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First Mate, Captain Jake Pridemore has been fishing on the big water since 2004. He is also a USCG certified captain. Being one of the youngest Captains on Lake Erie, his determination and dedication to having his clients catch their limits of fish has become a daily routine.

Being a certified educator, Capt. Jake’s passion to educate children also carries over to teaching and sharing the most successful techniques used when targeting elusive walleye. 
Captain Tony DiLillo
Phone: 440.474.3015
Captain Jake Pridemore


Meet The Captain

​Captain Tony DiLillo is USCG licensed and insured. He also carries an Ohio Guide License, CPR, and AED certified. He has over 25 years experience on Lake Erie pursuing his passion. He also holds an open water 1 scuba diving license. Captain Tony DiLillo has spent countless hours ensuring the safety of every single client that comes aboard his vessel.

His attention to detail and mindset for perfection will be clearly shown throughout your day with him on the water.Captain Tony will provide his clients with a level of professionalism and leadership that they deserve when enjoying a fun and exciting day on Lake Erie, chasing its top predator.