Lake Ontario Fishing Seasons
Lake Ontario is the 14th largest lake in the world and holds several New York State salmon and trout records. With trophy Brown Trout weighing 5 to 15 lbs. and Chinook (king) Salmon weighing 20 to 25 lbs. or more, Lake Ontario is truly a world class fishery.
April & May
Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Coho Salmon
June & July
Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Steelhead, Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho (Silver) Salmon
July to Sept
Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho (Silver) Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Trout
Lake Ontario Charter Rates:
Charter Rates include 1 to 4 guests. Multiple boat charters are available.
* 6 hour charter - $500 :5th or 6th guest $100
* 8 hour charter - $640 :5th or 6th guest $100
All tackle and bait provided
Fish cleaning service is available at the marina
Credit Cards Accepted: MC/Visa/AmEx/Discover/PayPal
Gratuity for the 1st Mate if you feel he did a good job for you.
Lodging, Accommodations, Attractions and Local Events
When you book a charter with us, you can receive reduced rates at the Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront and Best Western Captain’s Quarters hotels. Both are within a short walk of the marina and overlook the Oswego River. Prior to making reservations, please contact us for further details. For additional information on local accommodations, attractions and events please click on: Oswego County Tourism
Oswego Marina Location
Driving directions from the Syracuse, New York Area:
- Take the NYS thruway (I-90) or I-81 to Rt. 481 North
- Follow Rt. 481 North thru Fulton to Oswego
- Rt. 481 will turn into East 1st Street as you enter Oswego
- At the stop light at the Rt. 104 continue on East 1st street to the Oswego Marina.
Fishing Charter Policies
Reservations: Reservations are required as we do book charters in advance for prime dates. However, feel free to contact us if on short notice and we will be happy to work with you.
Deposit: A $200/trip deposit is to be received within 7 days of booking to secure your reservation. Otherwise, your reservation will be cancelled and your date(s) will be offered to other customers. Upon deposit receipt, you will receive notification that your reservation is confirmed.
Cancellation: The Captain reserves the right to cancel your charter due to poor weather or mariner conditions, as customer safety and comfort is our top priority. In that event, we will refund your deposit or work with you to reschedule during the current season. If you decide to cancel your trip, you must do so 60 days prior to your reserved date for a full refund of your deposit.
Fishing License: A valid New York State fishing license is required. We strongly recommend you purchase your license in advance. Please refer to the following link for additional information: NYS DEC Fishing License
Zero Tolerance: No illegal drugs of any quantity are permitted on board. All violations will be reported to the U.S. Coast Guard and appropriate local authorities.