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 is a proud winner of multiple fishing competitions, such as King of the Lake and King of Kings tournaments. 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)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 10 - Oct 15
    US $666
    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)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 10 - Oct 15
    US $666
    3 Pm till Dusk 1 to 6 people

FAQs about Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate

Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate offers the following trips to customers:
  • CA $900 per group - Full Day Trip (AM) (7 hours)
  • CA $900 per group - Full Day Trip (PM) (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box
  • Sonar
  • Radar

Trips booked with Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano)
  • Live Bait (Hering & Anchovis Dead Bait )
  • Lures (Best Lures on the Market )
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Tips are customary)
  • First Mate (20% gratuity customary)

Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing (Lake Ontario Canada )
  • Nearshore Fishing (1 to 5 miles )
  • Offshore Fishing (Up to 28 miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (15 lb Test )
  • Heavy Tackle (Cooper Rods 200 to 500 ft long lines )
  • Trolling (Down Riggers Dipsy Divers Planner Boats Long Lines)

Top targeted fish species with Niagara Fishmaster Ultimate include:
  • Brown Trout
  • Lake Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Atlantic)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)

Meet the Captain

Steve Hardcastle
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
84 Fishing Reports
53 Customer reviews
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 (Atlantic) Atlantic Salmon

Boat specs

Trojan (Sportfishing) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 750HP Crusader engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Lake Ontario Canada
Nearshore Fishing
1 to 5 miles
Offshore Fishing
Up to 28 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
15 lb Test
Heavy Tackle
Cooper Rods 200 to 500 ft long lines
Trolling
Down Riggers Dipsy Divers Planner Boats Long Lines

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Live Bait
Hering & Anchovis Dead Bait
Lures
Best Lures on the Market
Catch cleaning & filleting
Tips are customary
First Mate
20% gratuity customary

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
Minimum age is 8, bring your own life jackets
No Alcohol
Ontario Law No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Yes we Clean Fish for your Travel
Catch and Release Allowed
We always Like to Catch And Release

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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