    Cruises are 1-6 people.

  • Is alcohol allowed on the boat?
    Beer, no hard liquor. No glass bottles please.

  • Is there a restroom on the boat?

  • What types of fish are available for fishing?
    Walleye, Perch and Steel Head.

  • Is lunch provided?
    Yes upon request at an additional fee.

  • Are pets allowed?