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Captain Matt's Fishing Report

2018 | ARCHIVE Here is an archive of fishing reports from Capt. Matt, as posted.
(Posted most recent first)
July 7th

Lake Erie is alive and well!!

I fished with my good friends and customers Don Feldman and Doreen Feldman today on Lake Erie for walleye. I had their trip scheduled for two Saturdays ago. The night before their trip. I called them and postponed it for two weeks. The walleye bite just wasn't what I wanted for them. Today was the rescheduled day and it was well worth the wait. They got a limit of nice big walleye. Next year's trip is already in the booked!! Let's 'Get the NET WET'...(716) 550-0413

June 29th

The salmon bite on Lake Ontario has been nothing short of spectacular. My last 4 trips I've had the pleasure of introducing our great fishery to some youth anglers. Needless to say they are "hooked". We caught some really nice fish and they all had a great time. Our youth need more guidance and activities in the outdoors now more than ever! Start introducing them to "FULL BOXES" not "X BOXES".

Contact me for available dates to GET THE NET WET.NOW Let's GET THE NET WET... (716) 550-0413

June, 2018

These boys came all the way from Florida to tangle with some of Lake Ontario's finest! They weren't disappointed. We had a little NE wind to shake things up today. Kings LOVE wind ...they eat like it's there last meal.... or these unlucky ones it was! Team Dreamweaver spin doctors and super slim spoons (42 second ) getting it done today. A-TOM-MIK Mfg. stud fly was just that today ... A STUD. July is just around the corner and it's setting up to be an epic summer. If you want to get in on the action now is the time. I only have a few days available in July. Let's Get the NET WET... (716) 550-0413!

(Due to our former web hosting company's errors, some of the pictures on this page from early reports, may have been assembled from various other sources. They may not include all of the pictures that were posted when the original reports were published. Unfortunately, some pictures have been totally lost, but the written reports are accurate! We apologize for any inconvenience.)

February 7, 2018

Fishing the Niagara River in February can be very challenging and rewarding at the same time. Managed to get 5 trips in over the weekend. Mother nature threw just about everything that you don't want to fish in at us...15-20 kt north wind on day 1, 15-20 kt south west wind on day 2, bone chilling wind chills below 0 both of these days, day 3 it was 33 deg and rain with a 15 kt SW wind, day 4&5 back to single digit wind chills! My customers hung in there for full days and were REWARDED with a mixed bag of some really nice fish. Spring is almost here but if you need a cure for cabin fever... LET'S GET THE NET WET

Feb 1st

'Mother Nature' and timing for customers kept us off the water for most of January. Finally got four trips in at the end of the month. The fishing was good for a mix of fish. Our bite was a little picky at time and others it was on fire! Some times they wanted bait and others plugs. Here are some of the fish we caught. Yakima Bait Company TUF-LINE Lund Boats

  A New York State Freshwater Fishing License is required for adults
(16+ years old).

They can be easily obtained at any Walmart Store in New York State or at

Village of Lewiston Offices. 145 N 4th St., Ste 1, Lewiston, NY 14092
Clerk's Office  716-754-8271.

Ask Captain Matt to help you get yours, when you call to book your fishing charter!

You can also get your licenses online.
For New York State.