Book Fishing and Hunting trips before the Sport Shows!

January, February and March are the prime booking months for both hunting and fishing!  These are the months when the majority of the industry’s Sports Shows take place.  This is also the time when customers are vying for position in the booking calendar.  Now is the time to get the jump on the rest of the market.  Our calendars are already built with repeat clients and we can immediately look for the best dates.   Here are some highlights and some ideas that we suggest for 2019′

(Ice Fishing)

Ice Fishing is starting within the next couple of weeks.  Early reports have limited ice forming on sheltered regions of the St. Lawrence River and Black Lake.  The team at BSO specializes in Yellow Perch [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]

Catch Big Brown Trout! – Hit the South Shore with the Saiff Charter Team

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The Saiff Charter Team is known for its fishing productivity on BIG Spring Browns.  For 21 years the Saiff Charter Team has operated its Brown Trout Lodge on the south shore of Lake Ontario.  We travel here during the spring of the year as we wait for our waters in Henderson Harbor (our home port) to warm.  Our lodge is in Sodus Pt. NY but we berth the Saiff Charter#5 in Pultneyville, NY. [Read More]

Want Trophy Trout? Ring The Bells!

On May 18th, 1997, four anglers waited patiently for the next Lake Trout to strike one of their four downrigger rods. The anglers were fishing in 140 feet of water off the Calf Island shoal in the eastern end of Lake Ontario. Henderson Harbor was the base for the “Spring Classic” derby and these fishermen had come in hope of tangling with a Laker that would put them in the money.  [Read More]

Finding the Big Browns of Early Spring

Huge Browns patrol a variety of water in the spring of the year. They reach their enormous size by eating a healthy diet of Alewives and Smelt. When this traditional food source is not available you will find them eating everything from Sculpin to Perch. Weather, geography and hydrology all work together to concentrate bait sources. When bait sources collide with Brown Trout activation temperatures – Look Out! Action can be fast.

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