Captain Mark Ledden's fishing charter boat

Over 20 years experience

Driftwater Fishing

Salmon River & Lake Ontario

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Captain Mark Ledden

July is here and the kings are too. We are seeing more and more kings showing up from the deep. It’s looking like the temp will set up, and we will have a banner king season! We are currently running AM and PM trips everyday. Our morning trips start around 5 am and our afternoon trips start at 1 pm. So whatever your schedule, we have you covered. We take up to four people on our Tiara charter boat.  There is a working bathroom on board, and we take care of the fish cleaning.

Look over my rates for trips, check my fishing calendar for open dates, and call/text (315-529-4204) or email to book your fishing adventure. To reserve your trip, a $100 nonrefundable deposit is required, payable by credit card or check.

We are also early booking Salmon River and steelheads trips all fall and winter.

Capt. Mark Ledden

Captain Mark Ledden

  • New York Licensed Guide
  • Alaska Licensed Guide
  • USCG Certified Captain
Lake Ontario Offshore Trips
SALMON   May 1 - September 30
1 - 4 People
6 hours | May - June $550
6 hours | July - Sept $600
8 hours $800
10 hours $1,000
Extra Anglers Up to 6 Per Boat
Per person $100
Evening Fishing
4 hours $450

Fishing Trips

Our trip offerings have grown! In addition to offering river and lakeshore trips, we now offer lake trips using the newest member of our fleet, a Tiara 27 Pursuit charter boat. The trip you select will depend mostly on the time of year and the type of fish available, as well as the hours you want to fish. To decide which trip is best for you, click on a link below for more information.

driftboat in Salmon River

River Trips

River fishing goes from late September to early May. September and October is the time for king and coho salmon. November through May is steelhead and other trout species. We are normally casting with spinning rods, using fly rods or plugging. We will use what ever method works best to get the best results for your group.

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fishing boat at Lake Ontario Estuary, Selkirk boat launch

Inshsore Trips

Inshore fishing typically starts early April and goes until June. This is the time for big lake brown trout near shore. We target these fish by trolling a large spread of spoons and stick bait. The action is fast; multiple hooks are sometimes the norm. These browns are some of the best eating fish, with a bag limit of three per person.

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charter boat Lake Ontario fishing

Offshore Trips

Offshore fishing on Lake Ontario for king salmon normally goes from May to mid September. This is some of the best action of the year. The fish are big and hard fighting. The bag limit is three per person, and these fish average around twenty pounds! We are trolling with down riggers and targeting these fish in deep water.

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