To get to Reel Bar on Put-in-Bay…

First you have to get to Put-in-Bay, OH on South Bass Island in Lake Erie. There are several ways to get to the island from the mainland:

Miller Boat Line – is a ferry service that you catch off the point of Catawba Island north of Pt. Clinton, OH – you can even bring your car, camper or boat with you if you so desire. For complete information on pricing and schedules, etc… visit:

Jet Express – The Jet Express claims to be the fastest way to Put In Bay in their specially designed Catamaran vessel. They leave from downtown Pt. Clinton, OH and they only take passengers. For complete information on pricing and schedules, etc… visit:

Private Boat – One of the best ways to come to the Island and experience a total Put In Bay experience is by private boat. For information on downtown dock rentals and reservations contact the Dock Master at 419-285-2068. There are also a number of private marinas. Check our links page for more information.

Airport – Put-in-Bay does have a nice little airport and if you know someone who has a small private aircraft, you can tell them our airport identifier is 3W2. There is also a commercial airplane service which will fly you from Pt. Clinton, Ohio named Griffing Flying Service. For their rates and information please call 419-734-5400.
* Special note: Put-In-Bay is only a daylight to dark airport and does not accept night arrivals or departures.

Lodging – There are a number of hotels, guest houses and B&Bs on the island. Check our links page for more information.

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Mail us at:

Reel Bar
PO Box 487
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

UPS & Fed Ex address:

Reel Bar
461 Catawba Avenue
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Finding Reel Bar on the island

Reel Bar is at 461 Catawba Avenue just down the street from the police station (try not to end your night there)! Here’s an easy tip for find

ing us… standing downtown with your back to the Boardwalk, docks and the bay, walk 2 blocks down Catawba Avenue. We’re on the right side of the street. It’s Reely not that far! Click here to Google Map it

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