Dreams Come True – Drift Boat

Do you find yourself daydreaming about fishing while surrounded by spectacular nature and helped by a seasoned guide? Dreams Come True is here and the name fits!

Captain Rick Pecci can’t wait for you to join him on board his 18’ drift boat, manufactured by Fish-Rite. It’s a custom-built boat, perfect for navigating the world-famous Salmon River and its tributaries. Please note that whether you’ll use the boat or not depends on the water level in the river. The captain will keep you updated but you’ll be wade fishing either way as it’s the best method of catching fish in these waters.

You’ll go after the A-listers of New York freshwater fishing: King Salmon, Brown and Rainbow Trout. Capt. Rick knows this area like the back of his hand and he’ll take you wading all over it. Ever wanted to try some exciting night-time freshwater action? Trophy-sized Walleye lurk in the darkness and Capt. Rick is eager for you to join him in going after them. King Salmon fishing is a real treat when done after sundown.

Capt. Rick has been guiding for the last 25 years and fishing for more than 3 decades. He’ll provide you with high-quality Okuma and St. Croix equipment so you have the best shot at landing your new personal best.

Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join Dreams Come True on a fishing trip. Whether you’re a total novice or a veteran of fresh waters, Capt. Rick knows just how to get the best angler out you.

Kids aged 8 and above are more than welcome to come along, life jackets in all sizes are provided. You can take your car to the meeting location, there’s free parking available.

If you want to enjoy a unique fishing experience and make memories you’ll fondly retell for years to come, book a trip with Dreams Come True today!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip - Night Lake Salmon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Oct 1
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Fishing for King Salmon at night is very exciting, hooking and fighting a big one under the cover of darkness is a unique experience.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip - Night Trophy Walleye
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jun 30
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Fishing for trophy-sized Walleye under the cover of darkness, now that's a story to share! This trip will take you on the Oswego River where you'll fish these tasty fish.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – River Salmon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Nov 10
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Stocked with Chinook Salmon as well as several other species, the Salmon River lives up to its name. Spend a full day fishing these productive waters in hopes of landing a tasty dinner to take home. Depending on the water level, you may use the boat to navigate but the best way to catch Salmon on this river is by wading. So pack your waders, your food and drinks, buy a fishing license, and you're good to go.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – River Steelhead
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - May 31
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Spend 8 hours navigating the waters of Salmon River in search for Steelhead. Depending on the water level, you may use the boat to move around or simply wade. Either way, make sure to bring your waders.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Wading
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Nov 10
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    This is an 8 hour wading trip. Please bring your own waders.
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About the Captain

Rick Pecci
Pulaski, New York, United States
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22 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since June 2016
I am a Licensed 50-Ton Master Captain with a Towing Endorsement. I have been fishing Lake Ontario for over 37 years, and have been a licensed Captain on the Lake for 10 years. I'm also a licensed N.Y.S. fishing guide, have been guiding the Salmon River since 1992, and fishing the river for over 39 years. I've built a strong reputation for being a gifted and innovative fisherman of Salmon and Trout. As well as running chartered fishing trips, I've produced and hosted my own National TV show, called the “Northeast Great Outdoors”, which was aired on the Fox Network, The MSG Network, The Outdoor Channel, and the OLN Network. Along with the TV show, I've also had my own successful radio show on WIBX AM 950, out of Central NY. Fishing is my life and I've accomplished many attributes to my name in this industry. All so you can have the fun-filled and professionally-run fishing trip of your life! My promise to you is that you leave with a smile and the best experience I can provide!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Boat Specs

Fish-Rite (Drift boat) originally built in 2002. Powered by a 10HP 9.9 Mariner engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 1 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates 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 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
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Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.76
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
Boat
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Winter steelhead driftboat
Angler Rating
14
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
86%
Catch intended fish
57%
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Mark H.
Central Square, NY
 4.67
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Made the most of the conditions and circumstances.

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With the river being so low, we were relegated to wading off the bank vs the drift bit trip we had hoped for. Not Ricks fault...
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Austin W.
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 4.67
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Fishing with Rick

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Cindy G.
Rockville, Connecticut
 5.00
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Excellant trip

VERIFIED   January 25, 2020
I had a wonderful first time experience fishing for steelies, great instruction too land 3 beautiful fish thank you for a wonderful...
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Craig B.
Quakertown, PA
 5.00
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Winter steelhead driftboat

VERIFIED   December 10, 2019
Rick is an excellent fishing guide very knowledgeable,patient & hard working will fish with him again
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