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  • BSO TEAM – Headed to Bloomsburg PA (Early Bird Sports Expo) Jan 25th-28th

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    Meet the BSO Team at the Bloomsburg PA “Early Bird Sports Expo” on Jan. 25th through the 28th.   Thursday through Sunday, our Hunting and Fishing Team will be at the EXPO!  This is one of our favorite times of year because we get to see all of our old friends, meet some new ones and share the memories of our days spent afield and on the water.  In the TECHNO AGE that allows a BLOG like this to be written, it is still a “Sad Substitute” for looking someone in the eye, swapping tales, answering questions, shaking hands and generally getting to know someone.  As communicators in the industry, we long for the engagement and want to see our clients more than once or twice a year! [Read More]

  • “Bill Saiff Outdoors” – Reap the Benefits of BOOKING EARLY!

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    Every season, we get hammered with calls during the peak of the season!  Customers call when the mood strikes them and want a trip immediately……Unfortunately, we are attending to our regular customers at this time and when we don’t respond promptly it appears that we are not interested in the business.  This could not be further from the truth but there is only so much that can be done in a single day!  It is our “ULTIMATE GOAL” to take care of everyone and make sure that all are served well!  This BLOG is a request that you call EARLY for your bookings this season!  We dedicate the months of January, February and March to handling customers and their questions.  We are in the office every day and it is the BEST time to speak with us about any concerns that you might have! [Read More]

  • Fishing and Hunting Christmas Gift Certificates Available!

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    The Holiday Season will soon be upon us and we will be scrambling to find the PERFECT Christmas Gift for the sportsman in our lives.  “Let’s Face It”.  Those of us who are dedicated, generally have all the GOODIES we need for our outdoor pursuits.  So, what can you get them????  A Gift Certificate for a BSO Hunting or Fishing expedition is the perfect gift choice.  The Bill Saiff Outdoors Team offers Gift Certificates for the following: [Read More]

  • Duck Season – Just around the corner! Book some fall dates.

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    We have just finished an “EPIC” September Goose Season with well over 1,000 birds harvested by clients from 16 states.  Saturday October 7th marks the beginning of the early ducks season!  Our early ducks season is highlighted by opportunities for Mallards, Black Ducks, Green Winged-Teal and Wood Ducks.  Those sportsmen wishing to venture into the Perch River WMA can also expect to gun Widgeon, Shovelers, Pintail, Blue Winged-Teal, Ringnecks, Gadwall and a host of other ducks….. The SWP Team manages marshes and wetland impoundments in 3 counties here in Northern New York.  Our early season hunts are legendary in waterfowl circles.  The early duck season with occur from October 7th through October 29th.  Keep in mind that MIGRATORY CANADA GOOSE opens on October 28th and runs through the end of the season.  This year duck is closed from October 29th through November 3rd (Goose will be open during this split) .  Duck will re-open on November 4th and continue through [Read More]

  • BIG BROWN TROUT a Saiff Charter Specialty in the Spring! (Lake Ontario Fishing Charters)

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    The Saiff Charter Fleet begins it’s Brown Trout fishing season on Tuesday April 4th along Lake Ontario’s southern shore.  Veteran anglers to the Saiff Fleet know how dynamic this early fishing trip can be.  The photo above is of veteran Saiff Charter client Jim Roy (NH) with just one of the many GIANT Browns that he’s taken over the years.  Capt. Bill Saiff III takes the Saiff Charter #5 to the south shore each [Read More]

  • June – A Great Month for GIANT Lake Trout!

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    The eastern basin of Lake Ontario is one of the most diverse fisheries in the world but it is certainly punctuated by the GREAT Lake Trout fishing that is found here.  During the 2016′ fishing season, the Saiff Charter Fleet had more requests for dedicated Lake Trout trips than in any other year.  We think the reason is that: Anglers in North America are realizing that Lake Ontario’s Lake Trout fishery is among the best in the world!  Why is Lake Trout fishing so good in the eastern basin?  The answer is that [Read More]

  • Ice Fishing Poster 2016-150

    Ice Fishing with Bill Saiff Outdoors is just around the corner!  Our Ice Fishing side of the business is called “HardWater Ice Guides” and we ply the waters of eastern Lake Ontario and the bays and harbors of the Mighty St. Lawrence River.  While we concentrate on Yellow Perch, we also catch lots of Northern Pike and Pickerel.  Our team provides everything that you need for a successful day on the ice.  Our equipment includes:

    Snowmobiles, ATV’s, Gas Augers, Lithium Ion Augers, Vexilar Sonar, Underwater Camera, Jigging Rods, Tip-Downs, Tip- Ups, all tackle and the finest in double hub shelters with heaters.

    Our team members are life long residents of this region and know the back bays and harbors intimately.  We have also secured private access to the ABSOLUTE BEST fishing locations.  Our ice fishing contacts are spread throughout this region so when a Hot Bite occurs – we find out about it immediately.  The cost of our Ice Fishing Adventures is $150.00 per person/per day.  Those booking before the end of January will receive the discount price of $125.00 per person.  Our regular customers love this trip!  Like our Waterfowl hunts and our Open Water fishing excursions, “This is a social occasion”!  All the angler needs to bring is his or her warm clothes and we will take care of the rest.  The action is fast, the table fare is excellent and a great time will be had by all.

    For more information or to book your next ice adventure, contact us at 315-771-3514.  We will help you select a date and then we will make arrangements for you to stay at our WESTVIEW LODGE in Henderson Harbor.  You will enjoy clean, comfortable rooms, flat screen TV’s, WiFi and a full service restaurant and bar located downstairs.  Rooms are just $55 (winter rates) during ice season.  We look forward to spending some time on the ice with you this season.

    Capt. Bill Saiff III

  • Christmas Gift Certificates Available Now!!!!! (Buy the BEST Gift)

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    The Team at Bill Saiff Outdoors is proud to offer Holiday Gift Certificates for the Sports person in your life.  This is the perfect gift for the “Hard to Buy for Sportsman”.  Our fishing service (Saiff’s Fishing Charters) is the largest professional fishing fleet on Lake Ontario and our Waterfowl service (Seaway Waterfowl Professionals) is NY’s #1 duck and goose guiding operation.  Don’t forget, we also offer “World Class” ice fishing with our ice team called “Hardwater Ice Guides”.  Here is what we have to offer:

    Full Day Fishing Trips – $800, 6-Hour Fishing Trips – $600, 1 Person Waterfowl Hunt $300, 1 Person Ice Fishing Trip $150.

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    If you would like a Gift Certificate, contact us at 315-771-3514.  You give us all the pertinent information and we will hand craft a custom Gift Certificate suited especially for your important person.  We e-mail the Certificate to you and you print it out for Christmas Morning!  “It’s that Easy”

    Fishing and Hunting dates will be set up based on availability!  We thank you for thinking of us this Holiday Season!  Merry Christmas and may God Bless You!

  • Henderson Harbor! Great for late season ducks-Now till Dec 11th.

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    12 Different Species of ducks and geese were harvested this week alone!  Nobody understands Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River better than the team at Seaway Waterfowl Professionals.  These have been our home waters for over 35 yrs. boasting some of the BEST duck gunning in the Atlantic Flyway.  We have a small number of available dates between now and December 11th and we are looking to fill them.  This is also the time of year when we book our late season hunts for the Finger Lakes.  I would encourage everyone to visit our YouTube Channel at Bill Saiff Outdoors.  You can view our Diving Duck Hunts and our Goose Hunts to see exactly what its like to gun with our team.  It’s always best to call us directly at 315-771-3514.  This is my personal CELL# and I can receive text messages.  Realize, we are on the water every day so I will respond to you as quickly as I can.  We look forward to introducing you to the BEST Duck Gunning in the North East…….Capt. Bill Saiff III

  • Great Duck and Goose Hunting – Late Season Western Zone NYS!

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    The late season water fowl hunting in New York State holds special promise for those willing to undergo the rigors of a late season adventure!  The Finger Lakes region of NYS is an area known for its “World Class” gunning for Redheads and Bluebills!  This region can also hold a fair number of Canvasbacks depending on temperatures and migration. [Read More]