Reel Adventures Sport Fishing

It may be the smallest of the Great Lakes, but Lake Ontario’s fishing is second to none. Step aboard Reel Adventures Sport Fishing and see for yourself.

Captain Tom Pearse is a local fishing nut. Fishing since the age of 12, he always wanted to run fishing charters. Now living the dream, he combines his winter teaching job with running charters in summer. He can’t wait to welcome you aboard to learn all about Great Lakes fishing.

The 36’ Tiara boat is the ideal vessel to navigate these waters. Strong and sturdy, she also boasts plenty of room for up to 6 anglers. Fitted with a cabin, you’ll also have use of a kitchen and toilet, so you’ll have nothing to worry about when on board. Capt. Tom will provide free water and snacks, but feel free to bring anything else you may want during your day out.

Built with fishing in mind, the boat also boasts outriggers and downriggers. You’ll spend your day trolling the open waters of Lake Ontario up to 30 miles offshore. Hit these deep spots of the lake and battle it out with some prized fish.

Coho and Chinook Salmon rub shoulders with Steelhead and Lake Trout. These delicious creatures will do all they can to get off the end of your line. Get ready for an intense battle to hook ‘em aboard – the rewards will be more than worthwhile!

At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home with you. All you need to do to make the most of these stunning waters is grab your NY freshwater fishing license and hop aboard. Reel Adventures Sport Fishing is waiting to take you away!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $700
    Make the most of the incredible nature and thrilling fishing on offer in Lake Ontario. Spend the full day battling it out with prized fish, as you seek to catch plenty of fish to fill the freezer. You'll troll the open waters up to 30 miles offshore, so sit back and enjoy the ride before leaping into action as a Salmon or Trout pulls away with your line. These tough-fighting creatures will make you work for your catch, so get ready for an intense battle throughout the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $550
    Start your day right with a trip on one of the Great Lakes. Lake Ontario offers world-class fishing, as you'll target some tough-fighting and delicious fish. Troll to lure the bite of Coho and Chinook Salmon, along with Brown Trout and Steelhead and you're sure to fill the boat with something delicious to take home for lunch.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $625
    5 hours on the water is plenty of time to fill the boat with plenty of delicious fish to fill the freezer. Spend your afternoon and evening battling it out with Salmon, Trout, and Steelhead in what promises to be a thrilling experience. You'll be trolling, so you'll have plenty of time to enjoy the stunning surroundings of the Great Lakes, all the while engaging in exciting fishing.
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About the Captain

Thomas Pearse
Burt, New York, United States
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33 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2019
I have been fishing my entire life. I started on the tributaries of Lake Ontario when I was 12 years old. I remember watching the charter boats leave Sandy Creek harbor and thinking that would be the coolest job in the world. At the age of 18 I purchased my first boat and started fishing the Great Lakes. I have fished Lakes Erie and Ontario for over 25 years. I teach in the winter and while working on my Administrative degree I realized I would never be happy working in a school but outside of the classroom. So I shifted gears and with the support of my beautiful wife, I earned my Captain's License and started doing charters. Now I continue to teach Science through the school year and spend my summers on the waters of Lake Ontario hunting down and catching King Salmon.

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Targeted Species

Brown Trout Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook) Salmon (Chinook)
Salmon (Coho) Salmon (Coho)

Boat Specs

Tiara (Convertible) originally built in 1989. Powered by 2 350HP Crusader engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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Customer Reviews

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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Frank W.
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4hr trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 29, 2021
Very nice equipt boat. Captain went above and, beyond to get us on the morning trip..Saturdays weather was awful.
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Bristolville, OH
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Full day trip with Captain Thomas

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 23, 2021
An Awesome day of fishing and memories with Captain Thomas and first mate Will. They went out of their way, to make our experience...
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Dana J.
Great Valley, NY
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on September 4, 2021
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Slippery Rock, PA
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on September 20, 2020
WONDERFUL DAY ON LAKE. BOAT PERFECT, CAPTIAN VERY HELPFUL, FIRST MATE GREAT GUY. EVERYONE LANDED FISH.WOULD DEFFINTLY GO...
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Macungie, PA
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on October 10, 2020
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FAQs about Reel Adventures Sport Fishing

Reel Adventures Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group, additional $75 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Adventures Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel Adventures Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Water)
  • First Mate

Reel Adventures Sport Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Reel Adventures Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Reel Adventures Sport Fishing include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)