Get ready for the chase of a lifetime and have Pursuer Charters put you on some incredible King Salmon! Captain Lee Samson has over 40 years of experience fishing Lake Ontario and has landed some massive Chinook in his day, including a 35-pounder. He’s won several local tournaments and he possesses all the right skills to show you an incredible time on the water!

You’ll be fishing off of a 30’ Baha offshore sportfisher, equipped with outriggers, downriggers, dipsy divers, side planers, and state-of-the-art Garmin navigational electronics. This boat is fully-loaded with all of the amenities you need for a successful day, plus more. She has a private toilet, a bed, plenty of comfy seating, and a hardtop to protect against bad weather. Last but not least, you’ll be provided with top-quality rods and reels to ensure the best fishing experience possible.

You’ll be trolling for Chinook, Coho, and Atlantic Salmon, as well as Rainbow, Lake, and Brown Trout. Capt. Lee uses Big Jon downriggers, side planers, and dipsy divers for trolling so he covers lots of ground, resulting in efficient numbers. When it’s time to call it a day, you’ll have your catch cleaned so you can enjoy a delicious Salmon or Trout fillet when you get home.

Just be sure to purchase an NYS fishing license and arrive 10 minutes before the departure time. You can buy your license online for $10, it only takes a few minutes, and it’s very easy to do. 

Feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and be sure to pack an extra layer of clothing in case it gets windy. Capt. Lee will take care of everything else and make sure you have an awesome time on board. Book your next fishing trip with Pursuer Charters and get ready to create lasting memories on Lake Ontario!



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 15
    $575
    Get ready for a 4-hour adventure on Lake Ontario, fishing for various Trout and Salmon species. You'll target Lake, Brown, and Rainbow Trout, as well as Chinook, Coho, and Atlantic Salmon. You'll be using top-quality fishing gear and navigational electronics to help you locate and land the fish of your dreams. The trip ends either when you hit your limit or when the time is up. All times are dock to dock. Just be sure to purchase a fishing license and bring some snacks and drinks for the ride. Fish on!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 15
    $775
    Get ready for an offshore expedition on Lake Ontario and target a range of different Salmon and Trout species. Rods, reels, bait, and lures are included in the price, just be sure to purchase a fishing license and arrive 10 minutes before departure. Bring your favorite snacks and drinks for the ride and get ready to land some incredible fish!
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About the Captain

Lee Samson
Olcott, New York, United States
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22 Customer reviews
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Member since June 2019
Captain Lee Sampson has been a charter captain since 1990 and has loved every minute on the job. He’s been fishing Lake Ontario since he was a young boy and knows how to read these waters like a book. Capt. Lee is also a 2-time Niagara Fishing Derby champion and has placed in several other local tournaments on Lake Ontario. His biggest catch of all time is a 35 lb King Salmon and he’s caught tons of big Trout and other freshwater species. Capt. Lee welcomes anglers of all levels of experience on board. He’s a patient teacher with decades of knowledge and interesting stories to share. Book your trip with Pursuer Charters and get ready to fish the productive waters of Lake Ontario with Capt. Lee!

About this listing

Targeted species

Brown Trout Brown Trout
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Atlantic) Atlantic Salmon

Boat specs

Baha (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 300HP Mercrusier engines.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Lake Ontario

Fishing techniques

Trolling
Using downriggers, dipsy divers, & side planers

Amenities

Toilet
Private head
GPS
Garmin
Fishfinder
Garmin
Bed
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Tips are always appreciated!

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Ages 10 & up
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Only for undersized fish

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 22 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (18)
Half day trip with Captain Lee!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Delvecchio B.
Chicago, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Captain Lee!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 18, 2022
Me and my wife had a wonderful time on the water with captain Lee and his deck hand mike. They were very personable and informative...
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Michael R.
North Ridgeville, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great time on Lake Ontario

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 2, 2022
If your looking to have fun, catch fish with a very experienced knowledgeable captain - Lee is the man
Michael R. recommends Pursuer Charters
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Richard P.
Gasport, NY
Excellent
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Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
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Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Lee

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 11, 2022
Great day shared with family.  1st time with Captain Lee ,  a big beautiful boat and all that goes with it. Thanks again...
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Nikita D.
Grand Island, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome adventure- look no further

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 8, 2021
I took my father (78) and son (13) out with Capt. Lee and Mike for there bday gift. Absolute blast. Lee and Mike are top notch...
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Lee W.
Warrensburg, MO
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 9, 2022
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FAQs about Pursuer Charters

Pursuer Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $575 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • $775 per group - Full Day Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Pursuer Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private head
  • GPS Garmin
  • Fishfinder Garmin
  • Bed
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Pursuer Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (Tips are always appreciated! )

Pursuer Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Lake Ontario )

Pursuer Charters offers the following fishing technique:
  • Trolling (Using downriggers, dipsy divers, & side planers )

Top targeted fish species with Pursuer Charters include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Atlantic)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)