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Boating & Fishing in Port of Erie

The waters of Lake Erie welcome boaters and anglers to the bayfront. With Lake Erie accounting for an estimated 50% of all fish inhabiting the Great Lakes, Port Erie offers great year-round sport for anglers Bass, trout, walleye, steelhead, salmon, crappie, bluegill, yellow perch, sunfish, pike, and muskie are plentiful in Lake Erie. Boaters and kayakers utilize a waterfront that is dotted with marinas, transient docking and fuel facilities that make it convenient to explore Erie from the water.


Fishing on Erie’s Bayfront

World-class fishing occurs year-round on Erie’s waterfront from a multitude of public shore-based fishing areas.  Boat rentals and fishing charters are available for those that want to venture further from shore. Whatever your style is – the Port of Erie has you covered!


Wolverine Marina

Wolverine Marina is a Boat/US cooperating transient marina offering temporary docking for up to 10 days. Facilities include floating docks with water and electrical hook-ups, a pump out station, laundromat, private showers, and restrooms, vending machines and ship’s store. Wolverine Marina is under the management of Lakeshore Towing Services, Inc.

Phone: 814-874-0698

Lampe Marina

Lampe Marina is 253 slip marina located on the south shore of Lake Erie, just outside the channel to Presque Isle Bay. Amenities include floating docks, fuel dock with gasoline only, pump out station, restrooms, showers, covered picnic shelters, public launch ramps, and 24-hour security. Slips for large vessels, 24′ to 30′ overall; medium, 20′ to 24′; and small, 16′ to 20′. Shore power is available at large and medium slips.

Phone: 814-455-7557
Click here to download maps and the waiting list application.

East Canal Basin Dockage

Commercial dockage is available in the slips along the East side of lower State Street.

Phone: 814-455-7557
Click here to download the waiting list application.

Port Erie Boat Storage

The Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority operates two boat storage facilities. The west storage facility offers complete haul out and storage services up to 35 tons. The east storage facility offers “store and go” services.

Phone: 814-455-7557
Storage Request Form

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Public Launch Ramps

Port Erie offers FREE public boat launch ramps at four locations on the waterfront: Bay Harbor Marina, the foot of Chestnut Street, Lampe Marina, and the foot of East Avenue.

Port of Erie: Opportunity in Every Direction