Questions you SHOULD ASK before selecting a
There are many things to consider before
choosing a sport fishing charter. Not all charter vessels and captains (fishing
equal. An enjoyable fishing experience is based on many factors.
Q) Does the captain have
experience? How long has he been in business? Is he Coast Guard licensed and
A) Captain Keck has 20
plus years of experience that has grown with the Sport fishing Program that
began in the 70's. His knowledge of Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Fishing is
well documented. Fantasy Charters was established in 1983, it is Coast Guard licensed
Q) Does the boat layout
offer plenty of room for fighting fish and relaxing? Lake Ontario can be a rough
lake, a larger boat gives you more comfort and increased safety.
A) The Fantasy is a 30'
Sportcraft with a stand up head, a fully heated cabin, and all the modern
electronics that even include auto-pilot.
Q) Location, Location,
Location is the key to success. If you are not fishing where the fish are
located the odds will be against you. So one must ask about the port that the
charter is located in, is it in the proper location for the fish you desire to
A) Fair Haven is
centrally located between Sodus and Oswego Harbor. Fair Haven is a prime
location to catch Brown Trout in the Spring. It also has quick and easy access
to deep water for Trout and Salmon fishing in the Summer and Fall. The numerous
creeks and swamps along with the prevailing winds warm the lake water faster
attracting many large trout and salmon. Each year many of the ESLO (now LOC)
Derby winners fish the Fair Haven Area.
Q) Does the charter offer
a lodging package? Restaurants and other attractions should not be 10-20 miles
A) Fantasy has lodging
that is clean, comfort and convenient. Our lodging is for our clients only!
You can email us with
any of your questions