Eastern View Outfitters – Lake Champlain

Find out what Lake Champlain fishing is all about with “Eastern View Outfitters”! You’ll experience this historic fishery, located in Upstate New York, with Captain Bryce Collins. Guiding is his full-time job and he runs one of the busiest charters in the state!

Hop aboard a 22’ Polar Kraft Outlander, ideal for up to 4 anglers. This boat features the latest in electronics and navigational equipment to put you on the fish. She’s also got a Minn Kota trolling motor, allowing you to sneak up on your easily spooked targets.

You’ll explore some of the most productive waters in the Northeastern Region, getting out to the very best Lake Champlain fishing spots. Here, there’s plenty of huge Lake Trout, Atlantic Salmon, and Brown Trout to cast your rods for.

In the summertime, you’ll also explore the lakes warmer tributaries to hook into the likes of Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Pike, and Pickerel.

Want to try something different? Combine fishing with hunting on a bowfishing charter. This technique allows you to pinpoint your target and take aim, making for a very hands-on and enjoyable fishing experience.

Capt. Bryce goes the extra mile, every time. All of the gear you need for a productive day is provided and pick-up is arranged from areas on either side of the Lake. Bring along any drinks and snacks you’d like to enjoy before setting off!

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime with Eastern View Outfitters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bowfishing (MAX 4)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 25
    $475
    price breakdown
    $475
    Try something new on this 4-hour bowfishing adventure! Whether you're a beginner or a pro, Capt. Bryce ensures everyone is safe and having a good time. This hands-on experience allows you to target Lake Champlain fish in a totally new way. No need to worry about gear, it's all waiting on board. Bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to have or help yourself to bottled water and Gatorade already on board!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Lake Champlain
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 25
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Give yourself a couple of extra hours on the water to get the best out of Lake Champlain fishing! Your targets include Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Perch, and Salmon. Capt. Bryce will pick you up in either Burlington, Vermont, or Plattsburgh, NY. He'll bring along all the gear you need, as well as bottled water and Gatorade. Bring any other drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and you're good to go!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Lake Champlain (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 25
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    Explore Lake Champlain for Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Perch, and Salmon, on this 4-hour morning adventure! Pick-up and launch can be arranged out Burlington, Vermont and Plattsburgh, NY. All of the gear you need for a successful day is provided and there's bottled water and Gatorade to help yourself to. Feel free to bring along any other drinks and snacks you'd like before heading out!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Lake Champlain (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 25
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    Head out for a productive afternoon of fishing in Lake Champlain! You'll target the likes of Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Perch, and Salmon in this productive fishery. Pick-up in Burlington, Vermont and Plattsburgh, NY, can be arranged. Bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy or help yourself to bottled water and Gatorade already on board.
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About the Captain

Bryce Collins
Plattsburgh, New York, United States
13 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
21 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since December 2016
Captain Bryce Collins is the owner and operator of Eastern View Outfitters, a provider of hunting and fishing charters in Upstate New York. Eastern View is one of the busiest outdoor guide services in the entire state of NY. Capt. Bryce's full time job as a guide sees him teaching people the best local techniques for fishing and hunting in this area. A keen hunter himself, he has achieved a single season Grand Slam and is now working on the US Super Slam! A graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh with a B.S. in Environmental Science, Capt. Bryce has dedicated his whole life to the outdoors. He currently lives less than 15 miles from where he grew up, with Marissa, his wife, his son Carter, and his Black Labrador Retriever, Hudson. Fish on!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Smallmouth) Bass (Smallmouth)
Brown Trout Brown Trout
Carp Carp

Garfish Garfish
Lake Trout Lake Trout
Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Walleye Walleye
Whitefish (Lake) Whitefish (Lake)

Boat Specs

Polar Kraft (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Bowfishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 60 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.82
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Gordon M.
Cincinnati, OH
 5.00
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6 hr Trip with Captain Bryce

VERIFIED   July 6, 2020
My 13 year old son and I had a fantastic time.  Bryce was patient, knowledgeable and accommodating and we caught some...
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VERIFIED   July 8, 2020
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Wilfred M.
Worcester, MA
 5.00
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Half day with Capt Bryce

VERIFIED   August 17, 2020
AWESOME,we had a great trip and will be booking another soon thanks Bryce
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Damon K.
Le Mars, IA
 4.67
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Morning trip with Capt Bryce

VERIFIED   June 10, 2020
Was very knowledgeable about lake and areas to fish. I went with the guide because I was not real knowledgeable about fishing....
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James L.
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VERIFIED   July 6, 2020
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