Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate

Discover the finest fishing spots Lake Ontario has to offer with Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate. If you’re in the Niagara Falls or St. Catharine’s area, join Captain Steve Hardcastle for a fun and productive day out on the Great Lake.

Capt. Steve has a lifetime of fishing on the Great Lakes behind him, and almost four decades of experience in the chartering business. He’s been featured in various TV shows and as a proud winner of multiple fishing competitions, such as King of the Lake and King of Kings tournament. He’s a real “fish master” who will get you on fish. If you don’t get your fish, your next trip is free!

Make your own “catch of the day” possible aboard a 42’ Trojan boat. Fully refurbished in 2015, this vessel has plenty of fishing space for up to 8 anglers. It comes powered by a pair of 750 HP Crusader engines and is fully outfitted with modern electronics and professional accessories. There is also a fighting chair, a restroom, and a multimedia system with a TV onboard for your maximum comfort on the water.

Enjoy an exciting adventure with Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate and try your hand at trolling for whatever is biting. Your potential catches include Chinook “King” Salmon, Coho “Silver” Salmon, Lake Trout, Brown Trout, and Steelhead. You can easily land some of the largest freshwater fish in your life. For instance, Lakers vary between 10-30 lbs, Steelhead and Cohos are 5-20 lbs, Brownies are usually 8-15 lbs, while Chinooks are 25-49 lbs.

All trips include gear Shimano gear and tackle, as well as live bait and lures. All you need to do is bring your fishing license as well as some non-alcoholic drinks and snacks on board to stay refreshed throughout the day, and you’re all set for an incredible day’s fishing. With a fridge, and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, everyone on board will be able to enjoy Lake Ontario’s beauty, so come and make the most of it!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 30 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 10 Apr - 15 Oct
    $758
    up to 6 persons
    + $114
    each additional person
    Explore Lake Ontario's famous fishery and enjoy stunning surroundings at the same time. Head up to 20 miles into the lake and troll for the bite of delicious and tough-fighting Salmon and Trout. These magnificent creatures will put up a fight to get on the boat, so you're in for a thrilling day's fishing. What's more, they make for incredible table fare, too, so you'll enjoy your work's produce at the end of the day. All you need to do is bring some snacks and drinks and settle in for a great day out.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 30 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 10 Apr - 15 Oct
    $682
    up to 6 persons
    + $114
    each additional person
    3 Pm till Dusk 1 to 6 people
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 30 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $606
    up to 5 persons
    + $114
    each additional person
    3/4 5 People
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About the Captain

Steve Hardcastle
St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Angler's Choice
104 Fishing Reports
45 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2014
Captain Steve Hardcastle has been fishing since he was a small child. He has been hooked on the sport since he was 5 years of age when he got his first fishing rod. With over 35 years of charter experience and a fleet of boats both in up in Canada and down in Costa Rica, he has the skills, the equipment, and the boats to put you on your dream fish!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Boat Specs

Trojan (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 750HP Crusader engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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:
Cash
Bank Transfer
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.81
out of 5 stars from 27 reviews
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Irina M.
Almaty, ALA
 5.00
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Half a day trip with Captain Steve / highly recommended

VERIFIED   June 11, 2019
Unforgettable experience! Well organized, safe, extremely interesting! Thanks a lot, Captain. My boys and I were very...
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Devin H.
Palmetto, FL
 5.00
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Tracked down a few trophies!

VERIFIED   July 10, 2019
My wife and I were focused on catching our first salmon and Capt. Steve did not dissapoint. Within 15 minutes of the trip I...
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Marty M.
Rome, Pennsylvania
 5.00
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Afternoon trip with a captain Steve

VERIFIED   August 1, 2019
We had an afternoon trip with Captain Steve. It was a different type of fishing than the fellas were used to in the ponds and...
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Tino K.
Toronto, ON
 5.00
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Half day trip with Steve and Ryan

VERIFIED   April 20, 2019
We had an absolute blast today. Very professional team steve and Ryan. Would recommend them any time. We will for sure be back...
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Farhan B.
Scarborough, ON
 5.00
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Awesome trip

VERIFIED   May 4, 2019
Had an awesome time out with these guys. Caught a few kings and lakers. Had such a great time, I already booked a full day...
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