Orleans County charter captains & guides are fully insured and licensed by the United States Coast Guard. They provide the rods, reels, lures and state of the art electronics to assure a hassle-free, unforgettable day of trophy fishing.
Our charter captains and guides will also help you find the appropriate lodging to suit your individual needs and lifestyle. Whether it’s an efficient and comfortable motel, a quaint bed and breakfast, a cottage on the water, or a fully accommodating campground, Orleans County has your lodging needs covered. View lodging options.
- A New York State Fishing License
- Soft, white, rubber-soled boat shoes or sneakers
- Sunglasses, sunscreen lotion and visor or hat
- Warm clothing, raingear, windbreaker
- A camera
- A cooler to keep your catch fresh after leaving the boat
- Lunch (sandwiches) & beverages
The following list includes fishing guides and charters that operate out of Orleans County. For information on waterways, marinas & access points, visit our Navigate our Waterways page.
Tributary Fishing • Fly Fishing • Year Round
Oak Orchard Tackle & Lodge Guide Service • Ron Bierstine • 585-682-4546
NYS Licensed Outdoor Fly Fishing Guides are the top anglers in WNY with years of tributary fishing experience. Skill and run timing knowledge are unparalleled. Tackle & equipment can be provided. Come fish the Oak Orchard River or other less crowded waterways for a half-day or whole day wade trip. (Formerly known as Orleans Outdoor.)
Ontario Fly Outfitters • Scott Feltrinelli • 585-694-9328 • Facebook • Instagram
Ontario Fly Outfitters offers guided fly fishing adventures on all world class waters located in Orleans County and the surrounding fisheries. Owner/Guide/Captain Scott Feltrinelli targets world class Steelhead, Brown Trout and Salmon using large streamer tactics for large fish. This guide service also targets a world class Smallmouth Bass fishery and all inland trout streams in Western New York to provide year around angling opportunities on the fly. With over 25 years experience as a NYS Licensed Guide, Scott is also an Editor/Contributor to On The Fly Magazine, an appointee to the NYS DEC Lake Ontario Fisheries Management Group, a NYS Conservation Council Fishery Advisor, a NYS Outdoor Guide Association Advisory Board member, a Former V.P. of Canandaigua Lake Trout Unlimited Chapter and an FFI member. This business is Insured and certified in First Aid and CPR for a confident and safe experience. Fly fishing lessons and equipment are available. Visit my website and book a trip today at ontariofly.com.
Lake Fishing • April – September
Local Resident Charters
Double Trouble Sportfishing • Capt. Brian Kurzawski • 585-331-9208
Double Trouble Sportfishing operates from spring to fall chasing trophy salmon & trout out of Point Breeze at the Oak Orchard River (Lake Ontario). Our vessel Double Trouble 2 is a 10 meter Trojan International Express. At 33′ in length and 13′ wide, she provides ample room and stability for your next fishing adventure. Fully insured & USCG documented. Call, text or email for rates and availability. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Get Hooked Sportfishing • Capt. Michael Grager • 585-413-6503 • Facebook
Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon fishing out of Point Breeze on the Oak Orchard River! The charter vessel is a 29′ Aquasport tournament model, and top of the line rods, reels, and tackle are provided for your day on the water. I operate April through late September since 2010. Full and half day trips are available. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Intimidator Charters • Capt. Mike Lavender • 585-944-7315 • Facebook
The Intimidator is fully equipped to handle all the conditions that Lake Ontario has to offer with complete comfort. I can offer you a service that is safe, professional, fun and “full of fish.” Come fish with us where “dreams become reality.” Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Mister Sportfishing • Capt. Jonathan Forder • 585-590-9383 • Facebook
Mister Sportfishing has weekdays and weekends available. Let’s make your dreams come true. “No need to whisper, it was caught on the Mister.” Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Reel Excitement Charters • Capt. Bob Songin • 585-733-5829 • Facebook
Captain Bob Songin has been fulfilling anglers fishing dreams for over 30 years as a professional on Western Lake Ontario. He has many Derby and Tournament accomplishment to his credit. He is ready to use his knowledge and experience to provide fishing excitement for you and your friends.
Rusty Lure Sportfishing • Laura Burnett • 585-303-3222
Salmon and Trout fishing aboard a 31′ Tiara and Perch trips aboard a 21 ft. Crestliner Pontoon. Both boats are clean and well maintained. All fishing equipment is supplied and both have fully enclosed marine heads for your convenience. Half day and full day trips available. Please call for more information.
Searcher Charters • Capt. Chas Townsend • 585-590-0198
The boat is a Trojan: from stem to stern she graces the water at over 40′ long, 13′ wide. To provide shelter from the elements, the enclosed cabin is heated. For your convenience there is a private bathroom. You won’t find a more comfortable charter boat on Lake Ontario. She is fully equipped with the latest equipment & electronics. All tackle, etc. provided, fish cleaned and packaged free of charge. Children under 16 fish FREE. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze
Sunrise II Sportfishing • Capt. Bob Stevens • 585-329-2463 • 800-236-8659 • Facebook
Full time professional charter service with a professional USCG licensed captain est. 1989. Fishing aboard a 34′ Pursuit, a proven fishing machine, with all the latest equipment and electronics, we will get you on fish in luxury. Many tournament and derby wins. Fishing the Niagara bar in the spring as well. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Tight Lines Charters • Capt. John Oravec • 585-765-2855 • Facebook
Capt. John Oravec, the Troutman, offers a 33′ Trojan and 21′ Lund for a variety of Orleans County water fishing trips year round. We have over 40 years experience out of Point Breeze. Use us for trip planning convenience.
Tracker Charters • Capt. Dave Siegfried • 585-637-3291
33′ fully equipped SeaRay, clean and well maintained with private bathroom. USCG licensed captain with 30 yrs. experience. Fully insured, all tackle provided. Fish cleaned and bagged. Lodging available. Rates: Please call. Operating from the Oak Orchard River.
U-Betcha Charters • Capt. Chris Vogt • 585-303-7021 • Facebook
We operate out of the famous Oak Orchard River on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. The U-Betcha is a 10 meter Trojan International Express. At 33′ in length and a 13′ beam and over 10 tons she will provide you a safe and enjoyable day on the water. Don’t miss out on some great Salmon and Trout fishing out of the Oak. To book a great fishing experience please give me a call. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina.
Regional Charters – Locally Based
Crazy Yankee Sportfishing • Capt. Richard Hajecki • 585-704-7996 • Facebook
Chase Trophy Salmon and Trout with us aboard our large charter boat that’s rigged with the industry’s best gear. Captain Rick and Craig have a combined 60+ years of experience fishing Lake Ontario. We’ll utilize the latest trolling techniques and lure color patterns to put fish in the cooler on your adventure. Our tournament record speaks for itself. Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association and National Association of Charter Boat Operators. Operating out of Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina in Point Breeze.
Goliath Sportfishing • Capt. Mike Furia • 585-737-1428 • Facebook
Come join us aboard the GOLIATH! A beautiful clean and well maintained 33 ft sportfishing vessel that is equipped with the latest fishing equipment and all the luxuries of home. Goliath Sportfishing is fully licensed and insured to provide you with a safe and enjoyable experience that the whole family can partake in. Give us a call and make memories that will last a lifetime. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Gone Coastal Fishing Charters • Capt. Andy Krall • 585-944-0874 • Facebook
Gone Coastal is a 38′ Wellcraft with a 13′ beam. Powered by twin 3126 diesels. Fully generated, heated/cooled helm, full functioning head, and state of the art electronics. Fishing has been a passion for Capt. Andy for 30 plus years and he strives to give you the best experience possible. From setting the hook to landing the fish. We are a full-time charter, fishing 7 days a week. This allows us to know where the fish are. Visit our Facebook page to see photos of every trip. As our motto says, “the smile says it all!” Operating out of Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
JDs Custom Charters • Capt. Jeremy Sage • 585-734-8930 • Facebook
Lake Ontario sport fishing for trophy Trout and King salmon! Docked at Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina is our fully equipped 30′ Penn Yan 298 Predator. Safe and stable fishing platform rigged with all the equipment we will need to get you and your party on the fish! Captain Jeremy Sage has fished on the tournament trail and has a lot of experience and will give you 110% on your charter to help you have fun, catch fish and have a memorable time out on the water—Guaranteed! Check out our website and Facebook page. Please call with questions on availability, multi boat trips, and pricing. Member of the Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association.
Jolly Sportfishing • Capt. Chris Joliff • 585-233-9163 • Facebook
A full service, family oriented, charter fishing operation. A life time of experience targeting salmon and trout on the open waters of Lake Ontario. Let’s make a Memory! Operation from Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall.
Lake Ontario Sportfishing • Capt. Greg Pasinski • 585-683-6950 • Facebook
Lake Ontario Sport Fishing is centrally located, operating full time out of Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall, NY. One of Lake Ontario’s premier King Salmon and Trout fishing charters. USCG Master Captain Greg has spent over 20 years fishing on Lake Ontario! Pleasure Unit Too, a 30′ USGC documented vessel, provides safe and comfortable experience. Just check the Google reviews! Member of National Association of Charter Boat Operators and Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association. Also offers sunset cruises.
Lake Runner Charters • Capt. Paul Nau • 585-732-9414 • Facebook
We love having families on the boat and seeing the faces of people when they catch their first trout or salmon. We are a sportfishing charter specializing in the total experience. Family vacations and friends fishing trips. Team building events and awards for you and your employees. Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association.
Legacy Sportfishing • Capt. Rob Westcott • 585-703-0969 • Facebook
Legacy Sportfishing is a premier Lake Ontario fishing charter that targets Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Atlantic Salmon, Lake Trout, Steelhead, and Brown Trout. Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association. Operating from Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall.
Make the Turn Charters • Capt. Lucas Falkner • 585-733-1700 • Facebook
Whether you’re looking to fill a cooler full of fish, or catch that trophy of a lifetime. Whether it’s a 5 hour, 6 hour or 8 hour journey, your trip will be filled with great times and even better fishing! Make the Turn Charter Fishing will provide all rods, reels and lures along with anything else you need to have a fishing trip of a lifetime. Make the Turn guarantees at least one fish or your next Charter is gas only. Discounts for First Responders and Military. Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association. Operating from Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall.
Maverick Sportfishing • Capt. Chris LoPresti • 585-749-2073
Enjoy sportfishing pleasures aboard Maverick, a 33′ Trojan Express with an extra wide 13′ beam. Professional Charter Boat Captain, modern rods & reels of the highest quality, fully equipped with state of the art electronics, clean and private facilities. US Coast Guard licensed & inspected, fully insured. Kids 16 and under fish for FREE! Please call for more info. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Rebel Charters • Capt Jerry Felluca • 585-964-2106
Capt. Jerry Felluca was born and raised on Lake Ontario shoreline and currently fishing the lake since the late 1970’s. Chartering Lake Ontario since 1984. Operating from Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall. Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association.
Rigged Sportfishing Charters • Capt. Nick Rusin • 585-746-8307 • Facebook
Rigged is a 30′ long and 11′ wide Aquasport which is fully equipped with the most up-to-date tackle and electronics out there. Full restroom aboard. We’re all about being safe, having fun, and catching fish! Chinook “King” Salmon, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Lake Trout are all species we target. Charters available for 1-6 persons. Operating out of Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall from April to September.
Salmonboy Sportfishing • Capt. Joe Oakes • 716-200-3614 • Facebook
Over 20 years of experience fishing for Trout and Salmon. Team Salmonboy has a proven track record of catching big fish, and will work to create the best fishing experience possible every time the boat leaves the dock. Operating from the Orleans County Marine Park.
Scream’n Reel Charters • Capt. Chris Lester • 585-683-9621 • Facebook
Lake Ontario Salmon and Trout fishing, offering 5 and 8 hour charters for up to 4 people. Operating from Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall. Check us out on our website or catch us on Facebook.
Sea IV Sportfishing • Capt. Tom Riley • 584-507-6560 • Facebook
Trout and Salmon charter for Hire. We offer 4 and 6 hour charter fishing for 1- 4 people but up to 6 total. We operate out of Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina from April thru September. Been fishing Lake Ontario for King Salmon and Trout for 30+ years. Currently run a 1996 Tiara 2900 with full amenities and all updated equipment and electronics. We love to fish and have a great time with a bunch of laughs. We can cater up to 6 people per trip and we are fully licensed and insured. Also offers non-fishing boat tours. Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina in 2022.
Tomahawk Fishing Charters • Capt. Jonathan Ross • 585-615-0229 • Facebook
Captain Jonathan Ross holds a 100 ton master captains license. With 40 years experience we know how to put you on the fish and as a new addition of the custom tackle company we have all the newest, latest and greatest fish catching lures aboard. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Tri-State Fishing Charters/Free Spirit Charters • Capt. David Bonnell • 585-319-6106 • Facebook
Full time local charter captain specializing in delivering the fishing experience of a lifetime aboard the luxurious Free Spirit, a 33′ Trojan with wide 13 ½’ beam for extra stability and safety. Private bathroom. Fully insured. Most up to date equipment, tackle and lures. Fish cleaned and bagged at no charge. Exclusive taxidermy service available. Call or email for rates and reservations. Member of National Association of Charter Boat Operators. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Trolling Tales • Capt. Joe Allowatt • 607-377-2902
Lake Ontario trout and salmon fishing at its best off the shores of Orleans County. Aboard you will find a very clean and comfortable 33′ long 13′ wide Trojan boat with all the latest electronics and equipment. Veteran fishing captain Joe Allowatt and a mate are standing ready to help you enjoy a fantastic day on the water. For your comfort the vessel is equipped with full bathroom facilities and a galley for your use. Please call for pricing and open dates, April through September. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina in Point Breeze.
Valley of the Shadow Fishing Charters • Capt. Dave Wolinski • 585-721-5814 • Facebook
Captain Dave has 38 years experience fishing Lake Ontario waters for Salmon & Trout. The boat is equipped with state of the art electronics. All fishing lures and tackle are provided. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Wrist Therapy Sportfishing Charters • Capt. Steve Smith • 585-590-1729 • Facebook
I am a licensed USCG captain that runs a salmon/trout sportsfishing charter on Lake Ontario. I operate a 1990 Sea ray Amberjack 270, its 28 ft. long and 10 ft. wide so its a very stable fishing platform. I’ve been fishing Lake Ontario’s beloved fishery for 20 plus years, with just getting into Chartering the past 5 years. If you would like to give it a try give me a call for pricing and availability. Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association. Operating from Bald Eagle Marina, Kendall.
Out of State Charters – Locally Based
Catch’n Hell Sportfishing • Capt. Tom Murray • 973-647-7363
Exciting Lake Ontario Fishing May – September. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Fish In the Box Charters • Capt. Tim Hummel • 570-847-9725 • Facebook
More than 30 years experience in a 36 ‘ Sport Craft, which makes for a nice, roomy, comfortable day. Salmon and trout. Tackle provided. Modern electronics. Operating from Wiley’s Riverside Marina on the Oak Orchard River.
Fishlure Charter • Capt. David Huebner • 609-462-6661 • Facebook
Captain Dave brings 20 plus years on Lake Ontario. We’re fishing on a 33’ Trojan International with a 13’ beam. All tackle provided. We give our all for your pleasurable day on the water. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Pirate Queen • Capt. Al Alvarado • 419-708-3564
Captain Al has 34 years of experience fishing the Great Lakes. All fishing equipment and lures are provided on board. Come enjoy a day on the water making memories. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Rally Killer Charters • Mike Lapsley • 215-651-5155 • Facebook
Full-time charter, fully equipped with all the necessary electronics and fishing equipment. 31′ Baha. Weekdays and weekends available. Located at Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina on Oak Orchard River in Point Breeze.
Screamin’ Reels Charters • Capt. Tom Boddy • 585-750-8875 • Facebook
Captain Tom Boddy has 40 plus years of experience fishing the waters of Lake Ontario. The 31′ Tiara is handicap friendly and is equipped with top of the line electronics. There is an onboard private bathroom. All fishing tackle and lures are provided on board. Fish Screamin’ Reels Charters to make memories that will last a lifetime. Lodging available. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
Wishin To Be Fishin Charters • Capt. Bob Eder • 570-971-7402 • Facebook
WTBFC is a full time sport fishing charter service for salmon and trout fishing. “Shotgun II” is a 31’ 12’W Tiara Sport Fisherman loaded with the latest electronics. Capt. Bob Eder, a USCG Master licensed captain strives for a safe day on the waters of Lake Ontario enjoying good catches of salmon and trout as a priority. We offer several different trip packages which can be viewed on our website. Your fish will be cleaned at the completion of your trip. Tight Lines! Member of Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association. Operating from Ernst’s Lake Breeze Marina, Point Breeze.
For fishing conditions, call the Orleans County Tourism Fishing Hotline at (585) 589-3220 or view our fishing report.