Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski

If you’re suffering from “Salmon Fever,” then the cure you’re looking for is Reel Addicted Charters! Captain Michael Ford specializes in Salmon and Trout fishing, running charters from the Hudson and Salmon River, as well as Lake Ontario. He holds both a USCG Master and New York State Guide License and knows all the sweet spots to land you a keeper.

Your boat for the day is 31’ Rampage walkaround, equipped with top-quality navigational instruments, outriggers, downriggers, and a live bait tank. She accommodates up to 6 guests and has plenty of seating space to relax if you want to take a break from fishing. You’ll also be able to unwind in the air-conditioned cabin or prepare yourself a quick meal in the kitchen. There’s also an onboard toilet, making her convenient for those extra-long trips.

When heading out from Mexico Bay, you’ll be able to choose between the Salmon River or Lake Ontario. Both locations provide plenty of fishing opportunities and you’ll have your work cut out for you no matter where you go. Your main targets are Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Trout, but you’ll also be able to target other species such as Pink, Coho, and Atlantic Salmon, as well Lake and Brown Trout.

Capt. Mike also specializes in fly fishing and has all the necessary gear if you’d like to give it a try. It’s challenging but extremely fun to try and catch a Salmon or Trout with a fly rod! You’ll be provided with top-of-the-line rods and reels, as well as bait and lures. Just be sure to purchase your fishing license before the trip and you’re good to go.

If you’re itchin’ for some monster Salmon, then Reel Addicted Charters will hook you up! Just pack some food and drinks, show up with a positive attitude, bring a camera, and get ready to catch some awesome freshwater fish with Capt. Mike!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 30
    $800
    Join Capt. Mike on an adventure of a lifetime. You'll chase some of the biggest Salmon and Trout species you've ever seen. You'll have an expert guide to take you to some of the most productive honey holes along the Salmon River or Lake Ontario. Gear and tackle are provided, just be sure to get your fishing license before the trip and get ready to fill the boat up with some monster fish!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Lake Ontario
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 30
    $800
    Get ready to troll the productive waters of Lake Ontario in search of Chinook, Pink, Coho, and Atlantic Salmon. You'll also be able to target Steelhead, Brown, and Lake Trout as well. Your fishing gear will be provided. Just purchase a fishing license, pack up some food and drinks, and get to ready to be put on big fish!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 21
    $600
    Experience freshwater fishing like never before and join Reel Addictive charters on this 6-hour trip. You can fish from the Salmon River or head out into the vast waters of Lake Ontario. These productive fisheries produce a plethora of Salmon and Trout species, including Chinook Salmon and Rainbow Trout. Gear and tackle are provided on each trip. You'll just have to purchase a fishing license, bring food and drinks, and get ready to land some monster fish!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 21
    $600
    Enjoy 6 hours of fishing on either the Salmon River or Lake Ontario. You'll be able to target a variety of Salmon species, including Chinook, Coho, Pink, and Atlantic Salmon. You'll also come face-to-gill with various Trout species, such as Brown Trout and Steelhead. Rods, reels, and tackle are provided. Just purchase a fishing license, bring some snacks and drinks, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Salmon River
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 22 - Mar 30
    $650
    Enjoy a full day of Salmon fishing on the Salmon River! You'll target a variety of species, including Chinook, Coho, Pink, and Atlantic Salmon. All gear and tackle are provided, just be sure to purchase a fishing license, pack some food and drinks, and get ready to catch "Salmon fever!"

About the Captain

Michael Ford
Mexico, New York, United States
34 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2018
Captain Michael Ford has been fishing his whole life. A few years back, he decided to turn his hobby into a career and began running charters on the Hudson River and Lake Ontario. Capt. Mike holds a USCG Master License, as well as a New York State Guide License. He knows all the special spots and honey holes to put you on some of the biggest fish, including monster Stripers and Salmon! By booking a trip with Reel Addicted Charters, you’re signing up for an all-inclusive adventure, designed to give you the best experience while using the best fishing equipment money can buy. Join Capt. Mike today and get ready to create lasting fishing memories with Reel Addicted Charters!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Brown Trout Brown Trout
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Salmon (Atlantic) Atlantic Salmon
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon
Salmon (Pink) Pink Salmon

Boat Specs

Rampage (Walkaround) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 375HP Crusaders engines.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash

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Customer Reviews

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Fishing with Michael
Full Day
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Richard H.
United States
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Fantastic Fishing Experience

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 10, 2021
So while searching for a boat to go fishing on Lake Ontario I stumbled across Reel Addicted Charters. After reading the positive...
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4 for 4 and a great afternoon !!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (PM) on August 23, 2021
With slow conditions prevailing throughout the area , our captain had us hooked up and reeling in fish within the 1st hr ....
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VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (PM) on June 5, 2021
Captain Mike was excellent !  We had a party of 6, his boat was in terrific condition and his equipment was top notch. Everything...
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Daniel M.
Malta, NY
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6 hours with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (AM) on September 14, 2021
Great day on the water! Captain put us right on the fish. Gear was top notch and the system mike had going was impressive....
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Lake Ontario on July 26, 2021
Captain Mike was great. He was very attentive and professional. We would definitely use him again. Thanks!
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FAQs about Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski

Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski offers the following trips to customers:
  • $325 per person - Full Day Trip – Salmon River (8 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Lake Ontario (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS (Raymarine )
  • Fishfinder (Raymarine & Lowrance)
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Wireless Trolling Motor (Kicker motor)
  • Outriggers

Trips booked with Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Prepared ahead of the trip)
  • Lures
  • First Mate
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (The Salmon River)
  • Lake Fishing (Lake Ontario )

Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel Addicted Charters – Pulaski include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Atlantic)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Salmon (Pink)