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]

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]

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]

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


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.


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!

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]

BSO Team – Headed to Safari Club (Allentown, PA) this weekend!

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The BSO team is headed back to Allentown, PA this weekend for the Lehigh Valley Safari Club Convention (Friday and Saturday March 11th & 12th- Holiday Inn Convention Center – Fogelsville, PA)!  Want to know what the “Hub Bub” is all about?  Well, this is a great organization that is patronized by some exceptional individuals.  All of these folks hold the outdoors close to their hearts and the Bill Saiff Outdoors Team is proud to support them in their various endeavors! [Read More]

Bill Saiff Outdoors – Headed to Pennsylvania!


Coming up on March 5th and 6th – visit the Bill Saiff Outdoors Team at the Northeastern PA “Big Boy Toy and Outdoor Expo” at the Allentown, PA Agri-Plex in downtown Allentown.  This will be the 3rd year that our team has appeared at this show and we are looking forward to seeing all of our clients from the area.  We will be answering questions about our Lake Ontario fishing charters and our Water Fowl hunting adventures.  We are just 4hrs. away from Pennsylvania sportsmen from this region.  Also: we are working on a spot for Dad at the Calvary Church Sports Expo- Souderton, PA on Saturday the 5th of March.  Souderton is a single day show so if you’re headed that way be sure to plan on Saturday.  See you in Pennsylvania.

Capt. Bill Saiff III & the BSO TEAM!

6-Step System For Canada Geese

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The low honk of a goose and the drawn-out whine of a gander could be heard in the distance. The sky was beginning to get pink and out of the south west we could see the silhouettes of forming skeins of Canadas as they rose from their watery roosts and headed inland for some free, early morning groceries. Hunters blew their short reed “Blackfoots” as the first family groups locked to the song and began their long approach. [Read More]

Tip On Setting Up Shotguns

Gun shops are like a candy store for sportsmen.  We dream about the new shooting iron we’ll take to the field this fall.  We can’t wait to try it out and we often expect that it will dramatically increase our proficiency as shooters.  Unfortunately, this is rarely the case.  There is an old saying: “Beware the man that shoots one gun”!  [Read More]