Square Tail Charters

Square Tail Charters have spent the past 20 years discovering Lake Ontario’s hotspots, and fishing hard. Captain Ed Sheldrake and his experienced first mate specialize in one thing – reeling in varieties of seriously huge Salmon and Trout! Whether you’re a freshwater fanatic looking for your trophy fish, or want to take your family on an unforgettable adventure, head down to Port Credit, ON and get ready for the catch of a lifetime.

Capt. Ed and his crew have years of experience when it comes to running fishing charters for a variety of guests – from corporate events, to fun family excursions, to relaxing cruises that include a spot of angling, they’ve done it all. They also welcome guests of all ages and abilities. Capt. Ed loves helping little ones land their first fish, and introducing seasoned anglers to the hottest spots around.

You’ll be heading out onto Lake Ontario aboard your captain’s 34’ Trouser International sportfishing boat. She can accommodate up to 10 anglers, so bring along your angling buddies or the whole family! She’s built to cruise these waters and is decked out with twin 350 HP Chevy Blocks engines, so you’ll be on fish quickly and efficiently. She’s also equipped with top-notch safety and navigational gear, as well as a full toilet, so you’ll be traveling in plenty of comfort.

When it comes to the species on offer, it’s all about huge Trout and Salmon! You can expect to target species such as Chinook and Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout, and Lake Trout, as well as whatever else happens to be biting. Your captain and first mate will have you trolling for your dream catch. These fish reach seriously impressive sizes here, so get ready for some fun and fast-paced angling action!

You’ll be provided with top-quality Shimano rods and reels, as well as live bait to tempt your catch. After your trip, your catch will be cleaned and filleted for you. If you want to catch big fish and leave with a big smile, come aboard Square Tail Charters.

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 6 - Oct 12
    price breakdown
    Get ready to join Capt. Ed for a full day of reeling in some freshwater favorites! He'll take you out onto beautiful Lake Ontario, where you'll be hooking into a variety of Trout and Salmon. Expect to land Chinook and Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and whatever else happens to be biting. Your captain will provide top-quality rods, reels, and artificial lures for you, and a first mate will be on hand to help you out. All you need is a valid Ontario fishing license. Anglers of all ages welcome!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 6 - Oct 12
    price breakdown
    If you're a morning person who can't imagine anything better than starting your day with a peaceful and relaxing cruise on Lake Ontario, then join your captain for this AM adventure. You'll have the chance to reel in a variety of trophy-sized Salmon and Trout, including Chinook Salmon, Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout, and more. Your captain will provide you with top-quality rods and reels, lures, and a first mate to help with anything you need. All you need to bring is a valid Ontario fishing license!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 6 - Oct 12
    price breakdown
    If you want to spend your morning exploring beautiful Port Credit village, and then round off your day with an afternoon of fantastic freshwater fishing, then join Capt. Ed and get ready to explore Lake Ontario. You'll have the chance to hook anything from Brown and Lake Trout, to a variety of Salmon, and Rainbow Runner. Anglers of all ages are welcome on board. Your captain will provide top-notch rods and reels, lures, and water. A first mate will also be on hand. Just bring a valid fishing license!
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About the Captain

Ed Sheldrake
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Response time 9 hours
Member since February 2016
Capt. Ed has been a captain for 21 years, and his reason for doing this job is short and sweet: he just loves fishing! He loves to watch kids smile as they reel in their first fish, and loves to help anglers of all skill levels land the catch of their dreams. Basically, his top priority is to make you happy and provide you with an enjoyable and productive day out on the water. As well as fishing for pure enjoyment, Capt. Ed also takes part in tournaments for fun. His favorite motto is "You only live once," and this is the driving force behind his charter and the incredible angling adventures that he offers to his guests.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Salmon (Chinook) Salmon (Chinook)

Boat Specs

Trouser International (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1982, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 350HP Chevy Blocks engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 12 knots.

34 ft
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques



Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible


Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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:

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