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. His boat features 3 heaters and a gas grill for your comfort. 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 and Coho Salmon, Brown, and Steelhead. Capt. Rick knows this area like the back of his hand and he’ll take you wading all over it.

Capt. Rick has been guiding for the last 38 years and fishing for more than 4 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 of you.

Kids aged 13 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
    3/4 Day–Night Salmon Lake Ontario
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 15 - Oct 10
    $450
    Fishing for King Salmon at night on Lake Ontario is exciting. Hooking and fighting a big one under the cover of darkness is a unique experience.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Drift Boat Salmon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Nov 10
    $450
    Fishing for Chinook and Coho Salmon on the Salmon River. Drift boat fishing will be fly or spinning reel fishing. Waders are required! Also, if the water is up, we can pull plugs. I provide all the gear and bait except for your waders.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip–Drift Boat Steelhead
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 10 - May 14
    $450
    Drift boat fishing for Steelhead on the world-famous Salmon River. Float fishing, drift fishing, fly fishing, or pulling plugs. I provide all the gear and bait except for your waders.

About the Captain

Rick Pecci
Pulaski, New York, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
42 Customer reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since June 2016
Captain Rick's a licensed 50-ton Master Captain with a towing endorsement. He's been fishing Lake Ontario for over 38 years and has been a licensed captain on the lake for 13 years. He's also a licensed N.Y.S. fishing guide that has been guiding the Salmon River since 1992 and fishing it for over 40 years. He's built a strong reputation on being a gifted and innovative fisherman of Salmon and Trout. As well as running chartered fishing trips, Capt. Rick produced and hosted his own national TV show called the “Northeast Great Outdoors." Along with the TV show, he's also had his own successful radio show. Fishing is his life and he feels he's earned many accomplishments in the fishing industry. All so you can have the fun-filled and professionally-run fishing trip of your life! The captain's promise to you is that you leave with a smile and the best experience he can provide.

About this listing

Targeted species

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

Boat specs

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

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Okuma, St. Croix
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 date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Min. age 8, all sizes of life jackets provided
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (5)
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
88%
Catch intended fish
63%
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Ramon N.
Youngstown, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Learning experience.

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Drift Boat Salmon on November 5, 2022
My father and I had nothing but a great experience with cap. Pecci. This is definitely a trip you want to make if you’re...
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Guanboyu R.
Syracuse, New York
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Nice trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – River Steelhead on December 20, 2021
The heating device on the ship is very good. Can make us very comfortable fishing. Although we didn’t catch any fish, we...
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Becca M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Drift Boat Salmon on October 11, 2022
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Elvin L.
Troy, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – River Steelhead on April 18, 2022
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Mark H.
Central Square, NY
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Made the most of the conditions and circumstances.

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – River Wading Salmon on October 1, 2020
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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FAQs about Dreams Come True – Drift Boat

Dreams Come True – Drift Boat offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - 3/4 Day–Night Salmon Lake Ontario (6 hours)
  • $450 per group - Full Day Trip – Drift Boat Salmon (8 hours)
  • $450 per group - Full Day Trip–Drift Boat Steelhead (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Dreams Come True – Drift Boat, you can expect the following amenity onboard:
  • Fishfinder Garmin

Trips booked with Dreams Come True – Drift Boat include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Okuma, St. Croix)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Dreams Come True – Drift Boat offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Dreams Come True – Drift Boat offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Dreams Come True – Drift Boat include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)