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Cuyahoga River Fishing with Gone Fishin’

If you are interested in Cuyahoga River Fishing, Gone Fishin’ is the only place you will find a charter fishing trip. They offer a variety of charter Cuyahoga River fishing trips, Cuyahoga River tours and more to accommodate your family, friends, or group.

Cuyahoga River Fishing with Gone Fishin’

Enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Cuyahoga River where you will see plenty of wildlife, hear stories about the past, and catch plenty of fish with Gone Fishin’.

Half the fun is the boat ride! My kids thought it was the best. The open platform boats offers plenty of room for everyone to relax comfortably, with plenty of places to move around for the best fishing spots.

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Gone Fishin’ Boat

With your trip, you will learn little known facts about the Cuyahoga River, it’s past, and about the Akron area.

Boat Tours on Cuyahoga River

Gone Fishin’ offers boat tours up the river without stopping to fish. They will even set up tables and lunch from the local deli for a lunch cruise up the river for groups, businesses, and families. They are very flexible and pricing is reasonable. This is a great option for a casual business meeting, girl scouts or boy scouts outing in Akron, church or youth group outing, small family reunions, or any other group outing.

picture of Relaxing on boat ride on the Cuyahoga River

Relaxing on boat ride on the Cuyahoga River

Cuyahoga River Fishing Lessons

I have never baited my own fishing line with real bait and never taken a fish off a hook. That is always my husband’s job! So, for me to teach my kids to fish would be a joke. :) My husband is a great teacher but with 2 kids needing assistance, I was thankful for the help from our tour guides Steve and his son, KC. They were fantastic with my kids. You can’t get better Cuyahoga River fishing lessons than with the professionals.

picture of Learning how to fish by Gone Fishin' tour guide Steve

Learning how to fish by Gone Fishin’ tour guide Steve

Check out this video to see how patient Steve was with teaching my 5 year old daughter how to cast her line. She was very intent on learning. Just look at that proud smile at the end of the video. There is nothing better than seeing that look of accomplishment on your child’s face!

I can’t say enough about Steve and KC with Gone Fishin’. They were so accommodating, friendly, and helpful throughout the entire charter fishing trip on the Cuyahoga River.

My 5 year old daughter caught the first fish of the trip! It was a crappie. Soon after, my son caught his first fish – it was the first fish he has ever caught! He was sooo excited!

Steve even give him the fisherman’s tip to hold the fish up and out toward the camera to make it look bigger. :) My kids each caught two fish and were super proud of their efforts.

While Cuyahoga River fishing, you can expect to catch small mouth bass, large mouth bass, white bass, bluegill, catfish, crappie, perch, and northern pike.

What should you bring on Gone Fishin’ Cuyahoga River Fishing Trip?

Gone Fishin’ can provide you with everything you need including fishing rods, tackle, and bait, for a fee or you can bring your own. Gone Fishin’ is the holder of the FOX 8 2012 Award Winner for Best Sporting Goods for live fishing bait and tackle shop, so even if you don’t take the fishing trip, stop by for all your fishing needs.

Bring plenty of sunscreen although we did spend plenty of time under nature’s AC spots (under bridges in the shade)! Also bring a cooler with plenty of cold drinks, I brought snacks for my kids too – and Purell!

Kid Friendly Fishing Trip

Are you looking for what to do in Akron, Ohio that is both fun for kids and adults? Check out Gone Fishin’. Your kids will love it! It is a great place for kids to learn about nature, learn the skill of fishing, and have fun with family and friends.  Gone Fishin’ is so good with kids too. They let my kids drop and pull up the anchor, which was a big deal for them!

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Setting the anchor on Gone Fishin’ Tour

They even let my kids steer the boat.  My kids were so excited to be in control of a moving vehicle, the other people on the boat thought it was cute too. Even when my son pulled on the accelerator and nearly knocked his little sister over!

All in all, they were good captains of the ship.

Book your Cuyahoga River Fishing Trip with Gone Fishin’

You can book your Cuyahoga River Fishing Trip with Gone Fishin’ for any Saturday or Sunday from March 31 – late November. Weekdays are available too, just call. A Cuyahoga River Fishing Trip with Gone Fishin’ would make an excellent birthday gift, Christmas present, or opportunity to hang out with friends and family.

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Our Final Thoughts on Cuyahoga River Fishing with Gone Fishin’

Gone Fishin’
1027 Munroe Falls Ave.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
phone: 234-525-1900

Gone Fishin’ website

This was not a paid post. My own opinions were used based on my perceptions and experience. Thank you to Gone Fishin’ who provided the trip for review.

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