Ziehnert Guide Service

Come to Saratoga Springs, New York and enjoy a lovely lake trip together with Ziehnert Guide Service, the only all-season fishing guide service for Lake Lonely and Saratoga Lake. Captain Drew Ziehnert will be your guide on a variety of lakes and will make sure you have a great time on the water. Join him for a trip in the lovely Saratoga Springs area and have fun chasing fish!

You’ll be using an 18’ Tracker bass boat for fishing. It can sit up to 3 anglers, runs on a 60 HP Mercury engine, and uses GPS and fishfinder technology for a quick and safe trip to the fish and back. The boat’s equipped with a wireless trolling motor in order to make a quieter approach and a livewell to provide you with live bait.

The vast choice of freshwater fish you can chase includes Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Lake Trout, Atlantic Salmon, Sunfish, Northern Pike, and Yellow Perch. Using light tackle, you can spin, jig, fly fish, as well as ice fish. You can keep the fish you catch if you want to and you’re welcome to bring kids aboard with you.

Captain Drew will provide you with all the fishing tackle, lures, live bait, and will also clean and fillet your catch. Before you depart, just make sure you have fishing licenses, food, and drinks. Also, you’ll need your own gear in case you want to fly fish.

Come to Saratoga Springs for a lake fishing trip and create many fond memories, Ziehnert Guide Service is waiting for you!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Open Water
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $450
    Spend even more time on the water and choose this 10-hour adventure that will see you target Northern Pike and Largemouth Bass. Captain Drew covers you for the regular fishing gear, live bait lures, as well as fish cleaning and filleting.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Ice Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 26 - Mar 10
    $350
    Ice fishing trips allow you to choose from a variety of lakes to fish as well as a variety of species to target. Your trip starts at 6:00 a.m. and comes with all the fishing equipment except for fly fishing. Bring your licenses, food, and drinks, and you'll be set to go.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Open Water
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $300
    Spend 6 hours on the water and have fun chasing Northern Pike and Largemouth Bass. The captain provides all the regular fishing equipment, live bait, and lures, and will clean and fillet your catch at no extra cost. The trip starts at 6:00 a.m.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Ice Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 26 - Mar 10
    $200
    This is an ice fishing trip on which you can request different lakes and different species to fish. Captain Drew will supply you with all the equipment except for fly fishing, so just make sure to bring your licenses and some snacks and drinks.
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About the Captain

Drew Ziehnert
Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
2 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2021
Join Captain Drew in fishing the lakes around Saratoga Springs and enjoy a wonderful time on the area's productive and beautiful waters!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass
Crappie Crappie
Lake Trout Lake Trout

Perch (Yellow) Yellow Perch
Pike (Northern) Northern Pike
Salmon (Atlantic) Atlantic Salmon
Sunfish Sunfish

Boat Specs

Tracker (Bass boat) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 60HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 34 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Ice Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:
PayPal

Customer Reviews

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Fishing with Drew

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Open Water on August 20, 2021
Great experience for my son and his friend. They’re still taking about it!
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   July 2, 2021
The charter operator canceled 5 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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FAQs about Ziehnert Guide Service

Ziehnert Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • $200 per group - 7 Hour Trip – Ice Fishing (7 hours)
  • $300 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Open Water (6 hours)
  • $350 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Ice Fishing (10 hours)
  • $450 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Open Water (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Ziehnert Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Ziehnert Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Ziehnert Guide Service offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Ziehnert Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Ice Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ziehnert Guide Service include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Crappie
  • Lake Trout
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Pike (Northern)
  • Salmon (Atlantic)
  • Sunfish